Tigers Start Off West Coast Swing with a Win
The Detroit Tigers started off their west coast swing with a 3 – 0 shutout of the Oakland Athletics. Phil Coke picked up his first win as a starting pitcher. Coke and two relievers combined on a three-hitter, Ryan Raburn hit a two-out RBI double in the seventh inning to break a scoreless tie. The same two teams go at it tonight in Oakland, Rick Porcello will take the mound for the Tigers.