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2012 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 1st in American League Central
Run Differential: 726-670 + 56
Manager(s): Jim Leyland
General Manager: Dave Dombrowski
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Comerica Park
Payroll: $ 132,300,000 5/30
Attendance: 3,028,033 9/30
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Giants)
Top Draft Pick: Jake Thompson (#91) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Rafael Belliard
Bullpen Coach: Mike Rojas
First Base Coach: Tom Brookens
Hitting Coach: Lloyd McClendon
Pitching Coach: Jeff Jones
Third Base Coach: Gene Lamont

#1 Draft Picks

Delmon Young (#1), Justin Verlander (#2), Prince Fielder (#7), Jacob Turner (#9), Max Scherzer (#11), Daniel Schlereth (#26), Rick Porcello (#27)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
7290.44416.0
6894.42020.0
6696.40722.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Miguel CabreraDETBOSW 10-0 vs BOS522002300010000013522 home runs
    Prince FielderDETBOSW 10-0 vs BOS322002200001000010002 home runs, 1000th career game
    Miguel CabreraDETBOSW 13-12 vs BOS533001500000001113535 RBIs
    Prince FielderDETBOSW 13-12 vs BOS622000000010000010011000th career hit
    Austin JacksonDETBOSW 13-12 vs BOS63410000002000003064 hits
    Delmon YoungDETCHAL 1-5 @CHA10000000011200007362 hit by pitches
    Thad WeberDETTEXL 2-3 vs TEX000000000000000011st career game
    Miguel CabreraDETNYAL 6-7 @NYA301000100200100013701000th career RBI
    Austin JacksonDETNYAL 6-7 @NYA52420021000000003224 hits
    Luke PutkonenDETNYAL 2-6 @NYA000000000000000011st career game
    Austin JacksonDETKCAW 9-3 vs KCA51410021000000003254 hits
    Miguel CabreraDETOAKL 10-6 @OAK514100300000000013814 hits
    Andy DirksDETOAKL 10-6 @OAK4240011001000000964 hits
    Prince FielderDETMINW 7-11 vs MIN301000200000002010352 sacrifice flies
    Quintin BerryDETCLEL 2-4 @CLE511100000010000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Quintin BerryDETMINL 10-6 @MIN412000110120000031st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
    Prince FielderDETMINW 6-3 @MIN404000100000000010444 hits
    Quintin BerryDETBOSL 4-6 @BOS511010000040000084 strikeouts
    Miguel CabreraDETBOSL 4-6 @BOS514300100000000014003 Doubles, 4 hits
    Miguel CabreraDETNYAW 4-3 vs NYA423102200000000014032 home runs
    Matt YoungDETCLEL 2-4 vs CLE4000000000400000214 strikeouts
    Bryan HoladayDETCLEL 6-9 vs CLE411000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Jose OrtegaDETCINL 5-6 @CIN000000000000000011st career game
    Hernan PerezDETCINW 3-2 @CIN100000000000000011st career game
    Hernan PerezDETCINW 7-6 @CIN111000000000000021st career hit
    Drew SmylyDETCINW 7-6 @CIN100000000000000011st career game
    Brennan BoeschDETCHNW 8-4 @CHN52400120001000003084 hits
    Austin JacksonDETCOLW 4-1 vs COL11000010041000003464 walks
    Quintin BerryDETCOLW 5-0 vs COL5150000100000000235 hits
    Quintin BerryDETPITW 3-2 @PIT2210012102100000291st career home run
    Miguel CabreraDETTBAW 5-2 @TBA514101200000000014264 hits
    Austin JacksonDETTBAW 5-2 @TBA51401000001000003574 hits
    Darin DownsDETMINL 6-8 vs MIN000000000000000011st career game
    Miguel CabreraDETMINW 5-1 vs MIN333102300100100014322 home runs
    Miguel CabreraDETCHAW 6-4 vs CHA422002200010000014462 home runs, 300th career home run
    Jhonny PeraltaDETTORW 4-1 @TOR422002400000000012182 home runs
    Omar InfanteDETCLEL 10-8 vs CLE634101300010000010384 hits
    Austin JacksonDETCLEL 10-8 vs CLE63412010001000003891 Triples, 4 hits
    Prince FielderDETBALW 5-3 vs BAL322002400100000011172 home runs
    Avisail GarciaDETCHAW 7-4 vs CHA000000000000000011st career game
    Avisail GarciaDETCHAW 5-1 vs CHA301000100110000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Omar InfanteDETANAL 1-6 @ANA402000100000000010671000th career hit
    Miguel CabreraDETOAKL 12-2 vs OAK433102600000001014962 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Miguel CabreraDETMINW 4-10 vs MIN411100100010000015001500th career game
    Miguel CabreraDETKCAW 6-3 @KCA514001100000000015094 hits
    Prince FielderDETKCAW 6-3 @KCA514100000000000011584 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Justin VerlanderDETBOSW 3-2 vs BOS 820001700028105663963%200107-57200th career game
    Duane BelowDETBOSW 10-0 vs BOSW 2.1100002000831211068%151-21st career win
    Drew SmylyDETTBAW 7-2 vs TBA 44111340012090494154%10-01st career game
    Max ScherzerDETCHAL 2-5 @CHAL 6533111100024100653565%11236-3611 Strikeouts
    Thad WeberDETTEXL 2-3 vs TEXL 1311010000623131057%10-11st career game
    Drew SmylyDETNYAW 7-5 @NYAW 62111270002292563661%41-01st career win
    Luke PutkonenDETNYAL 2-6 @NYA 1.23220200001152302258%10-01st career game
    Justin VerlanderDETPITW 6-0 vs PITWSHO9100021200030109763370%208112-5812 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Max ScherzerDETPITW 4-3 vs PITW 7422211500026110753568%11939-3815 Strikeouts, Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Brayan VillarrealDETMINL 10-6 @MIN 0.211000000042318578%231-2Threw 78% strikes
    Octavio DotelDETMINW 6-3 @MIN 1.200000400051814478%71355-48Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Luis MarteDETBOSL 4-7 @BOS 3211003000113527877%51-0Threw 77% strikes
    Brayan VillarrealDETBOSL 3-6 @BOS 1.2000015000628151354%252-2Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Casey CrosbyDETNYAL 4-9 vs NYAL 3.14661430001875403553%10-11st career game
    Casey CrosbyDETCLEW 7-5 vs CLEW 5.15330321002290533759%21-11st career win
    Jose OrtegaDETCINL 5-6 @CIN 0.1200000000384450%10-01st career game
    Brayan VillarrealDETCHNW 8-4 @CHN 200000300062923679%324-2Threw 79% strikes
    Duane BelowDETCOLW 4-12 vs COL 1.220000000062419579%332-3Threw 79% strikes
    Max ScherzerDETCOLW 5-0 vs COLW 8700001200031121883373%12442-3912 Strikeouts
    Darin DownsDETMINL 6-8 vs MIN 100001100041911858%10-01st career game
    Drew SmylyDETKCAW 4-2 vs KCAW 6622001000024106713567%154-310 Strikeouts
    Doug FisterDETANAW 7-2 vs ANAW 8211121000026107654261%8424-3710 Strikeouts
    Jacob TurnerDETCHAW 6-4 vs CHAW 5.17331030002380562470%61-21st career win
    Octavio DotelDETCHAW 6-4 vs CHA 1.200000400051918195%72757-49Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Darin DownsDETCLEL 10-8 vs CLEW 0.221100000042013765%81-01st career win
    Justin VerlanderDETNYAW 7-2 vs NYAW 8920011400035131953673%222119-6414 Strikeouts
    Phil CokeDETNYAW 8-12 vs NYA 132200100062521484%25516-20Threw 84% strikes
    Octavio DotelDETTEXW 6-2 @TEX 210000100072116576%73457-49Threw 76% strikes
    Jose ValverdeDETMINW 8-4 @MIN 110000100042318578%56426-29Threw 78% strikes
    Max ScherzerDETMINW 5-1 @MINW 7400021000026117744363%13448-4110 Strikeouts
    Justin VerlanderDETTORW 3-2 vs TOR 9422121200133113743965%225119-6412 Strikeouts
    Brayan VillarrealDETANAL 1-2 vs ANA 220000410082522388%554-4Threw 88% strikes
    Octavio DotelDETCHAW 7-4 vs CHAW 1.210000100062318578%74359-49Threw 78% strikes
    Justin VerlanderDETCHAW 4-2 vs CHAW 8411121110130121774464%227120-6411 Strikeouts
    Octavio DotelDETCHAL 4-5 @CHA 1.220001100073023777%74759-50Threw 77% strikes
    Doug FisterDETMINW 8-0 vs MINWSHO970000700033117764165%9530-40Complete game/Shutout
    Justin VerlanderDETKCAW 6-2 vs KCAW 892210800032112872578%231123-65Threw 78% strikes
    Anibal SanchezDETKCAW 2-0 vs KCAWSHO9300011000031105772873%14448-5110 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Al AlburquerqueDETKCAW 5-4 vs KCA 2.110000300072821775%476-1Threw 75% strikes
    Doug FisterDETKCAW 5-4 vs KCA 7.253200100012999702971%9630-4010 Strikeouts
    Luke PutkonenDETKCAW 1-0 @KCASv 1000011000423121152%120-21st career save


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