After weather postponed Tuesday’s game, the Yankees and Tigers played a doubleheader on Wednesday. The afternoon game showcased a couple pitchers who have struggled quite a bit this year, but surprisingly, Javier Vazquez and Rick Porcello both seemed to find their groove. Vazquez pitched his best game of the year so far, but the Yankee hitters had no answers for Porcello as the Pinstripes dropped their third straight contest, losing 2-0.
After five scoreless innings, the Tigers put together a rally in the bottom of the sixth inning. Austin Jackson and Johnny Damon hit back-to-back singles, and Jackson scored when Magglio Ordonez hit into a force out. He moved to second on Miguel Cabrera’s single and scored when Brennan Boesch slapped a single to right. Vazquez got Brandon Inge to hit into a double play to end the inning, but those two runs were all Detroit needed to walk away victorious.
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