| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:14 PM
The Sports Xchange
MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Joe Nathan needed just 12 pitches to show why Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is sticking with him as the club's closer, and not newly acquired Joakim Soria.
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Franchise with reputation for polishing young talent is only team that hasn’t used a rookie this season. (1)
2. MILWAUKEE: Marco Estrada has given...
| 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 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 7, 2014
| 6:20 AM
In their season-opening series, the Cubs improved from 1-for-lordtheystink with runners in scoring position to 3-for-omigawd.
In the final game of a series they just lost to the Phillies at home, they improved from 4-for-lordtheystink to 8-for-omigawd...
| 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 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-...
| 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...
| 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 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 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’...