Tigers Alexander has no-hitter vs Orioles after 6 innings
BALTIMORE — (AP) — Detroit Tigers left-hander Tyler Alexander has pitched six no-hit innings against the Baltimore Orioles. The Tigers lead 8-0 at Camden Yards on Monday night. Alexander has allowed only two runners, walking Ryan Mountcastle in the fourth inning and Austin Hays in the sixth. Alexander came into the game with a 3-10 record and a 5.35 ERA. Alexander had not thrown more than seven innings or 102 pitches in a four-year big league career.wftv.com
Bez hits 2 HRs, Cubs beat Tigers for 11,000th franchise win
Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez celebrates after the final out in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. The Cubs won 9-3. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT Javier Bez hit two home runs and the Chicago Cubs became the second franchise in major league history to post 11,000 wins, beating the Detroit Tigers 9-3 on Monday night. Bez followed with a two-run homer to make it 6-1. CUBS WINSThe Cubs won their first game against Louisville on April 25, 1876.
7-inning doubleheaders debut in MLB, Reds sweep Tigers
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT Trevor Bauer made short work of the Detroit Tigers, capping Major League Baseball's first seven-inning doubleheader with a shutout. We've had a tough time in these first ten days, and we've especially struggled against Detroit, Bell said. Bauer wasn't confirmed as the starter for the second game until he arrived at the park. At one point in the first game, Cincinnati starter Anthony DeSclafani forgot the teams were only playing seven innings. Tigers: Detroit has Monday off, then is scheduled to host four games in three days against the St. Louis Cardinals.