Tigers swept by Rays as losing funk continues

St. Petersburg, Fla. – C.J. Cron hammered a 2-0 pitch from Jordan Zimmermann into the left-center field stands for a three-run homer in the seventh inning, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.The Rays swept the three-game series at Tropicana Field and sent the Tigers to their 18th loss in their last 22 games.Zimmermann (4-1) was cruising along until the seventh, when he took the mound with a 2-1 lead. He had given up eight hits to that point.BOX SCORE: Rays 4, Tigers 2