Tigers fail to sweep series, fall to Rangers 5-2 - WNEM TV 5

Tigers fail to sweep series, fall to Rangers 5-2

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Alexi Ogando shut down Detroit once again and the Texas Rangers ended a three-game losing skid by topping the Tigers 5-2 Thursday in a matchup of AL division leaders.

Ogando (11-5) allowed two runs in 6 1-3 innings and became the first pitcher to defeat the Tigers three times this season.

He has allowed three runs in 21 innings against Detroit -- an ERA of 1.29.

Four Texas relievers finished, with Neftali Feliz pitching the ninth for his 22nd save in 27 tries.

Brad Penny (7-9) took the loss, giving up five runs on 11 hits --10 singles and Michael Young's triple -- in 6 2-3 innings.

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