Trevor Rogers and the Marlins bullpen shut out the Tigers for the second straight day in a 2-0 win

Wed, May 15, 2024
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Trevor Rogers and the Marlins bullpen shut out the Tigers for the second straight day in a 2-0 win

DETROIT (AP) - Bryan De La Cruz homered, Trevor Rogers pitched five scoreless innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 on Wednesday afternoon.

Miami (13-32) has won two straight and three of four after a four-game losing streak. They shut out the Tigers on Tuesday and Wednesday to win the three-game series.

Four relievers finished, with Tanner Scott pitching the ninth for his fifth save. Two-out singles by Javier Baez and Carson Kelly put runners on the corners, but Riley Greene struck out.

One day after Ryan Weathers pitched eight shutout innings, Rogers (1-6) held the Tigers scoreless for five innings. He allowed three hits and two walks while striking out six.

Casey Mize (1-2) allowed two runs on two hits in six innings. Detroit (21-22) has lost four straight series and nine of the last 12 games.

Unlike Tuesday, where the teams needed 10 innings to score a run, the Marlins needed only 11 pitches on Wednesday. Jazz Chisholm Jr. led off the game with an infield single and De La Cruz hit his ninth homer over the center-field fence.

Mize and the Detroit bullpen didn't allow another hit until Nick Fortes' single with two out in the eighth, but the Tigers offense couldn't get going.

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The Tigers loaded the bases with two out in the third, but Rogers struck out Gio Urshela on three pitches and they didn't get another runner in scoring position.


Marlins: Off on Thursday before starting a three-game weekend series at home against the New York Mets. Miami LHP Jesus Luzardo (0-3, 5.97) is expected to start Friday.

Tigers: Fly across the county on Thursday before starting a three-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Detroit ace LHP Tarik Skubal (5-0, 2.02) is scheduled to pitch on Friday.



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