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  • Angels move Pineiro to bullpen; Weaver expected to drop appeal

     
    Struggling right-hander Joel Pineiro was removed from the rotation and demoted to the bullpen before Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Twins, but Manager Mike Scioscia said he won't name a replacement until early next week. Because of Monday's...
  • Delmon Young back in lineup for Tigers in Game 2

     
    Delmon Young was activated by the Detroit Tigers on Monday, and the American League division series hero will be in left field and batting third in Game 2 of the AL championship series against the Texas Rangers at the Ballpark in Arlington....
  • Angels purge continues: Abe Flores out as player development director

     
    Last one out of the Angels' front office, turn out the lights. That's how things are beginning to look for the team, which continued its front-office purge by not renewing the contract of player development director Abe Flores, a major......
  • Rain threatens ALCS game between Tigers and Rangers ... again

     
    A steady drizzle has been falling in Detroit all afternoon, and the rain is expected to delay and possibly postpone Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Tigers and Texas Rangers....
  • PHILLIES FILES: 3 Phils up for Gold Gloves, including Polly who spoke about his position change

     
    No more wondering when the Gold Glove winners will be announced. ESPN2 will televise the first-ever Rawlings Gold Glove Awards show at 10 tonight. The one-hour telecast, hosted by Karl Ravech, John Kruk and Barry Larkin, will feature the announcement........
  • Prince Fielder agrees to deal with Detroit Tigers

     
    The Associated Press is reporting that free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder has agreed to a nine-year, $214-million deal with the Detroit Tigers....
  • Archbishop McCarthy claims state baseball title

    Archbishop McCarthy claims state baseball title
    The Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School baseball program continues to be a powerhouse in the state of Florida. The Mavericks won the Class 5A State Championship at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers on May 16. The school, out of Southwest Ranches, has now...
  • Tigers place Victor Martinez on DL

    Victor Martinez has hit the disabled list. In a move a month-and-a-half in the making, the Detroit Tigers' designated hitter has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with left knee inflammation, according to the team. He will be shelved for an...
  • Tigers catcher Avila will not have surgery on injured knee

    Alex Avila has opted against surgery. The injured Tigers catcher was checked out by a third doctor Wednesday and after reviewing an enhanced MRI completed Tuesday night at the Detroit Medical Center, he has decided upon a treatment program designed to...
  • Tigers catcher Avila placed on DL, might need surgery

    Detroit Tigers starting catcher Alex Avila went on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, retroactive to Thursday, due to a loose body in his left knee. He'll get a second opinion, but will likely need arthroscopic surgery that could keep him sidelined...
  • Lobstein sharp as Tigers salvage win over White Sox, 4-1

    CHICAGO The spot starter is now the stopper. Well, Kyle Lobstein was for one day anyway as he shut down the White Sox Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field, throwing 7 2/3 innings of five-hit, one-run ball to help the Tigers beat the White Sox and snap a two-...