Tigers Today: April 19, 2010

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Tigers’ Record: 7-5, 2nd place — 1.5 GB Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers @ Angels | 10:05 p.m. ET – Anaheim Stadium | On the air: FSD/1270 & 97.1

Pitching Matchup

Dontrelle Willis (0-0, 4.91) vs.
RHP Joel Pineiro (1-1, 2.77)

Yesterday’s Results

Tigers 4 – Mariners 2

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1968 – Former Tigers pitcher — and member of the 1935 and ’45 World Series championship teams — Tommy Bridges died at the age of 61.
  • 1984 – The Tigers lose for the first time after nine consecutive wins to start the season. Royals rookie Bret Saberhagen who earns his first major-league victory.
  • 2006Kenny Rogers improves to 24-4 at Oakland Coliseum, leading the Tigers to an 11-4 win over the Athletics.

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