Ryan Raburn hit his sixth home run in spring training and Justin Verlander pitched five innings Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Atlanta Braves 7-2.
Infielder Danny Worth replaced Young on the Tigers’ ALCS roster released before Saturday night’s series opener against defending American League champion Texas.
Ryan Raburn hit a home run his first time up, and that triggered a four-hit game for the utility player.
Ryan Raburn (jammed left ring finger) suffered the injury Aug. 27. He sat out Aug. 28.
Manager Jim Leyland wanted to give Carlos Guillen a game off Wednesday night with a day game coming up Thursday, so he stuck Raburn back at second base, a position he occupied on a regular basis until Guillen came back from the disabled list in mid-July.
Ryan Raburn looks to be the most affected by the return of 2B Carlos Guillen.
Ryan Raburn now has a seven-game hitting streak — but the seventh game was the only one containing more than one hit.
The key player for Detroit over the next two weeks or so just might be Ryan Raburn.
Never thought I’d ever get more email or feedback on a Tiger other than Brandon Inge but you sir, you’ve done it.
The Detroit Tigers have no control over the weather, which has wiped out four of their home games in a 14-day span.