| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Left fielder Vernon Wells tweaked his right ankle and suffered a bruised heel Tuesday night when he landed awkwardly on the first-base bag on a fourth-inning groundout. As a result, he will start at designated hitter in Wednesday's series finale......
| Jul 5, 2011
| 9:34 PM
The Angels must contend with one of baseball's best pitchers Tuesday night when they face Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander in Angel Stadium. Right-hander Dan Haren will start for the Angels, who have won nine of their last 11 games......
| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Dodgers' Matt Kemp will bat third for the National League and play center field in Tuesday's All-Star game at Chase Field in Phoenix, meaning he'll once again be facing the Angels' Jered Weaver in the first inning. Weaver will......
| Apr 4, 2011
Brian Roberts belted a three-run homer to key a four-run fifth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles began their home schedule with a 5-1 victory over Detroit in the opener of a three-game series at Camden Yards.
Matt Wieters added an RBI single in the rally...
| Apr 6, 2011
Alex Avila homered and had a career-high five RBIs to back an effective pitching performance by Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers ended the Baltimore Orioles' unbeaten run with a 7-3 victory Wednesday night.
Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez...
| Apr 10, 2011
Wilson Betemit went 4-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI to power the Kansas City Royals to a 9-5 win over the Detroit Tigers in the rubber match of a three-game series at Comerica Park.
Chris Getz knocked in two runs for the Royals, who improved to 6-3...
| Apr 22, 2011
Justin Verlander pitched seven impressive innings through a misty rain, and Ryan Raburn drove in four runs to lead the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 9-3 on Friday night.
Verlander (2-2) allowed four hits, including two home runs by Carlos...
| Apr 23, 2011
Brad Penny tossed seven innings of one-hit ball and got plenty of offensive support as the Detroit Tigers routed the White Sox, 9-0, in the second of three games at Comerica Park.
Penny (1-2) carried a no-hitter into the sixth and finished with two walks...
| May 9, 2011
- This was a game, manager Jim Leyland said during the afternoon, that if he were at home as a fan, he would like to watch on television.
It was a matchup of two good young right-handers, Detroit's Max Scherzer and Toronto's Brandon Morrow.
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:42 AM
Perhaps the New York Yankees should just take the field for the American League squad when the All-Star Game takes place in early July.
It is a brash statement, but when five out of the nine starting positions are being held by Yankee
players and other...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Alex Avila belted the tie-breaking solo homer in the sixth inning and Doug Fister's first start in a Detroit uniform was a successful one, as the Tigers edged the Texas Rangers, 5-4, at Comerica Park.
Fister (4-12), who was acquired from the Mariners as...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 8:43 PM
Brennan Boesch hit a go-ahead RBI single in the 10th inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
Wilson Betemit led off the inning with a walk and pinch-runner Andy Dirks took second on a wild pitch by Aaron...