Tigers Today: June 8, 2010

Tigers’ Record

29-27, 2nd place; 3.5 GB of Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers @ White Sox | 8:10 p.m. ET – U.S. Cellular Field | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Armando Galarraga (2-1, 2.57 ERA) vs. RHP Gavin Floyd (2-6, 6.64 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Off Day

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 2005 — The Tigers acquired Placido Polanco from the Phillies for RHP Ugueth Urbina and infielder Ramon Martinez.

  • 2001Damion Easley became the ninth Tigers player to hit for the cycle, and the first Detroit player since 1993 when Travis Fryman did it. The Tigers beat the Brewers 9-4.

  • 1996 — Future Tigers infielder Warren Morris hit a two-run home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Louisiana State a 9-8 victory over Miami in the championship game of the College World Series.

  • 1981 — The Tigers selected RHP Ricky Barlow with their first pick in the MLB June Amateur Draft.

  • 1976 — The Tigers acquired cash considerations from the Cubs for RHP Joe Coleman.

Published by

Mike McClary

Upbeat guy.

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