DETROIT (AP) -- Placido Polanco hit a tiebreaking double and five Detroit Tigers pitchers combined on a two-hitter Saturday in a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers.
Nate Robertson (1-0) earned the win with two shutout innings of relief, and Fernando Rodney struck out the side in the ninth for his first save. Detroit's bullpen didn't allow a baserunner in four innings of work.
Tigers starter Justin Verlander needed 97 pitches to get through five innings. He allowed three runs -- one earned -- and two hits. He walked four and struck out eight.
Matt Harrison (0-1) took the loss, allowing four runs, nine hits and five walks in 5 2-3 innings.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.