San Francisco Giants’ Madison Bumgarner was looking for a turn- around performance after getting lit up for six runs against the St. Louis Cardinals 12 days ago. He got that, and he came up big. Bumgarner went seven strong innings of 2- hit ball, while striking out eight Tigers batters and holding them scoreless.
Detroit Tigers’ starting pitcher Doug Fister continued his postseason dominance. Fister gave up 1- earned run over six innings, while striking out 3. He has given up a total of three runs over 19.1 innings. However, he has yet to factor into a winning decision.
In the second, Doug Fister gave his team quite the scare when he took a linedrive off the side of his head, Tigers’ medical trainer Kevin Rand and team manger Jim Leyland came out to speak with the right hander to determine if he was ok. After a few warmup pitches, he checked out o.k., and continued with the game.
In the 7th inning, Hunter Pence singled off of Doug Fister into leftfield. Tigers’ manager Jim Leyland w...