Tigers Today: August 18, 2010

Tigers’ Record:

58-62, 3rd place; 12 GB

Today’s Results

Yankees 9 – Tigers 5

Yesterday’s Results

Yankees 6 — Tigers 2

Tigers History Lesson

Today’s Birthdays

On this Date in Tigers History

  • 2007 — In a historic first, a player hits a home run off of a pitcher who won a Cy Young Award before the hitter was even born. Roger Clemens is the pitcher, Cameron Maybin the hitter.

  • 1984Juan Berenguer goes 8-1/3 innings and strikes out 12 to give the Tigers a 4-3 victory over the Mariners. Kirk Gibson drives in three runs with his 20th homer of the year, and becomes the first Tiger ever to reach 20-20 in homers and steals. Gibson’s homer is his 15th game-winning RBI this year.

  • 1976 — The Angels nip the Tigers 5-4 in 11 innings. Nolan Ryan works the first 10, fanning 17.

  • 1972Mickey Lolich regains first place for the Tigers as he beats the Angels and Nolan Ryan 2-0. It is Lolich’s 19th win.

  • 1915 — The Tigers acquired RHPs Bill James and Grover Lowdermilk from the Browns for outfielder Baby Doll Jacobson.

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