Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Anibal Sanchez tossed eight scoreless innings
and recorded a career-high 17 strikeouts as the Detroit Tigers routed the
Atlanta Braves, 10-0, at Comerica Park.
Sanchez (3-1) gave up just five hits and a walk as he broke Mickey Lolich's
club record for most strikeouts in a nine-inning game. Lolich twice struck out
16 hitters in 1969. Sanchez also set the mark for most strikeouts in an
interleague game in major league history.
Matt Tuiasosopo hit a home run and drove in a career-best five runs for the
Tigers, who have won two of their last three contests. Victor Martinez had a
pair of doubles and two RBI while Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs
Braves starter Paul Maholm (3-2) got shelled in 3 2/3 innings of work,
allowing eight earned runs and 10 hits. Atlanta has dropped two straight and
five of seven.
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