The Detroit Tigers and Toronto Blue Jays didn't get Cy Young-caliber performances in their previous games, but they haven't given their aces much room for error.
Perhaps they can provide their No. 2 starters better support.
Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez will try to help the Tigers win a fifth in a row in this series on Tuesday when Brandon Morrow takes the hill for a Blue Jays team also coming off a shutout loss.
With Justin Verlander trying to give Detroit (3-3) a third consecutive victory, the 2011 Cy Young Award winner went 7 1/3 shaky innings in Sunday's 7-0 loss to the New York Yankees. The Tigers have scored four times in his two starts.
"You get all those hits yesterday (a season-high 17 in an 8-4 win) and you come back out today and that's why I always emphasize how pitching normally dictates everything," manager Jim Leyland told the TIgers' official website.
That's exactly why the Blue Jays (2-4) retooled their rotation this offseason, with Morrow (0-0, 1.50 ERA) ...