April 1, 2010

Tigers Today: April 1, 2010

Apologies for the late post. The benefit is that I have today’s results. BehindHomePlate.jpg

Tigers’ Spring Training Record: 18-10-2

Today’s Games

Tigers 4 – Braves 1

The Tigers dinged Jair Jurrjens for a pair of runs on Don Kelly‘s home run and Eddie Bonine pitched four scoreless, one-hit innings to pace the Tigers in the front end of Grapefruit League finale.

Tigers 4 – Astros 2

The only worthwhile tidbit about this matchup of Tigers minor leaguers versus primetime Astros is former Tiger Chris Shelton appearing in the game for Houston. Oh, Brandon Lyon and Tim Byrdak pitched for the Astros.

Yesterday’s Results

Tigers 8 – Pirates 5

Justin Verlander got smoked by the Pirates for five runs, three earned, on 10 hits over 5 1/3 innings. Johnny Damon had three hits and three RBIs. Scott Sizemore hit his third home run of the spring, a fourth-inning solo shot. Ramon Santiago doubled in a two during his two-hit day.

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

2 Comment(s)

  1. Jake Morley | Apr 1, 2010 | Reply

    Roughing up Jair Jurrjens feels great doesn’t it? Do we even have anything left from that trade? Refresh my memory who did we get out of that?

  2. Mike McClary | Apr 2, 2010 | Reply

    Jake, all we have left are the scars from that disastrous trade. Oh, and we have Dontrelle Willis. ;)

    -Mike

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