Detroit Takes Series In Houston

August 25: Detroit 10, Houston 5

Lance Berkman, singled, launched two dingers, drove in three, and scored three, but Tigers starter George Uhle tamed the rest of the Houston lineup. Every Detroit hitter reached safely at least twice in the game. Norm Cash walked thrice and homered.

                   R  H BB
DET 102 112 210 - 10 13 12
HOU 202 000 001 -  5 10  3
HR: C. Gehringer (7), N. Cash (17),
A. Trammell (11), L. Berkman-2 (28)

starters       IP  R ER HR BB SO
G. Uhle       9.0  5  3  2  3  4  
J.R. Richard  5.1  7  5  2  8  1 

DET 61-66, HOU 56-70

August 26: Houston 11, Detroit 3

The Astros launched six rockets in this one, three of them off the bat of Jim Wynn.

                   R  H BB
DET 012 000 000 -  3 12  3
HOU 012 101 33x - 11 14  2

HR: J. Morgan (2), L. Berkman (29), 
J. Wynn-3 (10), D. Thon (6)

starters     IP  R ER HR BB SO
T. Bridges  5.0  5  5  4  1  1  
M. Cuellar  7.0  3  3  0  3  7 

DET 61-67, HOU 57-70

August 27: Detroit 7, Houston 5heilimann

The Tigers took the rubber match in part thanks to Harry Heilmann’s RBI triple in the first inning and solo jack in the ninth.

Lance Berkman had a bonkers series that launched him up to second most runs created in the league.

Detroit claimed four of the six meetings with Houston for the year.

                  R H BB
DET 100 301 011 - 7 9  5
HOU 000 031 001 - 5 9  5

HR: H. Heilmann (13)

starters      IP  R ER HR BB SO
B. Donovan   6.0  4  4  0  4  0  
N. Ryan      6.0  5  4  0  3  6 

DET 62-67, HOU 57-71
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