Detroit 12, Cleveland 2: It can be done! Tigers break Indians' curse

After 11 straight losses the Tigers won 12-2 over the Indians with a big day from Nick Castellanos.

Cleveland Indians' Lonnie Chisenhall follows through on an RBI double off Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Buck Farmer during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 5, 2016, in Cleveland. Fulmer's first career loss came on May 5 at Cleveland, when he was rocked for five runs and 10 hits in five innings.Tomlin is enjoying a string of six straight quality starts and held Toronto to one run while striking out eight in six innings on Friday.

The Indians took control early, scoring seven times within the first five innings off Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez, who lost his fourth decision to Cleveland this year.

The Tigers are now 45-40 on the season and begin a weekend series in Toronto versus the Blue Jays on Thursday. This will be Tomlin's fourth start against the Tigers this season.

It's something that I started throwing in the bullpen a little bit more like a fastball.

Cabrera was selected to his 11th All-Star Game but will not participate in the Home Run Derby in San Diego. Tomlin's third inning of work, mirrored his previous two innings with getting the Tigers' offense 1-2-3.

Three of the runs were unearned because of an error by All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor, who allowed Victor Martinez's two-out grounder to bounce off his glove on a short hop. Tomlin is also 3-0 with a 3.24 ERA in day games and Cleveland is 13-2 overall when he has started this season.

Reliever Deolis Guerra (2-0) pitched 1 1-3 flawless innings.

The Cubs are 10-2 against the Reds and not one game has yet gone under; the overs are 10-0-2.

We'll just get this out of the way right here and now.

The New York Yankees shut out the Chicago White Sox 9-0 and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St Louis Cardinals 5-2.

"I think he was probably sharper after he got stepped on", said veteran second baseman Ian Kinsler, who went 3-for-4 with three runs scored. Granted, this was in garbage time, but McAllister was pummeled for four earned runs off three hits.

ROCKIES 7, GIANTS 3: All-Star Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the seventh inning to give Colorado the big hit it has missed for much of the past week and end a season-high six-game losing streak. Rockies manager Walt Weiss rushed out, then the umpires gathered in the infield and both benches were warned but no ejections made. On a 1-1 pitch to Maybin, Kinsler advanced to second on catcher Chris Gimenez's passed ball.

By driving in a pair of runs with a double in the seventh inning, Castellanos tied a career-high with five RBIs.

BREWERS 5, NATIONALS 2: Hernan Perez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the sixth inning to back an effective pitching performance by Zach Davies, and Milwaukee won at Washington to clinch its second road series win of the season. Entering this game he was.324/.361/.529, and he tagged on another five RBI on three hits in Wednesday's win.

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