Tigers Allow Twins to Sneak By 7-6

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Bryan Holaday went 2-2 with one home run but the Tigers were downed by Minnesota, 7-6.

With the score tied 2-2 in the top of the fifth and the Twins batting, Ryan Doumit homered off starter Justin Verlander, scoring Justin Morneau and Chris Herrmann. With the game again even at 6-6 in the top of the eighth, the Twins took the lead for good when Herrmann drove in Doug Bernier with a double off Drew Smyly.

Verlander (12-9) put in seven innings of work for a no-decision after he was tagged for six runs on 10 hits with six strikeouts and three walks. Working 2/3 of an inning in relief, Bruce Rondon (1-2) was charged with his second loss of the year, walking one. Casey Fien (3-2) got the win, going one inning and allowing no runs on one hit with no strikeouts and no walks. Holaday was tops in the batter's box for the Tigers, going 2 for 2 with a home run, two runs, two RBIs, and a walk. Austin Jackson also had a great game, going 2 for 4 with a home run, two runs, and three RBIs. Herrmann finished 3 for 5 with two doubles, a run, and two RBIs in the win.

The Tigers lost the home series two games to one. They will face off against the Mets Friday at Citi Field at 7:10 PM EDT.


Twins Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 98.0 C. Herrmann C 5 3 1 0 2 0 0
A 93.6 R. Doumit RF 5 2 1 1 3 0 1
A- 90.7 B. Dozier 2B 5 2 1 0 1 0 0
B+ 87.4 D. Bernier SS 3 1 2 0 0 1 0
C 74.7 W. Ramirez LF 4 1 0 0 1 0 1
C 73.7 C. Thomas CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
C 73.3 J. Morneau 1B 3 0 1 0 0 2 1
C- 70.0 T. Plouffe 3B 5 1 0 0 0 0 1
D+ 68.3 J. Willingham DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 3


Tigers Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 102.9 B. Holaday C 2 2 2 1 2 1 0
A 96.6 A. Jackson CF 4 2 2 1 3 0 1
A 94.2 P. Fielder 1B 5 3 0 0 1 0 0
A- 90.0 O. Infante 2B 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
B 84.1 J. Iglesias SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 1
C 73.7 M. Tuiasosopo LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
C 72.3 T. Hunter RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1
C- 71.0 V. Martinez DH 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
C- 70.0 B. Pena PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D+ 68.3 M. Cabrera 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2


Twins Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 97.0 J. Burton 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 11
B+ 89.0 C. Fien 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 0 0 12
B 82.4 G. Perkins 1.0 0.00 2.00 1 0 1 9
D+ 67.6 A. Albers 5.2 7.94 1.76 9 4 1 96
F 56.1 J. Roenicke 0.1 27.00 6.00 1 1 1 17


Tigers Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 95.9 A. Alburquerq 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 16
C 74.5 D. Smyly 0.1 0.00 3.00 1 0 0 4
D+ 69.2 J. Verlander 7.0 7.71 1.86 10 6 3 121
D 65.0 B. Rondon 0.2 13.50 1.50 0 0 1 12