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o late PP goals by the Kings were backbreakers. I


7 Dec 2017 at 02:51pm
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers could end up with a wacky travel schedule next week -- if theyre able to keep their season going.Thursdays game between the Tigers and Cleveland Indians was postponed because of bad weather, a move that could force the teams to squeeze in a makeup game Monday if it needs to be played because of postseason implications. The wild card-contending Tigers and AL Central champion Indians played a rain-shortened game Wednesday night, which Detroit won 6-3 in five innings. The series finale Thursday never began.With the regular season scheduled to end Sunday -- and little room for extra games before the postseason -- the Tigers and Indians waited through a delay of 4 hours, 13 minutes before the game was finally called.The Tigers begin a three-game series at Atlanta on Friday night, and Cleveland starts a three-game set at Kansas City. The Tigers and Indians would need to play a makeup game Monday if it could affect who makes the postseason or how teams are seeded.The postseason is supposed to begin Tuesday with the AL wild-card game.Detroit manager Brad Ausmus was asked before the game about possibility that his team could have to play games in several locales between Sunday and the start of the AL Division Series, but scenarios like that assume the Tigers would keep advancing.Im aware of it, but one thing at a time, Ausmus said. If thats the scenario, then thats a good thing.Baltimore and Toronto hold the two wild-card spots in the American League, and the Tigers trail them both by 1 1/2 games.The rainout allows Detroit to push starter Daniel Norris (3-2) to Fridays game against the Braves, and Jordan Zimmermann will start Saturday night. The Tigers were initially set to choose between Matt Boyd and Buck Farmer for Saturday, but now they can avoid that issue.Justin Verlander is slated to pitch Sunday.Cleveland is pushing its Thursday starter back a day, too. Ryan Merritt (0-0) will pitch Friday.The teams kept waiting Thursday even as rain fell and the field took on more water. The Tigers said over 6 inches of rain fell at Comerica.We know what is at stake, especially with the bad weather forecasts for the East Coast, Cleveland manager Terry Francona said. If we were 20 games out, it would have been different, but we understood why they wanted to try to avoid everything getting backed up, and they did a great job of communicating with us.The weather cleared up enough at one point to allow the grounds crew to remove the tarp and work on the infield, but after Ausmus and Francona walked around the field with umpires, the tarp went back on. The delay continued for about 2 1/2 more hours.When we walked the field, it was so soft that we knew if it took any more water, it was going to be unplayable, Francona said. So we were already iffy at that point, and then we got all the rest of the rain.The Indians clinched the division with a Monday win at Detroit, then their top players hardly took the field after that. Cleveland lost 12-0 with a lineup full of backups Tuesday, and after Wednesdays game was shortened, Thursdays didnt happen at all.The Indians entered Thursday 2 1/2 games behind AL West champion Texas and one behind AL East champion Boston, so if home-field advantage is still at stake Monday, Cleveland will be back in Detroit to play its 162nd game of the season. The Indians arent supposed to start the AL Division Series until Oct. 6, so there will be time off even if they have to play Monday.Wed still get two days, Francona said. 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Two goals were through the body (six hole, he was deep in net) which translates to no room for error. This is uncharacteristic for him, but was huge late in game and great in overtime> He made big saves on the PK, and a game-saver on Krejci with the left arm, but ultimately gets beat by a good play by Marchand. Tuukka Rask - 4 – Rask was not tested as much as Lundqvist, but made big saves at the right time, especially on Nash in tight, and a right pad save on Brassard in the second periood.dddddddddddd He has shown poise in tough situations when there have been scrambles and traffic. Jonathan Quick – 3 – He robs Vlasic in the second period with a huge push and great flexibility. Wingels got the same treatment, but three consecutive goals against had Quick looking human. He had no chance on the Marleau goal. He usually is really good at sealing off the post, but there were bodies there, including his own player (Fraser) on the Vlasic goal. Antti Niemi - 2 – The Kings are targeting his blocker side, just above the pad. Carters goal hits the spot. Doughty hit it a bit higher, and two late PP goals by the Kings were backbreakers. I did not like the rebound on the Lewis game-winner, played perfectly by Toffoli to shoot far leg/post for a rebound off the rush. Niemi needs to identify the rush and do a better job of directing the rebound. Wholesale Jerseys  Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Authentic Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys ' ' '

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