"I told him it's like old times," starting pitcher Justin Verlander said. "It's a lot of fun to watch. I know he's worked really hard to get himself back. ... I mean, the talent's there. We saw it early in his career."
On this day in 1940, #Tigers slugger Pinky Higgins hits three consecutive home runs vs. the Red Sox. The third baseman, seen applying the tag, contributed to Detroit's 10-7 victory over Boston that day.