| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:16 PM
JUPITER -- Nationals’ flame-throwing phenom Stephen Strasburg got all the attention, but Marlins starter Wade LeBlanc had the better outing Friday night at Roger Dean Stadium.
The Marlins beat the Nationals 3-0, with Strasburg taking the loss and...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason.
My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:14 PM
BOSTON — When Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino strolls to the plate at Fenway Park, the public-address system blares the opening lyric to his walk-up song:
"Don't worry about a thing …"
The Red Sox faithful promptly finish the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:51 PM
DETROIT — It took only one bad pitch from Justin Verlander to decide Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday at Comerica Park.
But one was enough for Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli.
With Verlander continuing the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:38 PM
DETROIT — After watching the Tigers lose in the American League Championship Series in 2011 and seeing the Giants sweep them in last year's World Series, Motown is getting antsy.
And when the crowd of 42,669 began booing star first baseman...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:02 PM
DETROIT — On Friday, the Orioles had to deal with a 1 a.m. flight, fewer than five hours of sleep, and a day game played in a brittle cold and persistent rain against a Detroit Tigers lineup that featured baseball’s best hitter, Miguel...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:29 PM
Dodgers 3, Tigers 2 (10 innings)
KEY MOMENT: Carl Crawford's 10th-inning double skipped by Detroit left fielder Rajai Davis, allowing Chone Figgins to score the winning run from first base. Figgins opened the inning by drawing a walk. Detroit sent the...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:37 PM
It was only the 10th game of the season for the Dodgers but mark it down as the early leader for their strangest. And, maybe, the most disappointing.
A steal of home, a suicide squeeze by a pitcher, three errors by the Dodgers, a dramatic three-run...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:05 AM
The Orioles (1-2) are scheduled to play the Detroit Tigers (2-0) in their fourth game of the season today at Comerica Park. The game is set for a 1:08 p.m. Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is expected to start for the Orioles, while Detroit will send right-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Division leaders Detroit and Oakland forged an American League arms race as the Tigers got David Price from Tampa Bay and the A's dealt for Boston's Jon Lester in a frenzied finish to Thursday's trade deadline.
The pair of aces could lead to an epic...