Tigers Today: July 20, 2010

EmbarrassedGuyXSmall.jpgTigers’ Record:

48-43, 2nd place; 2.5 GB Chicago

Today’s Game

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

Pitching Matchup

Armando Galarraga (3-2, 4.45 ERA) vs. RHP Tommy Hunter (6-0, 2.39 ERA)

Yesterday’s Results

Rangers 8 – Tigers 6

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 1998 — The Tigers take the first game of a doubleheader against the Yankees by a 4-3 score in 17 innings. New York bounces back to take the nightcap by the identical score. The 26 innings take nearly nine hours to play.

  • 1979 — The Tigers trade Rusty Staub, a spring holdout who got off to a slow start, to his former team Montreal for a minor-league player to be named later, catcher Randy Schafer.

  • 1958Jim Bunning pitches a 3-0 no-hitter over the Red Sox, striking out a dozen. Only two walks and a hit batsman mar his performance as he wins his sixth game in seven decisions.

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