Three observations from Guardians series loss to Detroit

Cleveland Guardians v Detroit Tigers Game One
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1. Guardians trouble against the bullpen

The Cleveland Guardians seem to have settled into a habit that is not particularly good, that habit being not scoring off the bullpen. Once Detroit's starter came out of the game it came with a sense that Cleveland was not going to do much of anything. The Guardians were held scoreless by the Tigers bullpen as they managed just five hits in 8.1 innings. Cleveland also managed to walk twice, but nothing of consequence came from it. Things will have to change if the Guardians want to be able to compete with opponents far better than the Detroit Tigers.