| 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.
| May 10, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Brandon Inge's run-scoring triple in the top of the ninth inning proved to be the difference, as the Tigers outlasted the Minnesota Twins, 9-7, to sweep a brief two-game set at Target Field.
Tied at 7-7, Detroit pushed two across in the top of the ninth...
| May 15, 2011
| 9:00 PM
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...
| May 19, 2011
Carl Crawford hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to their season-high sixth straight win, 4-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
After blowing a 3-1 lead in the eighth by giving up back-to-...
| May 30, 2011
Alex Avila's double rattled along the short fence near the left-field line before the ball bounced up toward a fan standing in a small seating area jutting out toward the field.
The umpires halted play, conferred briefly and then made the game's decisive...
| May 31, 2011
Brennan Boesch's eighth-inning sacrifice fly gave the Tigers a 8-7 win over the Minnesota Twins Tuesday night, Detroit's ninth straight over the Twins.
Danny Worth's single led off the bottom of the eighth, followed by Austin Jackson, attempted to bunt...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Miguel Cabrera blasted a two-run homer in the ninth inning to back Justin Verlander's eight innings of two-run ball, as the Detroit Tigers outlasted the Chicago White Sox, 4-2, in the middle contest of a three-game set.
Verlander (6-3) scattered seven...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Alex Avila had a pair of triples and drove in a run to back Justin Verlander's eight strong innings, as the Detroit Tigers took a 4-1 win over the Seattle Mariners in the opener of a four-game set.
Verlander (7-3) racked up 10 strikeouts and allowed...
| Jun 10, 2011
Carlos Peguero homered and tripled starting in place of Ichiro Suzuki in right field, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Friday night.
The struggling Suzuki, who had played in 255 consecutive games, was given the night off. Peguero,...