| Jun 13, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Justin Verlander certainly looked unhittable -- and he nearly was.
Chasing history, the Tigers right-hander had a no-hitter going through 7 1/3 innings against the Indians on Tuesday until Orlando Cabrera laced a single into center field to break it up....
| Jul 24, 2011
| 5:59 PM
The Detroit Tigers know the Minnesota Twins are likely to be hanging around down the stretch and are glad to knock them back whenever possible.Relying on strong starting pitching and timely hitting, the Tigers did just that.Rick Porcello cruised through...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - There's no question to Ron Gardenhire that starting pitching is a critical ingredient to winning.
And lately, his Minnesota Twins haven't been getting enough production from their rotation. Their 5-2 loss to AL Central-leading Detroit on...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. - In desperate need of a bullpen upgrade, the Twins took a chance on righthander Joel Zumaya, a pitcher blessed with incredible power but cursed with fragility.
They began to look forward to games in which Zumaya would enter in the...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Before they went upscale at Target Field, the word that best described the Twins varied according to whether they made the playoffs. They were efficient in the good years, cheap in the other ones.
The cost of everything has soared post-Metrodome,...