Posted June 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
While the Detroit Tigers hope their latest victory might provide the spark they desperately need to get on a roll, the NL Central-leading Cincinnati Reds are trying to break out of their own minor rough patch. The Tigers continue a tough stretch in their schedule Friday night against the Reds in their first visit to Great American Ball Park. Detroit (26-31) swept a three-game set at Minnesota from May 25-27, but has since gone 3-7 against Boston, the New York Yankees and Cleveland - all teams with winning records. The Tigers snapped a three-game skid Thursday by holding on for a 7-5 win over the Indians. "It's all must-win time," outfielder Quintin Berry told the Tigers' official website. "It's time to get things rolling." Miguel Cabrera hit his 13th homer and Brennan Boesch broke out of a 2-for-38 stretch with two hits Thursday as Detroit jumped out to a 7-1 lead, then held on to avoid the sweep. Cabrera has homered in each of the last two games, and is batting .386 with 27 RB...
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