4 Stats from the Detroit #Tigers 1-0 Win vs the Oakland Athletics

  • Five

The number of hits allowed by David Price in seven shutout innings. The ace also recorded three strikeouts while allowing only one walk.

  • Zero

The number of runs allowed by the bullpen. After Price exited, Joba Chamberlain, Tom Gorzelanny and Joakim Soria combined to put away the A’s. The trio allowed two hits, one of which was an infield single.

  • Two

The number of hits by Anthony Gose. Detroit’s leadoff hitter scored the only run of the game and stole his eighth base of the season. After a first inning single, Gose stole second before advancing to third on a throwing error by Oakland catcher Josh Phegley. He would score on a Rajai Davis sacrifice-fly.

  • Four

The number of walks drawn by the Tigers. On a day when the offense only mustered six hits, drawing four walks was important. While it didn’t lead to more runs, it gave the team extra opportunities to score.

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Five Stats from the Detroit Tigers 4-0 Loss to the Oakland Athletics

  • Four

The number of hits by the Tigers. This simply isn’t going to cut it against most big league opposition. Detroit also drew a singular walk to add to its baserunner total.

  • Zero

The number of hits by shortstop Dixon Machado in his Major League debut. He saw a total of eight pitches and grounded into a double play.

  • One

The number of Tigers with more than one hit. Tyler Collins accounted for half of the Tigers hits with a 2-for-4 showing at the plate. He’s now hitting .267 on the season. On a day when Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez were out of the lineup, Detroit couldn’t get the rest of the team to generate any offense.

  • 2

The number of innings pitched by Tigers starter Shane Greene. The former Yankee allowed eight hits and four runs while striking out four.

  • Two

The number of strikeouts by Alex Wilson in only an innings of work. Wilson and Blaine Hardy combined to throw 2.1 innings of shutout ball once Greene departed.

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3 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 10-8 Loss vs the Houston Astros

  • Seven

The number of runs allowed by Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez. The former Florida Marlin also allowed eight hits and two walks in 5.2 innings pitched. To his credit he struck out every Houston hitter with the exception of Evan Gattis. Sanchez had 11 punch outs on the day.

  • Three

The number of relievers to keep Houston scoreless. During a game where the other team is scoring almost at will, it’s a positive get some zeros on the board from the bullpen. While the ‘pen did allow some runs, Tom Gorzelanny, Blaine Hardy and AL Alburquerque all had scoreless outings.

  • 14

The number of hits by the Tigers. Detroit also drew three walks. On most days, these totals would result in a convincing win.

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Three Stats from the Detroit Tigers 3-2 Loss vs the Houston Astros

  • Seven

The total number of baserunners by the Tigers. The team had six hits and a walk. Jose Iglesias and Miguel Cabrera each reached base twice with Iglesias notching two hits while Cabrera had a hit and a walk.

  • Zero

Another clean day for the bullpen as Al Alburquerque, Tom Gorzelanny and Blaine Hardy all pitched scoreless innings. They combined to strike out seven hitters in just 3.1 innings pitched.

  • One

The number of triple plays grounded into by the Tigers, who couldn’t seem to get their offense going against the ‘Stros.

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Three Stats from the Detroit Tigers 6-2 Win vs the Houston Astros

  • Three

The number of RBI by cleanup hitter J.D. Martinez. The outfielder also added two hits and scored a run.

  • Five

The number of Tigers hitters with multiple hits in the game. Anthony Gose, Miguel Cabrera, Martinez, Rajai Davis and James McCann all had two hits apiece. Detroit totaled 12 hits on the day.

  • Zero

The number of runs allowed by the Tigers bullpen. Joba Chamberlain and Tom Gorzelanny each threw perfect innings. Each had a strikeout as well.

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5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 6-5 Win vs the Houston Astros

  • One

The number of runs and hits allowed by Tigers closer Joakim Soria, it was his blown first save of the season.

  • 12

The number of strikeouts by Tigers’ ace David Price. Price also allowed five hits, three runs (two earned) and a walk over 6.2 innings pitched.

  • 50

Reliever Alex Wilson’s ERA after the game. The former Boston Red Sox pitcher threw two innings while allowing one hit. He struck out two batters.

  • Four

The number of Tigers batters with multiple hits. Anthony Gose, Miguel Cabrera, Yoenis Cespedes and James McCann all had more than one hit. Gose and Cespedes had three each while Cabrera and McCann added two apiece.

  • 11

The number of innings the game lasted. McCann clinched the win with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the eleventh.

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5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers’ 5-2 Win vs the Milwaukee Brewers

  • Four

The number of runs driven in by Nick Castellanos. The third baseman also had two hits, giving Shane Greene and the rest of the team all the run support they would need.

  • Two

The number of runs allowed Tigers starter Greene. He allowed only three hits in 6.1 innings, striking out six.

  • Five

The number of combined hits for J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes. With Victor Martinez on the disabled list, these two will be heavily leaned upon to drive in more runs in the middle of the order. J.D. Martinez had two hits and scored two runs while Cespedes also scored two runs on three hits and a walk. The duo did not strike out.

  • .282

James McCann’s batting average after the game. The Tigers catcher had an underwhelming day at the plate with just a walk in three plate appearances (two of them via the strikeout), but his solid displays with the bat so far this season will help make up for the temporary loss of V-Mart. The fact that Jose Iglesias, the team’s ninth hitter, is sporting a .328 batting average doesn’t hurt either.

  • One

The number of hits by Tyler Collins, who started at designated hitter. Collins also drew a walk and scored a run in his second game of the season. With J.D. Martinez and Cespedes moving up in the order to fill in for V-Mart, Collins will be counted upon to provide solid production lower in the order. If he continues to turn in displays like he did on Wednesday, he’ll provide much-needed stability.

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5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 8-1 Loss to the Milwaukee Brewers

  • 10

The difference between the Brewers’ total hits (13) and the Tigers’ (3). Detroit did draw four walks, but they have to get more hits if they want to succeed.

  • Nine

The number of pitches seen by Nick Castellanos over four at-bats. There’s being aggressive early in the count, and then there’s this. The third baseman saw the fewest pitched of anyone on the team. Anthony Gose wasn’t far behind with ten pitches seen in four at-bats.

  • Seven

The number of runs allowed by Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez. Sanchez has been brilliant in some of his starts, and then dreadful in others. He allowed more home runs (three) than strikeouts recorded (two).

  • 12

The number of pitches needed by reliever Alex Wilson to complete 1.1 perfect innings. The right-hander struck out two and now sports a 1.69 ERA on the season. Wilson has only allowed six baserunners in his last 10.2 innings. He’s struck out six over that span as well. Brad Ausmus has only used the former Red Sox pitcher in two games that the Tigers won this season. It will be interesting to see if Ausmus starts regularly using him in more important games.

  • One

The number of runs allowed by the bullpen. Wilson, Al Alburquerque and Blaine Hardy kept the Brewers off the board until Joba Chamberlain let a run in during the ninth inning.

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5 Stats to Know from the Detroit Tigers 3-2 Loss to the Milwaukee Brewers

  • Nine

The number of hits by the Tigers in the game. Detroit also drew two walks, but was unable to score more than the pair of runs.

  • Three

The number of runs allowed by Tigers starter Kyle Lobstein. It was a solid start for Lobstein, who scattered seven hits and the three runs (all earned) over 6.2 innings pitched. He struck out three while only walking one.

  • Zero

The number of runs allowed by the bullpen. Another solid day for Detroit’s ‘pen as Angel Nesbitt and Alex Wilson combining to throw 2.1 scoreless innings. The duo struck had a cumulative singular strikeout, walk and hit allowed.

  • One

The number of Tigers with multiple hits. J.D. Martinez had two hits in four plate-appearances.

  • Eight

The number of Brewers starters with a batting averages above .267. The Tigers aren’t going to win every game, but they should be padding the win column against offenses like the Brew Crew. The only Milwaukee starter hitting above .267? Shortstop Luis Sardinas, who is hitting .400 in only three games.

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5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 2-1 Loss to the St. Louis Cardinals

  • Two

The number of Detroit Tigers with more than one hit. Ian Kinsler and James McCann each had two base hits.

  • Five

The number of Tigers to reach base during the game. Kinsler and McCann combined for four hits while Miguel Cabrera, J.D. Martinez and Jose Iglesias all had a single hit. Kinsler and Cabrera also drew singular walks.

  • Zero

The number of runs allowed by the Tigers bullpen. Another strong showing for the pen as Alex Wilson and Tom Gorzelanny combined to throw two scoreless frames. They allowed three hits.

  • One

The number of baserunners thrown out by catcher James McCann. Alex Avila’s replacement threw out Kolten Wong as the second baseman tried to steal second base. In addition to showing promise defensively, McCann is hitting as well, he owns a .292 batting average and six extra-base hits in 22 games this season.

  • Six

The number of Tigers starters after the game with a batting average of .280 or higher. Jose Iglesias leads the way at .346 while Yoenis Cespedes sits at the other end of the spectrum with a respectable .282 batting average.

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