Tigers Today: May 9, 2010
Posted on May 9, 2010
Tigers’ Record: 16-13, 2nd place; 3 GB Minnesota
Tigers @ Indians | Progressive Field | 1:05 p.m. ET —
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Tigers 6 – Indians 4
Tigers History Lesson
On this Date in Tigers History
- 1972 — The Tigers acquired utility man Reggie Sanders from the Athletics for LHP Mike Kilkenny.
- 1930 — The Tigers and Yankees set an American League record with a combined two outfield putouts in Detroit’s 5-4 win. The NL record is one.
- 1916 — The Tigers and Philadelphia Athletics combine for 30 walks and Detroit wins 16-2. By the third inning, Tigers rookie right hander George Cunningham walked a half-dozen batters and was pulled from the game. Nevertheless he’s credited for the win, leaving with a no-hitter and 9-0 lead.