Guardians vs. Tigers: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch
Tanner Bibee will take the ball for the Cleveland Guardians (16-18) when they host starting pitcher Joey Wentz and the Detroit Tigers (15-18) in a series opener on Monday, with first pitch at 6:10 PM ET.
Keep reading to find out all the details on how to watch Cleveland take on Detroit live.
When is Guardians vs. Tigers and when does it start?
This contest between the Guardians and Tigers will happen on Monday, May 8, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 6:10 PM ET.
Where to watch Guardians vs. Tigers
The Guardians and Tigers will take to the diamond at Progressive Field for this matchup on May 8, and if you want to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on BSGL.
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Guardians Stats, Odds & Insights
The Guardians have won 50% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (10-10).
Cleveland has hit the fewest home runs in MLB play this season (18).
The Guardians are slugging .330, the lowest average in baseball.
Cleveland has a 3.77 team ERA that ranks ninth among all MLB pitching staffs.
Guardians pitchers combine for the No. 10 WHIP in MLB (1.240).
Tigers Stats, Odds & Insights
The Tigers have entered the game as underdogs 32 times this season and won 14, or 43.8%, of those games.
Detroit ranks 27th in Major League Baseball with just 29 home runs as a team.
The Tigers rank 29th in MLB with a team slugging percentage of just .357 this season.
Detroit pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.60 ERA this year, which ranks 19th in MLB.
The Tigers have a combined WHIP of just 1.226 as a pitching staff, which is the seventh-best in baseball this season.
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Guardians Starter Recent Performance: Tanner Bibee
|at Yankees||May. 2||5.1||4||2||2||5||0|
|vs. Rockies||Apr. 26||5.2||6||1||1||8||0|
Tigers Starter Recent Performance: Joey Wentz
|vs. Mets||May. 3||6.0||9||5||5||2||1|
|vs. Orioles||Apr. 27||5.2||4||2||2||6||1|
|at Orioles||Apr. 22||4.0||6||5||5||4||2|
|vs. Giants||Apr. 14||5.2||6||1||1||7||1|
|vs. Red Sox||Apr. 8||1.2||1||5||5||0||4|
Guardians Key Players to Watch
Bibee (1-0) pitches for the Guardians to make his third start of the season.
His last appearance came on Tuesday against the New York Yankees, when the right-hander tossed 5 1/3 innings, surrendering two earned runs while giving up four hits.
Opposing hitters have a collective batting average of .238 against him this season. He has a 2.45 ERA and 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings over his two appearances.
Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland in batting average (.282) and home runs (three) this season, while also chipping in with 18 RBI.
Steven Kwan is batting .274 with an OBP of .367 and a slugging percentage of .341 this season.
Josh Bell leads Cleveland in home runs with three. He’s driven in 16 runs and is slugging .375.
Tigers Key Players to Watch
Wentz (0-3) will take to the mound for the Tigers and make his seventh start of the season.
The left-hander gave up five earned runs in six innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the New York Mets.
The 25-year-old has pitched in six games this season with an ERA of 6.67 and 7 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .268.
Javier Baez is hitting .259 with five doubles, three home runs and eight walks.
Spencer Torkelson has capitalized on opportunities as he paces his team with 16 runs batted in.
Riley Greene has racked up a team-best batting average of .262.
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