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  • Astros top Tigers, 4-3, in 11 innings

    HOUSTON Jose Altuve had stolen the game from Justin Verlander. Then the HoustonAstros put it back up for grabs when they committed two errors in the eighth to allow the Detroit Tigers to score the tying run without a hit. The night wore on, and each...
  • Astros top Tigers with Castro's 11th-inning homer

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Astros top Tigers with Castro's 11th-inning homer HOUSTON -- Jason Castro didn't require much prodding to probe his memory bank and deliver a surprising revelation on top of his earlier...
  • Tigers ride Joba's lineup juju to 7-game win streak

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- One of the thousands of baseball's rules of tradition is reverence to superstition. And the Detroit Tigers are obeying. Right-handed reliever Joba Chamberlain...
  • Tigers' Kinsler makes triumphant return to Texas

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler wasn't sure what kind of reception he would receive Tuesday night, and frankly he didn't seem to care. A key member of two World...
  • Tigers hold back Indians, 5-4

    CLEVELAND The electricity and buzz of a playoff game reverberated throughout a packed Progressive Field on Saturday night as the host Cleveland Indians and Detroit Tigers battled into extra innings. A valiant ninth-inning rally by the Tribe handed...
  • Davis rules the eighth inning

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Double duty has made Wade Davis more effective than ever this season. Davis transformed from a mediocre starter to a shutdown reliever last September, when he shared...
  • Twins' miscues costly in Detroit

    DETROIT � The Minnesota Twins have been carried from the depths of the American League to the fringe of a pennant race this year by a stabilized pitching staff and an improved hitting attack. Turns out, there's one more area that needs renovation....
  • Recap: Detroit 12, Minnesota 9

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Detroit 12, Minnesota 9 Tigers 12, Twins 9: Eugenio Suarez and Victor Martinez each homered during a seven-run third inning and visiting Detroit set season highs in both runs and hits while snapping Minnesota's three-game...
  • Tigers 4, Twins 3

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers 4, Twins 3 DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez's sacrifice fly to shallow center with one out in the ninth inning Sunday scored Torii Hunter from third base to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 victory...
  • Torii Hunter scores game-winner as Detroit defeats Twins 4-3

    DETROIT Oswaldo Arcia dropped a fly ball at the right-field fence in the ninth inning for an error, and J.D. Martinez followed with a sacrifice fly, giving Detroit the tie-breaking run and a 4-3 walk-off victory over the Twins on Sunday at Comerica Park....
  • Hardy gives Ausmus options in Detroit

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- The addition of a third left-hander doesn't make Detroit's bullpen all right, but it does give Tigers' manager Brad Ausmus some more options. Southpaw Blaine Hardy, 27, who...