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  • Fiery ending to Chris Sale's season

    Fiery ending to Chris Sale's season
    DETROIT — Chris Sale walked off the field for the last time in 2014 bobbing his head in defiance to the boos of Tigers fans Wednesday at Comerica Park. The White Sox left-hander’s last inning of the season was a fiery one, complete with an...
  • Tigers down Royals to open big AL Central series

    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...
  • Orioles option reliever Preston Guilmet to clear spot for Kevin Gausman

    The Orioles optioned right-handed reliever Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Norfolk after Tuesday’s game to clear a 25-man roster spot for right-hander Kevin Gausman, who will start Wednesday. Guilmet, who was called up before Monday’s game...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs

    Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs
    The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price. As with every season,...
  • Dodgers go meekly to Tigers, Max Scherzer; swept with 4-1 loss

    Get out of town. Don’t bother to pack, don’t worry about the bats and balls, just get out as quickly as possible. Do not look back. Detroit wasn’t Motown for the Dodgers -- it was Helltown. They sent starting pitchers Hyun-Jin Ryu...
  • Royals move into first place in AL Central

    Royals move into first place in AL Central
    DETROIT -- Another thumping of a Cy Young Award winner completed the Kansas City Royals' rapid ascent from worst to first. Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas blasted two-run homers during a seven-run, second-inning outburst and the Royals took over first...
  • Tigers top Yankees 5-2

    Tigers top Yankees 5-2
    By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange DETROIT — Rick Porcello reached 15 wins for the first time in his six-year career and J.D. Martinez had three hits, driving in a run and scoring twice, Tuesday night to guide the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory...
  • Avila's RBI Single In 9th Lifts Tigers Past Yankees

    Avila's RBI Single In 9th Lifts Tigers Past Yankees
    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...
  • Shane Greene Shuts Down Tigers In 1-0 Yankees Win

    Shane Greene Shuts Down Tigers In 1-0 Yankees Win
    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. Shane Greene...
  • McCarthy 4-0 with Yankees after beating Tigers

    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...