Found August 08, 2012 on
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Miguel Cabrera had two hits and three RBIs including a solo home run in the 4th to help power the Detroit Tigers to a 6-5 win over the Yankees Tuesday night.
Andy Dirks also added 2 hits and 3 RBIs as the Tigers have won six straight games including two over the Yankees in the stretch.
Tigers starter Rick Porcello earned his 9th win of the season retiring eight straight batters from the fourth inning into the seventh before Nick Swisher and Ichiro Suzuki doubled bringing the potential tying run to the plate. Reliever Brayan Villarreal was able to stave off the threat by retiring Russell Martin before Octavio Dotel and Jose Valverde finished out the final two innings respectively.
Cabrera though proved to be a huge deciding factor in more ways than one. Before his home run in the 4th, Yankees starter Phil Hughes continued to dominate the Tigers allowing only two singles in the first three innings and working with a 2-0 lead. However after Cabrera’s solo shot Hughes allowed another 10...
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Justin Verlander matched a career high with 14 strikeouts and got home-run support from Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera, leading the Detroit Tigers over the New York Yankees 7-2 Monday night.
Verlander (12-7) threw 132 pitches, his most in a regular-season game, and sent the Tigers to their fifth straight win.
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Monday night, Tigers ace Justin Verlander did something that no other Tigers pitcher had done in over 50 years and that’s strike out 14 total Yankee hitters in a single game. The last pitcher to do this was Jim Bunning in 1958 when he too accomplished the same feet.
Although he did match a career high with the 14 K’s, Monday’s performance by Verlander is something that Tigers...
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DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers fans were stunned on December 9, 2009, when fan favorite Curtis Granderson was traded to the New York Yankees.
Nearly three years later, with the Tigers wrapping up their regular-season series with the Yankees, it's a chance to look back and see how the three teams involved in the deal did.
The Yankees sent Austin Jackson, Phil Coke and Ian Kennedy...
Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers fields the ball and gets ready to throw out Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees during the first inning of the game at Comerica Park on August 7, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.
(August 6, 2012 – Source: Leon Halip/Getty Images North America)
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Anibal Sanchez and the Detroit Tigers dug themselves an early hole that they simply couldn’t dig themselves out of as they dropped a 12-8 decision to the New York Yankees Wednesday night ending their winning streak at six games.
Sanchez, who was making his third start for Detroit since coming over from the Marlins simply wasn’t sharp, in fact he was downright awful allowing seven...
Miguel Cabrera is having an outstanding season for the Tigers. It’s the type of season we have come to expect from the 29-year-old over his 13-year career. Cabrera has 29 homers to go along with 95 RBI. His batting average is an impressive .322 and his on-base percentage is a solid .384. There is still a lot of baseball left to be played, but Cabrera is a definite American League...