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  • Guillen, Martinez Have 4 RBI's Each; Tigers Rout Angels 12-2

    Guillen, Martinez Have 4 RBI's Each; Tigers Rout Angels 12-2
    Victor Martinez and Carlos Guillen knocked in four runs apiece, as the Tigers dominated the Angels, 12-2, in the second test of a four-game series. Brennan Boesch went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and two runs scored for the Tigers, who bounced back from a...
  • Verlander Flirts With No-Hitter, Tops Angels 3-2

    Verlander Flirts With No-Hitter, Tops Angels 3-2
    Justin Verlander came within four outs of another no-hitter, outpitching an angry Jered Weaver as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Sunday in a testy game that grew particularly heated in the late innings.Maicer Izturis lined an RBI...
  • Weaver Suspended After Tirade vs. Tigers

    Weaver Suspended After Tirade vs. Tigers
    It's a tirade that will cost Angels pitcher Jared Weaver. Major League Baseball has suspended Weaver for six games and fined him an undisclosed amount after his antics during Sunday's game against the Tigers. Weaver will appeal the suspension, but if it...
  • Fister Gets Win in Tigers Debut

    Fister Gets Win in Tigers Debut
    Alex Avila belted the tie-breaking solo homer in the sixth inning and Doug Fister's first start in a Detroit uniform was a successful one, as the Tigers edged the Texas Rangers, 5-4, at Comerica Park. Fister (4-12), who was acquired from the Mariners as...
  • Mariners Lose Tough One in Extras to Angels

    Mariners Lose Tough One in Extras to Angels
    Jered Weaver struck out eight in nine innings in his first start since he was suspended for throwing at a batter, Vernon Wells singled home the winning run in the 10th and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 on Friday night. Torii Hunter...
  • Victor Martinez Injured in Tigers Win

    Victor Martinez Injured in Tigers Win
    Victor Martinez went 3-for-4 with two RBI and Justin Verlander recorded his 16th win of the season, as the Detroit Tigers held off the Kansas City Royals, 4-3, in the second test of a three- game series. The news was not all good for Martinez, who...
  • O's on pace for 100 losses after Guthrie's implosion

    O's on pace for 100 losses after Guthrie's implosion
    It is nights like Saturday when a 100-loss season not only looks like a strong possibility for these 2011 Orioles, but also seems to be their destiny. The Orioles had a five-run lead after two innings and a four-run advantage after five before Jeremy...
  • Tigers Rally Again to Beat Baltimore 6-5

    Tigers Rally Again to Beat Baltimore 6-5
    Ryan Raburn capped a five-run sixth inning with a two-run single to send the Detroit Tigers to a 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the middle tilt of a three game series. Miguel Cabrera belted a two-run homer, Alex Avila had an RBI double and...
  • Orioles batters back up Reyes in 8-5 win over Tigers

    Orioles batters back up Reyes in 8-5 win over Tigers
    From the Orioles' perspective, nearly everything seemed gloomy prior to Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers. The weather was rainy and miserable, the tarp was on the field, and the forecast showed no let up in sight. Even if the game did go on as...
  • Tigers Rally Falls Short, Baltimore Wins 8-5

    Tigers Rally Falls Short, Baltimore Wins 8-5
    Nick Markakis went 3-for-5 with a home run and four RBI to power the Orioles past the Tigers, 8-5, and avoid a three-game sweep. Nolan Reimold doubled twice and scored three runs, and Vladimir Guerrero knocked in a pair of runs for Baltimore, which...
  • Thome Hits 600th Career Home Run as Twins Top Tigers

    Thome Hits 600th Career Home Run as Twins Top Tigers
    Jim Thome finished 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs -- including his 600th career blast -- and drove in five as Minnesota outslugged Detroit, 9-6, in the opener of a three-game series from Comerica Park. The historic blast came in the seventh inning off...