Eduardo Nuñez homers, Verlander's out of the game in the 9th

Leading off the ninth inning against Justin Verlander -- who was working on a two-hit shutout -- Eduardo Nunez fouled off seven pitches before getting a pitch he could really handle and doing ... this:

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That made it 2-1, Tigers. Jim Leyland walked to the mound, had a short chat with Verlander, and went back to the dugout.

Verlander retired Brett Gardner on a little grounder, but that came on Verlander's 132nd pitch, matching his highest pitch count of the season. And so out came Leyland again, and this time he summoned Phil Coke, who's apparently the Tigers' new closer.

And so here we go, with Coke on the mound and the meat of the Yankees' order coming up, looking to score at least one run and stay in this game.

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