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  • Good start: Sveum saw the same dogbreath Cubs you did

    Dale Sveum will not be doing two shows a night at Zanies. That much we know. That much was evident in his introductory press conference as the Cubs’ new manager. Yeah, well, fine. Stand-up comedy isn't his job. Standing up to the dog attitude of...
  • Tigers Beat Yankees 5-3, Even Series at 1

    Tigers Beat Yankees 5-3, Even Series at 1
    The Yankees brought the winning run to the plate in the ninth, but Jose Valverde struck out postseason stalwart Derek Jeter and retired Game 1 hero Robinson Cano to finish off the Tigers' 5-3 victory and even this American League Division Series....
  • Tigers Bite Back To Level Series With Yankees

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 5-3 behind the masterful pitching of Max Scherzer and the hitting of Miguel Cabrera to level their best-of-five divisional playoff series at 1-1 Sunday. A last-ditch New York rally from...
  • Verlander Unavailable in Game Five

    Verlander Unavailable in Game Five
    Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland said ace Justin Verlander will not be available out of the bullpen for the decisive fifth game of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees. Verlander threw 120 pitches over eight innings in a 5-4...
  • Tigers-Yankees Preview: Game 5

    Tigers-Yankees Preview: Game 5
    The Detroit Tigers and New York  Yankees sure know how to write the record books and tonight's game five of the AL division series in New York will be no different.   Game five of the 1972 ALCS was the last time the Tigers played a winner-take-all...
  • Sunday Night's ALCS Game Postponed Due To Rain

    Sunday Night's ALCS Game Postponed Due To Rain
    Game 2 of the AL championship series was postponed because of rain. It was rescheduled for 4:19 p.m. EDT Monday. The teams will lose their travel day, and the series is then slated to resume with Game 3 on Tuesday in Detroit. Texas beat Detroit 3-2 in...
  • ALCS: Tigers Ready for Game Two, Update on Magglio Ordonez

    ALCS: Tigers Ready for Game Two, Update on Magglio Ordonez
    The Detroit Tigers evidently can’t stay away from rain this postseason. This time around, however, Sunday’s rainout of Game 2 gave the Tigers a much needed day off as they look to rebound from a 3-2 Game 1 loss to the Texas Rangers Saturday....
  • Cruz Grand Slam Sends Tigers Into 0-2 ALCS Deficit

    Cruz Grand Slam Sends Tigers Into 0-2 ALCS Deficit
    RLINGTON, Texas - Nelson Cruz hit the first game-ending grand slam in postseason history, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 in 11 innings Monday for a 2-0 lead in the AL championship series.  Cruz doubled early, then hit a tying...
  • Tigers Preview: Game 3 ALCS

    Tigers Preview: Game 3 ALCS
    Cruz leads Rangers, Fister looks to halt Texas’ streak After a dramatic Game 2 victory, the Texas Rangers head to Detroit up 2-0 on the Detroit Tigers with Colby Lewis taking the mound looking to remain undefeated in the postseason for his career...
  • Tigers Win Back and Forth Game With Twins 9-7

    Tigers Win Back and Forth Game With Twins 9-7
    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...
  • Red Sox Pound Tigers In Rain-Halted Game

    Red Sox Pound Tigers In Rain-Halted Game
    Jacoby Ellsbury clubbed a three-run homer, as the Boston Red Sox earned an easy 14-1 win over the Tigers in a 7 1/2-inning rain-shortened opener of a four-game set at Comerica Park. Carl Crawford continued to climb out of his early-season slump,...
  • Tigers Win On Memorial Day

    Tigers Win On Memorial Day
    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...