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  • Angels: Jered Weaver to drop appeal of six-game suspension

     
    One night after saying he planned to go through with an appeal of his six-game suspension for throwing over the head of Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila last Sunday, Angels ace Jered Weaver has changed his mind. Weaver will drop......
  • 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....
  • Orioles Take Advantage of Sick Tigers, Beat Detroit 5-1

    Orioles Take Advantage of Sick Tigers, Beat Detroit 5-1
    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...
  • Tigers Justin Verlander Gets First Win of Season

    Tigers Justin Verlander Gets First Win of Season
    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...
  • Tigers Lose To Royals 9-5

    Tigers Lose To Royals 9-5
    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...
  • Tigers Top Sox As Verlander Gets 1,000th Career Strikeout

    Tigers Top Sox As Verlander Gets 1,000th Career Strikeout
    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...
  • Tigers Win Third Straight, Move Above 500

    Tigers Win Third Straight, Move Above 500
    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...
  • Tigers Win Third In A Row

    Tigers Win Third In A Row
    - This was a game, manager Jim Leyland said during the afternoon, that if he were at home as a fan, he would like to watch on television. It was a matchup of two good young right-handers, Detroit's Max Scherzer and Toronto's Brandon Morrow. "I think...