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  • Verlander's Season-High 14 K's Leads Tigers to 6-0 Win

    Verlander's Season-High 14 K's Leads Tigers to 6-0 Win
    Justin Verlander notched a career-high 14 strikeouts over eight scoreless innings, Alex Avila drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers took a 6-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks to even up a three-game interleague set. Verlander (10-3) became the...
  • Scherzer, Tigers Top Blue Jays In Make-up Game

    Jhonny Peralta hit a tiebreaking triple in the eighth inning and Victor Martinez drove in two runs, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Monday night.Max Scherzer struck out nine over seven strong innings and the AL Central leaders...
  • Verlander Stops The Bleeding, Gets 11th Win of Season Over Mets

    Verlander Stops The Bleeding, Gets 11th Win of Season Over Mets
    After giving up 30 runs in the past two games, the Detroit Tigers needed their ace to come through for them. Justin Verlander did just that. The Tiger's all-star pitcher capped an incredible month of June by stopping the red-hot New York Mets, beating the...
  • Sandoval Leads Giants Past Tigers

    Sandoval Leads Giants Past Tigers
    Pablo Sandoval drove in a pair of runs, including a run that sparked a four-run ninth, as the San Francisco Giants held on for a 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers to open a three-game set. Aaron Rowand went 3-for-5 and scored twice for the Giants, who...
  • Tigers Rally To Avoid Sweep, Beat Giants 6-3

    Tigers Rally To Avoid Sweep, Beat Giants 6-3
    Magglio Ordonez delivered a two-out, two-run single in the seventh and Ryan Raburn made a game-saving catch a half-inning later, as the Detroit Tigers downed the San Francisco Giants, 6-3, in comeback fashion to avoid a sweep in the finale of a three-game...
  • Tigers Top Angels 5-4 To Avoid Series Sweep

    Tigers Top Angels 5-4 To Avoid Series Sweep
    Miguel Cabrera homered during a three-run seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers broke out of an offensive funk and beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Wednesday.Cabrera greeted reliever Michael Kohn (0-2) by hitting a tiebreaking, two-run shot over the...
  • Verlander Beats Royals For Historic 12th Win Of Season

    Verlander Beats Royals For Historic 12th Win Of Season
    As temperatures neared 100 and Justin Verlander's pitch count mounted, Jim Leyland thought seriously about replacing his hard-working All-Star. ┬áBut with whom? "No matter where I looked — my bullpen, their bullpen, in the stands — I couldn't...
  • White Sox Beat Tigers in Guillen's Return

    White Sox Beat Tigers in Guillen's Return
    Edwin Jackson tossed a shutout to lead the Chicago White Sox past the Detroit Tigers, 5-0, in the middle contest of a three-game series. The shutout was Jackson's first since the former Tiger threw a no-hitter on June 25, 2010, as a member of the...
  • Tigers Avoid Sweep, Beat White Sox 4-3

    Tigers Avoid Sweep, Beat White Sox 4-3
    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...
  • The thwack of the bat

    The thwack of the bat
    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...
  • 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...
  • Tigers Win, Porcello Gets 10th Win of Season

    Tigers Win, Porcello Gets 10th Win of Season
    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...