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« Bill Chuck’s Friday Nine to Know | Main | Nine to Know: Yankees play two, Orioles play two extra; both teams win »
Thursday
Sep202012

Tigers win behind Verlander and Cabrera

Justin Verlander (15-8) threw 122 pitches in six scoreless innings allowing five hits and three walks while striking out five.

Just five hits allowed by Verlander:

All-time Tigers wins leaders:

RkPlayerWFromTo
1 Hooks Dauss 223 1912 1926
2 George Mullin 209 1902 1913
3 Mickey Lolich 207 1963 1975
4 Hal Newhouser 200 1939 1953
5 Jack Morris 198 1977 1990
6 Tommy Bridges 194 1930 1946
7 Dizzy Trout 161 1939 1952
8 Bill Donovan 140 1903 1918
9 Earl Whitehill 133 1923 1932
10 Frank Lary 123 1954 1964
11 Justin Verlander 122 2005 2012

 Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Play Index Tool Used Generated 9/20/2012. 

Miguel Cabrera picked up his 41st home run and 130th RBI of the season.

Cabrera owns the entire field:

All-time Tigers single-season HR leaders:

RkPlayerHRYear
1 Hank Greenberg 58 1938
2 Cecil Fielder 51 1990
3 Rocky Colavito 45 1961
4 Cecil Fielder 44 1991
5 Hank Greenberg 44 1946
6 Miguel Cabrera 41 2012
7 Norm Cash 41 1961
8 Hank Greenberg 41 1940
9 Darrell Evans 40 1985
10 Hank Greenberg 40 1937
Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Play Index Tool Used Generated 9/20/2012.

All-time Tigers single-season RBI leaders:

RkPlayerRBIYear
1 Hank Greenberg 183 1937
2 Hank Greenberg 170 1935
3 Hank Greenberg 150 1940
4 Hank Greenberg 146 1938
5 Rocky Colavito 140 1961
6 Magglio Ordonez 139 2007
7 Hank Greenberg 139 1934
8 Harry Heilmann 139 1921
9 Dale Alexander 137 1929
10 Dale Alexander 135 1930
11 Rudy York 134 1940
12 Harry Heilmann 134 1925
13 Cecil Fielder 133 1991
14 Vic Wertz 133 1949
15 Cecil Fielder 132 1990
16 Norm Cash 132 1961
17 Miguel Cabrera 130 2012
Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Play Index Tool Used Generated 9/20/2012.

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