Last night at Comerica Park, the Detroit Tigers (23-22) moved above the .500 mark with a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia. Starter Justin Verlander fanned 10 Phillies over 8 innings. Francisco Rodriguez slammed the door in the 9th for his 400th career save – a historic milestone.
K-Rod joins Mariano Rivera (652), Trevor Hoffman (601), Lee Smith (478), John Franco (424) and Billy Wagner (422) in the 4oo-save club.
Miguel Cabrera racked up 2 RBI for Detroit, who have now won eight of nine. This afternoon (1:10 first pitch) at Comerica, Anibal Sanchez (3-5, 1.59 WHIP) takes the mound for the Tigers versus Philly’s Aaron Nola (3-3, 0.90 WHIP).