Clearwater, FL - Ramon Santiago’s grand slam in the third inning lifted the Tigers over the Philadelphia Phillies 10-6 on Tuesday.
Don Kelly also homered and Alex Avila had two doubles for the Tigers who are now 10-8 in Grapefruit league action.
Tiger’s starter Drew Smyly allowed three runs, two earned, and five hits while striking out one in 3 1/3 innings.
Phillies starter Roy Halladay allowed seven runs in 2 2/3 innings.
Detroit takes on Florida Southern on Wednesday before facing the Mets on Thursday.