The Tigers played a day game today and their second basement continued his torrid pace.
Ian Kinsler went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored in this afternoon’s 6-3 victory over the Twins. In the bottom of the sixth he hit a solo home run, which makes it four straight games in which Kinsler has gone deep. On the year he’s hitting .319/.367/.554 with 10 homers, 24 RBI, and 37 runs scored in 39 games.
Second base in the American League is quite a thing this year. Kinsler is just fourth in OPS at the position in his league, actually. Jose Altuve is hitting .338/.427/.618 and Robinson Cano is hitting .302/.347/.591. Logan Forsythe, though having significantly fewer plate appearances than the other three, is hitting .308/.328/.523.
The All-Star voting is gonna be kind of complicated.