DETROIT – Detroit Tigers DH Miguel Cabrera was looking to get his 3,000th career hit on Friday against the Colorado Rockies at Comerica Park in Detroit, Mich. but he will have to hold off for at least a day as Friday’s game has been postponed.
The Detroit Tigers-Colorado Rockies game at Comerica Park has been postponed
The Detroit Tigers-Colorado Rockies game at Comerica Park has been postponed due to rain.
The grounds crew put the tarp on the field about 45 minutes ago and the Colorado Rockies had to take batting practice inside.
At the time, it was just sprinkling but now, there is a steady rain. There are very few fans in the stands due to the rain, currently.
As of 6:30 PM E.T., there is a 70 percent chance of rain at 7 PM E.T. with an 85 percent chance at 8 PM and a 100 percent chance from 9 PM through 1 AM.
For the Rockies on Friday, the Rockies were going to send Antonio Senzatela to the mound. He is 1-0 with a 2.16 ERA. In 2021, he had a 4.42 ERA (107 ERA+) with a 3.61 FIP, a WHIP of 1.34, and an average of 1.8 walks and 6.0 strikeouts per nine innings in 28 starts. He will start game one of the doubleheader.
For the Tigers, they were going to send left-hander Tarik Skubal to the mound. He is also making his third start of the season. He is 0-1 on the season with an ERA of 3.72.
In 2021, Skubal made 31 games (29 starts) for the Tigers and he had an ERA of 4.34 with an ERA+ of 100, a 5.09 FIP, a 1.259 WHIP, 2.8 walks, and 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings.
The team’s two starters on Saturday were supposed to be Austin Gomber for the Rockies and Beau Brieske for the Tigers. Gomber has a 7.00 ERA and a 5.19 FIP in two starts in 2022 but in 2021, he had a 4.53 ERA and a 4.61 FIP in 23 starts. Gomber will start game two for Colorado.
Brieske will be making his MLB debut.
The each game of the doubleheader will be nine innings as for 2022, MLB returned to their pre-2020 doubleheader rules.
We will have full coverage on Saturday for the doubleheader and we will update the site with more info as it develops.