Torii Hunter hit an RBI triple in the fourth inning and added a two-run double in a four-run sixth to help chase Justin Verlander, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-2 win over the Tigers on Sunday. Erick Aybar also drove in three runs, helping the Angels win the three-game series. Jered Weaver (2-3) got his first win in four starts.
Detroit had won nine of 13 after starting 2-10, but Verlander has not turned things around on the mound. Verlander (1-4) gave up six runs, seven hits and four walks in 5 2-3 innings, coming off his first win. Tigers designated hitter Gary Sheffield continued to struggle, striking out in his last two at-bats to extend his hitless streak to 16.