A pitch every ten minutes

The Tigers can't do anything right. I tune in last night to see Freddie Garcia make his first start as a Tiger, and get home from school in the top of the fifth. It is 2-1 Detroit, so I figure Garcia is doing OK, and want to see what kind of stuff he has. 35 minutes, 11 hits and 9 runs later, he takes the field with an 11-1 lead. He pitches a 1-2-3 bottom of the fifth, using about 8 pitches, and then the Tigers go off for another 4 runs in the sixth, only to send Nate Robertson out for the bottom half.

So, after over an hour of baseball, I got to see 8 pitches from Garcia.

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