From Portage Northern.
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.
Dombrowski makes the first move to try and secure some bullpen help, no idea on the contract details or what Hanrahan will be able to provide just 12 months after Tommy John but it's a good and necessary risk for the Tigers.
The team improves their record to 20-24-1 and will face las place Northwestern this weekend.
Big win for the baseballers. The team returns to action on Tuesday against Oakland.
Watching the ball and stick game tonight and staying in to save a few bucks and finish off some beer in the fridge.
Tigers off to a good start - Castellanos with a 2-R opposite field homer. Porcello looked smooth in the first, putting down the Twins in order.
Despite the doom and gloom on talk radio, the Tigers are on pace for 94 wins, which everyone would take, obviously.
Figured I'd change the title and just keep this thread for all three games.
Tigers lead 2-0 in the fifth inning. Sanchez leaves the game early with an apparent injury.