45-37, 1st place; 1/2-game ahead of Twins
Tigers vs. Orioles | 7:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM
Tigers 7 – Orioles 5
Tigers History Lesson
On this Date in Tigers History
- 1968 — Denny McLain, the major leagues’ winningest pitcher with 16, helps Detroit take a 9-1/2 game lead in the American
League at the All-Star break, as the Tigers sweep the A’s 5-4 and 7-6. McLain wins the opener when Willie Horton
clubs a three-run homer, and Al Kaline matches it in the nitecap.
- 1951 — Hoot Evers goes 5-for-5 and scores five runs against the Indians as the Tigers roll, 13-3. Bob Cain gets the win with batterymate Myron Ginsberg driving in five runs on four hits.