Detroit, MI -- Miguel Cabrera and Alex Avila each drove in three runs to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 10-4 win over the Cleveland Indians in the first of a three-game set from Comerica Park.
Cabrera, Prince Fielder and Andy Dirks each homered for Detroit, which got back to its winning ways at home after dropping two straight in Washington. Omar Infante and Jhonny Peralta each belted a pair of doubles as the Tigers improved to 11-4 at home.
Max Scherzer (5-0) allowed just five hits and struck out seven but was charged with all four runs in eight innings of work.
Nick Swisher went 3-for-4 and finished a home run shy of the cycle for the Tribe, who had won 10 of 11. Corey Kluber (2-2) absorbed the loss after surrendering eight runs on 11 hits in 4 2/3 frames.
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