| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:13 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Long ball one night, a Giant dose of small ball the next.
Two wins in two games and suddenly San Francisco doesn't need to dig itself out of a postseason hole for a change.
Madison Bumgarner shut down the Detroit Tigers for...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Three Things to consider on a Soggy Sandy Friday:
Thing 1: Wrote today's column on Jack Meyer, better known as the "Good job! Good effort!" kid.
Marisol Meyer, Jack's 16-year-old sister, will soon be selling T-shirts with the slogan and a picture of...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 9:39 PM
The Detroit Tigers were shutout in game three of the World Series and now trail 3-0 in the best of seven series.
Detroit's heavy hitters - Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder - are a combined 3 for 19 against the Giants this postseason. Detroit hitters...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:05 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had his chance with the bases loaded. Instead, he ended up standing alone near third base with his hands on his hips.
Another frustrating moment for the Tigers in a World Series filled with them.
| May 14, 2012
| 8:27 PM
MIAMI (AP) — Brad Lincoln pitched six innings to earn a victory in his first start of the season Monday, and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended a streak of eight consecutive losses against the Marlins by winning 3-2.
Lincoln (3-0), who had come out of...
| May 20, 2012
| 3:16 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer headed off the mound and toward the dugout, where manager Jim Leyland was waiting to offer a congratulatory handshake.
After 15 strikeouts in seven innings, Scherzer’s day was done, and the only question was...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Rick Hahn and Dayton Moore know one of the biggest realities of baseball and wasted no time acting upon it.
If you're going to go to the playoffs, you better have a strong starting rotation.
Last year, eight of the 10 postseason teams were in the...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The Orioles head into free agency — which starts in earnest Saturday with free agents permitted to negotiate with all 30 teams for the first time this offseason — in a much different situation than this time last year.
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Does Jim Leyland have a flair for the dramatic?
We're going to find out when he sets the Tigers' pitching rotation for next weekend's series against the White Sox. If he prioritizes the head-to-head meeting with the first-place Sox, we will get one of...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Giancarlo Stanton hit his 12th home run in May to tie the franchise record for a single month and the Miami Marlins earned their 20th comeback victory Wednesday night, completing a three-game sweep of the first-place Washington Nationals with a 5-3 win....
| Sep 25, 2012
Once again, the Tigers offense did very little, but Anibal Sanchez made sure it was enough.
Sanchez threw his seventh career complete game and fifth career shutout, scattering just three hits and striking out 10 as the Tigers topped the Royals tonight 2-...