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  • Avila's return should help Tigers

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers got their No. 1 catcher back in time for the final homestand. Alex Avila returned Monday night after missing the six-game road trip last week with...
  • Age not catching up with Tigers' Hunter yet

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Brad Ausmus was worried in midseason whether Torii Hunter had anything left in the tank. Now the Tigers manager believes Hunter could keep playing a few more seasons. The 39-...
  • Back-to-back jacks by Hunter, Cabrera power Tigers

    MINNEAPOLIS It looked like one of the Tigers' worst nightmare meltdowns from the Metrodome, only it was happening at Target Field. Then Torii Hunter, who contributed to many of those Metrodome agonies for the Tigers, stepped up to their rescue. After...
  • Twins become latest team to get to Tigers' Price

    MINNEAPOLIS Detroit led the AL Central by 6 1/2 games at the All-Star break and was in position to cruise into the postseason. Victor Martinez formed a partnership with Miguel Cabrera that has been feared across the league. J.D. Martinez. picked up off...
  • Powered by Cabrera, Tigers beat Giants

    DETROIT Miguel Cabrera, who is reportedly dealing with bone spurs in his injured right ankle, hit his third home run in two days and fifth home run in the past six games. Cabrera hit a two-run home run to left field as part of a three-run third inning...
  • Shields helps Royals move back up on Tigers

    Shields helps Royals move back up on Tigers DETROIT -- James Shields turned in another big game. "You don't earn the nickname 'Big Game James' for nothing," Kansas City manager Ned Yost said Wednesday night after Shields shut out the Detroit Tigers on...
  • Avila's two-run homer lifts Tigers

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Avila's two-run homer lifts Tigers DETROIT -- Alex Avila's formula for late-inning success is simple: Keep it, um, simple. Avila hit a deciding two-run home run on a 3-2 pitch with two outs in the...
  • INSIDE PITCH

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- It may not be pretty, but Joe Nathan is saving games for the Detroit Tigers. Many of his saves are in the tradition of Todd Jones and Jose Valverde, not without anxiety,...
  • Bone spur has made Cabrera merely excellent

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- We should all struggle so. Miguel Cabrera, named Co-Player of the Week for the American League on Monday, has been battling a right ankle injury recently revealed to be a...
  • Tigers optimistic ahead of showdown with Royals

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Due in part to their head-to-head success against their main rival, the Kansas City Royals, the Detroit Tigers led the American League Central by as much as seven games....
  • Volquez turns in another solid outing as Pirates defeat Tigers, 4-2

    PITTSBURGH Edinson Volquez was at his slickest Tuesday night when he made a blind, behind-the-back snag on a comebacker in the first inning that preserved a run. Later in the evening he became the Pirates' first 10-game winner of the season in 4-2...