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  • Detroit's Hunter downplays importance of series vs. Royals

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With two games down and two more to play in a battle between the first place Detroit and second place Kansas City, the Tigers have won the first two games, 16-4 and...
  • Detroit Tigers - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Right-hander Rick Porcello needed only 77 pitches to get through seven innings in Arizona on Tuesday, but when his spot in the batting order came up with the bases loaded and two outs in in...
  • Tigers 16, Royals 4

    The Sports Xchange By David Smale, The Sports Xchange Tigers 16, Royals 4 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Detroit Tigers battered four Kansas City pitchers and took the first game of an important four-game series with a 16-4 victory over the Royals in front of...
  • Tigers pour it on against Royals

    The Sports Xchange By David Smale, The Sports Xchange Tigers pour it on against Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It only counts for one victory, but the Detroit Tigers left little doubt that they want to stay at the top of the American League Central. The...
  • Tigers' Martinez misses 5th straight game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez missed his fifth straight game Thursday night against Kansas City after leaving the game July 4 against Tampa Bay...
  • Tigers' Cabrera gets rest ahead of pivotal series

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers were missing the two biggest pieces of their offense in their lineup on Wednesday afternoon. Don't get used to it. Miguel Cabrera did not start for the...
  • 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...