Tigers’ Record: 9-8, 2nd place; 3 GB of Minnesota
Tigers @ Rangers | 8:05 p.m. ET – Rangers Ballpark in Arlington | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 & 97.1 FM
Dontrelle Willis (0-1, 4.24 ERA) vs. RHP Scott Feldman (1-1, 4.41 ERA)
Rangers 5 – Tigers 4
Tigers History Lesson
On this Date in Tigers History
- 2009 — Zack Greinke strikes out 10 Tigers in a 6-1 win. The Tigers’ run in the fifth inning is unearned, but it ends Greinke’s streak of 38 consecutive scoreless innings dating back to last season. At this point in the ’09 season, he’s 4-0 with a pristine ERA.
- 1996 — Greg Myers and Paul Molitor each have five RBI as the Twins set a team record for runs and crush the Tigers 24-11.
- 1956 — A.L. umpire Frank Umont, a former NFL tackle for the New York Giants, is the first to wear glasses in a regular season game when he calls a game between the Tigers and Kansas City Athletics.