CLEARWATER (WWJ/AP) – Rick Porcello went four innings, allowing six hits in the 4-4 tie against the Philadelphia Phillies with a split squad on Sunday.
As heard on 97.1 The Ticket – The Detroit Tigers end in a tie for the second time in as many days going 10 innings.
Ryan Raburn hit a two-run homer off Phillies ace Cliff Lee in the first inning.
The game was called after the 10th.
Lee gave up three consecutive hits to begin the game, including Raburn’s homer. After Miguel Cabrera singled, Lee set down three straight batters, striking out two of them.
Lee, slowed by a minor abdominal injury at the start of spring, allowed six hits in three innings.
Detroit starter Rick Porcello went four innings and also gave up two runs and six hits.
The split squad game in Kissimmee against the Houston Astros was rained out Sunday – it was not determined whether the game would be rescheduled.
The Tigers take on the New York Mets Monday at 1:05 p.m. tune in to 97.1 The Ticket for game action.
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