Indians homer in 19th straight; beat Sox 11-5
Franmil Reyes homered over the Green Monster to spark a three-run third inning _ Cleveland’s franchise-record tying 19th straight game with a home run _ and the Indians salvaged the finale of the series with an 11-5 victory over the COVID-impacted Boston Red Sox.
Tigers’ run-scoring woes continue in 3-2 loss to Twins
DETROIT -- A strong start by Casey Mize was derailed by a three-batter barrage as the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Monday afternoon at Comerica Park. The Tigers (62-70) have lost three in a row and four of their last five. Mize, the Tigers’ rookie right-hander, retired the first 10 batters he faced before the Twins awakened in the fourth. pic.twitter.com/GiCZ4WxESz — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) August 30, 2021Tigers second baseman Harold Castro doubled and scored in the fifth, but that was it for Detroit. The Tigers have scored two or fewer runs in five consecutive games and are averaging just 2.4 runs over the last nine games.mlive.com
Giolito fires back at Donaldson, White Sox beat Twins 7-6
Lucas Giolito lobbed an expletive-laced response in Josh Donaldson’s direction after the slugger appeared to yell “Not sticky anymore,” after a first-inning homer, overshadowing Gavin Sheets’ successful debut for the White Sox in a 7-6 victory over the Twins.