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Tigers Win Nightcap, Shut Out Bosox
Justin Verlander pitched like he was trying to stop a losing streak.  His teammates gave him some early run support, and it was enough for the Tigers to split a day-night doubleheader with a 3-0 win in the second game.
Tigers Lose on Pinch-Hit Homer
Jose Valverde just isn't very good in non-save situations.  He's 11 for 11 in save situations this season, but takes a loss after giving up a  long home run to pinch-hitter David Ortiz in the 9th inning.
Tigers Knuckled By Boston 6-3
The streaky Detroit Tigers lost their second straight game, this time by a 6-3 score to the Boston Red Sox.  Knuckleballer Tim Wakefield stymied the Tigers hitters while Rick Porcello got the bum's rush after just three innings and six Boston runs.
Tigers-Rays Rained Out
They managed to get in a couple of innings in the game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Detroit Tigers this afternoon.  Then the rains came.  The rain is still falling, so the two teams will play a make-up game on Monday,  June 13th at 7:05 pm at Comerica Park...
Tigers Topple Tampa, Win Streak At Three
Justin Verlander didn't have his "A" game tonight.  The Tiger ace
 gave up six runs in six innings and left the game trailing 6-5.  His teammates bailed him out this time as Alex Avila hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 8th to give the Tigers a 7-6 vic…
Tigers Top Tampa, Rookies Come Up Big
The Tigers won for the second day in a row, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3.  Two Tigers who were in Toledo a couple of weeks ago made big contributions in the victory.  Andy Dirks hit his first Major League home run in the 5th inning to tie the game up at 1-1.
Porcello Puts Away Pittsburgh, Tigers Win!
The Tiger hitters continued to be underachievers, scoring only two runs in today's game with Pittsburgh.  Rick Porcello made that work for a win as he pitched 8 innings of 1-hit shutout ball.  Since this was an interleague game, pitchers get to hit in the National League parks and Por…
Tigers Plundered By Pirates, Losing Streak At Four
Brad Penny kept his team in the game for a few innings, but his control wasn't good tonight and he walked six batters, many of whom scored.  It didn't really matter, as the Tigers could only cross the plate one time in a 10-1 thrashing by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Tigers Lose Another Heartbreaker 4-3
Justin Verlander pitched well enough to win.  As usual, his team didn't give him much in the way of help.  Verlander pitched eight innings, striking out nine batters and giving up three runs.  The Tigers tied the game up in the eighth inning on back-to-back homers from Brennan Bo…
Tigers Lose To Bosox 1-0
The Tigers had their chances.  Phil Coke pitched his best game as a Tiger starter, throwing 7 shutout innings.  The bullpen and the bats let him down

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