Nick Swisher says he lost go-ahead hit in lights
"I thought I got a great jump on it, man, and it just caught up right in them lights, man," Swisher said. "I just went completely blind. It kind of handcuffed me. I didn't even see it for the last five, 10 feet. I felt like I got a great jump. But it was right in those lights.
"It's a helpless feeling, man, because you want to make the play, and I've made that play a bunch of times before. Just wasn't able to make it tonight.''
In the Tigers' two-run sixth, Young dropped an RBI single in front of Swisher on which it appeared he had a chance to catch the ball if he dived for it.
"That's a tough call,'' he said. "It's kind of an in-the-moment- type thing. If I dive and miss that ball, maybe runners go to second and third. But I guess now, looking back, maybe it would have been a good idea.''