Tigers Today: April 24, 2010

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Tigers’ Record: 9-8, 2nd place; 3 GB of Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers @ Rangers | 8:05 p.m. ET – Rangers Ballpark in Arlington | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 & 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Dontrelle Willis (0-1, 4.24 ERA) vs. RHP Scott Feldman (1-1, 4.41 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Rangers 5 – Tigers 4

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 2009Zack 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.
  • 1996Greg 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.

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