Tuesday night's Detroit Tigers-Boston Red Sox Major League Baseball game was the highest rated Tigers game in the nine-year history of FSN Detroit.
The regional sports network said the game drew a 12.8 rating and 247,680 households, peaking at a 20.5 during the ninth inning, according to Nielsen Media Research.
All of FSN Detroit’s top-10-rated Tigers games are from the club’s surprisingly successful 2006 season.
The RSN’s overall highest-rated telecast ever was game six of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, with the National Hockey League’s Detroit Red Wings visiting the Calgary Flames. The hockey game posted a 14.1.