62
      Sunday
      90 / 64
      Monday
      80 / 62
      Tuesday
      73 / 54

      Jose Alvarez's debut helps Tigers sweep Indians 4-1

      DETROIT (AP) - Jose Alvarez pitched six impressive innings in his major league debut, and Don Kelly hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth to help the Detroit Tigers finish a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 4-1 victory Sunday.

      Alvarez (1-0) was starting because of Anibal Sanchez's shoulder tightness, and he held Cleveland hitless until Ryan Raburn's fifth-inning homer. The 24-year-old left-hander allowed three hits and a walk and struck out seven.

      Drew Smyly pitched two innings of relief. Joaquin Benoit finished for his third save.

      Justin Masterson (8-5) allowed four runs in seven innings. He gave up a walk to Miguel Cabrera and a single to Prince Fielder to start the Detroit sixth. One out later, Kelly lifted a drive over the wall in right field.

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