GAME RECAP: Tigers fall in Game 4 at Comerica, swept from World Series

(WXYZ) - For the Detroit Tigers was officially win or it's over! However, the home team was unable to get it done.

The team entered tonight's Game 4 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants down 3 games to none.

The Tigers just weren't able to get their offense going, and wasted starting pitching efforts that kept them in the last two games.

So it was do or die for Detroit.

They sent Max Scherzer to the mound, hoping he could play the role of Giant killer. Scherzer went 5.2 innings in his last start, an 8-1 victory over the Yankees in the ALCS.

The Giants headed into Comerica tonight looking to complete the sweep.

They sent Marr Cain to the mound. Cain also went 5.2 innings in his last start, a 9-0 victory over St. Louis in the NLCS. Cain was 16 and 5 on the year, with one of his victories being the 22nd perfect game in MLB history.

That win came on June 13, against the Houston Astros.


11:52 p.m. Cabrera looks as strike three goes by. Giants sweep the Tigers from the World Series.

11:38 p.m. Phil Coke continues his strikeout streak into the 10th, but a two out liner to center field gives the Giants a one run lead heading to the bottom of the 10th.

11:25 p.m. A shot by Peralta to deep left center ends it, but dies at the warning track. Infante is then hit by a pitch and Laird hits right in to the final out of the inning. We're heading to extra innings tied at 3 at Comerica Park.

11:12 p.m. Phil Coke comes on to pitch the 9th inning for the Tigers. He then proceeds to mow down the side: 1-2-3. Tigers coming up in the bottom of the ninth were a run will win it and force Game 5.

11:02 p.m. Garcia walks to start the inning, but Cabrera, Fielder and Young all strike out to end the inning we're heading to the 9th still tied at 3.

10:51 p.m. Avisail Garcia comes in to hit for Quintin Berry. 

10:47 p.m. The Tigers start the 8th inning with a double play against the Giants and then Dotel gets the strike out to end the inning. We're heading to the bottom of the inning with Berry, Cabrera and Fielder due up for the Tigers.

10:36 p.m. The Tigers go down 1-2-3 in their half of the 7th. Still 3-3 as we head to the 8th inning at Comerica.

10:28 p.m. And just like that Dotel ends the top half of the inning . We're heading to the 7th inning stretch tied at 3.

10:24 p.m. Drew Smyly's relief effort lasts one out. Octavio Dotel now coming in to try and end the top of the 7th inning.

10:19 p.m. And that's it for Max Scherzer. He leaves the game with a man on second and one out in the top of the 7th. Drew Smyly coming on in relief.

10:11 p.m. Jhonny Peralta comes close to a two run shot, but it's caught on the left field warning track to end the inning. We've got a tie game at Comerica heading to the 7th. 

10:07 p.m. Cabrera and Fielder go down to start the Tigers' half of the sixth, but Delmon Young takes the first pitch he sees in the inning and puts it into the right field seats to tie up the game at 3. 

10:00 p.m. Scherzer gets out the very next batter to end the inning, but the damage has been done. We're heading to the bottom of the sixth.

9:59 p.m. Scherzer gets his 7th strikeout of the game right before giving up a homerun to Buster Posey. It's now a 3-2 Giants lead.

9:49 p.m. Quintin Berry tries to extend the inning for the Tigers, but gets thrown out despite the diving slide into 1st. We're heading to the sixth with the Tigers leading 2-1.

9:41 p.m. Scherzer pickes up his 6th strikeout as he pitches another 1-2-3 inning against the Giants. The Tigers are coming up in the bottom of the fifth.

9:32 p.m. A 1-2-3 Tigers batters inning sends us to the fifth with the home team still leading 2-1.

9:24 p.m. Max Scherzer makes quick work of the Giants in the top of the fourth, ending his half of the inning with a strike out - followed by Gerald Laird throwing out Brandon Belt as he tries to steal 2nd.

9:13 p.m. Miguel Cabrera breaks the Tigers scoring drought with a home run that helped by the wind. It's 2-1 Tigers as we head to the fourth inning.

9:03 p.m. The Giants get runners on 1st and 3rd, but Scherzer is able to pitch out of the jam. It's still a one run game as we head to the bottom of the inning.

8:49 p.m. Delmon Young gets a lead off single to begin the bottom of the 2nd inning before becoming the third out after Peralta and Dirks fly out in their at bats. Tigers still down by one heading to the third.

8:43 p.m. The Giants strike first with a  ground rule double followed by a triple, but the Tigers are able to hold after that. However, the Giants are leading 1-0 and smelling the sweep as we head to the bottom of the second.

8:32 p.m. Miguel Cabrera drew a walk and Quintin Berry did all he could to get on base, but the Tigers still go quietly in the 1st, with Prince Fielder striking out to end the inning. No score through 1 at Comerica Park.

8:20 p.m. Max Scherzer makes a statement in the top of the first facing three Giants'

batters, and sending all three of them back to the dugout shaking their heads. It's now time for the Detroit offense to step it up as they come to the plate in the bottom of the 1st.

8:12 p.m. We're just minutes away from the first pitch of tonight's game. Start the chant "Let's Go Tigers!"

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