TIGERS DEFEAT YANKEES IN GAME THREE OF THE ALDS
Detroit Tigers (from left to right) Magglio Ordonez, Omar Infante, and Carlos Guillen discuss hitting during batting practice at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan on October 6, 2006 (UPI Photo/Matthew Mitchell)
Andy Dirks blasted a grand slam to back a strong start from Anibal Sanchez Monday, propelling the Detroit Tigers over Houston 7-2.
Ubaldo Jimenez threw six innings of one-run ball Saturday and the Cleveland Indians survived a late Detroit rally to best the Tigers 7-6.
Justin Verlander pitched seven shutout innings and Prince Fielder drove in four runs Sunday, enabling Detroit to rout Houston 9-0 for four-game sweep.
Austin Jackson and Miguel Cabrera each socked a three-run homer Sunday and the Detroit Tigers beat Atlanta 8-3 to complete a three-game interleague sweep.
Omar Infante went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI Saturday, powering the Detroit Tigers to a 7-4 interleague victory over Atlanta.
J.P. Arencibia smacked a go-ahead, bases-clearing double Wednesday, capping a seventh-inning rally that carried the Toronto Blue Jays over Detroit 8-6.
Prince Fielder hit two home runs, driving in five runs Friday, in the Detroit Tigers' 8-3 win over the New York Yankees.
Justin Verlander hurled five scoreless innings and Prince Fielder supplied an RBI double Monday in Detroit's season-opening 4-2 win over Minnesota.
Anibal Sanchez fired seven shutout innings Sunday and Detroit took a two-game playoff series lead with a 3-0 whitewash of the New York Yankees.
Justin Verlander delivered in the clutch Thursday with a complete-game, four-hitter that advanced Detroit in the playoffs with a 6-0 decision over Oakland.