Cabrera, Dirks power Tigers to sweep of Mets

Updated: August 25, 2013

Flushing, NY (Sports Network) – Miguel Cabrera and Andy Dirks each had two-run
home runs and the Detroit Tigers swept a three-game series against the New
York Mets with an 11-3 victory.

Dirks drove in three runs for the Tigers, who took three straight from the
Mets for the first time since June 20-23, 1997. Victor Martinez, Ramon
Santiago, Omar Infante, Matt Tuiasosopo and Austin Jackson each had an RBI
apiece in the victory.

Rick Porcello (10-7) gave up three runs on four hits and three walks over
seven innings.

Travis d’Arnaud hit a two-run shot for his first career home run and Daniel
Murphy drove in the other run for the Mets, who have lost four straight.

Dillon Gee (9-9) allowed four runs on 10 hits and a pair of walks in six
frames for his first loss since July 27.