Hockey pet peeve: "when a teammate tips a puck in on you, which is exactly how my first collegiate goal against happened. Thanks, Copper."
Great way to conclude the B1G regular season! Michigan finishes 13-11 and most likely will have the 5 seed in the B1G Tournament.
Michigan is now .500 on the season at 26-26-1.
Evan Hill pitched a GREAT game. 8 innings scoreless. ohio tacked one on in the 9th when Cronenworth came in for the save.
Michigan is now 12-11 in the B1G. They've already clinched the B1G Tournament berth.
The deciding game of the series will be at Noon on BTN tomorrow.
The Wolverines look to continue their 4 game winning streak with a win today vs. the Buckeyes. Game is at 6 pm on WTKA radio.
With a 7-4 victory today, Michigan is now 24-25-1. Next game up is Ohio on friday.
I know people had complained in the past about a Tigers thread everyday and such, but they've also become nonexistent unless it's a series against Chicago or Cleveland, so here's my solution: i'll attempt to create a thread for the entire series and as it moves along I can update it to bump it up the board.
Pitching Matchup 5-7-14
- Rick Porcello
- 4-1with 32 IP and sporting a 3.66 ERA
- FIP of 3.33
- K/9: 6.19
- BB/9: 1.13
- Brad Peacock
- 0-2 through 25.2 IP and a 5.26ERA
- FIP: 4.59
- K/9: 8.42
- BB/9: 7.01 (holy hell that's high)
|1.||J. Altuve, 2B||I. Kinsler, 2B|
|2.||D. Fowler, CF||T. Hunter, RF|
|3.||J. Castro, C||M. Cabrera, 1B|
|4.||C. Carter, DH||V. Martinez, DH|
|5.||A. Presley, LF||D. Kelly, CF|
|6.||G. Springer, RF||N. Castellanos, 3B|
|7.||M. Krauss, 1B||A. Avila, C|
|8.||M. Dominguez, 3B||A. Romine, SS|
|9.||M. Gonzalez, SS||R. Davis, LF|
The Tigers took the first 2 games of the series and look to continue their pitching dominance over the lowly Astros. I'll post the lineups when I see them announced
Nik did pretty well throwing the ball. A behind the scenes video leading up to his pitch.