June 17, 2010

Tigers Today: June 17, 2010

Today’s Results

Tigers 8 – Nationals 3

Fungo Recap

Tigers’ Record:

36-29, 2nd place; 1.5 GB Minnesota

Tomorrow’s Game

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

Pitching Matchup

Armando Galarraga (2-1, 2.67 ERA) vs. Dontrelle Willis (1-0, 1.80 ERA)

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1993 — The Tigers hit five home runs, including a pair each by Travis Fryman and Dan Gladden, in a 9-5 win over the Indians. Carlos Baerga hit three for the Tribe. Baerga, Fryman and Gladden also tie an American League record for three players with two or more home runs in a nine-inning game.
  • 1967 — A nine-hour and five-minute doubleheader between the Tigers and Kansas City Athletics sets a major-league record for the longest ever. The first game includes a rain delay, and the second goes 19 innings before a Dave Duncan home run gives the Athletics a 6-5 victory. The Tigers win the opener, 7-6.

1 Comment(s)

  1. ken mac | Jun 18, 2010 | Reply

    Shouldn’t you maybe have a MudHens link up here? Love the site. Go Tigers.


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