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  • Tigers' Nathan regrets mound behavior

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Joe Nathan's already strained relationship with Detroit fans might have been irreparably damaged by his actions Wednesday night. The team's closer directed two derogatory,...
  • Verlander optimistic about returning next week

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Justin Verlander was angry and scared in Pittsburgh on Monday night. A calmer, more relaxed Verlander met the media at his locker Wednesday afternoon. Verlander expressed...
  • Tigers get good news on Verlander's shoulder

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- A day after falling out of first place in the American League Central, the Detroit Tigers got some good news Tuesday. Right-hander Justin Verlander was found to have no...
  • Verlander leaves game with sore shoulder

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Justin Verlander has entered an MRI tube just two other times in his life. On each occasion, it was part of a physical examination before the right-hander signed big...
  • Tigers' Sanchez leaves start early

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH TORONTO -- The Detroit Tigers are crossing their fingers that nothing serious has happened to right-hander Anibal Sanchez, who was forced to leave Friday's start against the Toronto Blue...
  • Tigers' ninth-inning homers sink Blue Jays

    The Sports Xchange By Chris Toman, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Fixes second graph Tigers' ninth-inning homers sink Blue Jays TORONTO -- Looking to snap a 20-year playoff drought, the Toronto Blue Jays aren't making things easy on themselves. All...
  • Tigers 5, Blue Jays 4

    The Sports Xchange By Chris Toman, The Sports Xchange Tigers 5, Blue Jays 4 TORONTO -- Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez hit back-to-back homers off closer Casey Janssen in the ninth inning to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-4 come-from-behind victory...
  • MLB roundup: Selig addresses successor search

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Selig addresses successor search Three days after USA Today reported that the search for commissioner Bud Selig's successor was whittled down to three candidates, Selig addressed the process on Friday. Selig also...
  • Tigers' offense hits dry spell

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- The Detroit Tigers will leave Yankee Stadium with a .276 batting average, which is certainly respectable. However, looking at the recent picture, the offense struggled for...
  • Chamberlain looks back on days with Yankees

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- The first thing a Yankees fan might notice about Joba Chamberlain besides the olde English "D" on his hat is the heavy beard on his face. That was a topic along with his...
  • Tigers' Avila proves adaptable at plate

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Alex Avila is all about adjusting to changing circumstances. Why else would he shift from corner infielder to catching entering his junior year at Alabama? They asked, he...
  • Tigers make big trade, White Sox win game 7-4

    DETROIT (AP) — Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. The game quickly became a secondary concern in the Motor City when the...