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  • Tigers Win Third In A Row

    Tigers Win Third In A Row
    - This was a game, manager Jim Leyland said during the afternoon, that if he were at home as a fan, he would like to watch on television. It was a matchup of two good young right-handers, Detroit's Max Scherzer and Toronto's Brandon Morrow. "I think...
  • Not even a close call: Baseball needs more replay

    Cubs TV analyst Bob Brenly, take note: Now Dodgers first baseman James Loney is calling for as much video replay as possible. “Whatever it takes, just get it right,’’ Loney said Monday after an umpire ruled his foot was off the base...
  • Sveum: Big talk and double-talk

    Sveum: Big talk and double-talk
    Did somebody get to Dale Sveum? Specifically, did somebody in Cubs management tell the manager to stand down after his comments about threatening to bench Starlin Castro because of exasperating mental mistakes in San Francisco? Reading comments out of...
  • 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...
  • Victor Martinez Likely Out For 2012-13 Season

    Victor Martinez Likely Out For 2012-13 Season
    Tigers star Victor Martinezhas injured his left knee and is likely to miss most of the 2012 season. The Tigers said Tuesday that the 33-year-old Martinez tore his left ACL last week during offseason conditioning. An MRI exam Monday in Lakeland, Fla.,...
  • Power rankings: No. 6 Tigers

    Power rankings: No. 6 Tigers
    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...
  • Tigers Win, Porcello Gets 10th Win of Season

    Tigers Win, Porcello Gets 10th Win of Season
    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...
  • We knew Ozzie was crazy, but calling Peavy his ace?

    We knew Ozzie was crazy, but calling Peavy his ace?
    The Detroit Tigers, who collapse worse in the second half of Jim Leyland’s seasons than the White Sox do in Ozzie Guillen’s, will start their Cy Young candidate Tuesday night. The Sox will start the guy Guillen calls his “ace.’&...
  • Angels Beat Tigers in 19-Run Slugfest

    Angels Beat Tigers in 19-Run Slugfest
    Mark Trumbo finished a single shy of the cycle and knocked in five runs, as the Angels used three big innings to take down the Tigers, 12-7, in the opener of a four-game series. Trumbo went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer and three runs scored for the...
  • Ogando Beats Tigers Again 5-2

    Ogando Beats Tigers Again 5-2
    Michael Young had two hits, including an RBI triple, and the Rangers beat the Tigers 5-2 on Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz also had two hits while Alexi Ogando pitched 6 1/3 innings to beat Detroit for the third time...
  • Tigers Fall to Royals In Rain-Delayed Game

    Tigers Fall to Royals In Rain-Delayed Game
    It's hard to envision a better Major League debut series for Johnny Giavotella. Giavotella's 368-foot blast off Tigers starter Max Scherzer in the fifth inning was the winning run as the Royals earned a 4-3 win over the Tigers on Sunday at Kauffman...
  • Tigers Extend Leyland & Dombrowski's Contracts

    Tigers Extend Leyland & Dombrowski's Contracts
    One more year. That's the extension the Tigers are giving manager Jim Leyland. The team announcing Monday they've extended the skipper's contract through the 2012 season. In addition, the Tigers gave General Manager Dave Dombrowski a four-year...