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Detroit Tigers Come Back To Win Big On Sparky’s Day
Before today's game, the Detroit Tigers retired former manager Sparky Anderson's uniform number.  It was a moving ceremony, with most of the 84 Tigers (Detroit's last championship) in attendance.  The ball game was well-pitched until the late innings.  Starter Brad Penny gave up two runs in the 7th …
Detroit Tigers Back In First After Verlander Gem
Justin Verlander has been the most dominant pitcher in baseball this season.  He racked up his 10th win tonight by striking out 14 Arizona Diamondback hitters in  a 6-0 Tiger victory.  The win pulls the Tigers back into a first-place tie with the Cleveland Indians, who lost 1-0 to San…
Detroit Tigers Blow Lead, Lose To Diamondbacks
Phil Coke hasn't had much in the way of run support this season.  He got plenty tonight as the Tigers scored six runs in the first 4 innings.  Coke left the game after giving back six to the Diamondbacks in 4 2/3rds innings and didn't figure in the decision.
Detroit Tigers Win One In L.A.
Austin Jackson had the day off today.  Casper Wells started in centerfield and led off the game with a home run.  The Tigers hit 4 homers today and looked like they might enjoy an easy victory.
Detroit Tigers Lose Again In L.A.
The Tigers continue to stink it up on the road.  Their bats took another night off in losing 6-1 to the L.A. Dodgers.  Tiger batters could only manage 7 hits, and all of them were singles.  Max Scherzer was roughed up again, allowing 6 Dodger runs in six innings of work.
Detroit Tigers Blanked By Dodgers, 4-0
Clayton Kershaw was pitching for the Great Lakes Loons a couple of years ago.  Last night in Los Angeles, Kershaw had Tiger hitters feeling a bit loony.  Kershaw threw a 2-hit shutout, striking out 11 Tiger batters including all 3 in the 9th.  He also drove in two runs in the 8th inni…
Detroit Tigers Still Tied For First Despite Loss
Rick Porcello pitched good enough to win today's game, but didn't get much help from the Tiger hitters or the Detroit bullpen.  When it was over, Seattle beat the Tigers 7-3.  Porcello had blanked the Mariners until the 5th inning

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