The Tigers and Brewers meet up for a mini series at Tiger Stadium. 23,869 fans arrived at the stadium to cheer on their beloved Tigers. Sparky Anderson would send Walt Terrell to the mound. George Bamberger would counter with Ray Burris.
In the 1st a Trammell single would score
Whitaker and the Tigers would lead 1-0. In the 2nd the Brewers would
tie it up on a Simmons solo HR. In the 4th the Tigers would make it 3-1
when Evans would take a Burris curveball and crush it into the
rightfield seats for a 2 run Homer.
In the 5th Lemon would lead
off with a triple and would then score on a Whitaker SACFLY to right and
it's now 4-1, In the 6th the Tigers would add to their lead when Evans
would hit his 2nd Home Run of the game and it is now 6-1 Tigers
Burris would only last 5.2 innings, both of the Evans Home Runs would
be hit with two outs. Terrell would finish the game and only give up a 4
hits and walk 4. He would also finish with 6 strikeouts.
The Final Score 6-1 Tigers