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This week the Tigers came back in town with a hope of stopping the skid that started in Cleveland where they dropped three game to the last place Indians. It was not to be with the Rangers taking three of the four games. Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish handle the Tigers and their bats came alive with 14 hits for a 9-2 victory.

May 22, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish (11) warms up before the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 22, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish (11) warms up before the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 22, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) hits a two RBI double in the third inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 22, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) hits a two RBI double in the third inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 22, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) slides in safe at home ahead of the tag by Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila (13) in the third inning at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 22, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) slides in safe at home ahead of the tag by Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila (13) in the third inning at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

This was not a good outing for Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Robbie Ray who would only last one and a third innings.

May 22, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila (13) talks to starting pitcher Robbie Ray (38) during the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 22, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila (13) talks to starting pitcher Robbie Ray (38) during the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

In the second game of the series Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez took to the mound and delivered allowing two runs in seven innings to stop a four game skid.

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez (19) pitches in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez (19) pitches in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) uses a grip stick on his bat against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) uses a grip stick on his bat against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler had a good day against his former  club getting three doubles and a RBI..

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler (3) hits a double in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler (3) hits a double in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler (3) makes a throw to first to get Texas Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland (not pictured) out in the seventh inning at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler (3) makes a throw to first to get Texas Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland (not pictured) out in the seventh inning at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis (left) right fielder Torii Hunter (center) and  center fielder Austin Jackson (right) celebrate after the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Detroit won 7-2. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis (left) right fielder Torii Hunter (center) and center fielder Austin Jackson (right) celebrate after the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Detroit won 7-2. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Drew Smyly (left) and first baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) celebrate after the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Detroit won 7-2. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 23, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Drew Smyly (left) and first baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) celebrate after the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Detroit won 7-2. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Game three the Tigers suited up wearing throwback uniforms of the Detroit Stars and the Rangers suited up as the Ft. Worth Texas Black Panthers during the 20th Annual Negro Leagues Tribute Game.

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez (41) talks to Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) during the sixth inning at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez (41) talks to Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) during the sixth inning at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (73) hits a three RBI triple in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (73) hits a three RBI triple in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) slides in safe at home ahead of the throw to Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila (13) in the fourth inning at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) slides in safe at home ahead of the throw to Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila (13) in the fourth inning at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) takes part in the broadcast during the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) takes part in the broadcast during the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers relief pitcher Shawn Tolleson (37) pitches in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers relief pitcher Shawn Tolleson (37) pitches in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

This game was long with several play reviews, Detroit Tigers second baseman Danny Worth, a knuckle baller,  pitch the ninth inning and eventually only the birds stuck around to see the Ranger defeat the Tigers 12-2.

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Umpires (right) check with the review officials in New York during the first inning of the game between the Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Umpires (right) check with the review officials in New York during the first inning of the game between the Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers Danny Worth (29) pitches in relief during the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers Danny Worth (29) pitches in relief during the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Lone sea gull sits in the stand during the ninth inning of the game between the Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Lone sea gull sits in the stand during the ninth inning of the game between the Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Game four in the series would see the Rangers continue the hitting and they would beat the Tigers 12-4 on 17 hits with Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) loosing his second game in as many outings.

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) pitches against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) pitches against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis (20) slides back to first safe ahead of the throw to Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis (48) after he hits a single in the first inning at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis (20) slides back to first safe ahead of the throw to Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis (48) after he hits a single in the first inning at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus (1) makes a catch in front of third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus (1) makes a catch in front of third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (73) leaps in the air as he makes a throw to first in an attempted double play as Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter (48) slides into second during the seventh oating at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (73) leaps in the air as he makes a throw to first in an attempted double play as Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter (48) slides into second during the seventh oating at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan (36) reacts during the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Texas won 12-4. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

May 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan (36) reacts during the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Texas won 12-4. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Texas ended up taking 3 of the 4 games. See these and more images from these games.

The Wnter Classic

Jan 1, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) makes a save on Detroit Red Wings left wing Justin Abdelkader (8) as he is defended by Toronto defenseman Jake Gardiner (51) during the 2014 Winter Classic hockey game at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Jan 1, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) makes a save on Detroit Red Wings left wing Justin Abdelkader (8) as he is defended by Toronto defenseman Jake Gardiner (51) during the 2014 Winter Classic hockey game at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

This year I covered the Winter Classic at the Big House in Ann Arbor and is was a classic winter day with snow throughout the game.

Jan 1, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) makes a save on Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg (40) during the 2014 Winter Classic hockey game at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Jan 1, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) makes a save on Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg (40) during the 2014 Winter Classic hockey game at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Jan 1, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner (51) skates with the puck defended by Detroit Red Wings right wing Todd Bertuzzi (44) during the 2014 Winter Classic hockey game at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Jan 1, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner (51) skates with the puck defended by Detroit Red Wings right wing Todd Bertuzzi (44) during the 2014 Winter Classic hockey game at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports (Rick Osentoski/Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)