Skubal has a 4th victory for Tigres, who beat Pirates

Skubal has a 4th victory for Tigres, who beat Pirates

Tarik Skubal had a remarkable seven innings to win his fourth straight decision as the Detroit Tigers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 on Tuesday night.

Harold Castro hit a two-run single to lead the Tigers to victory in a game that took more than two hours to start. Skubal (5-2) gave up three runs and six hits in a performance that included nine strikeouts and one walk. The left-hander has pitched seven innings in three straight starts, the best stat of his career.

He is 4-0 with a 1.60 ERA in his last seven starts.

Castro’s hit, a line drive down the center of the diamond, capped a three-run fourth-inning rally to put the Tigers ahead 4-1. José Quintana (1-3) was thrashed with four runs and seven hits in 3 1/3 innings. The Colombian southpaw struck out five opponents and walked one. For the Tigres, the Venezuelans Miguel Cabrera 5-1, Castro 4-1. Puerto Rican Javier Báez 4-2 with a run scored.

For the Pirates, the Venezuelan Diego Castillo 4-0.

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