Tigers Today: June 22, 2010

Tigers’ Record:

38-30, 2nd place; 1.5 GB of Minnesota

Tomorrow’s Game

Tigers @ Mets | 7:10 p.m. ET – Citi Field | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Justin Verlander (8-4, 3.54 ERA) vs. LHP Jonathon Niese (4-2, 3.64 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Off day

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1991Mickey Tettleton becomes the 17th player to ever hit a ball out of Tiger Stadium as the Tigers lose to the Angels 10-3.
  • 1983 — The Tigers acquired RHP Doug Bair from the Cardinals for a player to be named (LHP Dave Rucker).
  • 1912Ty Cobb gets pinch hit for in an unusual scenario. With two outs in the 9th, and the Tigers down 11-3, Cobb is nowhere to be found, and George Mullin substitutes and flies out to end the game. It turns out Cobb is in the clubhouse showering.
  • 1909 — The Tigers organization buys the rest of the vacant Bennett Field grounds as the site for a new park.

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