Rays reliever Colin Poche delivered a perfect bottom of the eighth against the Tigers on Sunday afternoon. He retired all three batters he faced (including two via strikeouts) and needed just 15 pitches to escape the frame. Poche was in the right place at the right time as the Rays scored seven in the top of the ninth, giving them the lead and handing the win to Poche.
Poche is now 4-1 with a 2.92 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, and .193 OBA through 40 games this season. He has totaled 9.00 K/9, 3.41 BB/9, and 13 holds while going 7-for-11 in save situations. After allowing four runs between July 26-27, Poche has bounced back with zero runs over his last four innings.