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Road to MLB 14- Detroit Tigers 2014 
Posted on February 26, 2014 at 12:21 AM.
Tigers Offense shows up in Game 2:
Cabrera Goes Yard Again.

Game 2: April 9th, 2014

Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins
Game 2 of 3

Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins
Apr 9, 2014123456789RHE
Detroit (1-1)2020010016160
Minnesota (1-1)011002000493
W: M. Scherzer (1-0) L: C. Lewis (0-1) S: J. Benoit (1)
Scoring Summary
SCORING DETAILSDETMIN
DET1Fielder ground ball single to center. Garcia scores. Cabrera to 2nd.10
DET1Tuiasosopo doubles to center. Cabrera Scores. Fielder to 3rd, Martinez to 2nd20
MIN2Pinto homered to left.21
DET3Cabrera homerd to left. Garcia scores41
MIN3Drew homered to right.42
DET6Berry doubles to center. Tuiasosopo scores52
MIN6Arcia homered to center. Mauer scores54
DET9Cabrera sac-fly to right. Jackson scores64
Detroit Tigers
HITTERSABRHRBIBBSOAVG
Jackson, CF510001.111
Garcia, RF524000.444
Cabrera, 1B422300.429
Fielder, DH505100.556
Martinez, C501001.222
Tuiasosopo, LF513100.500
Peralta, SS400000.000
Castellanos, 3B400000.000
Berry, 2B401100.429
TOTALS41616602.390
BATTING
2B: P. Fielder (1), M. Tuiasosopo 2 (2), Q. Berry (1)
HR: M. Cabrera (2)
RBI: M. Cabrera 3 (4), P. Fielder (1), M. Tuiasosopo (1), Q. Berry (1)
SF: M. Cabrera
GIDP: J. Peralta
BASERUNNING
SB: Jackson (2)
Detroit Tigers
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOERA
M. Scherzer (W, 1-0)6.2844045.40
D. Smyly (H, 1)0.1000000.00
A. Alburquerque (H, 1)0.1000000.00
D. Below (H, 1)0.2000000.00
J. Benoit (S, 1)1.0100000.00
TOTALS9.094404
PITCHING
Pitches-Strikes: M. Scherzer (77-57), D. Smyly (1-1), A. Alburquerque (2-2), D. Below (3-2), J. Benoit (8-7)
Minnesota Twins
HITTERSABRHRBIBBSOAVG
Drew, SS413100.625
Frandsen, 2B400000.250
Mauer, 1B411001.143
Arcia, RF411201.250
Pinto, C411100.143
Willingham, LF402001.375
Plouffe, 3B401000.350
Rosales, DH400000.143
Hicks, CF300001.000
TOTALS3549404.257
BATTING
2B: J. Mauer (1), S. Drew (1)
HR: S. Drew (1), O. Arcia (1), J. Pinto (1)
RBI: S. Drew (1), O. Arcia 2 (2), J. Pinto (1)
GIDP: T. Plouffe
FIELDING
E: B. Duensing (1), K. Randsen (1), A. Hicks (1)
Minnesota Twins
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOERA
C. Lewis (L, 0-1)4.21044017.71
K. Correia1.1211006.75
J. Burton2.0200000.00
B. Duensing0.1210010.00
C. Fien0.2000010.00
TOTALS9.0166503
PITCHING
Pitches-Strikes: C. Lewis (55-42), K. Correia (13-8), J. Burton (22-13), B. Duensing (8-6), C. Fien (6-4)



I thought I put this game out of reach, but then they kept hitting HRs.
They swung at a lot of fastballs early in the count, especially Drew. Didn't let me get ahead in the count with a easy one down the middle. The first HR was on a hanging slider however... meh

Their starter was tossing up meatballs for the first inning and then tightened it up for an inning or two before the manager yanked him. Much different than my first game where i lost 3-2. I like how this game felt a lot different that the first game.

After two games of my first actual franchise playthrough, I'm thinking that it's going to be an interesting season. Will try to trade Fielder unless my young guys in the minors progress well... I have QBerry playing 2nd base (lol), he had a crucial error in the first game.

My "starting" 2B is injured. I picked him up in the Rule 5 Draft and he got hurt in spring training smh.
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