| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:42 PM
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.
| Oct 14, 2012
| 7:44 PM
— Early Sunday, Derek Jeter broke his ankle near second base and he screamed in pain. Later Sunday, umpire Jeff Nelson broke open the game with a botched call at that base and New York screamed in disgust.
But, oh man, the Yankees continue to break...
| Oct 21, 2012
Here we are again.
For the second series in a row, the Giants have refused to fade to black. They have extended the National League Championship Series to six games, forcing the Cardinals to make a round-trip flight they would have liked to avoid.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:09 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Phil Coke stormed into Jim Leyland's office and sprayed the veteran manager with some of Detroit's celebratory bubbly.
When Leyland tried to take cover in a bathroom, Coke chased him — a fitting scene involving an unsung...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Why even play three more games?
It's the Giants' world, and the rest of us just eat overpriced Cioppino and get fat on Ghirardelli chocolate.
It was impressive for Barry Zito to use his 85-mph fastballs to shut down the Cardinals...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:59 PM
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...
| May 20, 2012
| 3:16 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer headed off the mound and toward the dugout, where manager Jim Leyland was waiting to offer a congratulatory handshake.
After 15 strikeouts in seven innings, Scherzer’s day was done, and the only question was...
| May 28, 2012
| 5:36 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — The Detroit Tigers were supposed to be scoring a lot more runs than they have so far this season. They nearly cost themselves this three-game sweep at Minnesota by leaving eight runners in scoring position.
But Miguel Cabrera and...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Rick Hahn and Dayton Moore know one of the biggest realities of baseball and wasted no time acting upon it.
If you're going to go to the playoffs, you better have a strong starting rotation.
Last year, eight of the 10 postseason teams were in the...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:04 PM
As the crowd cheered every move Justin Verlander made Thursday at Comerica Park South, the Tigers could not have felt more like they were in downtown Detroit without the Cubs replacing the Toyota sign in left field with a giant Ford logo.
You won't see...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Rookie Drew Smyly struck out a career-high 10 in six impressive innings and Delmon Young homered as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Friday night.
The win got the Tigers (42-42) back to .500 for the first time since May 15. They had...
| 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...