Buck Farmer (2-1) allowed seven runs in 2 1/3 innings, and has now allowed 13 runs in 4 2/3 innings over his last two starts.
Detroit had won the first two games of the series, outscoring the Rays 18-7.
Nicholas Castellanos doubled, tripled and drove in four runs as the Detroit Tigers routed the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
Miguel Cabrera’s two-run homer with one out in the ninth inning gave the Detroit Tigers a victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night.
Taijuan Walker pitched five sharp innings in his return from the disabled list, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Detroit Tigers.
Detroit manager Brad Ausmus knew what to hope for when he saw Justin Upton’s fly ball heading down the right-field line.
The Red Sox pulled away late to beat the Tigers on Saturday night.
Bradley hit a two-run homer in the eighth as Boston rallied for three runs in the inning and beat the Detroit Tigers Friday.
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.