Detroit sports glance: The Tigers are now off to a 9-1 start, just like 1968 and 1984

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 2, White Sox 1 – The last two times the Tigers started 9-1 were 1968 and 1984, and you know what happened those years.

lsj-fb-logoJose Iglesias knocked in the game-winning run with a RBI single in the ninth inning.

Dave Price pitched his third straight stellar game. He pitched eight innings, giving up one run, four hits, while striking nine.DH's IOTD

Joakim Soria picked up his first victory of the season in relief.

Record: 9-1

1st Place in AL Central (1.5 game ahead of 1st)

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 152

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 150

Next Game: 04/18/2015 vs Chicago White Sox 1:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park

Hitting Stats: Yoenis Cespedes HR (1) RBI (4), Jose Iglesias 2B (3) RBI (2), Nick Castellanos 2B (2)

Pitching Stats: Joakim Soria W (1-0) 1 IP 0 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 0 K, David Price 8 IP 4 H 1 R 1 ER 2 BB 9 K

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