Detroit Tigers 9/20/2017 live stream vs Oakland Athletics
Detroit Tigers baseball is back Wednesday as the team continues the 2017 regular season at home against Oakland. Here’s what you need to know to watch.
Detroit Tigers players will seek to salvage a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday when the two teams square off at Comerica Park.
Miguel Cabrera and company dropped the first two games of the series. That included a 908 victor for the A’s on Tuesday.
The visitors raced out to an early 3-0 lead after the top of the third inning, but the Tigers steadily chipped away, scoring a run in the third and fourth inning.
Detroit then exploded for four runs in the fifth before adding a pair of runs in the sixth.
Then it was Oakland’s turn to chip away and eventually return the favor.
Like the Tigers, the A’s scored a run each in two consecutive innings before dropping a four-run frame on Detroit pitching.
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The four runs came on a Jed Lowrie grand slam in the eighth that gave the A’s the lead for good.
Despite the loss, Detroit’s offense fared well.
Alex Presley went four-for-six with an RBI and a run scored, finishing a triple short of the cycle. Cabrera posted three hits, while Nicholas Castellanos and James McCann finished with a pair of hits apiece.
Ian Kinsler launched a solo home run for the Tigers while Efren Navarro scored a pair of runs.
Pitching wise, Blaine Hardy and Shane Green were the only Detroit pitchers to record an out while not allowing a run.
Otherwise, starter Chad Bell and relievers Warwick Saupold, Drew VerHagen and Alex Wilson combined to allow all nine of Oakland’s runs.
Left-handed reliever Daniel Stumpf didn’t allow a run, but walked a batter on five pitches before exiting without an out recorded.
So how will the Detroit Tigers line up on Wednesday? According to a tweet from the team’s official Twitter account, we know what Detroit’s batting order will look like against Oakland.
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- Alex Presley, Left Field
- Jeimer Candelario, Third Base
- Miguel Cabrera, Designated Hitter
- Nicholas Castellanos, Right Field
- Efren Navarro, First Base
- Mikie Mahtook, Center Field
- John Hicks, Catcher
- Andrew Romine, Second Base
- Jose Iglesias, 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.
Start Time: 1:10 P.M. Eastern time
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Arena: Comerica Park
Live Stream: Stream 1 | Stream 2
TV Info: Fox Sports Detroit
Radio: 97.1 The Ticket
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Additionally, Anibal Sanchez takes the mound for the Tigers. He’ll be opposed by the Athletics’ Daniel Mengden.