The Angels had their three-game winning streak snapped Friday night, and look to get back on the winning track Saturday afternoon in Detroit. Dan Haren starts for the Angels, facing Jacob Turner for the Tigers. Turner is making his major league debut for Detroit.
Haren has been a horse this season for the Angels. He has pitched seven innings or longer in 12 of 22 starts, and has 17 quality starts. The Angels as a squad have 67 quality starts, tied with Texas for most in the American League. Haren is 10-6 with a 3.01 ERA on the season, and is looking for his first win since July 10.
The Angels lead the season series against the Tigers 3-2. Since 2002, the Angels have done very well against the Tigers, going 53-30, including 22-16 in Detroit.
Today's 1:05 p.m. PDT game will be televised by Fox. For more news and information on the Angels, or on today's game, be sure to read the SB Nation blog Halos Heaven.