| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Miguel Cabrera knocked in three runs and Justin Verlander pitched into the eighth inning to help the Tigers take a 7-1 victory over the Twins in the second test of a three-game series.
Verlander (18-5) allowed one run on seven hits and a walk in 7 2/3...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Alex Avila's two-run home run backed seven strong innings by Justin Verlander as the Tigers took down the Rays, 5-2, to open a four-game series.
Verlander (19-5) allowed one run on three hits and three walks while fanning eight in the right-hander's...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Doug Fister came to the Tigers with the lowest run support in the American League. If anyone can win with Miguel Cabrera, Brennan Boesch and Alex Avila missing from the lineup behind him for various reasons, it's him.
In fact, he did. With a wicked...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Wilson Betemit capped Detroit's three-run eighth inning with a tiebreaking RBI double against his former team, leading the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.
Austin Jackson went 4 for 4 and scored three times for the AL...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 7:19 PM
The next time they play, it will count. This time, it didn't matter at all.
The New York Yankees topped the Detroit Tigers 2-1 in Tampa, Florida in the final spring training game for each team.
Tigers' starter Rick Porcello went 5 1/3 innings, giving...
| Apr 3, 2011
Miguel Cabrera belted a pair of two-run homers and Brennan Boesch went 4-for-4 with a two-run shot, four runs batted in and four runs scored, as the Detroit Tigers salvaged the finale of their season- opening series at Yankee Stadium with a 10-7 victory...
| Apr 17, 2011
Josh Willingham had a two-run single to help back eight strong innings from Trevor Cahill, as the Oakland Athletics earned a 5-1 win over the Detroit Tigers in the finale of a four-game set.
Conor Jackson, Hideki Matsui and Cliff Pennington also...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Like Rudolf Nureyev, the Tigers have turned on a dime.
They appeared to be downsizing less than two years ago when they traded Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson in moves that seemed to show owner Mike Ilitch's concern over a bloated payroll. But that...
| 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 5, 2011
One inning, the Tigers are getting no-hit by A.J. Burnett, with nary a walk. The next inning, they have five runs on three hits on their way to a 6-3 win.
One day, the Tigers are shouting at each other in the clubhouse at Cleveland after a series sweep,...
| 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.