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Having lost three out of their last four games, and with the Minnesota Twins breathing down their necks, the Detroit Tigers needed somebody to step up last night against the Cleveland Indians. That person last night was RHP Edwin Jackson. Last night, in front of a raucous 25 fans at Jacobs Field, Jackson pitched seven strong innings in a 3-1 victory against the Indians. Jackson scattered seven hits and allowed zero runs in those seven innings of work. Jackson also walked three and struck out two in the winning effort. This was quite the contrast to what Jackson has given the Tigers recently. In case you haven’t noticed, Jackson has struggled lately. Jackson’s ERA has gone up every month this year, and in September his ERA was 6.12 coming into this start ...

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