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Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch during game. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) FILE

Tigers 4, Twins 2

Justin Verlander pitched five strong innings striking out seven as the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 during their first game of the season on a very chilly Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2013

LAKELAND, FL - MARCH 10: Shortstop Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers grabs a ball in left field against the Washington Nationals March 10, 2013 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

A Chilly Opener For Tigers And Twins

Batter up? More like bundle up.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2013

(Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Twins’ Liam Hendricks Will Look To Lean On Secondry Pitches To Succeed

If Liam Hendriks sticks in the Majors, he could be a role model for hundreds of up-and-coming players trying to make it from down under.


Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez. (Getty Images/Hannah Foslien)

Tigers Beat The Twins 2-1

Prince Fielder hits a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lead the Detroit Tigers to victory over the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/30/2012

Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder celebrate win over Twins on September 29, 2012. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tigers Top Twins, Extend Central Lead To Two Over ChiSox

P.J. Walters went toe-to-toe with Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera, the triple crown chaser who has dominated the American League this season.

97.1 The Ticket–09/30/2012

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Sept. 28, 2012.

Tigers Edge Twins 6-4

Miguel Cabrera hits a three-run shot in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers edge the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Saturday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/29/2012

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers.  (File Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Verlander On The Mound Vs. Twins

When the Detroit Tigers need their ace the most, Justin Verlander continues to deliver.

97.1 The Ticket–09/29/2012

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers is out as Joe Mauerof the Minnesota Twins defends home plate during the sixth inning of the game on September 28, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins 4, Tigers 2

Omar Infante slammed a two-run shot in the eighth inning to tie the game, but it would not be enough as the Minnesota Twins score two more in the ninth to take the first game of the three game series 4-2 on Friday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2012

Detroit Tigers -Smyly Drew (Getty Images/ Gregory Shamus)

Tigers-Twins Preview 9-28-12

One reason the Detroit Tigers are in position to win the AL Central is Max Scherzer’s dominance.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2012

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers drives the ball for a base hit the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on September 23, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Tigers Lose To Twins 2-1 In 10

Jamey Carroll hit an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Minnesota Twins beat Detroit 2-1 Sunday, winning both games of a doubleheader to prevent the Tigers from at least tying the Chicago White Sox atop the AL Central.

97.1 The Ticket–09/23/2012