| May 7, 2012
| 10:47 PM
The Mariners scored three runs in the ninth inning Monday night for a dramatic 3-2 win over the Tigers, their third straight victory.
Detroit’s Octavio Dotel entered the game with a 2-0 lead in the ninth, but quickly issued free passes to Brendan...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Rick Hahn and Dayton Moore know one of the biggest realities of baseball and wasted no time acting upon it.
If you're going to go to the playoffs, you better have a strong starting rotation.
Last year, eight of the 10 postseason teams were in the...
| May 29, 2012
| 10:38 PM
As Jason Vargas headed out of the dugout after being lifted in the seventh inning Tuesday with a one-run lead at Rangers Ballpark, the veteran lefty raised a plea for his teammates that was perfectly understandable for a pitcher whose offense has left him...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Tennis--French Open, 4 a.m. (ESPN2)
College Softball--World Series, South Florida vs. Oklahoma, Noon (ESPN2); Louisana State vs. California, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2); Tennessee vs. Alabama, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Oregon vs. Arizona State, 8:30 p.m....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:14 PM
1. Rangers (1): Clinging to top spot a week ago, the Rangers added Roy Oswalt and played well in going 5-1 against the lowly Padres and Rockies. Could Yu Darvish share the All-Star clubhouse with Chicago car dealer C.J. Wilson?
2. Yankees (2): Boone...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 6:11 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Joe Mauer will be representing the Minnesota Twins at the All-Star Game. Josh Willingham, however, might be the team’s most valuable player at this point.
He came through again in the clutch Sunday.
Trevor Plouffe homered...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 6:46 AM
DETROIT — Ron Gardenhire deflected credit on the night the Minnesota Twins gave their manager his 900th career victory.
Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run single, one of six singles during Minnesota’s four-run fourth inning, to help the Twins...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Yuniesky Betancourt almost hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning for the Kansas City Royals against the Detroit Tigers.
Comerica Park was too big, though, and Austin Jackson too fast.
The Royals scored three runs in the final...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:38 PM
This was the kind of September slide the South Side embraced rather than feared, one that brought the White Sox nearer the playoffs instead of farther away.
This was right fielder Alex Rios, the team's most valuable player, proving it yet another way by...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:49 PM
DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera moved one step closer toward doing something no one has done in 45 years while helping the Detroit Tigers keep their hopes high in the AL Central race.
Cabrera hit his 42nd homer, putting himself in Triple Crown position...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Doug Fister set an AL record by striking out nine straight batters and the Detroit Tigers kept their lead in the Central, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Thursday on Alex Avila's grounder in the ninth inning.
The Tigers began the day with a one-...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:47 PM
No. 6 Tigers: 25th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Diamondbacks.
This not just in: Justin Verlander is a stud.
He makes an in-his-prime Richard Gere look like Don Knotts. If he was a guitarist, Eric Clapton would never go on stage...