Second Inning's Exciting! (But Nobody Scores.)

Walks will kill you.

Doubles will kill you more.

Derek Holland has issued four walks in the first innings, yet the Tigers haven't scored.

Max Scherzer hasn't walked anyone, but he's given up three ringing doubles and the Rangers are ahead 2-0.

At least the third double didn't hurt Scherzer. Nelson Cruz led off with a drive deep into right-center field, and stopped on second. But he never moved from there, as Scherzer got David Murphy on a pop to short center and struck out Mitch Moreland looking on a pitch that -- I mean, let's be fair about this -- was probably three inches outside.

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Hey, umpires miss 'em both ways. Maybe Holland will catch a break like that. He can definitely use one, the way he's been going.

And Scherzer ended the minor threat by retiring Ian Kinsler on a fly to deep right. He's losing, but at least he's not throwing a ton of pitches, and it still looks look he'll outlast his mound counterpart.

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