DETROIT >> cheap Chris Sale jersey pitched a little longer than cheap Justin Verlander jersey in a matchup of ace pitchers, and it might ve cost the Boston Red Sox jerseys a chance to split their series with the Detroit Tigers jerseys.
Nicholas Castellanos chased Sale with a two out, go ahead single in the eighth inning and cheap Ian Kinsler jersey homered in the sixth, lifting Detroit over Boston 2 1 on Monday.
Verlander gave up only an unearned run, three hits and two walks while striking out four over seven innings. cheap Justin Wilson jersey (1 0) struck out one and walked one in the eighth and cheap Francisco Rodriguez jersey struck out two and allowed a hit in the ninth, earning his second save in three chances to help Detroit win the four game series.
Sale (0 1) struck out 10 and gave up two runs and five hits over 7 2/3 innings in his second start. He stayed in the game after pitching seven strong innings because manager John Farrell thought he still looked sharp.
He was still strong and still had quality stuff, Farrell said. He pitched around Kinsler with the base open, which I thought he was managing the situation, and he had handled Castellanos the three previous at bats. He hits one through the hole. He pitched a hell of a game.
As good as Verlander was, the Tigers jerseys and their fans were thrilled with the performance of a beleaguered bullpen. Earlier in the day, Detroit sent struggling right hander cheap Bruce Rondon jersey to Triple A and purchased the contract of righty cheap Joe Jimenez jersey. Rondon was once viewed as the future closer for Detroit, but the Tigers jerseys swapped him out for a 21 year old Puerto Rican who has yet to pitch in the majors.
The bullpen is in flux right now, Verlander said. But I think that will get a lot better as guys settle into their roles.
The Comerica Park crowd groaned when Ausmus went to the mound with two outs in the seventh to authentic jerseys China visit Verlander. He kept the right hander in the game, much to the delight of the fans, who cheered even louder when Leon, the next batter, popped out to end the inning. Verlander raised his glove in the air to acknowledge a standing ovation, and Ausmus was the first person to shake his hand near the bottom step in the dugout.
I felt good about leaving him in, but he was over 100 pitches and he d only been to 103 his last outing and it s only his second start of the season, Ausmus said. So I wanted to make sure he was OK and still felt strong.
The Red Sox jerseys scored their only run in the second inning after Castellanos fielding error loaded the bases with no outs.
cheap Mitch Moreland jersey led off the inning with a double and cheap Pablo Sandoval jersey followed with a walk. cheap Chris Young jersey hit a grounder toward Castellanos at third, and instead of potentially starting a double play, he couldn t field the ball cleanly. cheap Brock Holt jersey then hit into a double play, scoring Moreland, and Verlander got cheap Sandy Leon jersey to hit an inning ending liner to Castellanos.
The Red Sox jerseys have fumigated and disinfected their clubhouse at Fenway Park to help fight the flu, which has hit the team hard and led to Robbie Ross being on the disabled list and cheap Hanley Ramirez jersey playing just two games.
You can sit here and try to find excuses all day long, Sale said.
Farrell said it has been done a few times while the team has been on the road.
TRAINER S ROOM
Red Sox jerseys: OF cheap Jackie Bradley Jr. jersey is headed to the disabled list with an injured right knee and Farrell is hopeful he will only be out for 10 days. . LHP cheap David Price jersey, on the DL with an elbow strain, had a 20 pitch bullpen before the game and may throw again Wednesday.