Rick Porcello will try to rack up the Tigers 4th consecutive quality start. Of course it would help with the Tigers could solve the mystery of that elusive RISP success. It’s been bad the last few games, but it is unsustainable.
The Tigers .369 team OBP may also be unsustainable, but in the short term they are facing Scott Kazmir. Kazmir allowed 11 baserunners in 4 innings against the Yankees. Maybe that short term RISP issue will continue though because Dan Dickerson tweets-out that tonight’s lineup has hit .153 against Zazmir, but with 26 walks in 40 innings.
That 15-98 against Kazmir is: