Tigers’ Record:

30-29, 2nd place; 4.5 GB of Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers vs. Pirates | 7:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Justin Verlander (6-4, 3.65 ERA) vs. RHP Ross Ohlendorf (0-3, 4.30 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

White Sox 3 – Tigers 0

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1961Norm Cash becomes the first Detroit player to hit a fair ball over Tiger Stadium’s right-field roof. Baseball-Reference.com doesn’t clarify which of Cash’s three homers that day — two in game one of the doubleheader — cleared the roof. The Tigers lost game one, 7-4 and won the nightcap, 7-6. Cash went 6 for 9 in the doubleheader, 4 for 5 in game two.