Outfielder J.D. Martinez is 4 for 8 in this series with a homer and three RBIs.
David Ortiz is a franchise icon for the Boston Red Sox, and he will be firmly in the middle of the lineup in 2016 after his 425th plate appearance of the 2015 season came Saturday. It was his 20th homer at Comerica Park, the most by a visiting player in the park’s 15 seasons.
Mike Napoli is headed back to the Texas Rangers.
Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara will miss the remainder of the season due to a wrist fracture, the team announced on Monday. Iglesias was quickly restrained by teammates.
Detroit fell behind 2-0 but eventually prevailed in an entertaining, back-and-forth game.
“I haven’t felt any different the last few times”.
Evan Longoria, James Loney and Grady Sizemore homered for the Rays.
Ian Krol: In the top of the eighth inning, the Tigers were only down one run. Blaine Hardy (4-2) won in relief.
The Tigers were able to slice the deficit in half in the bottom of the third against Owens, however. The first basemen was off to a slow-start going 0-2 but the Rangers still had a big win, scoring 11 runs only letting up three against Seattle, according to Fantasy Pros.
Mike Napoli isn’t the same player who left the Rangers in 2013.
Justin Verlander finally feels like the pitcher he was in 2013.
Junichi Tazawa pitched for the first time in almost a week, and the results were similar to his previous outing. Sandoval infield single to third, H.Ramirez to second. You don’t want to load the bases sometimes, because you’re concerned about the walk. Jung Ho Kang walked, Francisco Cervelli singled and Sean Rodriguez had a bunt single. R.Castillo infield single to shortstop. They are 12-2 against NL West teams.
The Detroit Tigers look for a win after splitting their last eight games.
Pulled after Jefry Marte led off the seventh inning with a home run, the 30-year-old Masterson – who’d thrown a scoreless sixth – was designated for assignment to create opportunities for other relievers, including recently acquired Ryan Cook. He can become a free agent after the season. The 2011 AL Cy Young Award victor struck out seven and walked three while throwing 113 pitches. He is now on a five-game hit streak. Left fielder Rajai Davis also hit a two-run homer. After the game, MacCann told reporters that the fight was behind them. 500 for the first time since the 2008 NL Central championship season. The Cubs scored five in that inning to break open a 1-1 game. Hector Rondon worked the final 1 2-3 innings for his 18th save in 21 chances. Owens walked four and allowed three hits while only striking out two, so he was fortunate to allow just the one run. Victor Martinez hit a two-out, two-run home run in the seventh give the Tigers the 7-6 lead.
In Kansas City, Kendrys Morales and Salvador Perez each drove in two runs. There are all kinds of stories, rumors, game coverage, and Vines of dudes getting hit in the beans every day. “I didn’t expect two runs right off the bat, but I was expecting at least one”. Arodys Vizcaino picked up his second career save with a scoreless ninth. If the Rangers had indeed held on in Game 6 of the World Series, he would’ve been the World Series MVP. Napoli also scored a career high 79 runs.