Jamie and Wojo
“This has a special meaning because of the way the fans were treating me and reacting. … It really (gave) me goosebumps coming off the mound in the seventh.”
Chris Iannetta hit a leadoff double off the chalk on the left field line to end Justin Verlander’s no-hit bid for the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning.
As far as other Tigers pitchers go, Ausmus said there was nothing new to report on either Anibal Sanchez or Daniel Norris, who are both on the disabled list.
“People are just excited for the season. They’re planning their tailgates, they’re coming in from all over town and all over the world. We spoke to somebody from Germany who’s coming in for a game.”
“This time of year particularly, when you get as many guys banged up as we’ve got banged up of late in the last week and a half or so those things enter in, so it changes it up a little bit.”
On Flanagans’ video, you hear him say “bitch” under his breath, briefly drawing the reporter’s attention. She glances at him, but stays with the interview, and then he opens fire.
Applin is an Ohio State fan and had some reservations about coming up to Ann Arbor and heading to campus.
There are two ways to get any man to fight: Touch his girlfriend or talk about his mother.
Alfredo Simon fell apart against the Angels, going four and 1/3 innings, allowing nine hits, eight earned runs, four walks and a home run, while striking out only two. Three of those earned runs were scored off Simon’s three wild pitches.
Detroit put runners on the corners in the eighth, but Street got Victor Martinez to ground out to end the inning.