Fister and Tigers Play Torres and Mets in Series Opener

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Doug Fister (10-6, 3.63 ERA) takes on Carlos Torres (2-2, 3.00 ERA) while the Tigers (74-53) kickoff a three-game interleague series with the Mets (58-67) on Friday night at Citi Field. First pitch is at 7:10pm EDT and FSN-DET and WPIX will provide coverage of the game. The Tigers go up against the Mets in interleague play for the first time since 2011.
Fister is going up against the Mets for the first time in his career. Torres holds a 0-1 record with a 8.76 ERA in his career vs. the Tigers. Detroit is 7-8 against New York in franchise history. Both teams enter the series coming off losses. The Tigers fell 7-6 to the Twins and the Mets lost 4-1 to the Braves.


Tigers Offense
Grade Player POS PA BA R HR RBI SB
A+ 106.2 M. Cabrera 3B 537 .354 90 40 123 3
B 86.8 M. Tuiasosopo 3B 155 .275 22 7 28 0
B 82.3 T. Hunter RF 520 .305 75 13 64 3
C+ 78.8 P. Fielder 1B 568 .262 63 20 88 1
C+ 78.7 O. Infante 2B 344 .313 42 6 29 4
C+ 78.0 J. Iglesias SS 306 .323 33 2 23 3
C 76.9 A. Jackson CF 457 .269 79 10 32 6
C 76.0 V. Martinez DH 536 .282 54 10 68 0
C 75.3 B. Pena C 205 .307 16 4 21 0
C 74.8 D. Kelly RF 196 .241 27 5 20 2
D+ 69.9 A. Dirks LF 383 .246 43 7 26 7
D 63.0 R. Santiago 2B 158 .213 19 1 9 0


Mets Offense
Grade Player POS PA BA R HR RBI SB
B 83.7 M. Byrd RF 448 .286 60 21 70 2
B- 80.4 J. Satin 1B 147 .303 20 2 12 1
C+ 79.8 A. Brown LF 92 .274 10 4 14 0
C+ 79.1 W. Flores 3B 50 .261 6 1 11 0
C+ 77.1 D. Murphy 2B 542 .277 72 10 57 16
C- 70.6 J. Buck C 403 .217 38 15 60 2
C- 70.2 E. Young CF 437 .246 53 2 21 28
D+ 69.0 J. Lagares LF 284 .257 25 4 25 5
D 66.3 I. Davis 1B 350 .206 35 8 29 4
D 64.5 J. Turner SS 154 .275 4 0 10 0
D 62.7 O. Quintanill SS 285 .225 24 2 18 1
D 62.2 M. Baxter CF 119 .210 13 0 4 4


Tigers Pitching
Grade Player IP W L ERA WHIP K
A+ 100.0 M. Scherzer 172.1 18 1 2.82 0.90 185
A 95.4 A. Sanchez 139.2 11 7 2.45 1.13 152
A 93.0 J. Benoit 51.2 3 0 1.39 1.03 58
B+ 88.1 D. Smyly 67.1 5 0 2.00 1.00 70
B 85.9 J. Veras 53.2 0 5 2.85 1.01 50
B- 81.6 D. Fister 161.1 10 6 3.63 1.25 121
B- 81.2 J. Verlander 173.2 12 9 3.68 1.36 166
C 75.6 R. Porcello 135.1 9 7 4.52 1.32 104
C 75.6 B. Rondon 23.2 1 2 3.80 1.27 22
D 65.9 J. Alvarez 25.1 1 3 4.62 1.42 22
D 65.0 J. Bonderman 48.0 2 4 4.50 1.44 26


Mets Pitching
Grade Player IP W L ERA WHIP K
A 96.7 M. Harvey 171.2 9 4 2.25 0.89 187
B 82.2 Z. Wheeler 69.2 6 2 3.49 1.38 62
C+ 78.9 G. Germen 20.0 1 1 2.70 1.30 19
C+ 77.8 C. Torres 45.0 2 2 3.00 1.18 34
C+ 77.1 D. Gee 152.2 9 8 3.60 1.30 114
C- 71.8 J. Niese 96.0 5 6 4.03 1.53 72
D 62.8 G. Burke 29.1 0 2 4.91 1.70 26