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Detroit Tigers Win Streak At Nine, Magic Number Down To 8
Doug Fister has been a fantastic acquisition since the trade that brought him here from Seattle. Fister tossed 7 shutout innings today against Minnesota, and the Tigers beat the Twinkies 2-1. Fister is 5-1 since coming to Detroit. Joaquin Benoit pitched a perfect 8th inning, then closer Jose Valv…
Detroit Tigers Lose 2 Of 3 To Lowly Twins
Missed opportunities. They have nagged the Tigers all season long and have kept Detroit from enjoying a comfortable lead in the American League Central division. This game went back and forth, and with the Twins up 4-3 in the bottom of the 8th the Tigers loaded the bases with nobody out. A sacraf…
Verlander Wins #18, Detroit Tigers Trounce Twins
The Minnesota Twins put some runners on base in the early innings, but failed to score against Detroit's Justin Verlander. By the time the Twinkies got on the scoreboard in the 8th inning, the Tigers had already crossed home plate 7 times. That was more than enough for Verlander to get win nu…
Jim Thome Hits 600th Homer, Detroit Tigers Lose 9-6
Jim Thome has made a career of hitting home runs. He came into tonight's game against the Tigers with 598. Before the night was over, he had 5 RBI and career homer #600. Thome becomes only the 8th player in Major League Baseball history to reach the 600 homer milestone. The game started out with…
Tigers Beat Twins Again
In any other year, this was a game that Minnesota would have found a way to win against the Tigers.  The injury-riddled Twins are the worst team in baseball this year, and let the Tigers come from behind multiple times to eventually win 8-7.
Streaky Tigers Beat Twins
The Tigers played small-ball, long-ball and finally won on a disputed call in defeating the Minnesota Twins 6-5 today.  The Tigers took an early 3-0 lead, then gave it back to Minnesota 5-3.  Victor Martinez hit a two run homer to tie the game
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 Take Two From Twins!
The Tiger win streak is now at five games.  Detroit took both games in this short series in Minnesota, hanging on to win today's contest 9-7.  This one was back and forth for most of the game
Tigers Trounce Twinkies
The Tigers have had their troubles winning in Minnesota in recent history.  They jumped on Twins pitcher Francisco Liriano early for 4 runs, then never let up for a 10-2 victory.  Rick Porcello pitched 5 innings for his 3rd win which was interrupted by a 64 minute rain delay.