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Former LSU Tiger Jacoby Jones helps propel big league Tigers to Opening Day win

Chicago, IL (WAFB) -

Former LSU second baseman Jacoby Jones hit a three run homer to help propel the Detroit Tigers to a 6-3 MLB Opening Day victory against the Chicago White Sox.

Jones hit his home run in the second inning, scoring another former Tiger, Mikie Mahtook, who was hit by a pitch earlier in the inning.

Justin Verlander got the win for Detroit, pitching 6.1 innings, striking out 10 and giving up two runs.

Nicholas Castellanos and Ian Kinsler added home runs for Detroit.

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