Pujols hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly to cap a four-run fifth inning and the Los Angeles Angels added six runs in the seventh.
Buck Farmer outlasted Alex Meyer in an unexpected pitchers’ duel.
The loss ended Detroit’s four-game winning streak.
Justin Upton hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers overcame Justin Verlander’s groin injury to beat the Chicago White Sox.
Zimmermann (5-4) won for the second time in six starts, allowing one run and seven hits with five strikeouts and two walks.
Miguel Cabrera had his 1,000th career extra-base hit and J.D. Martinez fell a single short of the cycle.
J.D. Martinez and Justin Upton hit two-run doubles with two outs in the third inning as the Detroit Tigers held off the Kansas City Royals.
Eric Skoglund pitched 6 1/3 innings of two-hit ball in his major league debut, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers.
Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez each drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers came from behind to beat the Kansas City Royals.
Miguel Gonzalez took a perfect game into the seventh, Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers.
One doubleheader. Two spot starts. One fun little Saturday for Tyler Danish and Buck Farmer.
The Tigers led 3-0 after Iglesias’ RBI double in the fourth scored Alex Avila before the Astros took over the lead in the fourth.
Jose Iglesias finished a triple shy of the cycle, Ian Kinsler scored twice, and the Detroit Tigers snapped a three-game skid.
Juan Centeno and Yuli Gurriel homered to help the Houston Astros to a 6-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.
Former Detroit Tigers player and Pontiac native Kirk Gibson spoke out about his battle with Parkinson’s Disease in Grand Rapids Tuesday.