48-41, 2nd place; 1.5 GB Chicago
Tigers @ Indians | 1:05 p.m. ET – Progressive Field | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM
Andy Oliver (0-3, 6.38 ERA) vs. RHP Jeanmar Gomez (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
Game 1: Indians 4 – Tigers 3
Game 2: Indians 2 – Tigers 1
Tigers History Lesson
- Harry Spilman, 56
On this Date in Tigers History
- 2000 — The Tigers acquired first baseman Hal Morris from the Reds for cash considerations.
- 1997 — The Tigers acquired RHPs Scott Sanders and Dean Crow and minor-league infielder Carlos Villalobos from the Mariners for RHPs Omar Olivares and Felipe Lira.
- 1927 — The Philadelphia A’s Ty Cobb makes his 4,000th hit, a double off the Tigers’ Sam Gibson. Detroit wins 5-3 over Lefty Grove.
- 1906 — Ty Cobb, suffering stomach cramps, leaves the Tigers and returns to Detroit. He will undergo an operation for ulcers, and be out of the lineup until September.