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Tigers’ Record: 16-11, 2nd place; 1.5 GB Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers @ Twins | 8:10 p.m. ET – Target Field | On the air: FSD Plus/1270 AM & 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Dontrelle Willis (1-1, 3.75 ERA) vs. Nick Blackburn (1-1, 6.85 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Twins 10 – Tigers 4

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1939Ted Williams becomes the first player to hit a home run which totally clears the right field seats at Briggs Stadium — and he did it in his first at bat ever in Detroit.
  • 1996 — The Rangers become the first American League team in 79 years to toss consecutive one-hitters when Roger Pavlik and Ken Hill defeat a dreadful Tigers club on May 3 and 4.