Tigers losing streak now seven

Nick Swisher hit a tie-breaking single in the top of the 9th off Tigers closer Jose Valverde as the Yankees beat Detroit, 5-3.

Joba Chamberlain (2-0) got the win by pitching a scoreless 8th, and Mariano Rivera was perfect in the 9th for his 11th save. Mariano picked up his 11th save last season on June 1.

Tiger starter Justin Verlander went six innings, allowing three runs and eight hits, four walks and eight strikeouts.

Yankee starter Bartolo Colon went seven innings, allowing three runs and seven hits with seven strikeouts.