clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Tigers Vs. Cubs Final Score: Detroit Gets Come From Behind Victory In Chicago

The Detroit Tigers topped the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Wednesday night after falling behind 4-1 in the fifth inning.

The Tigers scored four runs in the sixth inning, one in the seventh and two in the eighth to take a 8-4 lead that they would not relinquish.

Brennan Boesch went 4-for-5 and hit a solo home run in the seventh inning. Jhonny Peralta went 3-for-4 with a double and a triple.

Rick Porcello pitched five innings and got the win for the Tigers, with nine hits, four runs and five strikeouts. He improved to 4-4 on the season. Matt Garza (2-5) got the loss for the Cubs.

The victory comes after losing the first game of the series 4-3 on Tuesday. It ends Chicago's four game home winning streak.

Game 3 is Thursday at 2:20 p.m. ET.

For more on the Tigers, check out Bless You Boys. For more on the Cubs, head over to Bleed Cubbie Blue. And for the most insightful MLB analysis on the web, be sure to visit Baseball Nation.