Tigers Win Slugfest

Jordy Mercer drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth as the Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 12-11 on Tuesday night to open a three game series in Detroit.  The Yankees hit six home runs in the game, but blew an early 6-0 lead to the Tigers.  Jeimer Candelario had three hits and three RBI, while Christin Stewart hit a home run and knocked in two runs.  Game two of the series is set for Wednesday night at Comerica Park.