| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:33 PM
The Sports Xchange
MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH
BALTIMORE -- The Detroit bullpen struggled throughout the 2014 season. They found some more problems at the start of the postseason Thursday night.
Three Tigers relievers gave up...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:05 AM
SAN FRANCISCO Sergio Romo, the Giants' eccentric relief pitcher, got roped into catching the ceremonial first pitch before a home game in 2010. The team won that night, and the next, and Romo soon embraced the ritual as his own.
For one thing, he got...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:26 PM
DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division.
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:09 PM
DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez and Rajai Davis hit home runs and Max Scherzer held the Kansas City Royals to one run in 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night in a 4-2 Detroit Tigers victory. The win was enough to pull the Tigers into a first-place tie with the Royals...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Alex Avila drove a first-pitch slider off the right field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.
Avila's two-out blast off Shawn Kelley hit midway up the wall and out of the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:28 PM
NEW YORK — Shane Greene pitched eight-plus outstanding innings to lead the Yankees to a 1-0 victory in the finale of a four-game series with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon.
Greene (3-1) continued an impressive run of starting pitching by...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:13 PM
NEW YORK -- Starting pitching was expected to dominate this week at Yankee Stadium by at least one team.
That team was the New York Yankees, whose patchwork rotation dominated despite having four opening day starters on the disabled list.
| Aug 5, 2014
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — Brandon McCarthy will be the first to admit that in the past when situations got tough, he might have thrown a hittable pitch in an attempt to back away.
With the New York Yankees, McCarthy is not...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:33 PM
DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double as part of a six-run third inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a key three-game set.
Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, Victor...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:34 PM
When Jim Johnson blew a save in the past two seasons, Orioles manager Buck Showalter continued to stick with him as the club’s closer because of his experience in the role.
This year, though, closer Tommy Hunter’s leash seems to be a bit...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The Orioles offense received the wake-up call it needed in the fourth inning of Wednesday afternoon’s series finale when Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander threw a 94-mph fastball behind designated hitter Nelson Cruz.