The Seattle Mariners have a lot of work to do this winter, and trades are likely to be the most popular path. Don’t be surprised if they hook up with the Detroit Tigers again.
Prince Fielder had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning on a close play at the plate, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Seattle Mariners 5-4 Thursday.
Wednesday’s 8-0 against the Tigers — against Justin Verlander, nonetheless — was exactly what the Mariners needed to climb out of the awful funk they’ve been in for the month of September.
Tigers’ slugger Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer and drove in Detroit’s first four runs, Fister threw seven strong innings against his former team, and the Tigers beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Tuesday night.
Detroit Tigers pitcher Doug Fister was breezing along after striking out nine straight batters and setting an American League record.