Tigers One Win Away from World Series
The Detroit Tigers are one-win away from the World Series after beating the New York Yankees 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Tiger’s pitcher Justin Verlander pitched 8 1/3 strong innings before leaving the game after giving up a solo home run in the beginning of the ninth. Phil Coke was called upon to come in and relieve Verlander. He allowed two men on base before striking out the Raul Ibanez to end the game.
The Tigers got their runs from a home run from Delmon Young and an RBI double from Miguel Cabrera. According to the Detroit News, Young has the most postseason home runs ever by a Tiger with seven.
The Tigers can make their second trip to the World Serie ssince 2006 with a win over the Yankees tonight.