Ump Show alert!
Hunter said: “I know what he’s doing. He’s calming us down so we don’t get ejected. He’d rather take the fall than all our players.”
Miguel Cabrera hit his 30th homer, and then Prince Fielder immediately had to duck out of the way from a high, inside pitch from Chicago’s Chris Sale.
Verlander (9-6) gave up a season-high 12 hits, five runs and struck out three to match a season low in seven-plus innings.
Scherzer allowed four hits in eight scoreless innings, and the Tigers pulled within a game of first place with a 5-1 victory over the White Sox on Saturday night
So, what does Dombrowski think about people questioning Jim Leyland’s lineup?
The White Sox lead the Detroit Tigers by two games in the AL Central.
Rick Porcello fell just short of his first complete game. He’ll have to settle for a spot atop the AL Central.
RBI’s by Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder, and Delmon Young helped the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Friday.
Eight-inning starts are becoming routine for rookie Jose Quintana.