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  • 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...
  • Peguero starts for Ichiro, powers win

    Peguero starts for Ichiro, powers win
    When Mariners manager Eric Wedge decided to give Ichiro Suzuki a rare night off Friday, he surely didn't expect his right-field replacement to provide the fireworks in a 3-2 victory over the Tigers at Comerica Park. The idea was to allow Ichiro to...
  • Verlander Dominant Again As Tigers Take Sole Possession of 1st Place

    Verlander Dominant Again As Tigers Take Sole Possession of 1st Place
    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....
  • Scherzer, Tigers Top Blue Jays In Make-up Game

    Jhonny Peralta hit a tiebreaking triple in the eighth inning and Victor Martinez drove in two runs, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Monday night.Max Scherzer struck out nine over seven strong innings and the AL Central leaders...
  • Pilots honor former Baby Dodgers GM Zodda

    Pilots honor former Baby Dodgers GM Zodda
    Vic Zodda still knows talent when he sees it. About three weeks shy of 90, this Peninsula baseball pioneer watched the hometown team Tuesday at War Memorial Stadium, and when Pilots catcher Chris Cowell uncorked a throw to second base, Zodda took...
  • Mets On Fire! Outslug Tigers in Historic Fashion

    Mets On Fire! Outslug Tigers in Historic Fashion
    The old saying goes “the pen is mightier than the sword”. For the Mets, their similar saying might be “hits are mightier than home runs”. Detroit was able to smash five home runs while the Mets hit none, yet New York came out the...
  • Tigers Rally To Avoid Sweep, Beat Giants 6-3

    Tigers Rally To Avoid Sweep, Beat Giants 6-3
    Magglio Ordonez delivered a two-out, two-run single in the seventh and Ryan Raburn made a game-saving catch a half-inning later, as the Detroit Tigers downed the San Francisco Giants, 6-3, in comeback fashion to avoid a sweep in the finale of a three-game...
  • Tigers Fire Pitching Coach Rick Knapp

    Tigers Fire Pitching Coach Rick Knapp
    The Detroit Tigers fired pitching coach Rick Knapp after Sunday's 6-3 win over the San Francisco Giants. Knapp had held the position since October 17, 2008. The Tigers currently rank 26th in the major leagues with a 4.39 team ERA. Detroit chose to...
  • Verlander Beats Royals For Historic 12th Win Of Season

    Verlander Beats Royals For Historic 12th Win Of Season
    As temperatures neared 100 and Justin Verlander's pitch count mounted, Jim Leyland thought seriously about replacing his hard-working All-Star.  But with whom? "No matter where I looked — my bullpen, their bullpen, in the stands — I couldn't...
  • Miguel Cabrera Expected to be in Lineup Friday

    Miguel Cabrera Expected to be in Lineup Friday
    When the Detroit Tigers begin their second half push for the American League Central crown on Friday, their All-Star first baseman will be in the lineup. According to manager Jim Leyland, Miguel Cabrera is expected to be in the lineup against the Chicago...
  • White Sox Beat Tigers in Guillen's Return

    White Sox Beat Tigers in Guillen's Return
    Edwin Jackson tossed a shutout to lead the Chicago White Sox past the Detroit Tigers, 5-0, in the middle contest of a three-game series. The shutout was Jackson's first since the former Tiger threw a no-hitter on June 25, 2010, as a member of the...
  • Tigers Avoid Sweep, Beat White Sox 4-3

    Tigers Avoid Sweep, Beat White Sox 4-3
    After watching his Detroit Tigers avoid a series sweep with a nice rally, manager Jim Leyland admitted his team has a lot to prove right now.The Tigers have developed an unpleasant habit of fading in the second half, so there was an antsy vibe around...