The Tigers dominated the game, winning over the Athletics by a score of 7-2. Detroit's record is now 38-55, whereas Oakland's has dropped to 32-62.
"FINAL: OAK 2 | DET 7"[email protected]
This is a disappointing loss for many Oakland Athletics fans as their team continues to perform poorly.
Many fans took to Twitter to react to the loss at home. They are sick and tired of the disappointing losses. It feels as if this is a reoccurring theme.
The Detroit Tigers have one of the worst records in baseball, but the Athletics made them look like a playoff team this afternoon.
The Athletics have one of the lowest payrolls in baseball at $48 million. Fans are comparing their talent level to a AA Minor League team.
Before the All-Star break, the Oakland Athletics defeated the Houston Astros, who have one of the best records in baseball.
Overall, this has been a tough year for Athletics fans as the team is rebuilding for the future. They will look to split the doubleheader this afternoon.
07/21/2022: Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics MLB game highlights
There would be zero scoring in the game until the third inning when Detroit Tigers outfielder Robbie Grossman hit an RBI double to make it 2-0.
"Robbie Grossman delivers a two-out, two-RBI double to give the #Tigers a 2-0 lead in the top of the 3rd! #DetroitRoots"[email protected] Sports Detroit
Robbie Grossman continued his great day at the plate with another RBI double to make it 3-0.
"Have yourself a day, Robbie Grossman! He gets another double and has driven in all three #Tigers runs! #DetroitRoots"[email protected] Sports Detroit
The Oakland Athletics answered back in the bottom of the fifth inning as Stephen Piscotty drove in a run on a sacrifice fly to make it 3-1 to the Tigers.
In the seventh inning, the Detroit Tigers retook a three-run lead, thanks to a home run by Jeimer Candelario.
"Payoff pitch and Candy was on the money."[email protected]
In the bottom of the seventh, the Athletics hit a home run of their own to cut the lead back to two runs.
The Tigers added three more runs in the later innings to add insurance as they were able to hold on and win by a score of 7-2.
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