Game 2010.068: Diamondbacks at Tigers

The Tigers try to keep it going against familiar foe Edwin Jackson while Rick Porcello returns to the mound after a layoff caused by the need for some extra bullpen work.

36 Comments

  1. thennr21

    June 19, 2010 at 1:54 pm

    Lets go Tigers! Another big one at home as the D-Backs have lost 14 straight on the road and we have won 7 in a row. Porcello, please just keep us in the game and let the offense do the rest.

  2. Coleman

    June 19, 2010 at 7:12 pm

    Meanwhile Philly went into the 9th with a 5-run lead over the Twins and just blew it

  3. Stormin Norman $

    June 19, 2010 at 7:13 pm

    the Twinkies just put up 5 runs in the 9th to tie the Phillies…

  4. Coleman

    June 19, 2010 at 7:18 pm

    Wow, Arizona has some tin gloves out there

  5. Kevin in Dallas

    June 19, 2010 at 7:27 pm

    Between the Twins comeback and 0 runs with bases juiced and 0 outs, these last three baseball minutes could not have been worse.

    • Coleman

      June 19, 2010 at 7:31 pm

      GIDP monster strikes again.

      If only we could have kept it going till the big bats at the bottom of the order came up..

    • Coleman

      June 19, 2010 at 7:34 pm

      The next 3 minutes actually has those 3 beat

  6. jud

    June 19, 2010 at 7:29 pm

    got to take advantage of getting to Jackson early…..he certainly gets better

  7. bob

    June 19, 2010 at 7:30 pm

    twins winning now

    • Coleman

      June 19, 2010 at 7:43 pm

      Gload goes long! It’s tied at 10

  8. Stormin Norman $

    June 19, 2010 at 7:31 pm

    Butera (.154, rookie for MN) hit his first career HR against ex-Tiger Durbin in the 10th, twinkies take a 10-9 lead

  9. Kevin in Dallas

    June 19, 2010 at 7:32 pm

    Whole night just changed. I realize that it is very early, but I think everyone on here feels it.

    • kathy

      June 19, 2010 at 7:34 pm

      Feels like we’re watching batting practice.

  10. jud

    June 19, 2010 at 7:35 pm

    hey Rick try a few pitches not down the middle……even the outs are getting hit 330

  11. jud

    June 19, 2010 at 7:42 pm

    I think Laird tweaked his neck a little on that rip by Avila maybe he should sit just a few more days!

  12. Repp1976

    June 19, 2010 at 7:42 pm

    Gload (BA= 208) homers w/2 out to tie Twins!

    • Coleman

      June 19, 2010 at 7:54 pm

      And naturally the Twins come back to score in the 11th (2 walks, sacrifice, single)

      • Coleman

        June 19, 2010 at 7:55 pm

        And added 2 more, this one looks like a lost cause

  13. jud

    June 19, 2010 at 7:44 pm

    I think Laird tweaked his neck a little watching that rip by Avila maybe he should sit just a few more days!

  14. jud

    June 19, 2010 at 7:46 pm

    hey Gene Avila wasn’t tagging for what reason???

    • Coleman

      June 19, 2010 at 7:52 pm

      Jumpin’ Gene sleeps with his eyes open

  15. jud

    June 19, 2010 at 7:54 pm

    hey Rick …much better …keep it up

  16. jud

    June 19, 2010 at 7:57 pm

    maybe Sardinha can save the day for the Phillies

  17. jud

    June 19, 2010 at 8:09 pm

    Twinkies score 8 in the 9th..10th..11th…..sometimes I forget how good the
    Tiger pen has been til you see something like this

    • jud

      June 19, 2010 at 8:43 pm

      As I say that bang bang 3 runs here!!!

  18. Mcb

    June 19, 2010 at 8:42 pm

    Porcello needs to go to Toledo

  19. jud

    June 19, 2010 at 9:33 pm

    a game of a ton of chances and not much cashing in….guess it was bound to happen sooner or later

    • Coleman

      June 19, 2010 at 9:46 pm

      CarLOB Guillen was the hole in the lineup today, he was off today.

      In fact the middle of the order was a letdown:
      (through 8)
      tops – 3-12, 0BB
      mids – 2-11, 1 BB
      bottoms – 4-9 1 BB, 1 sac

      It’s a shame not to take advantage of another good 7-9 game

  20. Mcb

    June 19, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    maggs!

  21. jud

    June 19, 2010 at 10:00 pm

    Tigers had 3-4 chances to move runners up form second with no outs and failed every time…..had many many chances to score…..failed most of the time…Arizona..went after the toughest 4 hitter in the league with the game on the line….got him….good job Arizona…guess that’s why no one wins 162 games

  22. T Smith

    June 19, 2010 at 10:09 pm

    It’s always a bad omen when the Twins finagle an impossible win. With whoever they bargained their collective souls to pull off that most impossible victory, they were shrewd enough to negoitate a Tiger’s loss with the deal.

  23. Mcb

    June 19, 2010 at 10:09 pm

    Yep agree. Can’t leave it up to Cabby every night. Gotta make good on some of those other chances.

  24. Jerry The Tiger Fan

    June 20, 2010 at 2:23 am

    Porcello is never going to be a legit #2 starter until he finds a strikeout pitch. The other side puts too many balls into play vs. Porcello and enough of those are bound to find a hole, especially with as many groundbalss as he forces with his sinker.; Coming into tonight Porcello was averaging less than 4 K’s per 9 innings. That is pathetic, especially with a second baseman who probably has less mobility/range than any second sacker in the AL (meaning there will be plenty of ground singles into RF this summer vs. Porcello). No strikeout pitch= no sustainable success for Porcello. If they send him to Toledo, it should be to focus on developing some sort of strikeout pitch because right now he isn’t close to having one.

    • JB

      June 20, 2010 at 9:38 am

      Well, he’s pretty young. I think he’ll be fine. Really really good, in fact. At the beginning of the year he was pitching well and getting pretty unlucky. The last few starts he has been getting hit much harder.

  25. Coleman

    June 20, 2010 at 2:24 am

    Silver lining: now billfer can correct the game numbers on the headings without jinxing a winning streak

  26. charlie

    June 20, 2010 at 12:03 pm

    porcello optioned to toledo