In three starts since returning from Triple-A Toledo just before the All-Star break, Greene is 0-2 with a 11.20 ERA with batters hitting a staggering .393 against him.
Detroit Tigers CF Rajai Davis is either playing a nice trick on the Detroit and St. Louis media or he may have slipped up.
On the morning of July 27, 1958, the entire eight-team National League was within 8 ½ games of first place, according to STATS LLC.
Anibal Sanchez (10-7) tries to win his eighth straight decision when the Tigers open a three-game series at Tampa Bay.
Detroit manager Brad Ausmus didn’t hide his frustration after the Tigers’ latest loss.
The Detroit Tigers recalled left-hander Kyle Ryan from Triple-A Toledo before Sunday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox.
Simon threw the second pitch of the inning to Pablo Sandoval and shortstop Jose Iglesias and catcher James McCann trotted to the mound.
The Tigers certainly could go deep against Steven Wright (3-3, 4.84 ERA), whose 1.68 homers allowed per nine innings are the worst of any Red Sox starter.
Xander Bogaerts’ single up the middle off Blaine Hardy in the 11th inning drove home the winning run.
The first baseman, who has been on the disabled list since July 4 with a left calf strain, took some swings in batting practice Friday at Fenway Park.