CHICAGO -- Justin Verlander gave Tigers fans who packed into Wrigley Field plenty to cheer about, and Cubs hitters plenty to think about.
Verlander struck out eight, Prince Fielder hit an RBI double, and Austin Jackson had three hits, including a two-run homer, to power the Tigers to a 5-3 victory Thursday over the Cubs, and take the Interleague series.
"We had to face a tough pitcher today," Chicago's Alfonso Soriano said.
Verlander (6-4) scattered five hits over eight innings, and ended a personal three-game losing streak with the win. He's now 17-2 in Interleague Play.
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