| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Jose Valverde returned to Detroit with a save and Victor Martinez drove in a pair of runs to help the Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Wednesday night.
Max Scherzer (2-0) got the win, allowing five runs in five innings, with three Tigers...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:43 AM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers are restocked for a run at another World Series.
Some cold air at the start of the season wasn't about to deter them.
Verlander won on opening day for the first time in six tries,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:24 PM
Tennis--WTA Family Circle Cup, Noon (ESPN2)
High School Basketball--National Invitational boys’ semifinals, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball--Minnesota Twins at Baltimore Orioles, 2 p.m. (FXSP)
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 5:10 PM
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Detroit manager Jim Leyland hasn't decided on his closer. And he's starting to get tired of talking about it.
Bruce Rondon has his fourth consecutive scoreless outing and starter Shawn Hill pitched four strong innings to lead...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:56 PM
One thing to keep in mind about baseball: It's all good.
Big-league baseball. Minor-league baseball. College baseball. Pony League baseball. Even, gasp, international baseball.
While many North American fans dismiss the World Baseball Classic —...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 AM
DETROIT - Prince Fielder bounced a tiebreaking single off Jared Burton's glove in the eighth inning, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Omar Infante started the inning with a single...
| 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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Robin Ventura leads with his heart.
That's why he was flying into home plate on that awful night in Sarasota, Fla., 15 years ago. It's why he pushed himself beyond exhaustion in his recovery from an ankle damaged so bad it would ultimately require a rare...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Bardball didn't start from a deep love of poetry, but from a swelling revulsion of Barry Bonds.
In 2007, friends were emailing scathing limericks back and forth about the chemically enhanced slugger. They were too funny to waste, so Stuart Shea and I...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Yuniesky Betancourt almost hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning for the Kansas City Royals against the Detroit Tigers.
Comerica Park was too big, though, and Austin Jackson too fast.
The Royals scored three runs in the final...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Justin Verlander breezed through eight innings and Prince Fielder hit a solo homer, helping the Detroit Tigers steady themselves with a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
Detroit entered one game behind the first-place Chicago White...