| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:14 PM
BOSTON — When Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino strolls to the plate at Fenway Park, the public-address system blares the opening lyric to his walk-up song:
"Don't worry about a thing …"
The Red Sox faithful promptly finish the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:41 PM
When the Detroit Tigers take the field Tuesday afternoon, check out their eyes. Expect blank faces, distant stares.
Their most important need going into Game 3 of the American League Championship Series may not be great pitching and hitting. It may be...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Jim Leyland announced Monday he won't return as the manager of the Detroit Tigers, two days after the team was eliminated from the American League championship series by Boston in six games.
And after eight seasons as the team's manager -- going 700-597...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As Jim Leyland made the rounds of the losing clubhouse last weekend, he got hugs and slaps from his players and coaches. If you were making a sociological study, it would have read: white man, late 60s, from Ohio, hugs young black man from Florida,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:32 PM
There is a leftover tidbit to this year's World Series Game 3, when umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction at third base to end the game and send the Boston Red Sox to defeat.
When Joyce's father died in 2009, among the things buried with him was a Red Sox...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:20 PM
1993: Rene Lachemann, 64-98
1994: Rene Lachemann, 51-64*
1995: Rene Lachemann, 67-76*
1996: Rene Lachemann, 39-47; Cookie Rojas, 1-0; John Boles, 40-35
1997: Jim Leyland, 92-70 (won World Series)
1998: Jim Leyland, 54-108
1999: John Boles, 64-98...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker is resting in a Chicago hospital room after an incident of irregular heartbeat. Detroit manager Jim Leyland is without a contract for the 2013 season. Why does/should this matter around here? Because those could be two...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:07 AM
The Detroit Tigers updated their Facebook page Tuesday, July 30, with a new cover photo that appears to show the team's reaction to the "Star Spangled Banner," but they probably didn't expect the reaction they got.
While coach Jim Leyland and other...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera Wednesday night became baseball's first triple crown winner in 45 years, leading the American League in batting average, home runs and runs batted in.
Cabrera locked up the home run and RBI titles early in...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:42 PM
The Tigers left the Big Apple with a big lead in the ALCS.
The Tigers won Game Two of the ALCS over the New York Yankees 3-0 to take a commanding 2-0 series lead with the best-of-seven ALCS heading to Detroit for the next three games.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:59 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — This is a one-man World Series.
The most valuable players in waiting, Miguel Cabrera and Buster Posey, are here. So is Prince Fielder, the only one of baseball's $200-million men still in uniform this season. So is Matt Cain, who...