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DETROIT, MI - JUNE 06: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the second inning during the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Comerica Park on June 6, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Beat Rays 5-2, Scherzer Now 8-0

Max Scherzer struck out nine in seven innings to remain unbeaten, and Victor Martinez homered and drove in three runs to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2013

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 29: Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland #10 takes the ball from starting pitcher Max Scherzer #37 in the eight inning during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Rays-Tigers Preview 6-6-13

A big reason for Max Scherzer’s stellar start is the support he’s received from his teammates – especially at home.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2013

Tampa Bay Rays v Detroit Tigers

Detroit Tigers Vs. Tampa Bay Rays 6-5-13

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2013

HOUSTON - MAY 05:  Manager Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers looks on from the dugout against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on May 5, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Leyland: Younger Maddon Might Be A ‘Freer Spirit’ Than Him

On the surface Leyland and Maddon would be hard-pressed to appear more different, but the records of Detroit (31-26) and Tampa Bay (32-26) are nearly identical.

CBS Detroit–06/06/2013

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 31: Manager Joe Maddon #70 of the Tampa Bay Rays shrugs as he returns to the dugout after discussing the weather with the umpires and manager Terry Francona #17 of the Cleveland Indians during a rain delay at Progressive Field on May 31, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon, The Coolest Skipper Ever, Literally!

It’s no secret that Rays skipper Joe Maddon is out there.

97.1 The Ticket–06/05/2013

Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Tigers 10, Rays 1

Anibal Sanchez (6-5) allowed a run and four hits in seven innings. He struck out nine with one walk.

97.1 The Ticket–06/04/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 24:  Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Minnesota Twins in the second inning at Comerica Park on May 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Rays-Tigers Preview 6-4-13

Thanks to a decision by Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon, the pitcher that has been toughest to hit in baseball will get a chance to face the hitter with the best average.

97.1 The Ticket–06/04/2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 30:  Russell Martin #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates touches home plate for the force out in the fifth inning against Mike Rojas #59 of the Detroit Tigers during the game on May 30, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Get Your Tickets Now As Tigers Host The Rays And Indians During Six-Game Homestand At Comerica Park

The Tigers return home from their five-game road trip to begin a six-game homestand at Comerica Park on Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2013

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 07: Pitcher J.A. Happ #48 of the Toronto Blue Jays lies on the mound after he was hit by a line drive from the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on May 7, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Hit By Liner, Happ Says ‘I Feel Really Fortunate’

J.A. Happ isn’t sure how he’ll react when gets on a mound again. One thing he does know is that he’s going to try to forget what happened Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–05/09/2013

(Credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Matt Moore Must Step Up In Rays Rotation

Coming into the 2012 season, Matt Moore was likely the most-hyped pitching prospect in baseball – not without good reason.