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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 - PlayerWatch

    C Alex Avila remained out of the lineup Monday after leaving Sunday's game due to a headache and lightheadedness. The move was believed to be precautionary, and Avila could return to the lineup as soon as Tuesday. SS Andrew Romine went 3-for-3 with a...
  • Detroit Tigers - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH MINNEAPOLIS -- Call Torii Hunter 'Mr. Septober.' Hunter struck again Monday night against the Minnesota Twins, hitting a solo home run to lead off the top of ninth inning, breaking a 6-6 tie in an...
  • Tigers 8, Twins 6

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Tigers 8, Twins 6 MINNEAPOLIS -- After battling back from six runs down against one of the best teams in the American League, the Minnesota Twins saw all their hard work evaporate in the span of three...
  • 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...
  • Tigers hit two ninth-inning homers, edge Twins

    Tigers hit two ninth-inning homers, edge Twins MINNEAPOLIS -- After battling back from six runs down against one of the best teams in the American League, the Minnesota Twins saw all their hard work evaporate in the span of three pitches. Detroit...