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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....
  • Detroit Tigers - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- As the calendar approaches September, attention is drawn toward which players a team will summon from the minors to expand its roster for the final month of the season. Every team likes to look...
  • With Sanchez ailing, Tigers' Lobstein gets his chance

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez feels he sustained a big setback when he felt a stabbing pain in his injured right pectoral, and it could turn out to be a big ache every fifth day for the...
  • Tigers top Yankees 5-2

    Tigers top Yankees 5-2
    By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange DETROIT — Rick Porcello reached 15 wins for the first time in his six-year career and J.D. Martinez had three hits, driving in a run and scoring twice, Tuesday night to guide the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory...
  • Rick Porcello earns 15th win as Tigers top Yankees, 5-2

    DETROIT Rick Porcello earned his 15th win of the season, eclipsing his previous single-season high of 14 wins in 2009 and 2011, as the Tigers defeated the Yankees 5-2 Tuesday at Comerica Park. Porcello finished 14-9 as a 20-year-old rookie in 2009 and...
  • Tigers waste gem by Price

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers veteran outfielder Torii Hunter was almost in disbelief. Left-hander David Price had pitched a gem, arguably the best game of his career, throwing...