Tigers and Twins

Finally made it to a Tigers v. Twins game in Minneapolis at Target Field. The stadium is very nice. The game was fun, but the outcome was not.

Still, Torii Hunter seemed in good spirits.

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And Miguel Cabrera was back in the line up, though he seemed to lack some pop in his bat.

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Austin Jackson made it to third (and I believed he scored from there, too). Our seats were very close to third base.

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I tried to get a lot of actions shots. Some came out, some did not. Unfortunately, many of the swings were strikes.

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But not all of them, as Victor Martinez got a double out of this hit.

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Still, this shot of Justin Verlander kind of sums it up for me. He was heading to the outfield for his pre-game warm up. And he pitched 12 strikeouts for six shut-out innings. Unfortunately, the bullpen could not hang on to the win for him.

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And yet, I’m sure some people were happy with the outcome.

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And I got to see my Tigers play and practice some photography, so it was a good night. And they won tonight, probably because I wasn’t there. So they only need to win one more to clinch the division for the third straight year. Maybe next year I can go watch a win.