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Indians Vs. Tigers: Cleveland Rallies But Loses To Detroit 5-3

After being held without a hit for the first 6.2 innings, the Cleveland Indians' offense perked up some, but the Detroit Tigers still held on for a 5-3 win Saturday.

Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez (8-12, 4.19 ERA) only allowed one baserunner through the first 6.2 innings before Carlos Santana tripled with two outs in the seventh. Russ Canzler followed with a double and Lonnie Chisenhall singled to cut Detroit's lead to 5-2.

Cleveland picked up another run in the eighth on an RBI-single by Asdrubal Cabrera.

Justin Masterson (11-14, 4.93 ERA) started and too the loss. He gave up 4 runs (only 2 were earned) and struck out 8 batters in 4.2 innings. The Indians committed 3 errors in the game.

Cleveland remains tied for last place in the AL Central with the Minnesota Twins, who lost to the Chicag White Sox Saturday.

Take a look at Let's Go Tribe for some more info on the Indians. Head over to Bless You Boys for more Tigers coverage, and check out Baseball Nation for even more news from around the league.

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