Rodriguez’s big night propels Tigers past Angels

Ronny Rodriguez had three hits and drove in four runs, JaCoby Jones hit a two-run homer and the host Detroit Tigers rolled past the Los Angeles Angels 10-3 on Wednesday.Rodriguez was a homer shy of the cycle. John Hicks had two RBIs and Nicholas Castellanos scored two runs and extended his hitting streak to 11 games.Starting pitcher Matthew Boyd (4-2) limited the Angels to one run on three hits in six innings. He struck out six and walked none.Jonathan Lucroy drove in two runs, including a solo homer, for the Angels. David Fletcher also homered but Shohei Ohtani remained hitless in his second game this season. Ohtani, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, went 0-for-3 and was hit by a pitch.Tyler Skaggs (3-3) surrendered eight runs (seven earned) on eight hits in 4 2/3 innings.The game’s first batter, Fletcher, gave the Angels a quick lead when he jumped on a 2-0 fastball for his third homer this season.Detroit answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning on Rodriguez’s two-run triple to left.The Angels had two baserunners in the third but Boyd escaped by striking out Mike Trout and inducing Ohtani to ground out.Detroit made it 4-1 in the bottom of the inning. Castellanos was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning and moved to second on a Miguel Cabrera single. One out later, Rodriguez singled to bring home Castellanos. Hicks plated Cabrera with a sacrifice fly.

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