| Jun 8, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Alex Avila had a pair of triples and drove in a run to back Justin Verlander's eight strong innings, as the Detroit Tigers took a 4-1 win over the Seattle Mariners in the opener of a four-game set.
Verlander (7-3) racked up 10 strikeouts and allowed...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 6:14 PM
It's too early to make any bold proclamations about what has been a surprising season for the Mariners, but one quality has become increasingly present: They fight to the end in every game.
Take Saturday's 3-2 loss to Tampa Bay before a sun-splashed...
| May 30, 2011
| 8:52 PM
As the Mariners continue to improve, they're showing more and more that the big things often come from the little things.
Monday afternoon's 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles before 22,819 at Safeco Field was yet another example of a team doing what...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 9:36 PM
The Mariners lost, 2-1, to Baltimore, thanks to an 8th inning solo home run by Adam Jones off of Jamey Wright.
• Despite the loss Mariners have still won 11 of 14 and 12 of last 16 games and are 20-12 over last 32 games…the...
| May 24, 2011
| 10:23 PM
The Mariners lost to the Twins, 4-2, at Target Field, despite a two-run home run by Miguel Olivo.
Seattle and Minnesota were tied at 2 in the seventh inning when starting pitcher Doug Fister was called for a balk with a runner on third. The winning run...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...