Tigers Today: June 3, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 27-25, 2nd place; 3.5 GB Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers vs. Indians | 1:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Rick Porcello (4-5, 5.27 ERA) vs. LHP David Huff (2-6, 5.54 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Tigers 3 – Indians 0

Tigers History Lesson

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Tigers Today: June 2, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 25-26, 2nd place; 4.5 GB of Minnesota

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 (1-1, 4.50 ERA) vs. RHP Fausto Carmona (4-3, 3.69 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Indians 3 – Tigers 2

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Tigers Today: May 18, 2010

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Tigers’ Record: 22-16, 2nd place; 2 GB Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers vs. White Sox | 1:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 & 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Rick Porcello (3-3, 6.08 ERA) vs. Freddy Garcia (2-2, 4.75 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Rain Out

Tigers History Lesson

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1912 — The Tigers use a team of replacement players against the Philadelphia A’s. With 19 players on strike in protest of the recent suspension of Ty Cobb, manager Hughie Jennings recruits college players and a number of local semipro players to avoid a forfeit and fine. Detroit loses to the Athletics, 24-2, as pitcher Al Travers gives up all 24 runs on 26 hits.
  • 1946 — The Tigers acquired third baseman George Kell from the Philadelphia Athletics for outfielder Barney McCosky.
  • 1982Larry Herndon hits three home runs in an 11-9 win over the A’s, and in the process becomes the 14th player in major-league history to hit homers in four-consecutive plate appearances. On May 16, he homered in his final at bat to give the Tigers a 7-6 victory over the Twins.