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Morning Sports for Saturday, May 10th

Morning Sports for Saturday, May 10th: MLB: Tigers Lose Second Straight Phil Hughes shut down the Tigers over seven strong innings, as the Twins beat Detroit Friday night 2-1. Tigers’ starter Justin Verlander matched Hughes pitch for pitch until Minnesota broke through for two runs in the seventh. Detroit’s only …

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Morning Sports for Friday, May 9th

Morning Sports for Friday, May 9th: MLB: Tigers’ Win Streak Ends The Tigers’ eight-game win streak ended yesterday, with a 6-2 loss to the Astros. Detroit got off to a promising start when Nick Castellanos doubled home Austin Jackson in the second inning, and Victor Martinez hit his seventh home …

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Morning Sports for Thursday, May 8th

Morning Sports for Thursday, May 8th: MLB: Tigers Win Eighth Straight Rick Porcello earned his fifth win of the season, as the Tigers edged the Astros 3-2 last night. Porcello gave up a run in the third. He left the game after allowing another in the seventh. Joba Chamberlain came …

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Morning Sports for Wednesday, May 7th

Morning Sports for Wednesday, May 7th: MLB: Ray Wins Debut, as Tigers Pound Astros Robbie Ray worked out of a first inning jam… then cruised into the sixth inning, as the Tigers beat the Astros 11-4. In his first major-league start, Ray gave up five hits, and struck out five. …

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Morning Sports for Tuesday, May 6th

Morning Sports for Tuesday, May 6th: MLB: Tigers Blank Astros The “new look” Tigers struck again last night… and edged the Astros 2-0. The Tigers manufactured the winning run in the seventh inning. Andrew Romine’s first sacrifice bunt of the season moved Nick Castellanos to third base. Rajai Davis singled …

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Morning Sports for Monday, May 5th

Morning Sports for Monday, May 5th: MLB: Tigers Sweep Royals Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning yesterday, as the Tigers completed a sweep of their series against the Royals with a 9-4 victory. Billy Butler’s single broke up no-hit bid… and K-C spoiled the shutout with three …

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Morning Sports for Sunday, May 4th

Morning Sports for Sunday, May 4th: MLB: Tigers Pound Royals Again Drew Smyly tossed seven shutout innings Saturday night, as the Tigers blasted the Royals 9-2. Smyly gave up just two hits, and struck out six. Nick Castellanos drove in three runs – one with a sacrifice fly in the …

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Morning Sports for Saturday, May 3rd

Morning Sports for Saturday, May 3rd: MLB: Tigers Shake Shields, Royals Rick Porcello outpitched Kansas City ace James Shields, as the Tigers pounded the Royals 8-2 Friday night. Porcello pitched seven strong innings… giving up two runs on four hits, and striking out six. Shields left in the seventh… and …

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Morning Sports for Friday, May 2nd

Morning Sports for Friday, May 2nd: MLB: Tigers Open at KC Tonight The Tigers had yesterday off, and open a series at Kansas City tonight. Rick Porcello will face James Shields. Hear the first pitch at 8:10 on AM 1400, WCCY. Brewers ‘Pen Falters Against Reds The Reds scored five …

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Morning Sports for Thursday, May 1st

Morning Sports for Thursday, May 1st: MLB: Tigers Sweep White Sox Max Scherzer scattered four hits over six shutout innings, as the Tigers beat the White Sox 5-1 yesterday afternoon. Scherzer struck out seven, as he earned his third straight win. Chicago fill-in starter Hector Noesi cruised through the first …

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