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PostSubject: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:50 am

GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31)  -  7:08 p.m. ET




--- VS ---

Detroit Tigers VS Baltimore Orioles
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Comerica Park, DETROIT, Mi
Game Time - 7:08 p.m. EDT



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Pitching matchup



Tigers: RHP Justin Verlander (8-4, 3.41 ERA)

Verlander is 4-0 over his past five starts, including four consecutive quality starts over seven innings. He allowed three hits and two walks with eight strikeouts on Wednesday in Kansas City before a blown save cost him the win.



Orioles: LHP Zach Britton (0-1, 9.00 ERA)

Britton gets this start instead of Jason Hammel, who's fighting a virus. Britton, to be recalled from Triple-A Norfolk, has a 3.28 ERA in 11 starts at Triple-A this year. He allowed six runs over six innings in his only start with the O's this year.




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PREVIEW



Hitting his stride, Verlander hones in on O's bats
Orioles to call up Britton for start, with Hammel dealing with virus

By Andrew Simon / MLB.com | 6/18/2013 12:39 AM ET

After going through a rough patch in May, Justin Verlander appears to be finding his All-Star form.

That progress will be tested against a potent offense on Tuesday night, when the Tigers host the Orioles for the second of a three-game series at Comerica Park. Detroit will be looking for its ninth win in 12 games after taking Monday's opener, 5-1. The Orioles are going for their seventh victory in 10 games.

Verlander (8-4, 3.41 ERA) gave up 16 earned runs during a three-game stretch ending May 22, but he has followed that up with four consecutive quality starts. The right-hander is 3-0 with a 2.89 ERA during that span, striking out 32 in 28 innings. That includes an outing on June 1 at Baltimore in which he held the Orioles to three runs on eight hits in seven innings.

Verlander was even better on Wednesday in Kansas City. Although a blown save cost him a victory, he gave up only three hits over seven scoreless innings while racking up eight strikeouts.

"For me, it was my best start," he said, "just because of the way I've been working to get back where I need to be. I feel like I've been getting better every start. I wasn't exactly where I want to be, but pretty doggone close."

Verlander will try to keep things going for a starting rotation that has been firing on all cylinders. Tigers hurlers have recorded a quality start in 21 of their past 23 games, with a 2.32 ERA and 176 strikeouts in 159 1/3 innings.

The Orioles will counter with a callup from Triple-A Norfolk, thanks to the stomach virus that continues to bother scheduled starter Jason Hammel. The club revealed on Monday that it will add Zach Britton to the roster to take the ball against the Tigers.

The 25-year-old left-hander has 40 big league starts to his credit but only one this season. That came against Seattle on April 29, when he surrendered six runs on 10 hits in six innings. He has a 16-15 career record, with a 4.85 ERA.

Britton earned the nod with some strong work at Norfolk. He has a 3.28 ERA for the season, including a 2.13 mark over his past four starts, the last of which came last Monday. In 60 1/3 Triple-A innings this season, Britton has struck out 44 and walked 23.

Orioles: High praise for Machado
Third baseman Manny Machado has attracted a lot of attention for his breakout sophomore season, and Tigers manager Jim Leyland is one of those who has taken notice. While Leyland said he hasn't been able to see Machado much, he called him "a blue-chip player."

"He's got a good feel for hitting for a young guy, he stays inside the ball real good," Leyland said. "He's excellent down at third base. He's a smart player for a young kid, he's a real keeper. You know he's one of those special kids that comes along once in awhile, and can handle Major League competition at a very young age. It doesn't happen very often. It's kind of nice for him because he's really breaking in with a good club that takes a little pressure off of him. He's a terrific young player, very, very impressive."

• First baseman Chris Davis has homered in four of his past six games after going through an eight-game drought, tied for his longest this season. Davis is 9-for-25 with two doubles and 10 RBIs over this stretch.

Tigers: Pena, Holaday to share catching duties
Detroit placed catcher Alex Avila, along with pitcher Anibal Sanchez, on the 15-day disabled list on Monday. Avila is fighting a deep bruise on his left forearm after being hit by a pitch on Sunday, and although he does not believe the arm is broken, X-rays have not yet been taken.

With Avila out, the club recalled catcher Bryan Holaday from Triple-A Toledo to pair with Brayan Pena, and Leyland said he will use his gut to determine who starts behind the plate on a given day. Pena got the nod on Monday and went 0-for-4.

It's possible that the situation could turn into a platoon. Holaday was hitting .308 with a .410 slugging percentage against left-handers at Toledo, while the switch-hitting Pena entered Monday with a .375 average and both of his homers against righties.

• Outfielder Avisail Garcia also was recalled from Toledo on Monday, to fill the other open roster spot. Garcia hit .288 with two home runs and 10 RBIs in 24 games before Austin Jackson's return from the DL on Friday bumped him to the Minors. He entered Monday's game as a pinch-hitter and went 0-for-2.

Worth noting
• Before Monday's win, the Tigers led the Majors with 5.72 runs per game, a .302 average and a .370 on-base percentage at home.

• Britton has made two career starts at Detroit, the most recent coming last Aug. 18, when he gave up six hits and struck out five over seven scoreless innings.

• In 204 plate appearances against Verlander, current Orioles are hitting .193 with a .526 OPS and 53 strikeouts.

Andrew Simon is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @HitTheCutoff. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.



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Tiger's MLB Game Notes



INJURY UPDATE:


RHP Octavio Dotel (Right elbow inflammation, transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list on June 8, 2013.)

RHP Anibal Sanchez (Right shoulder stiffness, placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 16, 2013.)

C Alex Avila (Left forearm injury, placed on the 15-day disabled list June 17, 2013.)


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Up next (Probable Pitchers)




WED, Jun 19:
TIGERS: (RHP Rick Porcello (4-3, 4.37 ERA)) VS
ORIOLES: (RHP Chris Tillman (7-2, 3.61 ERA))
1:08  p.m. ET (FS-D, MLBN / FM 97.1)


THU, Jun 20:
TIGERS: (LHP Jose Alvarez (1-0, 1.50 ERA)) VS
RED SOX: (?HP TBA (TBA ERA))
7:08  p.m. ET (FS-D, MLBN / FM 97.1)


FRI, Jun 21:
TIGERS: (RHP Doug Fister (6-4, 3.21 ERA)) VS
RED SOX: (?HP TBA (TBA ERA))
7:08  p.m. ET (FS-D / FM 97.1)

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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:53 am

STARTING LINEUPS:

TIGERS (career numbers off Britton)

   Austin Jackson, CF (4-for-6, K)
   Torii Hunter, RF (3-for-10, 3 K’s)
   Miguel Cabrera, 3B (3-for-9, HR, 3 K’s)
   Prince Fielder, 1B (0-for-2, walk, 2 K’s)
   Victor Martinez, DH (0-for-8, 2 K’s)
   Jhonny Peralta, SS (3-for-6)
   Matt Tuiasosopo, LF
   Omar Infante, 2B (2-for-2)
   Brayan Pena, C (0-for-2)

P: Justin Verlander


ORIOLES (career numbers off Verlander)

   Nate McLouth, LF (2-for-9, walk, K)
   Manny Machado, 3B (1-for-6, walk, 2 K’s)
   Nick Markakis, RF (10-for-41, 2 walks, 10 K’s)
   Adam Jones, CF (2-for-24, walk, 8 K’s)
   Chris Davis, 1B (3-for-14, 2 walks, 8 K’s)
   Matt Wieters, C (3-for-17, HR, walk, 3 K’s)
   J.J. Hardy, SS (6-for-28, 2 HR, walk, 6 K’s)
   Travis Ishikawa, DH
   Ryan Flaherty, 2B (0-for-4, K)

P: Zach Britton


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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:14 pm

1st  Inning
BAL - Top 1st
B:2 S:1 O:1
Nate McLouth flies out to center fielder Austin Jackson.

B:0 S:1 O:2
Manny Machado grounds out, second baseman Omar Infante to first baseman Prince Fielder.

B:4 S:2 O:2
Nick Markakis walks.

B:2 S:0 O:3
Adam Jones flies out to center fielder Austin Jackson.




DET - Bot 1st
B:2 S:1 O:1
Austin Jackson flies out to center fielder Adam Jones.

B:1 S:0 O:2
Torii Hunter pops out to first baseman Chris Davis in foul territory.

B:2 S:2 O:3
Miguel Cabrera singles on a line drive to left fielder Nate McLouth. Miguel Cabrera out at 2nd, left fielder Nate McLouth to second baseman Ryan Flaherty.

0 - 0 AFTER 1 INNING


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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:17 pm

BAL - Top 2nd
B:3 S:3 O:1
Chris Davis strikes out on a foul tip.

B:2 S:3 O:2
Matt Wieters strikes out swinging.

B:1 S:1 O:3
J. Hardy flies out to left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo.


DET - Bot 2nd
B:3 S:2 O:1
Prince Fielder grounds out, first baseman Chris Davis to pitcher Zach Britton.

B:3 S:1 O:2
Victor Martinez grounds out, third baseman Manny Machado to first baseman Chris Davis.

B:3 S:2 O:2
Jhonny Peralta doubles (20) on a line drive to right fielder Nick Markakis.

B:1 S:2 O:3
Matt Tuiasosopo grounds out, third baseman Manny Machado to first baseman Chris Davis.

0 - 0 AFTER 2 INNINGS


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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:21 pm

BAL - Top 3rd
B:1 S:2 O:1
Travis Ishikawa grounds out, second baseman Omar Infante to first baseman Prince Fielder.

B:1 S:2 O:1
Ryan Flaherty singles on a ground ball to left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo.

B:2 S:1 O:1
Nate McLouth doubles (13) on a ground ball to right fielder Torii Hunter. Ryan Flaherty to 3rd.

B:2 S:3 O:2
Manny Machado strikes out swinging.

B:4 S:2 O:2
Nick Markakis walks.

B:1 S:2 O:3
Adam Jones pops out to third baseman Miguel Cabrera.


DET - Bot 3rd
B:0 S:1 O:1
Omar Infante grounds out, shortstop J. Hardy to first baseman Chris Davis.

B:1 S:0 O:2
Brayan Pena grounds out, third baseman Manny Machado to first baseman Chris Davis.

B:0 S:1 O:3
Austin Jackson grounds out, pitcher Zach Britton to first baseman Chris Davis.

0 - 0 AFTER 3 INNINGS


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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:30 pm

BAL - Top 4th
B:1 S:2 O:1
Chris Davis grounds out, first baseman Prince Fielder to pitcher Justin Verlander.

B:4 S:1 O:1
Matt Wieters walks.

B:1 S:1 O:1
J. Hardy homers (14) on a fly ball to left field. Matt Wieters scores.
BAL 2 - 0

B:2 S:3 O:2
Travis Ishikawa called out on strikes.

B:0 S:1 O:2
Ryan Flaherty singles on a line drive to center fielder Austin Jackson.

B:0 S:1 O:3
Nate McLouth pops out to shortstop Jhonny Peralta.


DET - Bot 4th
B:1 S:2 O:1
Torii Hunter grounds out, third baseman Manny Machado to first baseman Chris Davis.

B:0 S:0 O:1
Miguel Cabrera singles on a line drive to left fielder Nate McLouth.

B:2 S:1 O:2
Prince Fielder grounds into a force out, shortstop J. Hardy to second baseman Ryan Flaherty. Miguel Cabrera out at 2nd. Prince Fielder to 1st.

B:4 S:2 O:2
Victor Martinez walks. Prince Fielder to 2nd.

B:3 S:2 O:3
Jhonny Peralta flies out to center fielder Adam Jones.

BAL 2 - 0 AFTER 4 INNINGS


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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:54 pm

BAL - Top 5th
B:0 S:0 O:0
Manny Machado doubles (33) on a fly ball to left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo.

B:4 S:0 O:0
Nick Markakis walks.

B:0 S:0 O:0
Adam Jones homers (15) on a fly ball to right field. Manny Machado scores. Nick Markakis scores.
BAL 5 - 0

B:0 S:0 O:1
Chris Davis flies out to center fielder Austin Jackson.

B:0 S:0 O:2
Matt Wieters grounds out, second baseman Omar Infante to first baseman Prince Fielder.

B:2 S:2 O:2
J. Hardy singles on a line drive to right fielder Torii Hunter.

B:3 S:3 O:3
Travis Ishikawa strikes out swinging.


DET - Bot 5th
B:2 S:2 O:0
Matt Tuiasosopo homers (3) on a fly ball to right field.
BAL 5 - 1

B:0 S:0 O:1
Omar Infante flies out to center fielder Adam Jones.

B:0 S:3 O:2
Brayan Pena strikes out swinging.

B:4 S:1 O:2
Austin Jackson walks.

B:1 S:2 O:2
Torii Hunter singles on a ground ball to second baseman Ryan Flaherty. Austin Jackson to 2nd.

B:2 S:0 O:3
Miguel Cabrera grounds out, second baseman Ryan Flaherty to first baseman Chris Davis.

BAL 5 - 1 AFTER 5 INNINGS


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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:13 pm

BAL - Top 6th
Pitching Change: Darin Downs replaces Justin Verlander.

B:1 S:0 O:1
Ryan Flaherty grounds out, second baseman Omar Infante to first baseman Prince Fielder.

B:2 S:1 O:2
Nate McLouth grounds out, first baseman Prince Fielder to pitcher Darin Downs.

B:1 S:0 O:2
Manny Machado singles on a ground ball to center fielder Austin Jackson.

B:2 S:1 O:3
With Nick Markakis batting, Manny Machado picked off and caught stealing 2nd base, pitcher Darin Downs to first baseman Prince Fielder.


DET - Bot 6th
B:4 S:0 O:0
Prince Fielder walks.

B:0 S:2 O:1
Victor Martinez flies out to right fielder Nick Markakis.

Coaching visit to mound.


Pitching Change: Darren O'Day replaces Zach Britton.

B:1 S:3 O:2
Jhonny Peralta called out on strikes.

B:1 S:3 O:3
Matt Tuiasosopo strikes out swinging.

BAL 5 - 1 AFTER 6 INNINGS


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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:39 pm

BAL - Top 7th
B:0 S:1 O:1
Nick Markakis grounds out to first baseman Prince Fielder.

Coaching visit to mound.

Pitching Change: Luke Putkonen replaces Darin Downs.

B:1 S:0 O:2
Adam Jones grounds out, second baseman Omar Infante to first baseman Prince Fielder.

B:2 S:3 O:3
Chris Davis called out on strikes.


DET - Bot 7th
B:2 S:1 O:0
Omar Infante singles on a ground ball to second baseman Ryan Flaherty.

B:0 S:1 O:0
Brayan Pena singles on a line drive to left fielder Nate McLouth. Omar Infante to 2nd.

B:0 S:2 O:0
Austin Jackson singles on a line drive to left fielder Nate McLouth. Omar Infante scores. Brayan Pena to 2nd.
BAL 5 - 2

B:0 S:1 O:1
Torii Hunter grounds into a force out, third baseman Manny Machado to second baseman Ryan Flaherty. Brayan Pena to 3rd. Austin Jackson out at 2nd. Torii Hunter to 1st.

B:1 S:1 O:2
Miguel Cabrera pops out to first baseman Chris Davis in foul territory.

Coaching visit to mound.

Pitching Change: Brian Matusz replaces Darren O'Day.

B:0 S:0 O:3
Prince Fielder pops out to third baseman Manny Machado in foul territory.

BAL 5 - 2 AFTER 7 INNINGS


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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:51 pm

BAL - Top 8th
B:0 S:1 O:1
Matt Wieters grounds out, second baseman Omar Infante to first baseman Prince Fielder.

B:1 S:2 O:1
J. Hardy singles on a ground ball to center fielder Austin Jackson.

B:0 S:0 O:2
Travis Ishikawa flies out to left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo.

B:1 S:2 O:3
Ryan Flaherty grounds out, first baseman Prince Fielder to pitcher Luke Putkonen.


DET - Bot 8th
Pitching Change: Tommy Hunter replaces Brian Matusz.

B:2 S:0 O:1
Victor Martinez flies out to center fielder Adam Jones.

B:0 S:1 O:1
Jhonny Peralta reaches on a throwing error by third baseman Manny Machado.

Offensive Substitution: Pinch-hitter Don Kelly replaces Matt Tuiasosopo.

B:0 S:0 O:2
Don Kelly pops out to third baseman Manny Machado in foul territory.

B:0 S:3 O:3
Omar Infante strikes out swinging.

BAL 5 - 2 AFTER 8 INNINGS


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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:11 pm

BAL - Top 9th
Don Kelly remains in the game as the left fielder.

Pitching Change: Phil Coke replaces Luke Putkonen.

B:1 S:0 O:1
Nate McLouth flies out to left fielder Don Kelly.

B:3 S:2 O:2
Manny Machado flies out to left fielder Don Kelly.

B:2 S:2 O:3
Nick Markakis grounds out, shortstop Jhonny Peralta to first baseman Prince Fielder.


DET - Bot 9th
Pitching Change: Jim Johnson replaces Tommy Hunter.

B:0 S:1 O:1
Brayan Pena flies out to left fielder Nate McLouth.

B:4 S:1 O:1
Austin Jackson walks.

B:0 S:1 O:1
Torii Hunter singles on a ground ball to left fielder Nate McLouth. Austin Jackson to 2nd.

B:0 S:0 O:3
Miguel Cabrera grounds into a double play, shortstop J. Hardy to second baseman Ryan Flaherty to first baseman Chris Davis. Torii Hunter out at 2nd.

TIGERS LOSE 2 - 5

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W: Britton (1-1, 5.56 ERA)
L: Verlander (8-5, 3.72 ERA)
S: Johnson, J (26)


Game Info

Pitches-strikes: Britton 92-51, O'Day 23-18, Matusz 1-1, Hunter, T 10-8, Johnson, J 10-6, Verlander 102-60, Downs, D 13-7, Putkonen 20-15, Coke 16-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Britton 9-4, O'Day 1-0, Matusz 0-0, Hunter, T 1-1, Johnson, J 1-1, Verlander 4-4, Downs, D 3-0, Putkonen 3-1, Coke 1-2.
Batters faced: Britton 23, O'Day 7, Matusz 1, Hunter, T 4, Johnson, J 4, Verlander 26, Downs, D 4, Putkonen 6, Coke 3.
Inherited runners-scored: O'Day 1-0, Matusz 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, L to R.
T: 2:54.
Att: 34,706.
Venue: Comerica Park.
June 18, 2013


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PostSubject: Re: GDT69: 6/18/13 - DET (39-29) VS BAL (40-31) - 7:08 p.m. ET    Wed Jun 19, 2013 7:29 pm

Game 69: Another look at Verlander’s pitching
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Posted on June 19, 2013 at 1:33 am

No, Justin Verlander’s fastball doesn’t look like it’s there yet.

Yes, his command resembles his younger form, even during part of the winning streak he had going.

And yes, 3.72 is a high ERA for him.

But here’s the thing: Even when he works through things, Justin Verlander is still a darn good pitcher.

How good? Well, if you go by Fangraphs’ calculations, he entered Tuesday night with the seventh-highest Wins Above Replacement among Major League pitchers. At 3.0 WAR, he had the same number as Yu Darvish, slightly above Clay Buchholz (2.9), and just barely under teammates Anibal Sanchez and Max Scherzer (3.1).

And if you go by Fielding Independent Pitching, he entered Tuesday tied for fifth in the Majors, trailing Sanchez but better than Scherzer, Darvish, Chris Sale and others.

Call it mediocrity if you want, but Verlander’s mediocrity is another pitcher’s greatness. He looked fairly bad in back-to-back losses in May, and the offensive support he received means he probably cost them those games. But he had two losses in April in which the Tigers were shut out.

“It’s been a battle so far,” Verlander said. “Obviously, you have that stretch of three or four starts where it was pretty frustrating. You know, I guess I’m always trying to get better, and I feel like I’ve made adjustments to get to that point.

“I feel like I’ve been getting better, better, and better. That’s not necessarily going to work towards a perfect game, but you’re not going to get better every time. There’s ups and downs, peaks and valleys, tonight was just one of those nights where two long balls hurt me. You know who knows what happens if I’m able to execute those pitches a little bit better. I’m not saying that I regressed, it’s just one of those games. This is Major League Baseball, you’re not going to be perfect every time.”

His fastball command has been a roller coaster. When he was struggling a month ago he went from a low of barely 50 percent strikes with his fastball up to 60 percent. When he seemed like he was right again, that percentage climbed to 70 percent.

On Tuesday, he threw 24 of his 39 fastballs for strikes, or about 61.5 percent, according to MLB.com Gameday and brooksbaseball.net.

He paid for one bad fastball with Adam Jones’ three-run homer. He paid for it more with four walks, three of them to Nick Markakis. He also paid for it in a pitch count that went from a 15-pitch first inning to a 15-pitch second, then a 30-pitch third.

“The one inning, it almost got up to the point where I looked up and I said, ‘Oh, this is going to be a tough one for the manager,’” Jim Leyland said. “Because he’s possibly got 60 pitches after three innings. As a manager, that’s not a good feeling.”

The mantra for Leyland was fastball command. As many different pitches as Verlander can throw in any count, he still has to command the basic fastball.

“His repertoire is what it is, but normally a successful evening for your pitching starts with commanding your fastball,” Leyland said. “When you don’t have that, that takes away some other stuff, because you’re not getting other stuff behind in the count. There’s really not a sophisticated answer. He just didn’t command the fastball.”

He hit 97-98 mph on his fastball several times, but it was early. He didn’t build with velocity so much as he spiked it, and that’s usually not a good sign with him.

Was he getting squeezed on the strike zone? It looked like it at times, and Verlander had to keep his composure. Still, those aren’t using downfalls for him.

“I felt I threw about 10 to 15 pitches tonight that were pretty doggone close to being perfect, just off,” Verlander said. “I think that goes to show you how fine of a line it is at this level between having a good start and not.”


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