Detroit 6, Philadelphia 3: Verlander goes six innings in Tigers' win


Final - 3.25.2012 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Philadelphia Phillies 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 9 0
Detroit Tigers 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 6 7 0
WP: Phil Coke (1 - 0)
LP: Joe Savery (1 - 1)

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Justin Verlander went six innings of two-run ball, but ultimately Phil Coke got the win when the Tigers finally scored a couple of runs in the seventh inning to take the lead. Detroit held on for a 6-3 victory over Philadelphia.

The runs in the seventh came on a home run by Tyler Collins. James McCann added another homer in the eighth for good measure. Brennan Boesch had the only multi-hit game with two, including a triple.

Verlander, meanwhile, allowed seven hits and struck out three. Phil Coke got the win with a scoreless inning.

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