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  • Surging Tigers down White Sox with late rally

    Surging Tigers down White Sox with late rally
    The thrilling September continued for the Detroit Tigers today at U.S. Cellular Field as they capped a 3-run 9th inning rally with a Carlos Guillen RBI single in the 10th to win 6-5. Besides knocking in the game-winning run, Guillen also added a solo...
  • Verlander Wins 24th Of Season, 12th Straight

    Verlander Wins 24th Of Season, 12th Straight
    Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander continued making history and polishing his resume Sunday for American League Cy Young Award and MVP voters. Verlander won his team-record 12th straight start and captured his big league best 24th victory as the Tigers...
  • Verlander Stops The Bleeding, Gets 11th Win of Season Over Mets

    Verlander Stops The Bleeding, Gets 11th Win of Season Over Mets
    After giving up 30 runs in the past two games, the Detroit Tigers needed their ace to come through for them. Justin Verlander did just that. The Tiger's all-star pitcher capped an incredible month of June by stopping the red-hot New York Mets, beating the...
  • Kaline and Leyland Playing for Whitecaps This Summer

    Kaline and Leyland Playing for Whitecaps This Summer
    Detroit Tigers fans will see some familiar names at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park this year. The West Michigan Whitecaps have released their initial roster for the 2012 season, and it includes names like Kaline, Leyland, Lemon, and Avila....
  • Whitecaps help Tigers beat Mud Hens, 8-3

    Whitecaps help Tigers beat Mud Hens, 8-3
    The Detroit Tigers beat the Toledo Mud Hens in an exhibition game Wednesday and a couple of West Michigan Whitecaps played well in a reserve role for their parent club.  Aaron Westlake drove in 2 with a double in the 5th inning and Wilsen Palacios pitched...
  • Tigers Rally Falls Short in Verlander's Final Start

    Tigers Rally Falls Short in Verlander's Final Start
    In his final start of the season, Justin Verlander was unable to become MLB's first 25-game winner in 21 years, as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Detroit Tigers, 6-5, on a suicide squeeze in the ninth inning. Verlander had his 12-start winning...
  • Peralta Vaults Tigers Into The Post-season

    Peralta Vaults Tigers Into The Post-season
    Jhonny Peralta's solo home run in the bottom of the eighth helped give the Tigers a 5-4 win against the Indians on Wednesday night, keeping alive hopes for home-field advantage in the American League Division Series. The Tigers needed the Rangers to lose...
  • Tigers Beat Yankees 5-3, Even Series at 1

    Tigers Beat Yankees 5-3, Even Series at 1
    The Yankees brought the winning run to the plate in the ninth, but Jose Valverde struck out postseason stalwart Derek Jeter and retired Game 1 hero Robinson Cano to finish off the Tigers' 5-3 victory and even this American League Division Series....
  • Tigers Bite Back To Level Series With Yankees

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 5-3 behind the masterful pitching of Max Scherzer and the hitting of Miguel Cabrera to level their best-of-five divisional playoff series at 1-1 Sunday. A last-ditch New York rally from...
  • Blue Jays Cool Tigers Hot Bats, Beat Detroit 4-2

    Blue Jays Cool Tigers Hot Bats, Beat Detroit 4-2
    Aaron Hill and Yunel Escobar both had a pair of hits and one RBI as the Toronto Blue Jays halted the Detroit Tigers' season- long winning streak with a 4-2 victory to open a two-game set. Juan Rivera and J.P. Arencibia also brought in runs for the...
  • Red Sox Top Tigers 1-0 in Martinez's Return to Boston

    Red Sox Top Tigers 1-0 in Martinez's Return to Boston
    Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit an RBI double in the eighth, backing seven shutout innings from Clay Buchholz, and the Red Sox squeezed out a 1-0 win over the Tigers in the rainy opener of a two-game series. Saltalamacchia's hit, off the Green Monster, scored...
  • Avila Blasts Tigers To 3rd Straight Win

    Avila Blasts Tigers To 3rd Straight Win
    Alex Avila hit a pair of homers, including the go-ahead, two-run blast in the bottom of the eighth inning, boosting Detroit to a 7-6 win over Tampa Bay. Avila belted a solo homer to right off Wade Davis in the sixth inning, getting the Tigers within a...