MLB wrap: Indians bullpen woes continue in loss to Tigers; Stephen Piscotty hits emotional HR

Andrew Miller
Andrew Miller (Getty Pictures)

Andrew Miller has struggled since coming back from a hamstring pressure in late-April and the Tigers took benefit of the uncharacteristically dangerous All-Star reliever Tuesday in Detroit. 

Miller entered in the seventh after fellow reliever Dan Otero allowed two runs to rating. Cleveland was nonetheless forward by two runs however the lead shortly vanished as Miller retired solely one of many six batters he confronted.

Tigers’ JaCoby Jones and Pete Kozma rattled Miller with again-to-again RBI doubles and the Tigers loaded the bases after Miller walked three consecutive hitters. 

Miller fired 10 scoreless innings to start the season earlier than the damage and does not fairly look the identical as Cleveland’s bullpen continues to wrestle as an entire.

The Tribe noticed all 10 batters attain base, highlighted by Brandon Guyer’s grand slam however fell to one recreation under .500. 

Studs of the night time

Padres starter Jordan Lyles took it to his former workforce, hanging out 10 Rockies batters over 7 1/three scoreless innings in a four-zero win. Lyles carried an ideal recreation into the highest of the eighth earlier than permitting a one-out single to Trevor Story. 

Twins hurler Jose Berrios additionally lasted 7 1/three innings with 10 strikeouts in a four-1 win over the Cardinals. 

Mets’ Juan Lagares went four for five with three RBIs, two runs scored and a stolen base in a rout of the Blue Jays. 

Duds of the night time

Matt Carpenter’s woes on the plate continued towards the Twins because the infielder went zero for four with two strikeouts as his common fell to .one hundred forty on the season. Carpenter hasn’t recorded successful since Might 5. 

White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez allowed six runs in simply two-plus innings of labor in a loss to the Pirates. Lopez did not report a strikeout as his Okay:BB ratio blossomed to 31:21 on the yr.

Spotlight

In his first at-bat since rejoining the A’s after his mom’s funeral, Stephen Piscotty hit a house run. 

Gretchen Piscotty died earlier this month on the age of fifty five after a battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

What’s subsequent

Dodgers (sixteen-25) at Marlins (15-26), 7:10 p.m. ET — Justin Turner is again in the Dodgers lineup and can look to feast on Caleb Smith (2-four, three.sixty three ERA) and Miami relievers on Wednesday. Walker Buehler (2-1, 1.sixty four) toes the rubber for Los Angeles, who can be even with Miami with one other loss.