Detroit Tigers baseball returns on Sunday as the team continues its latest road trip with a game against the Baltimore Orioles. Here’s what you need to know to watch the game.
Detroit Tigers players will look to keep the positive momentum going again on Sunday when they finish out a four-game series with the Baltimore Orioles.
The Tigers claimed the first two games in the series by final scores of 7-5 and 5-2. As it would happen, they lost Saturday’s contest by a 5-2 score line.
That lead would hold until the bottom of the fifth, when Adam Jones launched a solo home run to center field to tie things up.
Jones had previously scored the O’s first run of the game in the third on a double by second baseman Johnathan Schoop.
The two runs were all Detroit would be able to muster on the day, as Baltimore tacked on a run in the seventh and two in the eighth.
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All told, the Tigers mustered just five hits, two of which came off the bat of Mikie Mahtook.
On the pitching side of things, Drew VerHagen was solid in his first start of the campaign.
The right-hander allowed four hits, two runs, two walks and a home run in five innings. He also struck out three on 74 pitches.
The young hurler allowed a pair of hits, a walk and a home run while record only two outs. Alex Wilson came on in relief to close out the frame.
In the eighth, Edward Mujica was tagged for four hits, two runs and a homer in an inning of work. He did strike out one hitter.
So how will the Detroit Tigers line up on Sunday? According to a tweet from the team’s official Twitter account, we know what the Tigers batting order will look like against Baltimore.
With a win, the Tigers can claim the team’s third straight series win.
- Ian Kinsler, Second Base
- Jim Adduci, Right Field
- Justin Upton, Left Field
- Nicholas Castellanos, Third Base
- Mikie Mahtook, Center Field
- Victor Martinez, Designated Hitter
- John Hicks, Catcher
- Andrew Romine, First Base
- Dixon Machado, Shortstop
So where can you catch today’s Detroit Tigers game, and when will all of the action go down? We have all the information you need to know right here so you don’t miss a second of the action.
If you can’t make it to the game, or aren’t able to follow along on television or radio, follow us on Twitter, @MCB_Tigers, as we provide commentary and updates during game.