The Tigers had runners on the corners with no outs and were primed to break the game open.
“It makes no sense to me that your best players are hitting behind Prince Fielder, it doesn’t make sense to me,” Foster said.
Cabrera and Fielder both struck out swinging with runners at the corners to end the eighth inning as the Boston Red Sox held on to beat the Tigers 1-0 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the AL championship series.
As he was escorted out for throwing the ball on the field, the man allegedly waved to a Detroit fan and said, “bye-bye Trayvon.”
A former Red Sox prospect, Sanchez will start the best-of-seven series opener at Fenway Park against Boston left-hander Jon Lester.
The closest John Farrell would come to expressing a preference between Oakland and Detroit is to note that one is kind of far away.
Jon Lester outdueled Max Scherzer and the Boston Red Sox beat Detroit 2-1 on Tuesday night, ending the Tigers right-hander’s chance to become just the second pitcher to open a season with a 20-1 record.
Miggy is not in the Detroit Tigers’ lineup for the third straight game for Monday’s matchup against the Red Sox.
Torii Hunter hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after two Boston errors helped load the bases, and Prince Fielder added a two-run single to help the Detroit Tigers to a sloppy 7-5 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday.
Justin Verlander was hardly at his best last time out and a matchup with the Boston Red Sox wouldn’t appear to give him the best chance to bounce back.