Brandon Lowe homered and drove in three runs, Jeffrey Springs tossed six strong innings, and the visiting Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-2 on Thursday.Lowe had three hits, while Randy Arozarena supplied four hits and drove in two runs. Yandy Diaz scored twice in the opener of a four-game series.Springs (4-3) limited the Tigers to two unearned runs and four hits in six innings while recording six strikeouts.Javier Baez led the Tigers with two hits and an RBI. Drew Hutchison (1-5) gave up four runs (two earned) and eight hits in six innings.Yandy Diaz drew a one-out walk in the third before Lowe launched his eighth homer over the right-field wall. Tampa Bay had two more baserunners later in the inning but Hutchison retired David Peralta on a popup to mitigate the damage.Sloppy fielding helped the Tigers tie it in the bottom of the inning. Daz Cameron led off with a single and advanced when third baseman Diaz made an error on Harold Castro’s grounder. Diaz made another error on Victor Reyes’ fielder’s choice grounder, loading the bases. Riley Greene hit a sacrifice fly to bring home Cameron. Castro scored on Baez’s opposite-field single.An error helped Tampa Bay get those runs back in the fourth. With two out, Christian Bethancourt smacked a single and moved up on Baez’s fielding error on a Diaz liner. Lowe singled to right to knock in Bethancourt. Diaz scored on Hutchison’s wild pitch.