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Did You Know? Tigers-Yankees Game 4

Did You Know? Tigers-Yankees Game 4

Did You Know? Tigers-Yankees Game 4
• Derek Jeter was 0-for-10 against Rick Porcello before his two-run double in the top of the third inning.

• Al Alburquerque's balk in the eighth inning was the third balk of the series.

• Alburquerque allowed just three out of 31 inherited runners to score in 41 regular-season appearances. In two appearances in the ALDS, he has allowed five out of six inherited runners to score.

• Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira went 3-for-8 with two runs scored and an RBI, with Rodriguez picking up his first hit of the series. Prior to Game 4, they had been 1-for-21 with one run scored and two RBIs.

• Brett Gardner has more hits (five) and RBIs (five) in the 2011 ALDS than Rodriguez and Teixeira do combined (four hits, three RBIs).

• Home teams are 6-5 in ALDS Game 5's.

• The Yankees are 3-3 in ALDS Game 5's. The Tigers have yet to play a Game 5 in a Division Series.

• At 22 years, nine months and seven days, Rick Porcello became the youngest postseason starter in Tigers history. Porcello supplanted Justin Verlander, who started Game 2 of the 2006 ALDS at 23 years, seven months and 15 days of age.

• Game 4 was the first time since June 18 that A.J. Burnett allowed two runs or fewer in consecutive starts.

• Alex Avila was fifth in the AL with a .389 on-base percentage during the regular season. He has reached base just twice in 15 plate appearances during the ALDS and does not have a hit.

Aaron Taube is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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