Tigers Shut Down 1-0 by Red Sox, Trail ALCS 2-1

Automated InsightsOctober 15, 2013

Victor Martinez finished with two hits to earn a game grade of 89.0 (B+) but the Tigers were stymied by Boston, 1-0. Detroit posted a batting average of .188 and a wOBA of .211. On the season they have a .277 batting average and .341 wOBA.


Justin Verlander worked eight innings to earn his first loss in the playoffs after he surrendered only one run on four hits with 10 strikeouts and one walk. John Lackey (2-0) got the victory after allowing no runs on four hits over 6 2/3 innings with eight strikeouts and no walks. Mike Napoli went 1 for 4 with a home run, a run, and an RBI in the win.

The Tigers are now behind in the series by one game. The Tigers will face off against the Red Sox Wednesday in Game 4 of the ALCS at Comerica Park at 8:07 PM EDT.


Red Sox Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
B 86.5 M. Napoli 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 2
B 83.0 S. Drew SS 3 1 0 0 0 0 1
B 82.0 J. Gomes LF 3 1 0 0 0 0 2
C 74.0 D. Ortiz DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 0
C 73.7 J. Ellsbury CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
D 64.0 W. Middlebroo 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 62.0 J. Saltalamac C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
D 62.0 S. Victorino RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- 61.0 D. Pedroia 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1


Tigers Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
B+ 89.0 V. Martinez DH 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
B+ 87.0 T. Hunter RF 4 2 0 0 0 0 1
B 84.1 J. Peralta SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
C 73.7 P. Fielder 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
C 72.0 A. Jackson CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
C 72.0 A. Avila C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
C- 70.0 J. Iglesias PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D+ 67.0 A. Dirks LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 63.0 O. Infante 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
D- 60.0 M. Cabrera 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2


Red Sox Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 98.9 J. Lackey 6.2 0.00 0.60 4 8 0 97
A 92.5 K. Uehara 1.1 0.00 0.75 1 2 0 16
C 76.8 C. Breslow 0.2 0.00 3.00 0 1 2 15
C 76.4 J. Tazawa 0.1 0.00 3.00 1 1 0 9


Tigers Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 97.3 J. Verlander 8.0 1.13 0.63 4 10 1 120
A 94.4 J. Veras 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 3
A 93.7 P. Coke 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 2
A 93.7 A. Alburquerq 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 7