CoffeeCalendar.jpgTigers’ Record:

48-39, 2nd place; 1 GB Chicago

Today’s Games

Game 1

Tigers @ Indians | 1:05 p.m. ET – Progressive Field | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Justin Verlander (11-5, 3.82 ERA) vs. RHP Fausto Carmona (8-7, 3.64 ERA)

Game 2

Tigers @ Indians | 7:05 p.m. ET – Progressive Field | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM

Pitching Matchup

Rick Porcello (4-7, 6.14 ERA) vs. RHP Mitch Talbot (8-8, 3.99 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Indians 8 – Tigers 2

Tigers History Lesson

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 2000 — The Tigers acquired outfielder Dusty Allen from the Padres for infielder Gabe Alvarez.
  • 1989 — The Tigers acquired outfielders Domingo Michel and Steve Green from the Dodgers for outfielder Billy Bean.
  • 1961 — Hall of Famer Ty Cobb died at age 74.
  • 1955 — Tigers first baseman Earl Torgeson steals home in the 10th to beat the Yankees 6-5.

  • 1942 — The Tigers acquired RHP Jack Wilson from the Senators for infielder Eric McNair; McNair refused to report to Washington and three days later was sold to the Athletics.