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Jose Valverde

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  • Jackson Leads Tigers in 8-7 Win Over Indians

    Jackson Leads Tigers in 8-7 Win Over Indians
    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...
  • Verlander Gets 19th Win on the Season

    Verlander Gets 19th Win on the Season
    Alex Avila's two-run home run backed seven strong innings by Justin Verlander as the Tigers took down the Rays, 5-2, to open a four-game series. Verlander (19-5) allowed one run on three hits and three walks while fanning eight in the right-hander's...
  • Valverde Gets 40th Save As Tigers Top Royals

    Valverde Gets 40th Save As Tigers Top Royals
    Wilson Betemit capped Detroit's three-run eighth inning with a tiebreaking RBI double against his former team, leading the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.  Austin Jackson went 4 for 4 and scored three times for the AL...
  • Fister Outduels Jimenez; Detroit Beats Cleveland 4-2

    Fister Outduels Jimenez; Detroit Beats Cleveland 4-2
    Victor Martinez hit a three-run homer to back eight stellar innings from Doug Fister, as the Detroit Tigers downed the Cleveland Indians, 4-2, in the opener of three-game series. Fister (7-13) registered a career-high 13 strikeouts and surrendered...
  • Verlander Wins 22nd, Tigers Sweep Indians

    Verlander Wins 22nd, Tigers Sweep Indians
    Justin Verlander showed Wednesday he is still human. The verdict is still out on Victor Martinez. On an afternoon when Verlander gave up a pair of two-run home runs to Shelley Duncan, Martinez put the fireballer back in front with a seventh-inning...
  • Valverde Sets New Club Record in Tigers Win Over Twins

    Valverde Sets New Club Record in Tigers Win Over Twins
    Doug Fister threw seven innings of three-hit ball and Jose Valverde struggled before earning his club-record 43rd save, as the Detroit Tigers held on for their ninth straight win in a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Fister (8-13)...
  • Surging Tigers down White Sox with late rally

    Surging Tigers down White Sox with late rally
    The thrilling September continued for the Detroit Tigers today at U.S. Cellular Field as they capped a 3-run 9th inning rally with a Carlos Guillen RBI single in the 10th to win 6-5. Besides knocking in the game-winning run, Guillen also added a solo...
  • Tigers Beat Yankees 5-3, Even Series at 1

    Tigers Beat Yankees 5-3, Even Series at 1
    The Yankees brought the winning run to the plate in the ninth, but Jose Valverde struck out postseason stalwart Derek Jeter and retired Game 1 hero Robinson Cano to finish off the Tigers' 5-3 victory and even this American League Division Series....
  • Tigers Bite Back To Level Series With Yankees

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 5-3 behind the masterful pitching of Max Scherzer and the hitting of Miguel Cabrera to level their best-of-five divisional playoff series at 1-1 Sunday. A last-ditch New York rally from...
  • Tigers Win Back and Forth Game With Twins 9-7

    Tigers Win Back and Forth Game With Twins 9-7
    Brandon Inge's run-scoring triple in the top of the ninth inning proved to be the difference, as the Tigers outlasted the Minnesota Twins, 9-7, to sweep a brief two-game set at Target Field. Tied at 7-7, Detroit pushed two across in the top of the ninth...
  • Tigers Win 7th In a Row; Beat Royals 3-0

    Tigers Win 7th In a Row; Beat Royals 3-0
    Brad Penny tossed eight solid scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta reached a career milestone, as the streaking Detroit Tigers topped The Kansas City Royals, 3-0, to take the first two contests of a three- game set. Penny (4-3) scattered five hits in the...
  • Tigers Pickup 2012 Option on Valverde

    Tigers Pickup 2012 Option on Valverde
    The Detroit Tigers have exercised the 2012 contract option on closer Jose Valverde, who led the American League with 49 saves during the 2011 season. Valverde was perfect in each of his save opportunities this season, becoming just the third pitcher to...