| Sep 12, 2011
| 1:05 AM
DETROIT - After allowing two runs in the first inning, Scott Diamond shut down the streaking Detroit Tigers.
It turned out the damage was done.
Doug Fister pitched seven scoreless innings in another terrific start for Detroit, outdueling Diamond and...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 6:06 AM
NEW YORK — One rainy day after Game 1 started, Robinson Cano and the New York Yankees slammed their way to a blowout.
Cano hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, rookie Ivan Nova pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning in an unusual relief...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:36 AM
DETROIT — With the season on the line and no better options, the Yankees sent A.J. Burnett to the mound and hoped for the best.
New York's $82.5 million enigma came through when his team needed him most.
With the help of a huge first-inning...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 8:16 PM
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland said ace Justin Verlander will not be available out of the bullpen for the decisive fifth game of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees.
Verlander threw 120 pitches over eight innings in a 5-4...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 2:33 PM
The Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees sure know how to write the record books and tonight's game five of the AL division series in New York will be no different.
Game five of the 1972 ALCS was the last time the Tigers played a winner-take-all...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 6:18 AM
NEW YORK — Now the Detroit Tigers can believe anything is possible.
They beat the New York Yankees in Game 5. At Yankee Stadium. Escaping jam after jam.
Now it's on to Texas, and the AL championship series starting Saturday night.
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Like Rudolf Nureyev, the Tigers have turned on a dime.
They appeared to be downsizing less than two years ago when they traded Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson in moves that seemed to show owner Mike Ilitch's concern over a bloated payroll. But that...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 5:42 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Detroit Tigers are wet and wounded.
After Game 2 of the AL championship series in Texas was postponed Sunday because of more rain in the forecast, manager Jim Leyland said the Tigers have lost their second starting outfielder...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Cruz leads Rangers, Fister looks to halt Texas’ streak
After a dramatic Game 2 victory, the Texas Rangers head to Detroit up 2-0 on the Detroit Tigers with Colby Lewis taking the mound looking to remain undefeated in the postseason for his career...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Mariners closer Brandon League suffered his fourth straight loss Friday as the Indians scored three times in the bottom of the ninth for a 5-4 win that spoiled an excellent outing by Seattle starter Doug Fister.
League, who lost two extra-inning games...
| May 19, 2011
| 7:52 PM
Angels center fielder Torii Hunter couldn't catch a pop fly by Carlos Perguero in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Jack Cust scored the winning run for the Mariners, who beat Los Angeles, 2-1.
Hunter was blinded by the sun on the final play of the...