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  • David Ortiz spurs Red Sox to 6-5 comeback victory over Tigers

    David Ortiz spurs Red Sox to 6-5 comeback victory over Tigers
    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...
  • For the Detroit Tigers, it was a shot to their psyches

    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...
  • Jim Leyland stepping down as Detroit Tigers' manager

    Jim Leyland stepping down as Detroit Tigers' manager
    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...
  • Mitch Albom: Honoring two Detroit greats

    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,...
  • Jim Joyce has been there at some big moments

    Jim Joyce has been there at some big moments
    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...
  • Marlins managers – year-by-year

    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...
  • COULD CINCINNATI OR DETROIT LURE SANDBERG FROM PHILLIES?...

     
    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...
  • Tigers Photo Draws Controversy on Facebook

    Tigers Photo Draws Controversy on Facebook
    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...
  • Spring training: AL Central preview

     Spring training: AL Central preview
    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...
  • Detroit's Miguel Cabrera Claims 1st Triple Crown Since 1967

    Detroit's Miguel Cabrera Claims 1st Triple Crown Since 1967
    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...
  • Tigers Beat Yankees Again; Lead Series 2-0

    Tigers Beat Yankees Again; Lead Series 2-0
    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. Detroit took...
  • World Series starts and, perhaps, ends with Justin Verlander

    World Series starts and, perhaps, ends with Justin Verlander
    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...