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Yankees-Tigers, Game One: Rick Porcello Outduels Javier Vasquez in Tigers Win

Porcello tossed seven scoreless innings and out-pitched Javier Vasquez to lead Detroit to a 2-0 win over New York Wednesday afternoon at Comerica Park. It was the first game of a doubleheader.

Detroit has won two straight against New York after losing seven of their last eight games against the Yankees. New York was shutout for the first time since a 6-0 loss at Toronto on Sept. 4, 2009.
Porcello (3-3), who entered the game with a 7.50 ERA, limited the Yankees to four hits over seven innings. He also struck out two and walked three. In his only start against New York last season, he allowed six runs in 3.2 innings.

Jose Valverde pitched a scoreless ninth for his 10th save.

Despite taking the loss, Vasquez (1-4) had his ...

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