Since the Cleveland Indians are not getting paid extra to work overtime, they’ll happily take a victory for their effort.
Rajai Davis homered, and Detroit overcame a rare shaky performance by Justin Verlander to complete a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 7-5 victory Wednesday.
After being held scoreless on three hits over the first eight innings, the Tigers used a reversed call to win.
During Monday night’s Tigers and Orioles game, Ian Kinsler hit a 2-run home run to give the Tigers a 4-1 lead.
Naturally, Bud Norris insisted he wasn’t throwing at Torii Hunter. The timing of the pitch – and where it landed – suggested otherwise.
During this weekend the Baltimore Orioles were taking on the Minnesota Twins and one ball boy was not very lucky.
What little kid that grew up a sports fan didn’t want to be a ball boy/girl for a baseball team.
Brad Ausmus offered the well-worn caveat that relievers often find it harder to pitch in no-pressure situations than in close games.
Chris Tillman outpitched Justin Verlander, allowing one run while working into the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 Sunday to avoid getting swept.
Torii Hunter homered and drove in five runs, and the Detroit Tigers withstood a five-run ninth inning by Baltimore to beat the Orioles 7-6 on Saturday.