Tigers' Slumber ends in 11-3 route of Tribe

After a 4-game sweep, the Tigers were due to come back and have a good game. Jeremy Bonderman gave the team another solid start, and Dmitri Young had a huge game at the plate as Young belted 1 of 4 Tiger Home Runs to help lead the team over Cleveland on Tuesday night at Jacobs Field.

The Tigers have been struggling as of late, but one particular pitcher who hasn't been struggling as of late has been Jeremy Bonderman. Bonderman has been outstanding as of late, and he continued that streak with another good pitching effort against Cleveland on Tuesday night.

For the game, Bonderman went 5 2/3 innings, giving up 3 runs on 6 hits. He was a bit wild, walking 4 batters, but he did also strike out 7.

3 members of the bullpen combined to shut Cleveland out for the final 3 1/3 innings.

On the other side, the pitching wasn't quite as good. Kyle Denney made his major league debut, and it wasn't one to remember. The Tigers hit Denney hard, as he gave up 8 runs on 10 hits in 3 1/3 innings. That left him with an astronomical ERA of 21.60 - although that's certainly not as bad as the ERA of Lino Urdaneta, whose ERA is currently infinite, as he never recorded an out in his lone appearance.

Dmitri Young was the star for the Tigers at the plate, going 4-for-5 with 2 runs, 5 RBI and his 13th Home Run. Jason Smith, Omar Infante and Brandon Inge also each had Home Runs.

Victor Martinez had a good game offensively, going 2-for-4 with a Home Run and 2 RBI, and Matt Lawton and Travis Hafner each chipped in with 2 hits and a run.

Detroit and Cleveland face off again on Wednesday night, with Mike Maroth facing Scott Elarton.

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