Detroit Tigers lose to New York Yankees, 6-4: Game thread recap

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Tyler J. Davis, Detroit Free Press
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Detroit Tigers (8-19) vs. New York Yankees (12-14)

When: 1 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Yankee Stadium in New York City.

TV: Bally Sports Detroit.

Radio: 97.1 FM in Detroit (Tigers radio affiliates).

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First-pitch weather: 55 degrees, sunny.

Starting pitchers: Tigers RHP Spencer Turnbull (1-1, 3.27 ERA) vs. Yankees RHP Jameson Taillon (0-2, 6.23 ERA).

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Games notes: Game two of a three-game set. ... Detroit has lost its past four series while New York split a four-game series with Baltimore after taking two of three from Cleveland. The Tigers' league-worst offense (last in the American League in runs, batting average and OPS) has led to 19 losses, the most in MLB. ... The Yankees have struggled to hit for averagebut continue to mash home runs (third-most in MLB) and take walks (second-most in MLB) as they try to climb toward the top of the AL East.

Lineup:

RF Robbie Grossman

2B Willi Castro

DH Miguel Cabrera

1B Jonathan Schoop

3B Jeimer Candelario

LF Akil Baddoo

SS Niko Goodrum

C Grayson Greiner

CF Jacoby Jones

P Spencer Turnbull

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