The Tigers were able to avoid the sweep by the Angels as Dan Petry gave the Tigers a quality start. Petry would go 8 innings and give up 1 run on 5 hits and 2 walks. His only mistake came in the 5th when Reggie Jackson crushed a hanging curve for his 7th HR of the season. Petry gave way to Willie Hernandez in the and he would give up a single and a walk before getting the final out to secure the win. Petry is now (5-4) and Hernandez gets his 10th SV.
The Tigers would get their 2 runs on Lance Parrish's 2-out 2 run HR in the 1st. He would go 2-4 with a HR (9) and 2 RBI.
The Final Score 2-1 Tigers