is the new ace of the Tigers staff. He pitched his second consecutive complete game shutout as the Tigers beat the A’s 3-0 at Comerica Park.
I think the most impressive part of the game was that Ricky needed only 95 pitches to get through all 9 innings.
One interesting / odd thing about FR’s line is that he didn’t walk or strike out anyone.
Ricky’s last two starts reminded me of JV, vintage 2012, except that Ricky is a ground ball pitcher and JV tends to get more fly outs.
In any case, Ricky has to be in the CY Young discussion, at this point in the season, at least.
The Tigers go for the sweep tomorrow afternoon with a former ace on the hill.
“God I love baseball.” -Roy Hobbs | The Natural
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