Offense awakens, returns to slumber as Tigers split doubleheader vs. A’s

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The Detroit News

DETROIT — Baseball has an odd way of sorting things out sometimes. The Tigers ended a couple of aggravating streaks in the first of two games against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday. First, the 6-0 victory snapped a six-game losing streak. Second, the two runs they scored in the fifth inning ended a streak of 28 straight scoreless frames. “It felt good to win today,” said Tigers starter Tarik Skubal, who pitched seven scoreless innings. “All I was trying to do was give us a chance to win. Their guy (Frankie Montas) is really good. To be be able to hang in there and score some runs later felt …

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