Before last night’s game, the Tigers dealt J.D. Martinez to Arizona for three prospect players. J.D. has been a significant player to the Tigers offense and will be missed.
Following the trade news, didn’t stop the Tigers from putting on a clinic with the final score Detroit Tigers 9; Kansas City Royals 3. The Tigers are now 22-17 against teams in the AL central.
Matthew Boyd with his first start back from Toledo had a rocky first inning giving up 3 Earned Runs but then settled down very nicely, going 6.0 innings giving up 7 hits, struck out 3 batters, and walked only 1, finished with 87 pitches after was replaced by Shane Greene.
Nicholas Castellanos remains hot, going 4 for 5 today with homeruns in back to back games, 2 homeruns tonight with 5 RBI’S
Victor Martinez chipped in with 2 RBI’S tonight.
Your starters for tomorrow night are Justin Verlander ( 5-7 ) ERA 4.66 Vs Jason Hammel (4-8) ERA 5.02
The game tomorrow night starts at 8:15 pm where the Tigers will look to win their 5th straight victory.