Marcus Stroman pitched seven strong innings as the Blue Jays edged the Tigers 3-2
- The Tigers opened the scoring in the top of the 3rd as JaCoby Jones scored on a double play grounder hit by Dixon Machado
- The Blue Jays took the lead in the bottom of the 4th as Justin Smoak hit a 2 run HR into the Blue Jays bullpen that also scored Kendrys Morales
- Five batters later, Randal Grichuk singled home Russell Martin
- The Tigers got one back in the top of the 7th on a Jeimer Candelario HR to left
- Francisco Liriano pitching line: 6IP 7H 3R (all earned) 4BB 4K 89 pitches (51 for strikes)
- Marcus Stroman pitching line: 7IP 5H 2R (both earned) 0BB 4K 90 pitches (65 for strikes)
- Marcus Stroman was solid tonight. He threw 7 innings of 5 hit ball. Stroman had perfect innings in the 1st, 4th, 5th, and 6th innings . He also faced the minimum in the 2nd inning. He has yet to allow a run since being activated from the DL last Saturday. When he's on his game, Stroman has ace-like stuff.
- Every Blue Jay but Devon Travis reached base today and all but Travis and Aledmys Diaz had a hit
- The Detroit Tigers have now lost 10 straight games.
- Through 81 games, the Blue Jays are 1 win better than this time last year
- Up next, the Blue Jays look to win their second straight and extend Detroit's losing streak to 11 games as lefty Matthew Boyd takes on Blue Jays righty Sam Gaviglio.