LAKELAND, Fla., March 12 (UPI) -- Jeff Weaver yielded seven hits but did not allow a run in 4 2/3 innings Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers posted a 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
Weaver was matched up against Greg Maddux, who pitched three scoreless innings before allowing three unearned runs in the fourth following an error by second baseman Marcus Giles.
Craig Paquette, an offseason free agent signee, highlighted the inning with a two-run single following the error and scored on a double by Mike Rivera.
Weaver struck out four and walked one while Maddux allowed six hits, struck out five and walked one.
B.J. Surhoff hit a solo homer off Bill Simas and Rafael Furcal added an RBI single in the sixth inning for Atlanta.