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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