| Apr 2, 2011
Victor Martinez hit his first home run for the Tigers, a two-run shot off Luis Ayala in the eighth, but the Tigers lost to New York 10-6.
Austin Jackson had a solo drive off Burnett in the third.
Detroit opened the fifth with three straight singles, and...
| Apr 8, 2011
Victor Martinez hit a three-run double in his first home at-bat for the Detroit Tigers, helping his new team to a 5-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday.
Martinez, who signed with Detroit in November, cleared the bases in the first inning with...
| Apr 17, 2011
Josh Willingham had a two-run single to help back eight strong innings from Trevor Cahill, as the Oakland Athletics earned a 5-1 win over the Detroit Tigers in the finale of a four-game set.
Conor Jackson, Hideki Matsui and Cliff Pennington also...
| Apr 23, 2011
Brad Penny tossed seven innings of one-hit ball and got plenty of offensive support as the Detroit Tigers routed the White Sox, 9-0, in the second of three games at Comerica Park.
Penny (1-2) carried a no-hitter into the sixth and finished with two walks...
| May 14, 2011
| 3:41 PM
Brad Penny pitched eight scoreless innings with the help of some terrific Detroit fielding, and the Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 on Saturday for their seventh straight victory.
Detroit scored three runs in the first inning, then held on for its...
| May 14, 2011
Brad Penny tossed eight solid scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta reached a career milestone, as the streaking Detroit Tigers topped The Kansas City Royals, 3-0, to take the first two contests of a three- game set.
Penny (4-3) scattered five hits in the...
| May 30, 2011
Alex Avila's double rattled along the short fence near the left-field line before the ball bounced up toward a fan standing in a small seating area jutting out toward the field.
The umpires halted play, conferred briefly and then made the game's decisive...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Paul Konerko's left wrist has healed enough that he was given the go-ahead to not only bat for the White Sox but be back at first base for Sunday's finale against the Tigers.
Konerko had miss the previous two games after having a bone fragment flushed...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Ryan Raburn's grand slam capped a six-run fourth inning that lifted the Tigers to a 7-3 win over the White Sox.
Brad Penny (5-4) allowed three runs on eight hits over five innings to get the win, while Miguel Cabrera tacked on a solo homer in the...
| Jun 10, 2011
Carlos Peguero homered and tripled starting in place of Ichiro Suzuki in right field, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Friday night.
The struggling Suzuki, who had played in 255 consecutive games, was given the night off. Peguero,...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:39 PM
Nearly four hours before Friday night's game, struggling right fielder Nick Markakis, clad in shorts and a white T-shirt, stood in the batter's box and sprayed balls around the field at a mostly empty Camden Yards.
It certainly wasn't the first time...