Tigers Today: May 17, 2010

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Tigers’ Record: 22-16, 2nd place; 1.5 GB Minnesota

Today’s Game

Tigers vs. White Sox | 7:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 & 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Rick Porcello (3-3, 6.08 ERA) vs. Freddy Garcia (2-2, 4.75 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Tigers 5 – Red Sox 1

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 2001 — Former Tigers outfielder Ike Brown died from cancer in Memphis at the age of 59. He played for the Tigers from 1969-74. According to Baseball-Reference.com, Brown was one of the last Negro League players still active in the majors during the 1970s. He played every infield and outfield position but center during his Tigers career.

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