| Oct 2, 2011
| 6:06 AM
NEW YORK — One rainy day after Game 1 started, Robinson Cano and the New York Yankees slammed their way to a blowout.
Cano hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, rookie Ivan Nova pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning in an unusual relief...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 5:38 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit closer Jose Valverde held off a furious New York ninth-inning rally and the Tigers avoided a major slip-up, beating the Yankees 5-3 on a rainy Sunday and evening their best-of-five AL playoff series at one game apiece....
| Oct 1, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The Yankees brought the winning run to the plate in the ninth, but Jose Valverde struck out postseason stalwart Derek Jeter and retired Game 1 hero Robinson Cano to finish off the Tigers' 5-3 victory and even this American League Division Series....
| Oct 2, 2011
| 5:24 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 5-3 behind the masterful pitching of Max Scherzer and the hitting of Miguel Cabrera to level their best-of-five divisional playoff series at 1-1 Sunday.
A last-ditch New York rally from...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Apr 4, 2011
Brian Roberts belted a three-run homer to key a four-run fifth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles began their home schedule with a 5-1 victory over Detroit in the opener of a three-game series at Camden Yards.
Matt Wieters added an RBI single in the rally...
| Apr 6, 2011
Alex Avila homered and had a career-high five RBIs to back an effective pitching performance by Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers ended the Baltimore Orioles' unbeaten run with a 7-3 victory Wednesday night.
Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez...
| Apr 10, 2011
Wilson Betemit went 4-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI to power the Kansas City Royals to a 9-5 win over the Detroit Tigers in the rubber match of a three-game series at Comerica Park.
Chris Getz knocked in two runs for the Royals, who improved to 6-3...
| Apr 22, 2011
Justin Verlander pitched seven impressive innings through a misty rain, and Ryan Raburn drove in four runs to lead the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 9-3 on Friday night.
Verlander (2-2) allowed four hits, including two home runs by Carlos...
| Apr 23, 2011
Brad Penny tossed seven innings of one-hit ball and got plenty of offensive support as the Detroit Tigers routed the White Sox, 9-0, in the second of three games at Comerica Park.
Penny (1-2) carried a no-hitter into the sixth and finished with two walks...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:36 AM
DETROIT — With the season on the line and no better options, the Yankees sent A.J. Burnett to the mound and hoped for the best.
New York's $82.5 million enigma came through when his team needed him most.
With the help of a huge first-inning...