June 27, 2016

Partly sunny

Indians 4, Tigers 3: Tribe trips Tigers in first game of doubleheader

Fausto Carmona allowed three runs on six hits over seven innings Saturday, helping the Indians to a 4-3 victory over the Tigers in the first game of a doubleheader at Progressive Field.

The Indians trailed 3-0 after one inning, but rallied against Detroit ace Justin Verlander.

Chris Perez got his eighth save of the season in place of injured closer Kerry Wood.

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Award-winning sportswriter Chris Assenheimer has covered the Indians since 1997. Prior to that, he also covered Ohio State football and basketball. He's a graduate of (Bay Village) Bay High School and The Ohio State University, and can be reached at 329-7137 or CAssenheimer@chroniclet.com. Like him on Facebook and follow him on Twitter.