Detroit and Cleveland split, Soto and Clase save, González 4 hits, Ramírez 2

Jonathan Schoop and rookie Kerry Carpenter homered in back-to-back at-bats in the sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers rallied to beat the Cleveland Guardians 7-5 Monday night in Game 2 of a doubleheader, snapping a hitting streak. eight losses.

Andrés Giménez broke the tie with a three-run homer in the seventh inning of Game 1 in a 4-1 victory for the Guardians, leaders of the American League Central Division. Gimenez added a two-run shot in Game 2 to end a four-hit, five-RBI night.

The Guardians are 8-2 since Aug. 6. Detroit has lost 11 of its last 13 and is 3-14 since July 30 and is 30 games under .500.

Schoop put the Tigers ahead 4-3 in Game 2 when he tangled with a changeup from Eli Morgan (4-3) and deposited him behind the left-field fence. Carpenter followed with his first major league home run, giving him 31 in the season between Detroit, Triple-A Toledo and Double-A Erie. He went 3-for-4 with three runs scored.

Tigers starter Bryan Garcia (1-0) allowed three runs in six innings, including homers by Giménez and Luke Maile. Gregory Soto gave up one run in the ninth before reaching 21 saves.

Gimenez homered off Andrew Chafin with two outs, bringing in Myles Straw and Amed Rosario to break a 1-1 tie. It was his 13th homer of the season and capped a 4-3 performance in the batter’s box.

James Karinchak (1-0) retired a scoreless inning for the win and Emmanuel Clase worked the ninth inning in order to reach 27 saves.

Tigers reliever Will Vest (3-3) gave up two runs in one inning as he allowed Straw and Rosario to reach base in the seventh.

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For the Guardians, the Venezuelan Giménez 4-3 with three RBIs and one scored. The Dominicans José Ramírez 4-2 with one produced; Amed Rosario 4-0 with a run scored; Oscar Gonzalez 4-2.

For the Tigers, Venezuelans Harold Castro 4-0 with one produced; Victor Reyes 3-1; Miguel Cabrera 4-0. Puerto Rican Javier Báez 4-1. The Dominican Jeimer Candelario 3-0.

In the second meeting:

For the Tigres, the Venezuelans Víctor Reyes 5-3 with two RBIs; Harold Castro 5-0. Willi Castro 4-2 with an RBI; Puerto Rican Javier Báez 5-1.

For the Guardians, the Venezuelan Andrés Giménez 4-1 with two produced and one scored. The Dominicans Óscar González 4-2 with a run scored; Amed Rosario 4-0; Jose Ramirez 4-0.

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