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  • Giants 8, Tigers 2

    The Sports Xchange By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange Giants 8, Tigers 2 DETROIT -- Jake Peavy lasted six innings and did not give up an earned run despite a long rain delay to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 8-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers...
  • Peavy, Giants weather rain delay in 8-2 win

    The Sports Xchange By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange Peavy, Giants weather rain delay in 8-2 win DETROIT -- A long rain delay wasn't going to get Jake Peavy out of the game. The veteran right-hander convinced San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy...
  • Tigers' playoff push off to promising start

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH The Tigers' playoff push got off to a promising start in their first series in the month of September. The Tigers began the month by winning three of four games in the series with the...
  • Preview: Tigers at Indians

    Max Scherzer looks to continue his success against Cleveland when the Detroit Tigers close a four-game set with the host Indians on Thursday. Scherzer has a 9-4 mark in 18 career starts against Cleveland with one of the victories coming on June 22 when he...
  • Tigers' Verlander continues to struggle

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- Although his manager said he pitched better than his line showed, Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander took another loss and saw his ERA go up again in a 7-0 loss in...
  • Indians' Salazar shuts out Tigers

    The Sports Xchange Indians' Salazar shuts out Tigers CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians needed a well-pitched game and that's exactly what right-hander Danny Salazar gave them. Salazar pitched an eight-hit shutout for his first career complete game and...
  • Tigers in good position after comeback win

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- On paper, Tuesday night's game in Cleveland was the one game of the Tigers' four-game series with the Indians that potentially seemed the most troubling. The Tigers'...
  • J.D. Martinez's blast in 9th lifts Tigers over Indians

    CLEVELAND J.D. Martinez hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning as the Tigers beat the Indians, 4-2, Tuesday night. Indians closer Cody Allen entered the ninth, just two days after blowing a save against the Royals on Sunday. Torii Hunter drew a...
  • Tigers top Yankees 5-2

    Tigers top Yankees 5-2
    By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange DETROIT — Rick Porcello reached 15 wins for the first time in his six-year career and J.D. Martinez had three hits, driving in a run and scoring twice, Tuesday night to guide the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory...
  • Rick Porcello earns 15th win as Tigers top Yankees, 5-2

    DETROIT Rick Porcello earned his 15th win of the season, eclipsing his previous single-season high of 14 wins in 2009 and 2011, as the Tigers defeated the Yankees 5-2 Tuesday at Comerica Park. Porcello finished 14-9 as a 20-year-old rookie in 2009 and...
  • Cabrera snaps homerless streak with pair of long balls

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH The Tigers got a welcome sight during their 12-1 win over the Cleveland Indians Monday -- Miguel Cabrera hitting a ball over the fence. Twice. With the September playoff race heating up,...
  • Cabrera hits two homers in Tigers' win

    The Sports Xchange Cabrera hits two homers in Tigers' win CLEVELAND -- Miguel Cabrera could be getting hot again, and that's not good news for American League pitchers. Designated hitter Cabrera had four of Detroit's 20 hits and belted two of the team'...