The Tigers got back-to-back one-out singles from Andy Dirks and Jhonny Peralta, but they were unable to bring them around to score. Alex Avila struck out and Omar Infante flew out to center. The Tigers have just three hits against Liam Hendriks through five innings.
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The Tigers went quietly in the ninth as Delmon Young, Jhonny Peralta and Andy Dirks went 1-2-3 and the team fell to the Minnesota Twins 4-2. Omar Infante tied the game up with a two-run homer in the eighth inning but Brayan Villarreal had a terrible bottom of the frame to allow Minnesota to strike back. … Continue Reading →
Scott Diamond may have looked past Omar Infante with Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder lurking. Infante made him pay and ended Diamond’s sparkling night on a sour note with a one-out, two-run homer. Infante hasn’t been everything Tigers fans were expecting after he came over in a mid-season trade, but he was the only Tiger able … Continue Reading →
Scott Diamond made easy work of the Tigers in the first inning, getting Jackson, Infante and Cabrera to go 1-2-3 (all on ground balls). He’s looking to add another stellar performance against the Tigers to his resume.