Goodrum’s homer lifts Tigers over Phillies

Niko Goodrum hit a two-run home run to lift the visiting Detroit Tigers past the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Tuesday.Nicholas Castellanos had two hits for the Tigers, who snapped their four-game losing streak.Tigers starter Tyson Ross had been scheduled to start but was placed on the paternity list. Spencer Turnbull (2-2) got the start and was fairly effective, allowing three hits and one run in six innings.He struck out five, tossed three wild pitches, walked two and hit two batters in an odd outing.Shane Greene picked up his 12th save after throwing a scoreless ninth.The Phillies struggled offensively, managed only four hits and left seven runners on base.Phillies starter Vince Velasquez (1-1) lasted only 3 2/3 innings before being replaced by Edubray Ramos. Velasquez gave up six hits and three runs and threw 99 pitches.Philadelphia entered this game on a three-game winning streak.The Phillies took a 1-0 lead in the first inning as Rhys Hoskins hit an infield single and Andrew McCutchen scored on a throwing error by Detroit second baseman Ronny Rodriguez.

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