Athletics enter matchup with the Tigers on losing streak

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Saturday, April 6, 2024

Oakland Athletics (1-7) vs. Detroit Tigers (6-1)

Detroit; Saturday, 1:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Paul Blackburn (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.57 WHIP, three strikeouts); Tigers: Kenta Maeda (0-0, 16.20 ERA, 2.40 WHIP, two strikeouts)

: Tigers -170, Athletics +143; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics look to stop their four-game losing streak with a win over the Detroit Tigers.

Detroit went 78-84 overall and 37-44 in home games a season ago. The Tigers slugged .382 with a .305 on-base percentage as a team in the 2023 season.

Oakland went 50-112 overall and 24-57 in road games last season. The Athletics slugged .370 as a team last season with 2.6 extra base hits per game.

INJURIES: Tigers: Sawyer Gipson-Long: 15-Day IL (groin)

Athletics: Sean Newcomb: 60-Day IL (knee), Luis Medina: 15-Day IL (knee), Aledmys Diaz: 60-Day IL (calf), Miguel Andujar: 10-Day IL (knee), Ken Waldichuk: 60-Day IL (elbow), Freddy Tarnok: 15-Day IL (hip), Scott Alexander: 15-Day IL (rib), Trevor Gott: 60-Day IL (elbow)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.