Found August 24, 2012 on The Majors Detroit:
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In a game showcasing the talents of two of the top candidates for the American League Most Valuable Player award, LA’s Mike Trout (0-5, 1 SO) remained hitless and left 3 runners on base. Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera (2-4, 1 HR), on the other hand, slugged a solo homerun in front of a soldout crowd at Comerica park. Trout went 0-5 with a strikeout to see his average drop to .341 as Cabrera recorded two hits to see his average creep ever closer to .326. All in all, The Los Angeles Angels (66-60) defeated the Detroit Tigers (67-58) 2-0, in the opening game of a 3-game weekend set. With a victory from the Chicago White Sox over the Seattle Mariners, the Tigers now find themselvers 3.5 games out of a tight Central Division playoff race. Most of the action in tonight’s game came in the 6th inning. A failed turned double play by Tiger’s Omar Infante (**), due largely in part by the tremendous baserunning of Torii Hunter (0-3, 2 SO), would prove to be disastrous for an otherwise impressive star...
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