Blue Jays Double Tigers 8-4
Justin Smoak's sixth-inning homer broke a scoreless tie and the Blue Jays ended their five-game losing streak with an 8-4 victory over the Tigers.
Aaron Sanchez (3-5) pitched six innings and ended a five-start winless streak, giving up one run on two hits and three walks while striking out seven.
Michael Fulmer (2-5) allowed four runs on five hits and three walks in six-plus innings, striking out three.
Sanchez and Fulmer kept the game scoreless through five innings.
Fulmer walked Yangervis Solante with two outs in the sixth, and Smoak hit a 3-2 fastball over the scoreboard in right-centerfield to give the Blue Jays a 2-0 lead.
Leonys Martin led off the bottom of the inning with his seventh homer to make it 2-1.
The Tigers welcome the Yankees to town today for a day-night doubleheader.
Drew VerHagen opposes Luis Severino in the opener at 1:10 p.m., with Mike Fiers and Domingo German in the nightcap at 7:10 p.m.
The twinbill is a makeup from consecutive postponements in April.