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  • Tigers' Avila proves adaptable at plate

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Alex Avila is all about adjusting to changing circumstances. Why else would he shift from corner infielder to catching entering his junior year at Alabama? They asked, he...
  • Tigers blow 5-0 lead, lose in 19 innings to Blue Jays

    TORONTO The Tigers took a 5-0 lead in the fourth inning Sunday, then failed to score another run over the next 15 innings. The Tigers saw a five-run lead disappear. They went on to lose to the Blue Jays, 6-5, in 19 innings at Rogers Centre. The...
  • Chamberlain looks back on days with Yankees

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- The first thing a Yankees fan might notice about Joba Chamberlain besides the olde English "D" on his hat is the heavy beard on his face. That was a topic along with his...
  • Blue Jays 6, Tigers 5 (19 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Blue Jays 6, Tigers 5 (19 innings) TORONTO -- First baseman Jose Bautista singled to right field with the bases loaded and none out in the 19th inning as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Detroit...
  • Blue Jays finally pull out 19-inning win over Tigers

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Blue Jays finally pull out 19-inning win over Tigers TORONTO -- What turned out to be the longest day in Toronto Blue Jays' history, a 6-5 win in 19 innings over the Detroit Tigers, nearly ended...
  • Tigers' Martinez returns pain free

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Joe Nathan needed just 12 pitches to show why Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is sticking with him as the club's closer, and not newly acquired Joakim Soria. Nathan has...
  • Orioles' 5-run ninth not enough after another lackluster pitching effort

    A five-run offensive explosion in the ninth inning Saturday that made a nail-biter out of a blowout didn’t mask the most pertinent question surrounding the 2014 Orioles: Will the starting pitching do enough to keep them in contention throughout the...
  • Carl Crawford double in 10th gives Dodgers 3-2 win over Tigers

    Carl Crawford double in 10th gives Dodgers 3-2 win over Tigers
    It’s not how you score runs, just that you score more than the other guy. Wild pitches, bases-loaded walks, bunts, bloopers, sacrifice flies, stumbling outfielders -- whatever works. Tuesday night the Dodgers edged the Detroit Tigers, 3-2, scoring...
  • Orioles take rubber match vs. Tigers with 4-2 comeback win

    Orioles take rubber match vs. Tigers with 4-2 comeback win
    Although he is 22 and had been in the majors for all of 11 days, Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman didn’t seem flummoxed by the bright lights and suffocating hype of his first two starts. He just wasn’t very effective. All that changed...
  • Danny Valencia breaks Orioles' pinch-hitting slump

    Danny Valencia breaks Orioles' pinch-hitting slump
    Entering Sunday’s series finale with Detroit, the Orioles bench had struggled throughout the year in contributing late in games, hitting just 1-for-18 in pinch-hit situations. But against the Tigers, the Orioles got their first pinch hit since May...
  • Tigers Beat Yankees Again; Lead Series 2-0

    Tigers Beat Yankees Again; Lead Series 2-0
    The Tigers left the Big Apple with a big lead in the ALCS. The Tigers won Game Two of the ALCS over the New York Yankees 3-0 to take a commanding 2-0 series lead with the best-of-seven ALCS heading to Detroit for the next three games. Detroit took...