Tigers Lose 6-3 to Athletics, Trail ALDS 1-0

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Seth Smith finished 2-4 with one home run as the Tigers fell to Oakland, 6-3. The Tigers gave up home runs to three different players in the loss.

The Athletics got on the board first in the top of the third when Coco Crisp scored after an error. Tied 3-3 in the top of the fifth, the Athletics moved in front to stay when Brandon Moss hit a solo homer off Anibal Sanchez. Then Smith also went yard to drive in Yoenis Cespedes to make it 6-3 and chase Sanchez from the game.

Sanchez worked 4 1/3 innings to earn his first loss in the playoffs while allowing five runs on eight hits with six strikeouts and two walks. Jarrod Parker (1-0) got the victory after allowing three runs on five hits over five innings with one strikeout and one walk. Prince Fielder had standout at-bats for the Tigers, going 2 for 4 with a run. Victor Martinez also had a great game, going 1 for 4 with a double, a run, and an RBI. Crisp went 3 for 4 with two doubles, a run, an RBI, and a stolen base in the win.

The Tigers fall behind to start the ALDS after losing the first game. The Tigers will face off against the Athletics Tuesday in Game 2 of the ALDS at Comerica Park at 5:07 PM EDT.


Athletics Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A+

98.0

C. Crisp

CF

4

3

1

0

1

0

0

A

94.5

S. Smith

DH

4

2

1

1

2

0

1

A-

90.1

S. Vogt

C

2

1

1

0

0

1

1

B+

87.5

J. Reddick

RF

4

1

1

1

1

0

1

B

86.1

B. Moss

1B

4

1

1

1

1

1

3

B

84.3

J. Donaldson

3B

4

1

0

0

0

1

0

C-

70.0

Y. Cespedes

LF

5

1

1

0

0

0

2

C-

70.0

D. Norris

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

D

62.0

E. Sogard

2B

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

F

56.0

J. Lowrie

SS

5

0

0

0

0

0

3


Tigers Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A-

90.0

P. Fielder

1B

4

2

1

0

0

0

0

B

86.4

T. Hunter

RF

3

1

1

0

0

1

0

B

86.1

V. Martinez

DH

4

1

1

0

1

0

0

C

75.7

J. Peralta

LF

4

1

0

0

2

0

1

C

74.7

O. Infante

2B

4

1

0

0

0

0

0

C

73.7

M. Cabrera

3B

4

1

0

0

0

0

0

C

73.0

A. Avila

C

3

0

0

0

0

1

1

C

72.0

A. Jackson

CF

3

0

0

0

0

1

2

D

65.0

J. Iglesias

SS

3

0

0

0

0

0

0


Athletics Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A-

90.8

D. Otero

2.0

0.00

1.00

2

1

0

20

B+

89.7

S. Doolittle

1.0

0.00

1.00

0

1

1

14

B+

89.7

G. Balfour

1.0

0.00

1.00

0

1

1

21

C

76.9

J. Parker

5.0

5.40

1.20

5

1

1

73


Tigers Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A

96.7

J. Alvarez

3.0

0.00

0.33

0

3

1

38

B+

89.5

J. Veras

1.2

0.00

1.20

2

3

0

30

D

62.4

A. Sanchez

4.1

10.38

2.31

8

6

2

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