Tigers Today: April 8, 2010

BehindHomePlate.jpg Tigers Record: 1-1

Today’s Game

Tigers @ Royals | 2:10 p.m. ET – Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City | On the air: FSD/1270-AM

Pitching Matchup

Dontrelle Willis, 0-0 0.00 ERA vs. Brian Bannister, 0-0 0.00 ERA

Yesterday’s Results

Royals 3 – Tigers 2

W: Kyle Farnsworth, 1-0  | L: Jose Valverde, 0-1

HR: Miguel Cabrera (1)

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1963 – The Tigers claim Denny McLain off waivers from the White Sox.
  • 2002 – After opening their season with six straight losses, the Tigers fire manager Phil Garner and general manager Randy Smith. The unfortunate Luis Pujols takes over the reins on an interim basis and sleeps through a record 156 games. Dave Dombrowski added the GM’s duties to his president and CEO title.
  • 2008Placido Polanco‘s MLB record run of 186 consecutive errorless games and 911 consecutive errorless chances at second base ends. He commits a throwing error that allows Manny Ramirez to score on what would have been a triple otherwise.

Published by

Mike McClary

Upbeat guy.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s