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Live Blog: Tigers vs Rangers 5/24

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7:36pm...Worth allows a run on back-to-back doubles. 12-1 Rangers Mid 9

7:30pm...Danny Worth and the knuckleball coming in for the 9th. 

7:27pm...Tigers leave the bases loaded. On to the 9th. Rangers up 11-1. 

7:14pm...Coke allows a walk and a single but gets Gimenez to ground into a double-play. Rangers 11-1 Mid 8

7:04pm...Hunter strikes out, ending the 7th. Rangers 11-1 End 7.

7:02pm...Kinsler gets his second hit on a blooper to left. Two outs. 

6:54pm...Head to the stretch. Rangers 11-1. Mid 7

6:51pm...The remaining fans at Comerica Park give Phil Coke a sarcastic cheer as he strikes out the first batter he faces. Two outs. 

6:45pm...Odor clears the bases with his 2nd triple of the game. Crushed it off the wall in right center. Knenel done for the day. Coke comes on with one down and runner on third. 11-1 Rangers

6:42pm...Phil Coke warming up in the bullpen. 

6:41pm...Knebel walks Murphy. Bases loaded for the Rangers. Just one out. 

6:37pm...Knebel strikes out Gimenez for his first career strike out. 

6:35pm...Rangers single to start the 7th.

6:31pm...Play overturned. Avila out at first. Tigers cant cash in with bases loaded one out. End 6 Rangers 8-1

6:30pm...Castellanos drills a liner to 2nd, Aliva almost picked off at first. Called safe but play is being reviewed. He looks out. 

6:28pm...Avila hits looper to left, everyone safe. Bases loaded, one out. Castellanos up. 

6:25pm...Jackson singles to left. Runners on 1st and 2nd, one out. Avila up. 

6:24pm...V-Mart gets his 2nd hit of the game. Jackson up, one out. 

6:18pm...Ground ball back to Knebel ends the Rangers' 6th. Rangers 8-1 Mid 6.

6:15pm...Moreland hits one to deep left center, but Jackson can't hold on to it, scoring Andrus from first. Rangers up 8-1.

6:13pm...Andrus hits one sharply back at Knebel who gets the force at 2nd but can't turn two. 

6:09pm...Porcello walks Choo on four pitches. That'll be it for Ricky. By far his worst outting of the season. Rookie Corey Knebel to make his big league debut. 

6:04pm...Murphy homers to right field. 7-1 Rangers. Score is the same as Porcello's record, for now. 

6:02pm...Martin singles passed Cabrera at first for his 2nd hit of the game. 

5:59pm...Hunter grounds into fielder's choice, ending the inning. 5-1 Rangers End 5. 

5:55pm...Kinsler singles, runners on 1st and 2nd two outs. 

5:53pm...Romine with a single up the middle, his second hit of the game. 

5:51pm...Castellanos strikes out looking. Looked like a ball, Castellanos thought it was a ball as well. One out. 

5:46pm...Fly ball ends the Rangers' 5th. Rangers 5-1 Mid 5. 

5:42pm...Beltre hits a rocket to left field, a solo shot. Rangers up 5-1. 

5:39pm...Moreland strikes out on the next pitch. Two outs. 

5:38pm...Overturned. Andrus is out. 

5:37pm...ANdrus steals 2nd, but Ausmus will have the play reviewed. He looks out. 

5:32pm...Base hit from Andrus to start the 5th. Eight hits now for the Rangers. Second most hits he's allowed in a game this season. 

5:29pm...1-2-3 go down the Tigers. Rangers 4-1 End 4. 

5:21pm...Choo grounds out for the third out. Rangers 4-1 Mid 4. 

5:19pm...Rangers up 4-1 now after Odor triples down into the corner in right field scoring two more runs. 

5:16pm...Porcello issues first walk on four pitches. Runners on 1st and 2nd, two outs. 

5:13pm...Martin singles up the middle scoring Gimenez from third. 2-1 Rangers, two outs. 

5:12pm..Gimenez doubles off the wall in right field scoring Beltre. Gimenez advances to third on bad throw home. Game tied 1-1. 

5:06pm...With one out, Beltre singles to center. 

5:01pm...1-2-3 inning for Martinez. End 3 Tigers 1-0 

4:57pm...Groundball to short and Romine flips to 2nd to get the force ending the Rangers' third. 1-0 Tigers Mid 3.

4:54pm...Choo grounds into fielder's choice. Runners on the corners, two down. 

4:53pm...Back-to-back singles gives runners at 1st and 2nd for the Rangers, One out. Choo up. 

4:49pm...Porcello strikes out another, up to four on the day. One out. 

4:45pm...Davis picked off 2nd to end the inning. Tigers 1-0 End 2. 

4:45pm...Davis doubles the line in the left, Romine scores. Tigers 1-0.

4:42pm...Romine singles passed Andrus at short. Two down, Raja Davis up. 

4:39pm...Avila strikes out to start the Tigers' 2nd inning. 

4:35pm...All strikes from Porcello in the 2nd, 1-2-3 go down the Rangers. 0-0 Mid 2

4:28pm...Jackson pops out to 2nd ending the inning. 0-0 End 1. 

4:27pm...V-Mart follows up a ground rule double down the left field line. Cabrera probably would have scored had the ball not gone into the stands. Runners at 2nd and 3rd, two down, Jackson up. 

4:25pm..Cabrera walks for the Tigers' first base runner.

4:22pm...Hunter chops one to the Martinez on the mound and is out at first. 

4:21pm...Kinsler flies out to center for the first out for the Tigers. 

4:17pm...Call is overturned and Choo is out. 0-0 Mid 1

4:16pm...Moreland strikes out on a 3-2 count. Choo steals third and is called safe, but the Tigers will challenge. 

4:11pm...Andrus groundsout to third, Choo advances to 2nd. One out. 

4:10pm...Choo singles to right for the first hit of the game.

4:09pm...Porcello first pitch is in there for a strike and we are underway. The two teams are wearing Negro League uniforms today.

Tigers and Rangers are just minutes away from first pitch in the third game of a four-game series. Through two games in the series each team has a convincing win so far. Here are today's lineups:   Rangers P.Nick Martinez (R) 1. Shin-Soo Choo (L) LF 2. Elvis Andrus (R) SS 3. Mitch Moreland (L) 1B 4. Adrian Beltre (R) 3B 5. Alex Rios (R) RF 6. Chris Gimenez (R) C 7. Leonys Martin (L) CF 8. Donnie Murphy (R) DH 9. Rougned Odor (L) 2B   Tigers P. Rick Porcello (R) 1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B 2. Torii Hunter (R) RF 3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B 4. Victor Martinez (S) DH 5. Austin Jackson (R) CF 6. Alex Avila (L) C 7. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B 8. Andrew Romine (S) SS 9. Rajai Davis (R) LF

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