Yanks Chase Price Early, Pound Tigers 8-4
David Price did not make it out of the second inning as the New York Yankees pounded the Detroit Tigers 8-4 at Comerica Park Wednesday night. New York (69-62) scored all eight of their runs in the third inning led by Derek Jeter who had two hits and two RBI in the inning as the Yankees sent 12 batters to the plate, Detroit (71-60) scored in the fourth on a Miguel Cabrera RBI single, in the sixth on a Victor Martinez solo home run, and in the eighth with an RBI triple from Nick Castellanos. Detroit capped off their scoring in the ninth when Torii Hunter singled home Ian Kinsler. Price (12-10) pitched 2 innings giving up 12 hits and eight runs to take the loss. It was the second shortest start of his career. Shane Greene (4-1) earned the win pitching seven innings, giving up five hits and striking out eight. The two teams conclude their series Thursday afternoon when Kyle Lobstein (0-0) will make his first Major League start while Hiroki Kuroda (9-8) takes the hill for New York. Pregame coverage beings at 12:40pm on Lansing's Big Talker 1240 WJIM.