Tigers Today: June 4, 2010

Tigers’ Record:

28-25, 2nd place; 2.5 GB of Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers @ Royals | 8:05 p.m. ET – Kauffman Stadium | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Max Scherzer (2-4, 6.42 ERA) vs. LHP Bruce Chen (1-0, 2.70 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Tigers 12 – Indians 6

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1996 — 21-year-old right-hander Pamela Davis pitches one inning of scoreless relief for the Tigers’ Double-A affiliate and gets the win in a minor-league exhibition game. She is believed to be the first woman to pitch for a major league farm club under the current structure of the minor league system. The win comes at the expense of the Australian Olympic team.

  • 1990 — The Tigers acquired RHPs Lance McCullers and Clay Parker from the Yankees for C Matt Nokes.