Justin Verlander pitched eight strong innings to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Rajai Davis lead the attack with two hits, two runs, and two RBI. Game two of a three game series is set for Saturday night at Comerica Park.
Dave Dombrowski showed off his usual dead-line flair with a deal no one saw coming on Thursday afternoon, when the Detroit Tigers acquired star pitcher David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays in a three team five player deal. In the trade the Tigers sent centerfielder Austin Jackson to Seattle, and pitcher Drew Smyly and infielder Willy Adames to the Rays. The Rays also got infielder Nick
The Chicago White Sox took two out of three from the Tigers this week, after a 7-4 win in Detroit on Thursday afternoon. Joakim Soria had another tough relief stint and took the loss. Torii Hunter and JD Martinez hit home runs for the Tigers, who play Colorado on Friday at Comerica Park to open a three game inter-league series.