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  • Max Scherzer has pitching efficiently figured out against Dodgers

    It isn't the crackling, late-moving fastball that will earn Max Scherzer gobs of money this winter. It's his brain. The same instrument that used to get in his way now keeps him on the top shelf with baseball's best pitchers. Wednesday's knockout 4-1 win...
  • Verlander recovers as Tigers knock off Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange Verlander recovers as Tigers knock off Dodgers DETROIT -- Justin Verlander keeps on winning in interleague play, even on nights when he seems vulnerable to an early knockout. The Detroit Tigers...
  • Game roundup: Belt's blast lifts Giants in 10th

    The Sports Xchange Game roundup: Belt's blast lifts Giants in 10th SAN DIEGO -- Brandon Belt hit a two-run homer off San Diego reliever Dale Thayer in the 10th inning Saturday night to give the San Francisco Giants a 5-3 victory over the Padres at Petco...
  • Martinez squeezing out Davis, Kelly in Detroit

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- It's becoming clear what the emergence of J.D. Martinez as a mainstay of the Detroit offense has meant for Rajai Davis and Don Kelly. It's cut seriously into their playing...
  • Rays 7, Tigers 2

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Rays 7, Tigers 2 DETROIT -- Kevin Kiermaier had two triples to drive in three runs, Logan Forsythe hit a home run and beat out a squeeze bunt for an RBI single and Chris Archer checked Detroit on six...
  • Rays topTigers, improve to 8-2 on trip

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Rays topTigers, improve to 8-2 on trip DETROIT -- The Tampa Bay Rays have a nice little roll on the road going and are hoping they don't hit a rock when they get back home. Chris Archer (5-5)...
  • Kinsler enjoying ups and downs in Detroit

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Ian Kinsler likes what he sees of Detroit -- on the mound, on the field and in the clubhouse. The Tigers improved to 12-2 in their recent hot streak, which followed a...
  • Ausmus has gotten plenty of help in rookie season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Brad Ausmus reached the midway point of his rookie managerial season Wednesday, his team back on a hot streak and in first place in the American League Central Division....
  • Tigers win on Davis' grand slam in ninth

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers win on Davis' grand slam in ninth DETROIT -- Rajai Davis got the grand slam and the headlines, but Austin Jackson got the walk. Jackson's walk on a 3-2 count Monday night was only the...
  • Recap: Astros 6, Tigers 4

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Astros 6, Tigers 4 Astros 6, Tigers 4: Jon Singleton and L.J. Hoes had two RBIs apiece and Jose Altuve became the first player in 97 years with multiple hits and stolen bases in four straight games as host Houston took the...
  • Astros 6, Tigers 4

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Astros 6, Tigers 4 HOUSTON -- After blowing a pair of late, one-run leads the previous two games, the Houston Astros held on for a 6-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday at Minute Maid...