1 DETROIT TIGERS WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS: 1935, 1945, 1968, 1984 Detroit Tigers Media Rela"ons Department Comerica Park Phone (313) Fax (313) Detroit, MI @DetroitTigersPR TIGERS AT A GLANCE Overall Current Streak...L1 At Comerica Park On the Road Day games Night games vs. AL East vs. AL Central vs. AL West vs. NL Tigers score first Opponents score first Scoring five-or-more runs Scoring four-or-less runs Extra innings One-run games Two-run games Tigers get quality start Tigers starter works 6+ innings Lead a#er 6th/7th/8th inning...5-1/5-1/6-0 Trail a#er 6th/7th/8th inning...0-2/0-2/0-3 Tied a#er 6th/7th/8th inning...1-0/1-0/0-0 Tigers out hit opponent Opponent out hits Tigers Tigers and opponent have equal hits Tigers hit home run Tigers do not hit a home run Come-from-behind wins... 5 TIGERS VS. INDIANS 2016 Record: at Home: at Cleveland: 2-7 All-Time Record: All-Time at Home: All-Time at Comerica Park: All-Time at Cleveland: Game Log Date Site Result Winner/Loser/Save 4/22 DET L, 2-1 Tomlin/Verlander/Allen 4/23 DET L, 10-1 Kluber/Sanchez 4/24 DET L, 6-3 Bauer/Greene/Allen 5/3 CLE L, 7-3 Tomlin/Verlander 5/4 CLE L, 4-0 KLUBER/Sanchez 5/5 CLE L, 9-4 Bauer/Fulmer 6/24 DET L, 7-5 Salazar/Zimmermann 6/25 DET L, 6-0 CARRASCO/Sanchez 6/26 DET L, 9-3 Tomlin/Verlander 7/4 CLE L, 5-3 Manship/Rondón/Allen 7/5 CLE L, 12-1 Carrasco/Sanchez 7/6 CLE W, 12-2 Fulmer/Tomlin 9/16 CLE L, 11-4 Kluber/Fulmer 9/17 CLE L, 1-0 (10) Miller/J. Wilson 9/18 CLE W, 9-5 Norris/Bauer/Rodríguez 9/26 DET L, 7-4 Miller/Farmer/Allen 9/27 DET W, 12-0 Verlander/Clevinger 9/28 DET W, 6-3 (5) Hardy/Colon 9/29 DET PPD., Field Condi"ons STREAKS Last five games: 3-2 Last 10 games: 6-3 Last 15 games: n/a Last 20 games: n/a Detroit Tigers (6-3) vs. Cleveland Indians (4-5) Friday, April 14, 2017 Progressive Field, Cleveland, OH 7:10 p.m. ET LHP Daniel Norris (0-0, 4.26) vs. RHP Trevor Bauer (0-1, 6.35) Game #10 Road #3 TV: FOX Sports Detroit Radio: 97.1 The Ticket YESTERDAY S ACTION: The Tigers lost to the Minnesota Twins, 11-5, at Comerica Park. Starter Jordan Zimmermann threw 4.2 innings and allowed five earned runs on four hits with a career-high five walks and three strikeouts. Miguel Cabrera hit his first home run of the year, a solo shot off Phil Hughes in the 1st inning. José Iglesias added an RBI double in the 2nd to make it 2-0 Tigers. But the Twins plated 11 unanswered runs between the 3rd and 6th innings to avoid the three-game sweep. HOMER HAPPY: Detroit has set a new franchise record by hi!ng at least one home run in each of their first nine games this season (previous: first 7 G in 2014). The Texas Rangers have also homered in their first nine games this year, tying the Tigers for longest such streak by an American League club since the Cleveland Indians homered in nine straight games to start the 2012 season. The last Major League team to homer in 10 consecu"ve games to start a season was the 2016 San Francisco Giants, while the last AL team to do so was the 2009 Rangers. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Finally, the Tigers will play a game under the lights tonight in Cleveland. They are the last and final MLB club to play a night game this year. The closest club is the Twins, who have played only one night game so far. A#er that, the next fewest is three night games for the Red Sox and White Sox. The Tigers have played all three of those clubs this season. BALL SO HARD: According to FanGraphs, Detroit s third baseman, Nicholas Castellanos, has recorded a 71.4% hard hit rate over his first nine games, which leads all Major League players this season. His teammate, Victor Mar"nez, also ranks in the top three (see chart below): HARD HIT RATE, 2017, MLB Nicholas Castellanos, DET % Yandy Diaz, CLE % Victor Mar"nez, DET % Mitch Moreland, BOS % Paul Goldschmidt, ARI % READ ON THE ROSTER: Notes about Detroit s current 25-man roster: - The roster consists of 12 pitchers (Ma$hew Boyd, William Cuevas, Michael Fulmer, Shane Greene, Daniel Norris, Francisco Rodr&guez, Kyle Ryan, Anibal Sanchez, Jus"n Verlander, Alex Wilson, Jus"n Wilson, Jordan Zimmermann), two catchers (Alex Avila, James McCann), six infielders (Miguel Cabrera, Nicholas Castellanos, José Iglesias, Ian Kinsler, Dixon Machado, Andrew Romine), four ou'ielders (Tyler Collins, JaCoby Jones, Mikie Mahtook, Jus"n Upton) and one designated hi$er (Victor Mar"nez). - 6 were on an Opening Day roster at the major league level for the first "me (Boyd, Fulmer, Jones, Machado, Mahtook, A. Wilson), compared to three in have less than three years in the major leagues (Boyd, Collins, Cuevas, Fulmer, Greene, Jones, Machado, Mahtook, McCann, Norris, Ryan), compared to seven in have five-or-more years in the majors (Avila, Cabrera, Kinsler, V. Mar"nez, Rodr&guez, Sanchez, Upton, Verlander, Zimmermann ) - 5 have less than a full year in the majors (Boyd, Cuevas, Fulmer, Jones, Machado). - 9 have been selected All-Stars (Avila, Cabrera, Iglesias, Kinsler, V. Mar"nez, Rodríguez, Upton, Verlander, Zimmermann). UPCOMING GAME DETAILS TIGERS AND INDIANS: In 2016, the Tigers lost each of their first 11 games against the Indians, including three series sweeps, en route to a 4-14 season record versus their division rivals. The.222 winning % was their third-worst in any season vs. Cleveland, trailing their 0-12 (.000) mark in 1996 and 2-8 (.200) record in TRANSACTION: Following yesterday s game, Detroit op"oned RHP Joe Jiménez to triple-a Toledo. Prior to tonight s game, the Tigers have purchased the contract of RHP William Cuevas from Toledo. Cuevas will wear #46. The Tigers now have 39 players on their 40-man roster. NOTES ON THE SKIPPER: Brad Ausmus is in his fourth season at the helm for the Tigers a#er being named the 37th manager in Tigers history on November 3, Enters today s game with a (.519) record as the Tigers manager. - Led the Tigers to a record and a postseason berth in his first year as manager in 2014, joining Hughie Jennings (1907), Mickey Cochrane (1934) and Jim Leyland (2006) in accomplishing the feat. - Became the 14th manager in Tigers history to have also played at the major league level for Detroit, joining Alan Trammell, Dick Tracewski, Billy Mar"n, Bob Swi#, Billy Hitchcock, Fred Hutchinson, Mickey Cochrane, Del Baker, Bucky Harris, George Moriarty, Ty Cobb, Hughie Jennings and Bobby Lowe. - Managed Team Israel in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. - Spent 18 seasons as a catcher at the major league level with the Padres ( ), Tigers (1996, ), Astros ( , ) and Dodgers ( )...made eight postseason appearances as a player, including two trips to the Na"onal League Championship Series and one to the World Series. - Ranks third all-"me among catchers with 12,839 putouts, while he is 10th with 15,840.2 innings played and 1,766 games started. REPLAY RUNDOWN: Detroit has been involved in four instant replay challenges this season. The Tigers have challenged one play and the call was overturned; opponents have made two challenges and both rulings have been overturned; crew chief has reviewed one play and it stood. TIGERS ON THE DL: OF J.D. Mar!nez (right midfoot sprain, 10-day DL on March 31, retroac"ve to March 30). THE DISTRICT DETROIT The District Detroit is one of the largest sports and entertainment developments in the country. Located in the heart of Detroit, this 50-block, mixed-use development led by the Ilitch organiza"on unites six world-class theaters, five neighborhoods and three professional sports venues in one vibrant, walkable des"na"on for people who want to live, work and play in an exci"ng urban environment. Home to the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons and Detroit Lions - The District Detroit represents the greatest density of professional sports teams in one downtown core in the country. For more informa"on, visit districtdetroit.com/ fanguide. DATE OPPONENT GAME TIME TIGERS OPPONENT TV/RADIO PROBABLE PITCHER PROBABLE PITCHER Saturday, 4:10 p.m. RHP Jus"n Verlander (1-0, 1.35) RHP Corey Kluber (0-1, 5.25) FSD/FS1/97.1 Sunday, 1:10 p.m. LHP Ma$hew Boyd (1-0, 5.40) RHP Carlos Carrasco (1-0, 2.13) FSD/97.1
2 TONIGHT S TIGERS STARTER - DANIEL NORRIS 17 SEASON (DETROIT): 0-0, 4.26 ERA, 1 G, 1 GS, 0 CG, 0 SHO, 0 SV, 6.1 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 HR, 3 BB, 2 SO. 17 SPRING (DETROIT): 1-2, 6.08 ERA, 7 G, 7 GS, 0 CG, 0 SHO, 0 SV, 23.2 IP, 33 H, 16 R, 16 ER, 1 HR, 7 BB, 17 SO. 16 SEASON (DETROIT): 4-2, 3.38 ERA, 14 G, 13 GS, 0 CG, 0 SHO, 0 SV, 69.1 IP, 75 H, 30 R, 26 ER, 10 HR, 22 BB, 71 SO. 16 SEASON (TOLEDO/ERIE/LAKELAND): 6-7, 4.50 ERA, 17 G, 17 GS, 0 CG, 0 SHO, 0 SV, 86.0 IP, 92 H, 46 R, 43 ER, 4 HR, 32 BB, 91 SO. CAREER (DETROIT/TORONTO): 7-4, 3.67 ERA, 33 G, 28 GS, 0 CG, 0 SHO, 0 SV, IP, 140 H, 68 R, 58 ER, 20 HR, 49 BB, 122 SO. ABOUT DANIEL: Norris is making his second start of the season tonight at Cleveland. LAST TIME OUT: Norris made his season debut on Sunday vs. Boston and did not factor into the decision a!er allowing three runs on seven hits with three walks and two strikeouts in 6.1 innings GAME-BY-GAME RUNDOWN SEASON (DETROIT) DATE OPP. RESULT S/R DEC. ERA IP H R ER BB SO PC 4/9 BOS L, 7-5 S ND TOTALS (0-1 record) 1 start 0-1, VS. CLEVELAND: Norris has made three career starts against the Indians, all at Progressive Field, and has posted a 1-0 record with a 2.70 ERA (10.0IP/3ER) and 10 strikeouts. He faced Cleveland twice last season and went 1-0 with a 3.86 ERA (7.0IP/3ER) and nine strikeouts. ON THE ROAD: Norris has a perfect 6-0 record with a 2.99 ERA (78.1IP/26ER) and 67 strikeouts in 19 career appearances, including 15 starts, on the road. Norris' streak of 15 road starts without a loss to start his career is "ed for the fourth longest streak since Only Dave LaPoint (20 starts), Todd Wellemeyer (16) and Larry Jansen (16) had longer streaks without a road loss to begin their career. In seven road ou"ngs, including six starts, last season, Norris went 3-0 with a 2.81 ERA (32.0IP/10ER) and 32 strikeouts. SPRING (DETROIT) DATE OPP. RESULT S/R DEC. ERA IP H R ER BB SO PC L, 9-5 S ND L, 8-5 S ND L, 7-1 S L W, 5-3 S W L, 5-4 S ND L, 11-3 S L L, 3-2 S ND TOTALS (1-6 record) 7 starts 1-2, AGAINST THE AL CENTRAL: Norris has started 13 games in his career against teams from the American League Central and has compiled a 3-1 record with a 2.78 ERA (64.2IP/20ER) and 57 strikeouts. In eight starts vs. AL Central opponents last season, Norris was 2-1 with a 3.46 ERA (41.2IP/16ER) and 43 strikeouts. THREE IS ENOUGH: Norris allowed three runs in his first start of the season on Sunday vs. Boston, extending his streak of allowing three earned runs-or-less to 20 consecu"ve starts da"ng back to August 12, The streak is "ed with teammate Jus"n Verlander for the longest ac"ve streak in the majors. LEFT VS. RIGHT: Le!ies are ba$ng.231 (34x147) against Norris in his career, while righ"es are hi$ng.263 (106x403). In 14 ou"ngs last season, le!ies posted a.214 (15x70) ba$ng average, while righthanded hi%ers ba%ed.290 (60x207). HELPING HIS OWN CAUSE: Making his first professional plate appearance, Norris hit a two-run home run in the second inning on August 19, 2015 at Chicago (NL) to record his first major league hit, home run and RBI. Norris became the first Tiger pitcher to homer in a game since Jason Johnson on June 8, 2005 at Los Angeles (NL). He also became the first American League pitcher to hit a home run at Wrigley Field. EARNING HIS FIRST BIG LEAGUE WIN: Norris earned the first victory of his major league career on April 9, 2015 at New York (AL). Norris pitched 5.2 innings against the Yankees and allowed three runs on six hits with two walks and five strikeouts. MAKING HIS MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT: Norris made his major league debut on September 5, 2014 at Boston and struck out David Or"z, the only ba%er he faced in the game. BACK TO THE FUTURES: Norris was selected to the U.S. Team for the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Target Field in Minneapolis. In the game, Norris pitched a scoreless inning with one strikeout. MISCELLANEOUS NOTES: Norris was acquired by the Tigers along with le!handed pitchers Ma% Boyd and Jairo Labourt from the Blue Jays on July 30, in exchange for le!handed pitcher David Price. Norris was selected by the Blue Jays in the second round of the 2011 MLB Dra!. NORRIS GAME HIGHS: LAST CG: No ML CG. LAST SHUTOUT: No ML SHO. STRIKEOUT HIGH : 2 - April 9, 2017 vs. Boston. STRIKEOUT HIGH - CAREER: 11 - September 12, 2016 vs. Minnesota. WALK HIGH : 3 - April 9, 2017 vs. Boston. WALK HIGH - CAREER: 4 - August 15, 2016 vs. Kansas City. LOW-HIT GAME : 7 - April 9, 2017 vs. Boston (6.1IP). LOW-HIT GAME - CAREER: 0 - September 22, 2015 vs. Chicago (AL) (5.0IP). NORRIS VS. INDIANS: LIFETIME: 1-0, 2.70 ERA, 3 G, 3 GS, 0 CG, 0 SHO, 0 SV, 10.0 IP, 12 H, 6 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 10 SO. IN 2016: 1-0, 3.86 ERA, 2 G, 2 GS, 0 CG, 0 SHO, 0 SV, 7.0 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 9 SO. LAST START/WIN: September 18, 2016 at Cleveland, W 9-5 (5.0,5,4,1,1,6). LAST LOSS: No career losses vs. the Indians. BATTER-PITCHER MATCHUPS: NORRIS vs. INDIANS - CAREER (AVG-AB-H-HR-RBI): Almonte ; Brantley ; Gomes ; Guyer ; Jackson ; Lindor ; Ramírez ; Santana BAUER vs. TIGERS - CAREER (AVG-AB-H-HR-RBI): Avila ; Cabrera ; Castellanos ; Collins ; Iglesias ; Kinsler ; Machado ; V. Mar"nez ; McCann ; Romine ; Upton TOMORROW S TIGERS STARTER - JUSTIN VERLANDER '17 SEASON (DETROIT): 1-0, 1.35 ERA, 2 G, 2 GS, 0 CG, 0 SHO, 0 SV, 13.1 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 0 HR, 4 BB, 14 SO. 17 SPRING (DETROIT): 0-1, 1.99 ERA, 6 G, 6 GS, 0 CG, 0 SHO, 0 SV, 22.2 IP, 15 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 HR, 6 BB, 16 SO. 16 SEASON (DETROIT): 16-9, 3.04 ERA, 34 G, 34 GS, 2 CG, 0 SHO, 0 SV, IP, 171 H, 81 R, 77 ER, 30 HR, 57 BB, 254 SO. CAREER (DETROIT): , 3.46 ERA, 354 G, 354 GS, 23 CG, 7 SHO, 0 SV, IP, 2081 H, 984 R, 904 ER, 217 HR, 703 BB, 2211 SO. ABOUT JV: In his 12th full season with the Tigers, Verlander will make his third start of the season tomorrow a!ernoon at Cleveland. LAST TIME OUT: Verlander received a no decision in his last start on Monday vs. Boston a!er throwing 7.0 innings and allowing an unearned run on three hits with two walks and four strikeouts. VS. CLEVELAND/AT PROGRESSIVE FIELD: Verlander has faced the Indians more than any team in his career as tomorrow will mark his 49th career start against Cleveland. In his previous 48 starts vs. Cleveland, Verlander has a record with a 4.48 ERA (303.2IP/151ER) and 326 strikeouts. Verlander made five starts vs. the Indians last season and went 1-3 with a 4.88 ERA (31.1IP/17ER) and 36 strikeouts. Verlander has started 26 career games at Progressive Field and has compiled a 9-14 record with a 5.37 ERA (162.2IP/97ER) and 174 strikeouts. CENTRAL FOCUS: Verlander has made 162 starts in his career against teams from the American League Central and has a record with a 3.69 ERA (1079.1IP/443ER) and 1,025 strikeouts. STRIKEOUT STREAK: Verlander enters tomorrow's game having struck out at least one ba%er in 317 consecu"ve games, da"ng back to May 4, The streak ranks as the longest streak among ac"ve pitchers and is the ninth-longest streak among all pitchers since 1913.
3 TRACKING THE TIGERS (Series numbers are for three games vs. Minnesota April 11-13; Homestand numbers are for seven games April 7-13) TIGERS SERIES:.207 (19x92) HOMESTAND:.235 (50x213) OPPONENTS SERIES:.206 (20x97) HOMESTAND:.223 (51x229) #31 Alex Avila - C Height: 5-11 Weight: 210 B/T: L/R Age: 30 (1/29/87 in Hialeah, FL) SERIES: (1x1) CURRENT STREAK: 3 (.600, 3x5) HOMESTAND:.500 (2x4) LONG STREAK: 3 (.600, 3x5, 4/6-4/13) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 1x1 at PH/DH. On an Opening Day roster at the major league level for the eighth straight season. Played in 20 games during Spring Training and hit.116 (5x43) with three runs scored. Hit.213 (36x169) with 19 runs scored, six doubles, seven home runs and 11 RBI in 57 games in 2016 with Chicago (AL). Ranks second among ac!ve American League catchers since 2010 with 127 catcher caught stealing, while he ranks fi#h with a 29.2 caught stealing percentage (min. 300 games played). Selected to the AL All-Star Team and won his first AL Silver Slugger Award in #24 Miguel Cabrera - 1B Height: 6-4 Weight: 240 B/T: R/R Age: 33 (4/18/83 in Maracay, VZ) SERIES:.222 (2x9) CURRENT STREAK: 1 (.500, 1x2) HOMESTAND:.167 (4x24) LONG STREAK: 1 three!mes (last,.500, 1x2, 4/13) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 1x2, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB at 1B. Hit his first home run of the season yesterday vs. MIN...was his 447th career homer and he's now two home runs shy of tying Jeff Bagwell and Vladimir Guerrero for 38th in MLB history. Played in six games with Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic and hit.190 (4x21) with two runs scored, one home run and three RBI. Won his seventh career Silver Slugger Award in 2016 a#er hi%ng.316 (188x595) with 92 runs scored, 31 doubles, one triple, 38 home runs and 108 RBI -- finished the season!ed for the AL lead with 15 inten!onal walks, while he was second with a.563 slugging percentage, fourth with a.316 ba%ng average, fi#h with a.393 on-base percentage, sixth with 335 total bases,!ed for sixth with 188 hits and 108 RBI and!ed for eighth with 38 home runs. Named the AL Most Valuable Player in 2012 and 2013, joining Hal Newhouser as the only two players in franchise history to win the award in back-to-back seasons...one of only eight Tigers to capture the MVP award. Seven!me AL All-Star selec!on with the Tigers ( ) and a four-!me NL All-Star selec!on with the Florida Marlins ( ). Is all-!me leader among Venezuelan-born players in HR's (447), RBI (1,554), ba%ng average (.320), on-base percentage (.398), slugging percentage (.561) and total bases (4,421). #9 Nicholas Castellanos - 3B Height: 6-4 Weight: 210 B/T: R/R Age: 25 (3/4/92 in Davie, FL) SERIES:.154 (2x13) CURRENT STREAK: 0 (.000, 0x7) HOMESTAND:.214 (6x28) LONG STREAK: 4 (.313, 5x16, 4/9-4/12) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 0x5, SO at 3B. Has recorded a hit in seven of his first nine games this season. Hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning of Monday's game -- marked his second career go-ahead hit in the eighth inning-or-later (other, 5/20/15 vs. MIL). Hit the first Opening Day home run of his major league career on 4/4 at CWS. Posted a.377 (23x61) ba%ng average with 10 runs scored, nine doubles, four home runs and 15 RBI in 22 Grapefruit League games...!ed for the Grapefruit League lead with nine doubles, while he was!ed for second with 23 hits and!ed for seventh with 15 RBI. Completed his third full season with the Tigers in 2016 and established career highs with 54 runs scored and 18 home runs. #18 Tyler Collins - OF Height: 5-11 Weight: 215 B/T: L/L Age: 26 (6/6/90 in Lubbock, TX) SERIES:.429 (3x7) CURRENT STREAK: 5 (.368, 7x19) HOMESTAND:.400 (6x15) LONG STREAK: 5 (.368, 7x19, 4/6-4/13) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 1x3, R, BB, SO at RF. Has hit safely in five straight games and is ba%ng.368 (7x19) during the streak. Played in 24 games during Spring Training and hit.259 (14x54) with three runs scored, two doubles, three home runs and 13 RBI. Split the 2016 season between Detroit and Triple A Toledo -- hit.235 (32x136) with 14 runs scored, two doubles, three triples, four home runs and 15 RBI in 56 games with the Tigers, while he hit.214 (55x257) with 29 runs scored, seven doubles, seven home runs and 30 RBI in 68 games with the Mud Hens. #1 José Iglesias - SS Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 B/T: R/R Age: 27 (1/5/90 in Havana, CU) SERIES:.500 (3x6) CURRENT STREAK: 1 (.750, 3x4) HOMESTAND:.250 (5x20) LONG STREAK: 1 twice (last,.750, 3x4, 4/13) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 3x4, 2B, 2 RBI, SO at SS. Finished Spring Training with a.314 (16x51) ba%ng average with three runs scored, three doubles and four RBI in 21 games. Completed his second full season with the Tigers in 2016 and established career highs with 467 at-bats, 57 runs scored, 26 doubles, four home runs, 32 RBI and 28 walks...led the AL with plate appearances per strikeout, while he was!ed for fourth with seven sacrifice hits. Was one of three finalists for the AL Gold Glove as a shortstop. Selected to the AL All-Star Team in #40 JaCoby Jones - OF Height: 6-2 Weight: 205 B/T: R/R Age: 24 (5/10/92 in Chickasha, OK) SERIES:.333 (2x6) CURRENT STREAK: 1 (.667, 2x3) HOMESTAND:.286 (4x14) LONG STREAK: 2 (.400, 2x5, 4/7-4/8) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 2x3, R, 3B, BB, SO, CS at CF. Recorded the first triple of his major league career yesterday vs. MIN. Hit the first home run of his major league career on 4/4 at CWS with a three-run homer off of José Quintana -- became the first Tigers rookie to homer on Opening Day since Kirk Gibson in Spent most of the 2016 season in the minors, spli%ng the year between Double A Erie and Triple A Toledo before making his major league debut late in the season. Made his major league debut on 8/30/16 vs. Chicago (AL), going 2x4 with a run scored, a double and two RBI. #3 Ian Kinsler - 2B Height: 6-0 Weight: 200 B/T: R/R Age: 34 (6/22/82 in Tucson, AZ) SERIES:.000 (0x6) CURRENT STREAK: 0 (.000, 0x6) HOMESTAND:.250 (5x20) LONG STREAK: 4 (.357, 5x14, 4/7-4/10) Last Game: 4/12 vs. MIN: 0x3, BB at 2B. Has reached base safely in each of his first eight games of the season. Kinsler, con't Belted his fi#h career Opening Day home run on 4/4 at CWS...marked the second straight year he has homered in the season opener and he became the first Tiger to homer in consecu!ve season openers since Aaron Robinson in Hit.212 (7x33) with four runs scored, one double, one home run and one RBI in 13 Grapefruit League games...played in seven games with Team USA in the World Baseball Classic and hit.267 (8x30) with six runs scored, one double, one home run and three RBI. Won the AL Gold Glove as a second baseman in Ranked fourth in the AL with 117 runs scored and!ed for seventh with 55 mul!-hit games. Established a club single-season record with eight leadoff home runs in 2016, bes!ng the previous record of seven, set by Cur!s Granderson in 2007 and Four-!me AL All-Star with the Texas Rangers (2008, 2010, 2012) and Tigers (2014). #49 Dixon Machado - INF Height: 6-1 Weight: 169 B/T: R/R Age: 25 (2/22/92 in San Cristobal-Tachira, VZ) SERIES:.000 (0x4) CURRENT STREAK: 0 (.000, 0x5) HOMESTAND:.000 (0x4) LONG STREAK: 0 Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 0x1, SO at 2B. On an Opening Day roster at the major league level for the first!me in his career. Played in 34 games during Spring Training and hit.239 (17x71) with seven runs scored, three doubles and five RBI. Spent most of the 2016 season with Triple A Toledo and hit.266 (131x492) with 59 runs scored, 28 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 48 RBI in 131 games. #15 Mikie Mahtook - OF Height: 6-1 Weight: 200 B/T: R/R Age: 27 (11/30/89 in Lafaye&e, LA) SERIES:.000 (0x4) CURRENT STREAK: 0 (.000, 0x9) HOMESTAND:.100 (1x10) LONG STREAK: 1 (1.000, 1x1, 4/7) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 0x1 at LF. Hit a game-tying pinch hit RBI double in the eighth inning of last Friday's game vs. BOS -- marked his first hit with the Tigers and the first pinch hit of his major league career. Is in his first season with the Tigers a#er being acquired from Tampa Bay in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considera!ons on January 18. Hit.195 (36x185) with 16 runs scored, nine doubles, three home runs and 11 RBI in 65 games with Tampa Bay in 2016, while he ba&ed.305 (32x105) with 16 runs scored, five doubles, three triples, one home run and seven RBI in 27 games with Triple A Durham. #41 Victor Mar!nez - DH Height: 6-2 Weight: 210 B/T: S/R Age: 38 (12/23/78 in Ciudad Bolivar, VZ) SERIES:.100 (1x10) CURRENT STREAK: 0 (.000, 0x9) HOMESTAND:.217 (5x23) LONG STREAK: 3 (.333, 4x12, 4/9-4/11) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 0x3, 2 SO at DH. Played in 14 Grapefruit League games and hit.150 (6x40) with one run scored, one double, one home run and three RBI...appeared in seven games with Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic and ba&ed.136 (3x22) with two runs scored, one home run and two RBI. Finished the 2016 season with 27 home runs, marking the third!me in his career he has hit 25-or-more homers in a season. Recorded the 1,000th RBI of his career on 4/20 at KC -- became the fi#h Venezuelan-born player to reach 1,000 RBI, joining Miguel Cabrera, Andres Galarraga, Bobby Abreu and Magglio Ordoñez. Five-!me AL All-Star selec!on with the Cleveland Indians (2004, 2007, 2009), Boston Red Sox (2010) and Tigers (2014). #34 James McCann - C Height: 6-2 Weight: 210 B/T: R/R Age: 26 (6/13/90 in Santa Barbara, CA) SERIES:.100 (1x10) CURRENT STREAK: 0 (.000, 0x8) HOMESTAND:.167 (3x18) LONG STREAK: 3 (.375, 3x8, 4/6-4/8) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 0x4, 2 SO at C. Hit a two-run home run in the fi#h inning of Tuesday's game for his third home run of the season -- became the first Tigers catcher in franchise history to hit three homers in the first seven games of the season. Posted a.250 (13x52) ba%ng average with five runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and seven RBI in 21 Grapefruit League games. Established single-season career highs with 12 home runs and 48 RBI in Was one of three finalists for the AL Gold Glove as a catcher -- ranked second in the AL with 25 catcher caught stealing, while he was fourth with a 45.0 caught stealing percentage (min. 20 stolen base a&empts) -- his 45.0 caught stealing percentage was the best by a Tigers catcher since Ivan Rodriguez had a 51.0 caught stealing percentage in #17 Andrew Romine - INF Height: 6-1 Weight: 200 B/T: S/R Age: 31 (12/24/85 in Winter Haven, FL) SERIES:.250 (2x8) CURRENT STREAK: 0 (.000, 0x5) HOMESTAND:.400 (6x15) LONG STREAK: 3 (.600, 6x10, 4/9-4/12) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 0x5, SO at 2B/1B. Belted his first career grand slam and drove in a career-high four runs on Wednesday vs. MIN. Recorded mul!ple hits in three consecu!ve games from 4/9-4/12, marking the first!me in his career he's posted three straight mul!-hit games. Made his first career start in le# field on Monday vs. BOS...has seen!me at eight defensive posi!ons in his big league career, including shortstop (160), third base (131), second base (43), first base (39), center field (24), le# field (four), right field (two) and pitcher (two). Tied a career high with 109 games played in 2016 and hit.236 (41x174) with 21 runs scored, five doubles, two triples, two home runs and 16 RBI. #8 Jus!n Upton - OF Height: 6-2 Weight: 205 B/T: R/R Age: 29 (8/25/87 in Norfolk, VA) SERIES:.250 (2x8) CURRENT STREAK: 2 (.333, 2x6) HOMESTAND:.167 (3x18) LONG STREAK: 2 (.333, 2x6, 4/12-4/13) Last Game: 4/13 vs. MIN: 1x3, R, HR, 2 RBI, SO at LF. Hit.297 (19x64) with eight runs scored, four doubles, five home runs and 14 RBI in 24 Grapefruit League games...ranked!ed for sixth in the Grapefruit League with five homers. Tied a career high with 31 home runs in his first season with the Tigers in Belted the 200th home run of his major league career on 7/18 vs. MIN. Selected to the NL All-Star Team three!mes in his career (2009, 2011, 2015). Earned a NL Silver Slugger Award in 2011 with Arizona and 2014 with Atlanta. TIGERS BATTING MISCELLANEOUS HOME RUNS MULTI-HIT GAMES MULTI-RBI GAMES 1R 2R 3R GS LAST HR 2H 3H 4H 5H TOTAL 2BI 3BI 4BI 5BI TOTAL Avila 9/21/16 at PHI Cabrera 1 4/13/17 vs. MIN 1 1 Castellanos 1 1 4/9/17 vs. BOS Collins 1 4/6/17 at CWS 2 2 Iglesias 1 4/8/17 vs. BOS Jones 1 4/4/17 at CWS Kinsler 2 4/10/17 vs. BOS Machado No ML HR's Mahtook 9/29/16 at CWS V. Mar!nez 9/25/16 vs. KC McCann 1 2 4/11/17 vs. MIN 2 2 Romine 1 4/12/17 vs. MIN Upton 1 4/13/17 vs. MIN 1 1
4 BULLPEN NOTES W-L ERA IP H R ER BB-I SO STARTERS RELIEVERS ST BATTER RETIRED/FACED PCT. RI/SCORED PCT. SAVES/OPPS. PCT. Cuevas 0/ / / Greene 3/ / / Rodr guez 2/ / /4.750 Ryan 1/ / /1.000 Sanchez 2/ / / A. Wilson 2/ / /2.500 J. Wilson 5/ / / TEAM TOTALS 19/ / /8.625 #46 William Cuevas - RHP Height: 6-2 Weight: 215 B/T: R/R Age: 26 (10/14/90 in Caracas, VZ) Last Game Pitched: N/A Last Five Ou ngs: N/A Had his contract purchased from Triple A Toledo prior to tonight's game... earned the win in his only start for Toledo this season, throwing 6.0 shutout innings with six strikeouts. Pitched for Team Colombia in the World Baseball Classic and had a ERA (2.2IP/4ER) and two strikeouts in two appearances. Made four Grapefruit League appearances and posted a 0.00 ERA (4.0IP/0ER) with three strikeouts. Spent most of the 2016 season with Triple A Pawtucket, making 25 appearances, including 18 starts...made his major league debut with Boston on 4/21/16 vs. TB, allowing two runs in 2.1 innings. #61 Shane Greene - RHP Height: 6-4 Weight: 210 B/T: R/R Age: 28 (11/17/88 in Clermont, FL) Last Game Pitched: 4/13 vs. MIN: (2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 SO). Last Five Ou ngs: 2.70 ERA (3.1IP/1ER), 3 H, 2 BB, 2 SO, 2 HB, 1 WP (4G). On an Opening Day roster at the major league level for the third straight season. Made 12 appearances during Spring Training and had a 4.91 ERA (11.0IP/6ER) with nine strikeouts. Established a career high with 50 appearances in 2016 with the Tigers and had a 5-4 record with two saves, a 5.82 ERA (60.1IP/39ER) and 59 strikeouts. Inherited 20 runners during the 2016 season and did not allow any of them to score. #57 Francisco Rodríguez - RHP Height: 6-0 Weight: 180 B/T: R/R Age: 35 (1/7/82 in Caracas, VZ) Last Game Pitched: 4/11 vs. MIN: (1.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, SV). Last Five Ou ngs: 1-0, 4.15 ERA (4.1IP/2ER), 7 H, 0 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR, 3 SV (4G). Made four Grapefruit League appearances and had a 0-1 record with a ERA (3.2IP/5ER) and four strikeouts -- pitched in two games for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic and was 1-0 with one save and a 3.86 ERA (2.1IP/1ER). Finished the 2016 season with 44 saves, which ranked as the second most in a season in Tigers history, trailing only Jose Valverde, who saved 49 games in Ranked second in the AL with 44 saves, while he was seventh with an 89.8 save percentage. Posted 40-or-more saves in a season for the sixth me in his career, which is the third most 40-save seasons in MLB history, trailing only Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman, who each had nine 40-save seasons. Three- me American League All-Star selec on with the Los Angeles Angels (2004, ) and three- me Na onal League All-Star selec on with the New York Mets (2009) and Milwaukee Brewers ( ).. Leads all ac ve pitchers and ranks fourth in major league history with 433 saves, while he leads all ac ve pitchers with 924 appearances and 661 games finished. MLB ALL-TIME SAVES LEADERS Rank Player Saves 1. Mariano Rivera Trevor Hoffman Lee Smith Francisco Rodríguez VS. CLEVELAND INDIANS AVG AB H HR RBI Avila Cabrera Castellanos Collins Iglesias Jones Kinsler Machado Mahtook V. Mar nez McCann Romine Upton TEAM TOTALS VS. CLEVELAND INDIANS G W-L-S ERA IP H ER Cuevas Greene Rodríguez Ryan Sanchez A. Wilson J. Wilson TEAM TOTALS #56 Kyle Ryan - LHP Height: 6-5 Weight: 215 B/T: L/L Age: 25 (9/25/91 in Auburndale, FL) Last Game Pitched: 4/12 vs. MIN: (1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 SO). Last Five Ou ngs: 2.45 ERA (3.2IP/1ER), 3 H, 3 BB, 0 SO (4G). Has induced a double play in each of his first four ou ngs this season. Made an Opening Day roster at the major league level for the second straight season. Made 11 Grapefruit League appearances and had a 0-1 record with one save, a 2.84 ERA (12.2IP/4ER) and 14 strikeouts. Appeared in a career-high 56 games with Detroit in 2016 and posted a 4-2 record with a 3.07 ERA (55.2IP/19ER) and 35 strikeouts -- also made eight appearances with Triple A Toledo and did not allow a run in 7.0 innings. #19 Anibal Sanchez - RHP Height: 6-0 Weight: 205 B/T: R/R Age: 33 (2/27/84 in Maracay, VZ) Last Game Pitched: 4/13 vs. MIN: (1.1 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 2 BB, SO, 2 HR, WP). Last Five Ou ngs: ERA (6.0IP/7ER), 11 H, 4 BB, 6 SO, 3 HR, 2 WP (3G). Appeared in seven games, including three starts, during Spring Training and had a 2-1 record with a 4.56 ERA (23.2IP/12ER) and 24 strikeouts -- over his final four ou ngs of the spring, he had a 0.50 ERA (18.0IP/1ER) with five hits allowed, two walks and 20 strikeouts. Made 35 appearances, including 26 starts, in 2016 and compiled a 7-13 record with a 5.87 ERA (153.1IP/100ER) and 135 strikeouts...had a 5-12 record with a 6.04 ERA (138.2IP/93ER) and 124 strikeouts in 26 starts, while he went 2-1 with a 4.30 ERA (14.2IP/7ER) and 11 strikeouts in nine relief appearances. Led the American League with a 2.57 ERA (182.0IP/52ER) in Threw a no-hi er as a member of the Florida Marlins on September 6, 2006 vs. Arizona, becoming the 19th rookie in MLB history to throw a no-hi er. #30 Alex Wilson - RHP Height: 6-0 Weight: 215 B/T: R/R Age: 30 (11/3/86 in Dhahran, SB) Last Game Pitched: 4/12 vs. MIN: (2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 2 SO, SV). Last Five Ou ngs: 4.50 ERA (4.0IP/2ER), 3 H, 2 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 1 HB, 1 SV (4G). Recorded his third career save on Wednesday vs. MIN, throwing 2.0 scoreless innings with two strikeouts -- marked his first save since 8/5/15 vs. KC. Appeared in 11 games during Spring Training and had a 5.56 ERA (11.1IP/7ER) and eight strikeouts. Established career highs in wins (4), appearances (62), innings pitched (73.0) and strikeouts (49) with the Tigers last season. Had a career-long 14 straight scoreless appearances from July 4-August 15, during the streak, threw 15.2 scoreless innings with 10 hits allowed, six walks and six strikeouts. #38 Jus n Wilson - LHP Height: 6-2 Weight: 203 B/T: L/L Age: 29 (8/18/87 in Anaheim, CA) Last Game Pitched: 4/11 vs. MIN: (1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 SO, 1 WP). Last Five Ou ngs: 1-0, 0.00 ERA (4.2IP/0ER), 0 H, 2 BB, 5 SO, 2 WP, 1 SV. Has turned in 23 consecu ve scoreless appearances in the month of April, spanning 18.2 innings and da ng back to 4/15/15. Recorded the second save of his major league career on Saturday vs. Boston, throwing a perfect ninth inning...only other major league save was on 7/27/16 at BOS. Pitched in 10 Grapefruit League games and had a 0-1 record with a 5.19 ERA (8.2IP/5ER) and 13 strikeouts. Completed his first season with the Tigers in 2016 and posted a 4-5 record with one save, a 4.14 ERA (58.2IP/27ER) and 65 strikeouts. Ranked ed for seventh in the American League with 25 holds. TIGERS VS. CLEVELAND INDIANS MLB ALL-TIME APPEARANCES LEADERS Rank Player Apps. 19. David Weathers Rollie Fingers Gene Garber Francisco Rodríguez 924 CAREER VS. CLEVELAND INDIANS AVG AB H HR RBI Avila Cabrera Castellanos Collins Iglesias Jones Kinsler Machado Mahtook V. Mar nez McCann Romine Upton CAREER VS. CLEVELAND INDIANS G W-L-S ERA IP H ER Cuevas Greene Rodríguez Ryan Sanchez A. Wilson J. Wilson CAREER AT PROGRESSIVE FIELD AVG AB H HR RBI Avila Cabrera Castellanos Collins Iglesias Jones Kinsler Machado Mahtook V. Mar nez McCann Romine Upton CAREER AT PROGRESSIVE FIELD G W-L-S ERA IP H ER Cuevas Greene Rodríguez Ryan Sanchez A. Wilson J. Wilson
5 GENERAL (Nine inning games unless otherwise noted) Longest winning streak - overall...3 (4/10-4/12) Longest winning streak - home...3 (4/10-4/12) Longest winning streak - road... 1 (4/4) Most consecuve losses - overall...1 three mes (last, 4/13+) Most consecuve losses - home... 1 twice (last, 4/13+) Most consecuve losses - road... 1 (4/6+) Longest game, me (nine inn.)...3:35 (4/7 vs. BOS) Longest game, me (extra inn.)... N/A Longest game, innings... 9 nine mes (last, 4/13 vs. MIN) Shortest game, me... 2:39 (4/11 vs. MIN) Best homestand, percentage (5-2, 4/7-4/13) Worst homestand, percentage (5-2, 4/7-4/13) Best road trip, percentage (1-1, 4/4-4/6) Worst road trip, percentage (1-1, 4/4-4/6) Most runners le on base, game...10 (4/9 vs. BOS) Most errors, game...1 five mes (last, 4/10 vs. BOS) Most DP turned, game...2 three mes (last, 4/12 vs. MIN) Most DP turned, opponent...3 (4/7 vs. BOS) Largest margin of victory...3 twice (last, 4/8 vs. BOS) Largest margin of defeat... 9 (4/6 at CWS) Biggest comeback to win... 3 (4/12 vs. MIN) Biggest lead lost in a loss... 2 (4/13 vs. MIN) Highest a endance, home...45,013 (4/7 vs. BOS) Highest a endance, road... 36,534 (4/4 at CWS) TEAM BATTING Most runs, game...6 twice (last, 4/7 vs. BOS) Most runs, game - both clubs (4/13 vs. MIN) Most runs, inning...5 twice (last, 4/12 vs. MIN, 4th) Most hits, game (4/13 vs. MIN) Most hits, inning... 4 (4/8 vs. BOS, 5th) Most consecuve hits, inning... 4 (4/8 vs. BOS, 5th) Fewest hits, nine-inning game... 4 twice (last, 4/11 vs. MIN) Most singles, game...10 (4/9 vs. BOS) Most doubles, game... 2 five mes (last, 4/12 vs. MIN) Most triples, game... 1 twice (last, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most home runs, game... 3 (4/4 at CWS) Most home runs, inning...2 (4/4 at CWS, 2nd) Most home runs - both clubs... 5 (4/13 vs. MIN) Most consec. games, home run...9 (4/4-4/13+) Most consec. games, no home run... N/A Most walks, game...7 (4/7 vs. BOS) Most strikeouts, game...14 (4/9 vs. BOS) Fewest strikeouts, game... 2 (4/11 vs. MIN) Most stolen bases, game...1 twice (last, 4/6 at CWS) Most caught stealing, game...1 four mes (last, 4/13 vs. MIN) 2017 DETROIT TIGERS HIGHS AND LOWS (* -!es club record; # - sets club record; + - current streak) TIGERS MISCELLANEOUS TEAM PITCHING Fewest runs, game...1 three mes (last, 4/11 vs. MIN) Most runs, game twice (last, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most runs, inning...5 twice (last, 4/13 vs. MIN, 6th) Fewest hits, game... 4 twice (last, 4/12 vs. MIN) Most hits, game three mes (last, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most hits, inning... 5 (4/13 vs. MIN, 6th) Fewest walks, game...2 twice (last, 4/8 vs. BOS) Most walks, game... 8 (4/13 vs. MIN) Most strikeouts, game (4/4 at CWS) Most home runs, game... 3 twice (last, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most hit by pitch, game...2 (4/8 vs. BOS) Most wild pitches, game... 2 (4/13 vs. MIN) Longest scoreless streak (4/10-4/11) INDIVIDUAL BATTING Most at-bats, game...5 six mes (last, two players, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most runs, game...2 five mes (last, Cabrera, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most hits, game...3 (Iglesias, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most consecuve hits...2 eight mes (last, Iglesias, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most doubles, game... 2 (Kinsler, 4/10 vs. BOS) Most triples, game... 1 twice (last, Jones, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most home runs, game mes (last, two players, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most total bases, game... 6 twice (last, Iglesias, 4/8 vs. BOS) Most RBI, game... 4 (Romine, 4/12 vs. MIN) Most walks, game...2 four mes (last, Upton, 4/7 vs. BOS) Most strikeouts, game...3 twice (last, Jones, 4/10 vs. BOS) Most stolen bases, game...1 twice (last, Upton, 4/6 at CWS) Most hit by pitch, game... 1 four mes (last, V. Marnez, 4/12 vs. MIN) Longest ba!ng streak... 5 (Collins, 4/6-4/13+) INDIVIDUAL PITCHING Longest winning streak... 1 six mes (last, Fulmer, 4/12+) Longest losing streak... 1 three mes (last, Zimmermann, 4/13+) Most innings pitched, starter (Verlander, 4/10 vs. BOS) Most innings pitched, reliever (Sanchez, 4/6 at CWS) Fewest innings pitched, starter (Boyd, 4/6 at CWS) Fewest hits, complete game... N/A Fewest runs, complete game... N/A Most runs, game... 6 (Sanchez, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most walks, game...5 (Zimmermann, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most strikeouts, game (starter) (Verlander, 4/4 at CWS) Most strikeouts, game (relief)... 4 (Sanchez, 4/6 at CWS) Most home runs, game... 2 (Sanchez, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most hit by pitch, game... 1 six mes (last, Fulmer, 4/12 vs. MIN) Most wild pitches, game... 1 seven mes (last, two players, 4/13 vs. MIN) Most consec. scoreless innings twice (last, Boyd, 4/11+) STARTING LINEUP BY POSITION STARTING LINEUP BY BATTING ORDER CA 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th Avila 1 1 Cabrera 9 9 Castellanos 9 9 Collins 5 5 Iglesias Jones 7 7 Kinsler 8 8 Machado 1 1 Mahtook V. Marnez 9 9 McCann Romine Upton 8 8 Avila 0-1 Cabrera 6-3 Castellanos 6-3 Collins 2-3 Iglesias 6-3 Jones 5-2 Kinsler 6-2 TIGERS RECORD WHEN STARTING 2-HOME RUN GAMES BY TIGERS (0 IN 2017) Last: Miguel Cabrera, 9/30/2016 at Atlanta Machado 1-0 Mahtook 4-0 V. Marnez 6-3 McCann 6-2 Romine 2-2 Upton 5-3 Boyd 1-1 Fulmer 2-0 Norris 0-1 HOME RUN NOTES TIGERS RECORD WHEN STARTING Verlander 2-0 Zimmermann 1-1 WALKOFF HOME RUNS BY TIGERS (0 IN 2017) Last: Jarrod Saltalamacchia, 7/17/2016 vs. Kansas City off Joakim Soria 3-HOME RUN GAMES BY TIGERS (0 IN 2017) Last: Victor Marnez, 6/16/2016 at Kansas City PINCH-HIT HOME RUNS BY TIGERS (0 IN 2017) Last: Victor Marnez, 9/22/2016 at Minnesota (Gm. 1) off Michael Tonkin GRAND SLAMS BY TIGERS (1 IN 2017) Andrew Romine, 4/12 vs. Minnesota off Kyle Gibson FIRST-INNING LEADOFF HOME RUNS BY TIGERS (0 IN 2017) Last: Ian Kinsler, 9/30/2016 at Atlanta off Ma Wisler INSIDE-THE-PARK HOME RUNS BY TIGERS (0 IN 2017) Last: James McCann, 4/29/2015 at Minnesota off Aaron Thompson INSIDE-THE-PARK HOME RUNS AT COMERICA PARK (0 IN 2017) Last: Lorenzo Cain, 9/8/2014 off Jusn Verlander BACK-TO-BACK HOME RUNS BY TIGERS (0 IN 2017) Last: Tyler Collins and Jarrod Saltalamacchia, 7/24/2016 at Chicago (AL) (9th) BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK HOME RUNS BY TIGERS (0 IN 2017) Last: Victor Marnez, Jhonny Peralta and Alex Avila, 6/1/2013 at Balmore (4th)
6 TIGERS MISCELLANEOUS OFFENSE BY POSITION C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH P PH Home Runs RBI OFFENSE BY BATTING ORDER Home Runs RBI RUNS BY INNING TOTAL TIGERS OPPONENTS PLAYER STREAK LAST ERROR Avila 42 5/15/16 at NYY Cabrera 22 9/16/16 at CLE Castellanos 3 4/10/17 vs. BOS Collins 3 4/7/17 vs. BOS Iglesias 45 8/3/16 vs. CWS Jones 18 No ML Errors Kinsler 15 9/24/16 vs. KC PLAYER Avila Greene ERRORLESS STREAKS MILESTONE 6 RBI shy of 300 career RBI 8 strikeouts shy of 200 career strikeouts PLAYER STREAK LAST ERROR Machado 17 9/26/15 vs. MIN Mahtook 78 9/20/15 vs. BAL V. Mar!nez 13 8/20/15 vs. TEX McCann 8 10/2/16 at ATL Romine 103 4/14/16 at PIT Upton 3 4/9/17 vs. BOS MILESTONE MONITOR PLAYER Zimmermann CATCHER PROFILE Catcher SB CS CS% Avila McCann Totals MILESTONE 2 starts shy of 200 career starts FOR THE TIGERS LAST TIME IT HAPPENED IN A GAME AGAINST THE TIGERS HITTING Five-or-more hits: Ian Kinsler (5) - 8/18/15 at Chicago (NL) Six-or-more hits: Carlos Pena (6) - 5/27/04 at Kansas City Five-or-more RBI: Miguel Cabrera (5) - 9/27/16 vs. Cleveland Six-or-more RBI: Jus!n Upton (6) - 8/21/16 vs. Boston Seven-or-more RBI: Ryan Raburn (7) - 7/25/07 at Chicago (AL) Back-to-back home runs: Tyler Collins/Jarrod Saltalamacchia - 7/24/16 at Chicago (AL) (Robertson) Switch-hit home run: Victor Mar!nez - 7/1/16 at Tampa Bay (Farquhar/Romero) Grand slam: Andrew Romine - 4/12/17 vs. Minnesota (Gibson) Inside-the-park home run: James McCann - 4/29/15 at Minnesota (Thompson) Lead-off home run: Ian Kinsler - 9/30/16 at Atlanta (Wisler) Back-to-back home runs to lead off game: Omar Infante/Bobby Higginson - 9/28/04 at Chicago (AL) (Contreras) Pinch-hit home run: Victor Mar!nez - 9/22/16 at Minnesota, Gm. 1 (Tonkin) Pinch-hit grand slam: Mickey Te#leton - 8/11/91 vs. New York (AL) (Gue#erman) Walkoff home run: Jarrod Saltalamacchia- 7/17/16 vs. Kansas City (Soria) Three consecu!ve home runs: Victor Mar!nez/Jhonny Peralta/Alex Avila - 6/1/13 at Bal!more (Hammel) Hi$ng for the cycle: Carlos Guillen - 8/1/06 at Tampa Bay HITTING Back-to-back home runs: Cheslor Cuthbert/Raul Mondesi - 9/25/16 vs. Kansas City (Sanchez) Grand slam: Jonathan Schoop - 5/14/16 at Bal!more (Lowe) Inside-the-park home run: Lorenzo Cain - 9/8/14 vs. Kansas City (Verlander) Lead-off home run: Brian Dozier - 4/12/17 vs. Minnesota (Fulmer) Pinch-hit home run: Clint Robinson - 5/9/15 at Washington (Lowe) Pinch-hit grand slam: Franklin Gu!errez - 7/21/15 vs. Sea#le (Feliz) Three consecu!ve home runs: Ryan Braun/Adam Lind/Aramis Ramirez - 5/19/15 vs. Milwaukee (Sanchez) Hi$ng for the cycle: Gary Ma#hews Jr. - 9/13/06 vs. Texas PITCHING No-hi#er: Henderson Alvarez - 9/29/13 at Miami One-hi#er: Andrew Cashner - 4/11/14 at San Diego Ten-or-more strikeouts: Chris Sale (10) - 4/10/17 vs. Boston Fi%een-or-more strikeouts: Max Scherzer (20) - 5/11/16 at Washington MISCELLANEOUS Steal of home: Andres Blanco - 5/25/16 vs. Philadelphia Triple play: Jonathan Villar-Jose Altuve-Chris Carter - 5/23/15 vs. Houston PITCHING No-hi#er: Jus!n Verlander - 5/7/11 at Toronto One-hi#er: Jus!n Verlander - 8/26/15 vs. Los Angeles (AL) Ten-or-more strikeouts: Jus!n Verlander (10) - 4/4/17 at Chicago (AL) Fi%een-or-more strikeouts: Anibal Sanchez (17) - 4/26/13 vs. Atlanta MISCELLANEOUS Steal of home: Ryan Raburn - 8/18/09 vs. Sea#le Triple play: Damion Easley-Deivi Cruz-Shane Halter - 8/1/01 vs. Sea#le
7 DATE OPP. RESULT REC. POS. +/- WINNER LOSER ATTEN. APRIL (6-3) PPD., Rain T-3rd -0.5 W, T-2nd -0.5 Verlander Quintana 36,534 PPD., Rain 3rd -1.0 L, T-3rd -1.5 Shields Boyd 10,842 4/7 BOS W, rd -1.5 Rodríguez Hembree 45,013* 4/8 BOS W, nd -0.5 Zimmermann Rodriguez 32,622 4/9 BOS L, nd -1.5 Barnes Rondón 33,662 4/10 BOS W, nd -1.0 J. Wilson Sale 24,672 4/11 MIN W, T-1st --- Boyd Sanago 21,237 4/12 MIN W, st +1.0 Fulmer Gibson 23,738 4/13 MIN L, T-1st --- Hughes Zimmermann 22,573 4/17 OFF DAY 4/24 OFF DAY 4/25 SEA 4/26 SEA 4/27 SEA 4/28 CWS 4/29 CWS 4/30 CWS MAY (0-0) 5/1 CLE 5/2 CLE 5/3 CLE 5/4 CLE 5/8 OFF DAY 5/15 OFF DAY 5/16 BAL 5/17 BAL 5/18 BAL 5/19 TEX 5/20 TEX 5/21 TEX JUNE (0-0) 6/1 OFF DAY 6/2 CWS 6/3 CWS 6/4 CWS 6/5 OFF DAY 6/6 LAA 6/7 LAA 6/8 LAA 6/12 OFF DAY 6/13 ARI 6/14 ARI 6/15 TB 6/16 TB 6/17 TB 6/18 TB 6/26 OFF DAY 6/27 KC 6/28 KC 6/29 KC 6/30 CLE JULY (0-0) 7/1 CLE 7/2 CLE 7/3 OFF DAY 7/4 SF 7/5 SF 7/6 SF 7/10 ALL-STAR BREAK TIGERS DAY-BY-DAY DATE OPP. RESULT REC. POS. +/- WINNER LOSER ATTEN. JULY, con t. 7/11 ALL-STAR GAME IN MIAMI 7/12 ALL-STAR BREAK 7/13 ALL-STAR BREAK 7/14 TOR 7/15 TOR 7/16 TOR 7/24 KC 7/25 KC 7/26 KC 7/27 OFF DAY 7/28 HOU 7/29 HOU 7/30 HOU AUGUST (0-0) 8/9 PIT 8/10 PIT 8/11 MIN 8/12 MIN 8/13 MIN 8/17 OFF DAY 8/18 LAD 8/19 LAD 8/20 LAD 8/21 OFF DAY 8/22 NYY 8/23 NYY 8/24 NYY 8/31 OFF DAY SEPTEMBER (0-0) 9/1 CLE 9/2 CLE 9/3 CLE 9/4 KC 9/5 KC 9/6 KC 9/7 OFF DAY 9/14 CWS 9/15 CWS 9/16 CWS 9/17 CWS 9/18 OAK 9/19 OAK 9/20 OAK 9/21 MIN 9/22 MIN 9/23 MIN 9/24 MIN 9/25 OFF DAY OCTOBER (0-0) Monday 1-0 Tuesday 2-0 Wednesday 1-0 Thursday 0-2 TIGERS DAY-BY-DAY RECORDS * - Denotes a sellout at Comerica Park Friday 1-0 Saturday 1-0 Sunday 0-1