Detroit Tigers defeat New York Yankees, 5-4

DETROIT - Johnny Damon has always had a flair for the dramatic.

Why would Monday night have been any different?

Playing his first game against the Yankees since the 2004 ALCS, Damon hit a home run against his former team, helping the Tigers to a 5-4 win at Comerica Park.

Rookie Brennan Boesch had three RBI for Detroit, while six Tigers pitchers patched together a solid effort after Dontrelle Willis was scratched with an illness.

Damon's last game against the Yanke...