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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....
  • Sanchez sharp as Tigers beat Royals, 6-4

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. We'll see, Brad Ausmus said. "I don't know how much we stopped any momentum," he said on Saturday night after the Tigers beat the Royals for the first time this season. "We'll have to see how tomorrow goes first." And Sunday went a...
  • Price's complete game leads Tigers to 2-1 win over Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The horses were coming down the stretch Alex Avila stopped warming up to watch them but in right field, the Tigers' horse didn't care. Maybe David Price heard the Kentucky Derby announcer booming through the Kauffman Stadium sound...
  • Royals ride Young's strong start to second consecutive victory vs. Tigers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Ned Yost tried to get Chris Young to watch the series opener from the dugout, closer to the action. But Young, making his first start this season, would have none of it. "He said 'You may need me, I'll go to the bullpen and watch from...
  • Tigers barely hold off Twins in 5-4 win

    MINNEAPOLIS The Detroit Tigers won, but it wasn't pretty. The Tigers scored four runs before David Price threw his first pitch. They went on squeak out a 5-4 win over the Twins on Monday at Target Field. Joba Chamberlain gave up a double to Joe Mauer...
  • Yankees pound Price, Tigers in 13-4 rout

    Jacoby Ellsbury turned as if to start his swing and then crumpled to the ground after David Price's pitch caught him square in the chest. With temperatures in the 30s in downtown Detroit, this was no way to begin the game. "It felt like a frozen...