July 27, 2014 at 4:27 pm

Tigers-Angels live tweets: Detroit offense wilts again in 2-1 loss

Victor Martinez doubles in the first inning, scoring Ian Kinsler on Sunday. (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

After managing just one run in two straight games against the Angels, the Tigers try to conclude their series in Anaheim on a good note Sunday at 3:35 p.m. Rick Porcello starts for the Tigers against Hector Santiago.

Tigers at Angels

When: 3:35 p.m. Sunday

Where: Angel Stadium, Anaheim, Calif.

TV/radio: FSD/97.1, 1270

Follow the game with live tweets from our Tigers team:

Quick hits

* Sunday’s starter, Rick Porcello, is tied for the Tigers team lead in wins with 12.

* Justin Verlander, the losing pitcher on Saturday night, has 13 quality starts this season but just a 9-9 record to show for it. But his ERA is 4.79 and his WHIP is 1.44 – above his career numbers of 3.51 ERA and 1.21 WHIP.

* Ian Kinsler had a double Saturday night, giving him 28 on the season to rank fifth in the American League. Miguel Cabrera leads the AL with 36 and the Tigers also lead the MLB team category with 217.

* The Tigers are off Monday and then return to Comerica Park to begin a six-game homestand against the White Sox and Rockies. Detroit’s probable starters for the Chicago series are Anibal Sanchez on Tuesday, Max Scherzer on Wednesday and Drew Smyly on Thursday.


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Tigers lineup

1. Austin Jackson, CF

2. Ian Kinsler, 2B

3. Miguel Cabrera, DH

4. Victor Martinez, 1B

5. J.D. Martinez, RF

6. Nick Castellanos, 3B

7. Eugenio Suarez, SS

8. Bryan Holaday, C

9. Rajai Davis, LF

Rick Porcello, RHP

Angels lineup

1. Kole Calhoun, RF

2. Mike Trout, CF

3. Albert Pujols, DH

4. Josh Hamilton, LF

5. Erick Aybar, SS

6. Howie Kendrick, 2B

7. Efren Navarro, 1B

8. David Freese, 3B

9. Hank Conger, C

Hector Santiago, LHP