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  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    What they're saying about the Orioles
    With the calendar officially turned to July, what better time than to look around the vast expanses of the Internet to find out what they're saying about the Orioles. This week's edition features notes on the American League East's tight race entering the...
  • Bucs edge Tigers, 5-4, in 14 innings

    DETROIT The Pirates pulled off a win Tuesday night in a most perplexing, improbable way. Neil Walker ripped a double down the right-field line off Detroit Tigers reliever Tom Gorzelanny with two outs in the 14th inning, and Josh Harrison raced home to...
  • Cespedes, Donaldson contributing after big offseason trades

    For a Detroit team that's already dealt with its share of injuries, the steady production of Yoenis Cespedes has been a big help. Both at the plate and in left field. "He's been very good in left field — much better than anticipated," manager Brad...
  • Tigers rally, beat White Sox 5-4 on walk-off homer

    DETROIT This Detroit Tigers lineup, Robin Ventura said, it's deeper. It's longer. It becomes a tougher go for all pitchers with Victor Martinez in it, the Chicago White Sox manager said. "It's not an easy thing going through that lineup four times,"...
  • J.D. Martinez homer lifts Tigers to 5-4 victory over White Sox

    DETROIT J.D. Martinez hit his sixth home run over the past five games to break a 4-4 tie in the eighth inning on Friday night. The Tigers went on to beat the White Sox, 5-4, in front of 38,455 at Comerica Park. Martinez hit his team-leading 19th home...
  • Gamble pays off for Robin Ventura, David Robertson and White Sox

    Gamble pays off for Robin Ventura, David Robertson and White Sox
    Closer David Robertson played a game of "who's on first" with the media after surviving a crazy 10th inning Thursday to preserve an 8-7 victory over the Tigers at Comerica Park. It wasn't quite as funny as the classic Abbott and Costello routine, but it...
  • Series preview: White Sox at Tigers

    Series preview: White Sox at Tigers
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Tigers 5-4. Thursday: 12:08 p.m., WGN-9. LH Carlos Rodon (3-1, 3.75) vs. RH Alfredo Simon (7-4, 3.29). Friday: 6:08 p.m., CSN. LH Jose Quintana (3-7, 3.92) vs. RH Anibal Sanchez (6-7, 4.59). Saturday:...
  • Tigers capitalize on Indians' miscue, win 7-3

    CLEVELAND The Indians had Miguel Cabrera out. And then, after an inning-ending double play ball slipped out of right-hander Danny Salazar's hand, they didn't. And that slip slid Salazar and the Indians down a slippery slope. The middle of the Tigers...
  • Tigers still pounding Indians in Cleveland, win Monday, 8-5

    CLEVELAND They came from a bandbox. And when they arrived in Ohio from a weekend at Yankee Stadium, it was once again playtime for the Tigers in their personal sandbox. Once again, they made themselves at home in Progressive Field. Once again, they...
  • JD Martinez hits 3 HRs, Tigers tag Tanaka and top Yanks 12-4

    J.D. Martinez wanted that fourth home run. He had never even hit two in a major league game before, so might as well tie the record the first time he got a chance. In his final at-bat, Martinez swung at a pitch out of the strike zone and popped up to...
  • Tanaka Tagged For Three Homers In Yankees' 12-4 Loss To Tigers

    Tanaka Tagged For Three Homers In Yankees' 12-4 Loss To Tigers
    NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka was having trouble locating his pitches. The Detroit Tigers sent every mistake soaring. Tanaka allowed three homers for the first time in his major league career, including two of J.D. Martinez's trio of long balls,...