How Was The Game? (June 30, 2014)

Clip art illustration of a Cartoon Tiger with a Missing Tooth

Preposterous.

Tigers 5, A’s 4

On the night the 1984 Tigers were honored at Comerica Park, Anibal Sanchez (14 GS, 82 IP, 2.63 ERA, 2.69 FIP, 2.3 fWAR) did his best to lead the team to victory but when he left the game it did not look good despite seven innings of work in which he allowed just three runs (two earned). Sanchez was in control for most of the night and surrendered two of the runs after a lead off error to start the 8th inning wore on his already tiring arm. The bats were only able to muster a single run courtesy of a no-doubt blast from Cabrera through eight innings and oh by the way, Austin Jackson dove and it wasn’t the biggest moment of this game. Castellanos reached on an error, Avila singled, Suarez K’d, Jackson walked (against Doolittle!), and then Rajai Davis, inexplicably hit a walk off grand slam. No words. Go Tigers. Rick Porcello (15 GS, 97.2 IP, 3.41 ERA, 3.80 FIP, 1.6 fWAR) tomorrow.

The Moment: Rajai Davis launches a walk off grand slam!

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