Tigers outhit Phillies in slugfest
Ivan Rodriguez's three-run homer powered a five-run fifth inning for Detroit on Friday, as the Tigers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 12-8 at Citizens Bank Park.
The Tigers were road favorites at -120, and the 20 combined runs were OVER the posted total of 9.
Jeremy Bonderman (7-0) remained perfect by going six innings, allowing five runs on nine hits. Rodriguez was 3-for-5 with five RBIs for the Tigers.
Jon Lieber (3-5) was tagged for seven runs on ten hits over five innings, while Jimmie Rollins went 3-for-5 with a pair of homers and three RBIs for the Phillies.