6/27: Tigers @ Astros 7:05 ET

       Detroit_Tigers_logo.gif                         VS.                  Houston-Astros-Retro-Logo.jpg

        Tigers (41-32 1st AL Central)      Astros (34-37)

1.Granderson CF                                                         1. Bourn CF

            2. Polanco 2B                                                             2. Keppinger 3B

            3. Cabrera 1B                                                             3. Tejada     SS

            4. Thames LF                                                             4. Lee         LF 

            5. Kelly     RF                                                             5. Berkman 1B

            6. Inge      3B                                                             6. Pence     RF

            7. Laird       C                                                             7. Matsui    2B

            8. Santiago SS                                                           8. Quintero  C

            9. Figaro     P                                                             9. Paulino    P


Tigers Starting Pitcher: Alfredo Figaro (1-0) 3.60 ERA

Last outing Figaro struck out 7 Brewers over 5 innings to earn his first career win in his first career start last Saturday. After witnessing him in person a week ago, this young righty has a mean fastball topping out at around 97mph. He will look to put together back to back quality starts and move to 2-0 in his career.


Final thoughts: It would be really great for this team if Figaro can e another solid outing to give this team another good young starter. The Tigers can stretch their lead in the AL Central back to 5 games because of the Twins loss earlier today at St. Louis. The Tigers can move back to 10 games over .500 with a win which is a season high.


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