Tigers beat Yankees 2-0 in 1st game of DH

Rick Porcello pitched seven sharp innings and Magglio Ordonez drove in one of two runs in the sixth, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 2-0 win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader. The Yankees lost their season-high third in a row. Porcello (3-3) had his best start of the season, giving up four hits. He allowed 22 runs his previous four outings. Ryan Perry pitched a perfect eighth and Jose Valverde closed the game for his 10th save. Javier Vazquez (1-4) allowed only an infield hit through five innings. Johnny Damon got a hit as Detroit took a 2-0 lead in the sixth. Vazquez struck out a season-high seven. (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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