| Jul 16, 2011
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2011
Miguel Cabrera belted a pair of two-run homers and Brennan Boesch went 4-for-4 with a two-run shot, four runs batted in and four runs scored, as the Detroit Tigers salvaged the finale of their season- opening series at Yankee Stadium with a 10-7 victory...
| Apr 8, 2011
Victor Martinez hit a three-run double in his first home at-bat for the Detroit Tigers, helping his new team to a 5-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday.
Martinez, who signed with Detroit in November, cleared the bases in the first inning with...
| Apr 22, 2011
Justin Verlander pitched seven impressive innings through a misty rain, and Ryan Raburn drove in four runs to lead the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 9-3 on Friday night.
Verlander (2-2) allowed four hits, including two home runs by Carlos...
| May 5, 2011
One inning, the Tigers are getting no-hit by A.J. Burnett, with nary a walk. The next inning, they have five runs on three hits on their way to a 6-3 win.
One day, the Tigers are shouting at each other in the clubhouse at Cleveland after a series sweep,...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 5:59 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Justin Verlander came within four outs of another no-hitter, outpitching an angry Jered Weaver as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Sunday in a testy game that grew particularly heated in the late innings.Maicer Izturis lined an RBI...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Alex Avila belted the tie-breaking solo homer in the sixth inning and Doug Fister's first start in a Detroit uniform was a successful one, as the Tigers edged the Texas Rangers, 5-4, at Comerica Park.
Fister (4-12), who was acquired from the Mariners as...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Victor Martinez went 3-for-4 with two RBI and Justin Verlander recorded his 16th win of the season, as the Detroit Tigers held off the Kansas City Royals, 4-3, in the second test of a three- game series.
The news was not all good for Martinez, who...
| 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...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Ryan Raburn capped a five-run sixth inning with a two-run single to send the Detroit Tigers to a 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the middle tilt of a three game series.
Miguel Cabrera belted a two-run homer, Alex Avila had an RBI double and...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Having already erased much of a big deficit, the Indians were on the cusp of tying the game in the ninth inning with runners in scoring position, one out and a fly ball from Matt LaPorta heading toward center field.
Unfortunately for Cleveland, that's...