“If you look at the numbers, we’re top of the league, offensively, in a lot of categories,” he said. “Are we supposed to produce six runs every game? Is that how baseball works?”
“In baseball you always want to find a reason to explain stuff,” Ausmus said. “Sometimes there’s no reason. It’s just the way it is.”
Matt Boyd (1-4) gave up three runs on five hits and three walks in six innings.
Wolf settled down after he got rocked then, and the Tigers managed to throw in a three-run homer from Ian Kinsler to make it a more respectable loss of 5-3. The journeyman left-hander finished with seven innings pitched, allowing nine hits and four runs (three earned), with five strikeouts and no walks.
Texas Rangers legend Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez has been elected to the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame.
The Detroit Tigers had been held scoreless for 18 innings until Ian Kinsler’s 3-run home run in the ninth inning on Saturday night.
Here in Detroit, we know just how good our sports teams look, but now they’re getting some national love.
The Detroit Tigers say the fan who was hit by a foul ball in Friday night’s game was released from the hospital Saturday.
Wolf finally cracks back into the big leagues on his 39th birthday Saturday night looking to help the Detroit Tigers close in on the Texas Rangers in the AL wild-card race.
A fan sitting behind the Tigers’ dugout was struck by a rocketing foul ball off Anthony Gose’s bat.