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>>caption: MATTHEW BOYD HAD
A SOLID START<<
@ MARCHANT STADIUM:
The Nationals scored four times
in the final two innings off pitchers
who won't be pitching for the Tigers
by Opening Day and Washington
defeated Detroit 5-4.
Enrique Burgos came on in the
T-8th and allowed a walk and a single. When Burgos slipped and fell on the
mound tossing to his third hitter he came out with an injured groin. Zac
Reininger (L, 0-1) entered and allowed both inherited runners plus one more
to score to put the Nats ahead 4-3. Juan Soto had an RBI double. Jose
Marmolejos scored on a passed ball charged to Grayson Greiner. Soto came
in on a Chris Dominguez soft single.
In the T-9th Washington loaded the bases off former Mexican LGE lefty
James Russell and Soto forced in a run with a sacks clogged walk.
Early on Tiger pitching was good.
Needing an impressive start to stay in the mix to stay in the hunt for a
rotation spot, southpaw Matt Boyd threw three scoreless innings. Boyd
gave up 1-H & 2-W with 3-K.
Lefty hopeful Ryan Carpenter worked the second 3-IP for Detroit.
He yielded 1-R/1-ER on 4-H with 2-K. The Nats scored to tie the game
1-1/T-5th on a Wilmer Dilfo bases loaded infield single.
Detroit had taken an early 1-0 lead on a B-3rd Jeimer Candelario
bases loaded fielder's choice forceout at 2Base to plate JaCoby Jones
off Washington starter Edwin Jackson.
The Tigers made it 3-1 via a 2-out/B-6th 2-run rally. Victor Martinez
bounced a ground rule double into the LCField berm. Pinch-runner Alexi
Amarista trotted home on John Hicks' triple off the CGField wall. Hicks
came home on a Enny Romero wild pitch.
After the Nationals had gone ahead, hot prospect Mike Gerber solo
homered (#1) to CField in the B-9th for the 5-4 final.
Fourth Nationals pitcher Matt Grace worked one scoreless inning to
get the win (1-0). Although he served up Gerber's homerun, Bryan Harper
tossed the B-9th for the save (#1).
Detroit defensive highlights included CA Hicks throwing out two
Nats baserunners on a pick-off and a caught stealing and Carpenter picking-
off a runner at 1Base.
V-Mart was 2-for-3 (.281-BA) as the only batter in the ballgame with
With only one win in their last 10 games Detroit fell to 7-10-2 in
WAS 5-10-0, 12-LOB (W) Grace, 1-0; (S) B. Harper, #1
DET 4-9-1, 7-LOB (L) Reininger, 0-1
With Dad Kirk Gibson broadcasting on Tiger TV, Detroit farmhand Kam
Gibson got into the game late. Young Gibby went 0-for-1 at the plate on
an infield pop-up and made a difficult catch in LField on a windblown
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