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      Tuesday
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      Wednesday
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      Thursday
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      Porcello throws 3-hitter, Tigers blank Rangers 6-0

      Porcello reaches ten wins on the year with a complete game shutout of the Rangers.


      Rick Porcello pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout and 10th victory this season as the Detroit Tigers beat the skidding Texas Rangers 6-0 Thursday night for their seventh consecutive victory.


      Miguel Cabrera had four hits and Austin Jackson hit a two-run single for the AL Central leaders, who completed a three-game sweep.


      While the Tigers have the longest winning streak in the majors, Texas has the longest losing streak at eight in a row.


      Porcello (10-4) limited the Rangers to three singles and benefited from three double plays. He struck out six and walked three, throwing 72 of his season-high 115 pitches for strikes.


      It was only the second complete game for Porcello in 164 major league starts - all for the Tigers since 2009. The right-hander has won at least 10 games in each of his six seasons.

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