Tigers Today: May 9, 2010


Tigers’ Record: 16-13, 2nd place; 3 GB Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers @ Indians | Progressive Field | 1:05 p.m. ET —
On the air: FSD/AM 1270 & 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Max Scherzer (1-2, 6.47 ERA) vs. Mitch Talbot (3-2, 2.28 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Tigers 6 – Indians 4

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

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.

Published by

Mike McClary

Upbeat guy.

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