|Final - 3.25.2012||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||R||H||E|
|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.