A.J. Burnett’s errant pickoff throw in the 1st led to the Tigers first run. A.J. Burnett’s pickoff was not his only errant throw as he had difficulties hitting spots with his fastball and curveball despite only walking one, he hit two Tigers.
Eduardo Nunez, starting for Derek Jeter who sat with a bad hip, charged a ground ball and threw it over Mark Teixeira and allowed two unearned runs to score.
Eric Chavez started today’s afternoon game at third base to give Alex Rodriguez a day off but suffered an injury as he has a small fracture in the fifth metatarsal of his left foot on an run scoring triple in the 4th.