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Pitcher Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers Credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images

Tigers Look To Salvage Rockies Series With A Win

Coke issued a career-high seven walks in five innings, including two during a three-run second inning, and the Detroit Tigers could not recover, losing to the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2011

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Colorado Vs. Detroit 6-19-11

A successful stretch at the plate has the Colorado Rockies riding one of their longest winning streaks of the season.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2011

Peralta tagged out at home plate. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Rockies 5, Tigers 4

Two Detroit Tigers tagged out at home early in the game – making the difference – as Detroit loses to the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2011

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tigers Take On The Rockies

As difficult as the Tigers outting against the Rockies was in the Friday night loss, Colorado has issues of their own.

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2011

NEW YORK - AUGUST 19:  Rick Porcello #48 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees on August 19, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Porcello Hit Hard As Rockies Rout Tigers, 13-6

“Pretty simple, 13-6,” Porcello said. “That’s about all you need right there. It wasn’t very pretty.”

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2011

Jim Leyland manager of the Detroit Tigers. ( File Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Strong Play Propels Tigers To Top Of AL Central

Strong play over the last 1 1/2 months has propelled the Detroit Tigers to the top of the AL Central. Maintaining that lead could be tough if they can’t improve on their recent interleague road record.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2011