Harold Capote Fernández | @batesbeisbol
Once again the strength of Miguel Cabrera appears and is decisive for Detroit.
In the meeting held in the Motor City of the United States, the Tigre Mayor sounded his 15th homer of the year, a table of great importance because he found a partner on board and equaled the actions at 3 runs against the Athletics.
Oakland right-hander James Kaprielian was hit on account of 1 ball and 1 strike in the fourth leg drop.
This is also the 502nd lifetime homer on Mr. Miggy’s account, remaining 2 from 27th place, currently occupied by the immortal Eddie Murray with 504.
On the other hand, the response of the verdeamarillos was immediate, at the top of the fifth they stepped on the plate three times to regain control of the board.
The Tigers offered resistance and at the end of that same fifth, Akil Baddoo homered down the right field. For his part, the also Venezuelan Harold Castro sounded his second four-corner score so far in 2021, this comes in the low of 6.
By Chapter 7 the Bengalis fiercely went on to take control of the scoreboard; first Jonathan Schopp hit a single that brought Derek Hill and then Miguel Cabrera, also with a hit, put them up by bringing in Baddoo who in the eighth singled driving down the Creole Castro to draw the final 8×6.
The victory belongs to Joe Jiménez (5-1, 5.72) in relief of a perfect inning. The misstep goes to the account of reliever AJ Puk (0-2) punished with 2 hits and the same number of earned runs with a walk. He didn’t get any out.
For the Athletics Elvis Andrus goes blank for 3 chances (.228), while Yusmeiro Petit allows a 2-section relay line, leaving his ERA at 3.01.
On the side of the Tigers, Miguel Cabrera finished 4-2, homers, 3 RBIs and 1 scored, raising his average to .250; With those 3 brought he adds up to 1,790, leaving 22 behind the eternal Frank Robinson in box 21. With the 2 scored he totals 1,502, 2 from Nap Lajoie in position 73 and 4 from Mike Schmidt (72).
Harold Castro is 4-3 with a homer, 2 RBIs and a pair of touchdowns, going up to .281 on average.
– Detroit Tigers (@TigresdeDetroit) September 2, 2021
Might have to start calling him Homerin ‘Harold. pic.twitter.com/FhdnK3GDVd
– Detroit Tigers (@tigers) September 2, 2021