Tigers Today: August 20, 2010

1024x768_indianslogo.jpgTigers’ Record:

58-63, 3rd place; 12 GB

Today’s Game

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

Pitching Matchup

Armando Galarraga (3-5) vs. Justin Masterson (4-11)

Yesterday’s Results

Yankees 11 – Tigers 5

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1986Walt Terrell is one out away from a no-hitter when Wally Joyner doubles. Terrell settles for a one-hit, 3-0 win over the Angels.

  • 1980Tom Brookens goes 5 for 5 with a triple and a home run and also starts a triple play in an 8-6 win over the Brewers.

  • 1974Nolan Ryan of the Angels strikes out 19 Tigers in a 1-0, 11-inning loss to the Tigers. It’s the third time Ryan has struck out 19 batters in one game this season. He throws a ball clocked at 100.9 miles per hour, making it the fastest pitch ever thrown in major league baseball.

  • 1972 — The Angels score nine runs in the fourth inning but the Tigers counter with eight runs in the sixth to win the wild affair, 11-9. Aurelio Rodriguez touches off the comeback with a double and ends the scoring with another extra base hit, a three-run homer. In between are six singles and a sacrifice fly.

  • 1945Hal Newhouser shuts out the A’s 4-0 for his 20th win of the year. Hank Greenberg has his 15-game hitting streak stopped, but Roy Cullenbine and Doc Cramer add home runs.

  • 1909 — The Tigers acquired infielder Tom Jones from the Browns for infielder Claude Rossman.

Published by

Mike McClary

Upbeat guy.

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