Tigers Today: May 25, 2010

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Tigers’ Record: 25-19, 2nd place; 1 GB Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers @ Mariners | 10:10 p.m. ET – Safeco Field | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 & 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup Justin Verlander (5-2, 3.43 ERA) vs. RHP Doug Fister (3-2, 1.96 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Off Day

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Randy Smith’s Losing Bet

Nine years ago today the Tigers swung a blockbuster trade for the ages — one Tigers fans are trying to forget.
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On Nov. 2, 1999, the Rangers sent outfielder Juan Gonzalez, pitcher Danny Patterson and catcher Gregg Zaun to the Tigers for pitchers Justin Thompson, Alan Webb and Francisco Cordero, outfielder Gabe Kapler, catcher Bill Haselman, and infielder Frank Catalanotto.

Sound like a ripoff? That’s not the half of it.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane and see how that worked out for both teams since the day of the trade:

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