| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:57 PM
DETROIT — The White Sox often have preached that experience for young relievers like Jake Petricka is the positive of the bullpen's collectively tough 2014.
Pitching in a tie game Tuesday night against the top of the Tigers order and an...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Chris Sale, who leads the American League with a 2.11 ERA, survived a bumpy start to emerge with a 6-3 victory in the first game of a split double-header Saturday against the Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field.
Sale (11-3) wound up tying his...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — Baseball's awards races are winding down, and the Baseball Writers Association of America has some difficult choices to make in the four voting categories for each league.
Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw and Jose Abreu appear to be shoo-...
| 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.
| Aug 30, 2014
| 10:33 PM
The White Sox sought a doubleheader sweep of the Tigers Saturday night at U.S. Cellular Field but wound up dropping the nightcap 8-4.
Chris Bassitt was called up from Double-A Birmingham to make his major league debut. He faced left-hander...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The Tigers scored six unanswered runs after the fifth inning Wednesday to cruise to a 6-1 victory over the White Sox at Comerica Park.
The spurt started when Sox left-hander Chris Sale hit Victor Martinez with a pitch in the sixth inning...
| 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 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits and an RBI and Brandon McCarthy pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-1 Monday in the opener of a four-game series at Yankee Stadium.
Brett Gardner had two hits and scored on ...
| 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...