How Bad Were the Tigers on Sunday? They Tied a Major League Strike-Out Record

April 29, 2019, 6:52 AM

No one expected the Tigers to be very good this year, not even upper management. In fact, at 12-14, they're doing far better than people expected.

But in Sunday's 4-1 loss against the White Sox in Chicago, they really really sucked. Twenty out of 27 batters struck out, tying a major league record for a nine-inning game.

Detroit scored one run in the top of the second inning, and that was it.

Four players — Miguel Cabrera, Brandon Dixon, Gordon Beckham and JaCoby Jones — struck out three times, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports. Three others — Jeimer Candelario, Nicholas Castellanos and Grayson Greiner — struck out twice.

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