Thursday, August 06, 2009
Sunday I set forth a list of demands for this Tiger team to accomplish by today. Let's see how they did:
4 Runs a game - 5, 2, 4, and 7 for and average of 4.5. Well done offense.
3 Extra Base hits a game - 14 total for the series. Cabrera who I called out hit .400 with 3 extra base hits and 4 RBI.
JV complete game - almost, and since Edwin Jackson pitched into the 9th yesterday, I'm going to give it to them
No runs surrendered by the pen - The pen gave up 3 in nine innings, but when it counted they were perfect, so I'll give this one to them as well
Granderson to drive in some runs - I singled out Granderson, but my point was get some 2 out RBI. I think 12 2 out RBI in the series will work
Win 3 games - Locked it up this afternoon.
Whether it was the home cooking or three rookie starting pitchers against them on the mound, the Tigers acted like a first place team. The lead in the Central stays the same, and Minnesota comes into town this weekend. Keep it going Tigers, I want to keep watching