Tuesday, April 4, 2017

2017 Detroit Tigers Game 1 of 162

Today my Detroit Tigers opened up the 2017 baseball season by beating the Chicago White Sox, 6-3, in Chicago.

Tigers ACE RHP  Justin Verlander tossed 6 1/3 innings, allowing 6 hits, 2 runs, walked two batters, while striking out 10 ChiSox hitters.

The win was the 174th career win for Verlander.

Box Score... Game 1, Tigers 6, White Sox 3.

Rookie OF JaCoby Jones went 1/4, collecting his first career HR, and 3-runs dinger off ChiSox starter Carlos Quintana in the2nd inning.

The game, the Home Opener for the White Sox,  was delayed a day by bad weather in Chicago on Monday.

The Tigers continue the Opening Series against the South Siders again tomorrow,  with RHP Jordan Zimmermann getting the start.

Play Ball! ⚾

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