Detroit Tigers defeat New York Yankees, 6-5

DETROIT - And you thought Ian Kennedy was bad.

Kei Igawa was lit up in his first start of the year, as the Tigers hammered him for six runs over three-plus brutal innings Friday night, taking a 6-5 win over the Yankees in the series opener at Comerica Park.

The Tigers belted 11 hits off Igawa, who was pitching in place of Kennedy after the Yankees demoted the 23-year-old to Triple-A last week. Igawa didn't walk anybody, but that's because Detroit's hitters were teein...