Tigers Today: June 12, 2010

Tigers’ Record:

31-29, 2nd place, 4.5 GB of Minnesota

Today’s Game

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

Pitching Matchup

Jeremy Bonderman (2-4, 4.40 ERA) vs. LHP Paul Maholm (4-4, 3.80 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Tigers 6 – Pirates 2

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 2007Justin Verlander throws the sixth no-hitter in Tigers history. Hitting 100 m.p.h. on the radar gun in the ninth inning, he shuts down the Brewers with 12 strikeouts, walking four. Magglio Ordonez makes a sliding catch on a shot by Corey Hart in the seventh to keep hope alive and later catches the final out of the contest. It’s Detroit’s first no-hitter in 23 years, the second no-hitter of the MLB season and the first ever at Comerica Park. The Brewers’ Bill Hall is never retired despite batting three times against Verlander, drawing walks every time up.
  • 2000 — The Tigers acquired cash considerations from the Orioles for OF Karim Garcia.

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