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Tigers Catch Fire, Pound Rangers For 13-7 Victory

Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Brennan Boesch homered twice and knocked in five runs as Detroit rocked Texas, 13-7, to begin a three-game set at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

Andy Dirks and Alex Avila also hit home runs for the Tigers, who won for the seventh time in eight games.

Max Scherzer (7-2) earned the win, allowing five runs on eight hits and a walk through five innings.

Colby Lewis (5-6) took the loss in just 3 1/3 innings, allowing nine runs on 10 hits and a walk to snap the Rangers' five-game winning streak.

Nelson Cruz went deep twice with a pair of two-run home runs for Texas.