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  • Tigers win, reduce Royals' lead to one game

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers win, reduce Royals' lead to one game DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have the Kansas City Royals' number in head-to-head competition this year, but the Royals have the edge on the Tigers where it...
  • Tigers down Royals to open big AL Central series

    DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double as part of a six-run third inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a key three-game set. Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, Victor...
  • Volquez turns in another solid outing as Pirates defeat Tigers, 4-2

    PITTSBURGH Edinson Volquez was at his slickest Tuesday night when he made a blind, behind-the-back snag on a comebacker in the first inning that preserved a run. Later in the evening he became the Pirates' first 10-game winner of the season in 4-2...
  • Price's 1-hitter not enough to beat Rays

    Price's 1-hitter not enough to beat Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- For David Price, his much-anticipated return to Tropicana Field on Thursday was tough to top. Price, the former American League Cy Young Award winner, couldn't have done much more,...
  • Tigers cruise past White Sox, 8-4, in Game 2 of doubleheader

    CHICAGO Miguel Cabrera was removed in the bottom of the fourth inning of Game 2 Saturday after driving in a run to put the Detroit Tigers ahead, 5-0. The Tigers went on to beat the White Sox, 8-4, at U.S. Cellular Field to split the day-night...
  • Preview: Tigers at Indians

    Max Scherzer looks to continue his success against Cleveland when the Detroit Tigers close a four-game set with the host Indians on Thursday. Scherzer has a 9-4 mark in 18 career starts against Cleveland with one of the victories coming on June 22 when he...
  • Tigers' bats back up rookie righty Buck Farmer in win over Pirates

    DETROIT Rookie right-hander Buck Farmer gave the Detroit Tigers a chance, allowing four runs over five innings in his major league debut. Then the bats came alive. The Tigers came back from a 4-1 deficit to beat the Pirates, 8-4, tonight at Comerica...
  • Pirates batter Tigers, Verlander en route to 11-6 win

    PITTSBURGH The Pirates tore through Justin Verlander for five runs Monday night then finished off the Detroit Tigers 11-6 at PNC Park. Verlander left the game with right shoulder soreness after throwing 40 first inning pitches as the Pirates batted...
  • Rick Porcello earns 15th win as Tigers top Yankees, 5-2

    DETROIT Rick Porcello earned his 15th win of the season, eclipsing his previous single-season high of 14 wins in 2009 and 2011, as the Tigers defeated the Yankees 5-2 Tuesday at Comerica Park. Porcello finished 14-9 as a 20-year-old rookie in 2009 and...
  • Tigers jump out to early lead en route to 7-2 victory over White Sox

    DETROIT The Detroit Tigers' aggressive approach at the plate against White Sox starter Hector Noesi paid off in a six-run first inning. The Tigers had combined to score six runs over a four-game losing streak entering Wednesday's game against the White...
  • Avila's homer lifts Tigers over Yankees in Price's first start for Detroit

    NEW YORK David Price made his Detroit Tigers debut Tuesday night. He did not make his Yankee Stadium debut. He's pitched well in the Bronx over the years. And he did again Tuesday, showing the mound presence and arsenal the Tigers coveted. The newest...