Detroit Tigers: Ten best pitching performances in team history

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DETROIT, MI – APRIL 7: A general view of Comerica Park prior to the start of the opening day game between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers on April 7, 2017 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The Detroit Tigers have a storied history. In honor of throwback Thursday, here are the ten greatest single game performances in franchise history.

The Detroit Tigers have played 18,225 games in their 117 year history. That means there have been 18,225 starts, made by 495 different Tigers pitchers.

They range from the mundane (Jeremy Bonderman 3 IP, 7 ER on June 3, 2004) to the extraordinary (No-Hitters, complete game shutouts, playoff clinching victories, etc.).

Here is our attempt to find the ten greatest pitching performances in team history.

Before going on, try and think back to some of the greatest performances you remember seeing your favorite Tigers put on. If there’s something you think we missed, please don’t hesitate to reach out! You can reach us on Facebook or on Twitter.

We start with one of the best in franchise history doing what he does best:

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