Joaquin Benoit

Boesch Homer Trumps Bullpen Failure in Win
Brennan Boesch hit a solo dinger during an eighth-inning rain shower, sending the Detroit Tigers to a 6 - 5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.  Reliever Joaquin Benoit melted down in the top of the eighth inning giving up two homers to tie the game at 5 – 5...
Tigers Beat Indians to take First Place
The Tigers were the recipients of good pitching from starter Max Scherzer and relief pitchers Al Albuquerque, Joaquin Benoit and Jose Valverde in route to a 6 – 2 win over Cleveland.  The Tigers also picked up back to back homers from Jhonny Peralta and Ryan Raburn to break the game open …
Tigers Squeak By Twins in Win
The Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins for the second time in two days … the final, 8 – 7.  Victor Martinez, Danny Worth, Brandon Inge and Jhonny Peralta all collected two hits apiece in the victory.  The Tigers also benefited from a nice performance from Joaquin Benoit when he s…
Tiger Pitcher Benoit Taken Out of Setup Role
It’s about time.  Tiger Manager Jim Leyland said during his Tuesday pregame show that he was taking Joaquin Benoit out of the set-up role.  During the telecast, prior to a rain postponement, Leyland did not say who would take over the role...
Tiger Bats and Reliever Benoit Continue to Struggle
The Tigers may have just come off a seven game winning streak, but it was due more to excellent starting pitching than their batting prowess.  The final score, 4 – 2.  Tiger bats continued to struggle last night as starter Max Scherzer pitched seven strong innings before reliever Joa…