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The Score: Tigers 5 – Angels 1

The Gist: Justin Verlander: 8.1 IP, 3 hits, 1 run, 7 strikeouts. Retired 23 batters in a row. Touched 99 m.p.h. in the ninth inning. Enough said.

The Quote: “I definitely had a groove going.” — Verlander

The Stat: 23 — It’s worth repeating. The consecutive batters sent down by Verlander.

Up Next: Monday: Tigers @ Twins Target Field | 8:10 p.m. ET | On the air: FSD/1270 & 97.1

Max Scherzer (1-1, 2.63 ERA) vs.
RHP Scott Baker (2-2, 4.81 ERA)

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