| Jul 13, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The Orioles are looking outside the organization for an on-base threat to increase production at the top of the lineup, but manager Buck Showalter obviously couldn't wait any longer for help in the leadoff spot.
That's why right fielder Nick Markakis has...
| Jul 29, 2012
The Tigers made sure the Blue Jays kept the brooms in the closet.
Jhonny Peralta hit two home runs, and Doug Fister struck out nine in eight innings of work as the Tigers beat the Blue Jays in the series finale at the Rogers Centre.
Peralta hit a three-...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:22 PM
After one inning of baseball at Comerica Park on Sunday afternoon, the Orioles were in a five-run hole against the Detroit Tigers. But for these Orioles, it was business as usual, not an insurmountable deficit. In the bullpen, the relievers were still...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 7:32 PM
The Detroit Tigers took game of their best of five American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics Saturday night in Detroit.
Justine Verlander pitched seven strong innings, striking out 11. Oakland's Coco Crisp hit a lead off home run...
| Oct 7, 2012
DETROIT — On the American League side of October, the handwriting is already on the wall.
This sets up to be a playoff showcase for home run hitters and Justin Verlander.
The Tigers' dominator is in a group of five guys who seem likely to be...
| Oct 14, 2012
NEW YORK — Six years. Six long years. Six long, long years.
That's how long Dave Dombrowski and Jim Leyland have been on the mission that drives them — to bring home a World Series title for Mike Ilitch, the 83-year-old owner who has kept...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:30 PM
NEW YORK -- If the Orioles advance to the American League Championship Series, their starting pitching options for the first two games in Detroit would hinge on how they use their staff tonight.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said "all hands are on...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:31 PM
NEW YORK — The big news coming before Game 5 of the American League Division Series on Friday afternoon was that New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had benched their most expensive player, third baseman Alex Rodriguez, due to Rodriguez's continued...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 10:02 PM
Jose Valverde could've been the goat. But thankfully for him and the Detroit Tigers, Delmon Young was the hero.
Young hit an RBI double to rightfield that got just got by Nick Swisher to score Miguel Cabrera for the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th...
| May 7, 2012
| 10:47 PM
The Mariners scored three runs in the ninth inning Monday night for a dramatic 3-2 win over the Tigers, their third straight victory.
Detroit’s Octavio Dotel entered the game with a 2-0 lead in the ninth, but quickly issued free passes to Brendan...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:09 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Phil Coke stormed into Jim Leyland's office and sprayed the veteran manager with some of Detroit's celebratory bubbly.
When Leyland tried to take cover in a bathroom, Coke chased him — a fitting scene involving an unsung...