Tigers Today: August 16, 2010

HotDogPopTicket.jpgTigers’ Record:

57-60, 3rd place; 10.5 GB

Today’s Game

Tigers @ Yankees | 7:05 p.m. ET – Yankee Stadium | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Max Scherzer (7-9, 4.03 ERA) vs. Javier Vazquez (9-8, 4.90 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Tigers 13 – White Sox 8

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1982 — The Pirates purchase the contract if first baseman Richie Hebner from the Tigers — and it bummed me out.

  • 1968Denny McLain is 16-0 on the road after blanking the Red Sox 4-0 in Boston. Bill Freehan is hit by a pitch in three consecutive plate appearances, tying a major-league record. He’ll be hit a record-tying 24 times in 1968.

  • 1915 — In the second game of a doubleheader, Tigers rookie Bernie Boland no-hits Cleveland through 26 batters before Ben Paschal singles, his first and only hit of the year. Boland wins, 3-1.

  • 1903 — Toledo native George Mullin, pitching for the Tigers, helps the attendance today (6,000) as the Tigers take on New York in a Sunday game in Toledo. Mullin is racked for eight runs, but Detroit scores 12, led by the hitting of
    Sam Crawford, who is 5 for 6.

Published by

Mike McClary

Upbeat guy.

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