1986 Replay: Clemens Finishes Off Tigers




April 7, 1986

The 1986 season did not get off to quite the start the Detroit Tigers had hoped, with an opening day loss to the Boston Red Sox at Tiger Stadium. The final score was 2-1.

Starting Pitcher Roger Clemens was named player of the game for Boston. Clemens scattered 4 hits over 9 innings for the Red Sox. With the win, Clemens moves to 1-0 on the year with 5 strikeouts. 


"We'll grab a cold one tonight and go after another win tomorrow," Clemens said.

Boston Red Sox (1-0)002000000271
Detroit Tigers (0-1)000001000140


BOSTON BATTING LINESCORESDETROIT BATTING LINESCORES
PlayerABRHRBIBBKLOBAVGHRRBI
W. Boggs 3B4122000.50012
M. Barrett 2B4000001.00000
D. Evans RF4000020.00000
J. Rice LF4020010.50000
B. Buckner 1B4000002.00000
D. Baylor DH4010022.25000
R. Gedman C3000012.00000
T. Armas CF3110000.33300
R. Quinones SS3010011.33300
Totals33272078
BATTING
Home Runs: W. Boggs (1, 3rd Inning off J. Morris, 1 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: J. Rice 2 , T. Armas , W. Boggs 5 , D. Baylor , R. Quinones
Team LOB: 3

BASERUNNING
CS: R. Quinones (1)

FIELDING
Errors: W. Boggs (1)
Double Plays: 1 (Boggs-Barrett-Buckner)
PlayerABRHRBIBBKLOBAVGHRRBI
D. Collins LF4011000.25001
A. Trammell SS4010002.25000
K. Gibson RF3000121.00000
L. Parrish C4010004.25000
J. Grubb DH4000011.00000
D. Evans 1B3000010.00000
L. Whitaker 2B3000000.00000
D. Coles 3B2010010.50000
   a-T. Brookens PR, 3B1100000.00000
C. Lemon CF3000001.00000
Totals31141159
a - T. Brookens pinch ran for D. Coles in the 6th

BATTING
Doubles: L. Parrish (1, 9th Inning off R. Clemens, 0 on, 2 outs) D. Collins (1, 6th Inning off R. Clemens, 2 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: A. Trammell , L. Parrish 2 , D. Collins 2 , D. Coles
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Grubb
GIDP: L. Parrish
Team LOB: 4
BOSTON PITCHING LINESCORESDETROIT PITCHING LINESCORES
PlayerIPHRERBBKHRPIPSERA
R. Clemens W (1-0)9.0411150108681.00
PITCHING
Game Score: R. Clemens 79
Batters Faced: R. Clemens 32
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: R. Clemens 15-6
Pitches - Strikes: R. Clemens 108-68 
PlayerIPHRERBBKHRPIPSERA
J. Morris L (0-1)8.0622071111732.25
W. Hernandez1.01000001080.00
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Morris 69
Batters Faced: J. Morris 29, W. Hernandez 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Morris 7-9, W. Hernandez 1-2
Pitches - Strikes: J. Morris 111-73, W. Hernandez 10-8 
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Roger Clemens
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Weather: Clear skies (51 degrees), wind blowing in from right at 10 mph
Start Time: 1:05 pm EST
Time: 2:27
Attendance: 31832

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