There’s no other way to spin it: Hiroki Kuroda‘s brief tenure with the Yankees has been wildly successful. He’s got a 3.19/3.77 ERA/FIP and has handled himself more than admirably in the A.L. East after moving over from the Dodgers and the weak-hitting N.L. West. His last start, a 6.1 inning outing...
Trenton and Tampa had the night off.
Charleston is tied 3-3 in the 14th but this was the game up to that point:
The RiverDogs took an early lead as Ali Castillo and Cito Culver hit back-to-back singles. A ground out by Ben Gamel scored Castillo and Culver scored on a ground out by Robert Refsnyder. Charleston added another run in the fifth, as Eduardo Sosa lined a single to center. Culver and Gamel hit back-to-back singles, plating Castillo for a 3-0 lead. They held the lead until the bottom of the seventh, when Augusta finally got on the board with a two-run homer by Devin Harris. Jose Flores followed with a triple and scored on a double by Brett Krill, tying the game 3-3. The game was tied after the ninth and soon the RiverDogs were in another extra inning battle.
At this point, Sosa is 3-5. Castillo is 2-6 with two runs scored. Culver is 2-5 with a run scored and a walk. …
|New York Yankees||Detroit Tigers|
|Curtis Granderson, CF||Austin Jackson, CF|
|Derek Jeter, SS||Andy Dirks, LF|
|Robinson Cano, 2B||Miguel Cabrera, 3B|
|Mark Teixeira, 1B||Prince Fielder, 1B|
|Raul Ibanez, LF||Brennan Boesch, RF|
|Nick Swisher, RF||Delmon Young, DH|
|Eric Chavez, 3B||Alex Avila, C|
|Ichiro Suzuki, DH||Jhonny Peralta, SS|
|Russell Martin, C||Omar Infante, 2B|
|Ivan Nova, SP||Justin Verlander, SP|
The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05...