| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Dec 7 (The Sports Xchange) - A court document filed Friday revealed that Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig denied the Oakland A's request to move to San Jose, California.
The A's have been looking for a new home for the past several years. The...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:48 PM
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EditorsNote: adds contract terms, quotes Tigers sign Nathan to two-year deal
Filling one of the largest holes in their roster, the Detroit Tigers added free agent closer Joe Nathan on Wednesday.
The 39-year-old right-hander signed...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Joe Nathan is on the verge of a contract with the Detroit Tigers, who listed a veteran closer near the top of their offseason needs.
Fox Sports first reported Nathan and the Tigers were wrapping up a multiyear deal. On Monday, reports surfaced that...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:13 AM
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MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH
After falling agonizingly short of an elusive World Series title for the third year in a row, the Tigers felt a shakeup was needed beyond the retirement of manager Jim Leyland.
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:46 PM
With seven weeks left in the season, we're about to round the quarter pole and head for home. Here is some of what I have come to believe:
•The most likely World Series outcome is Tigers over Dodgers in a terrific matchup, with Detroit favored only...
| Aug 11, 2013
The most likely World Series outcome is Tigers over Dodgers in a terrific matchup, with Detroit favored only because it would have home-field advantage.
No team has been better the last couple of months than the Dodgers, who turned things around in...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:41 PM
No strong team needs relief pitching more than the Tigers. No reliever is hotter than Jesse Crain.
Don't be shocked if Crain is closing games against the White Sox when the teams meet in Detroit before the All-Star break.
When general manager Rick...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Ryne Sandberg sold his three-bedroom unit in a vintage building in downtown Chicago in March. He had listed it a year earlier, less than six months after Cubs President Theo Epstein handed Dale Sveum the job Sandberg always wanted when he was riding...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:46 PM
Soccer--FIFA U-20 World Cup, Mexico vs. Greece, 9:45 a.m. (ESPN); Confederations Cup, Group A, Japan vs. Mexico, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Auto Racing--Nationwide Series, Johnsonville Sausage 200 pole qualifying, 11 a.m. (ESPN2);...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Cardinals (1): Swept by the Rangers as powerful lineup produces only 26 runs during an eight-game lull. They nevertheless continue to lead the majors in runs in June.
2. Rangers (7): Seven strong innings by...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Lorenzo Cain hit a tying, two-run homer off Jose Valverde with two outs in the ninth inning and Eric Hosmer had a winning single in the 10th, helping the Kansas City Royals overcome Justin Verlander's seven scoreless innings Wednesday in a 3-2 victory...
| Jan 14, 2013
SAN PEDRO DE MACORIS, Dominican Republic — The lanky 15-year-old and I didn't share a full language, but on a breezy, balmy November night, we shared at least two words.
“Junior Lake?” I asked of the man in the home team's batting...