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  • Tigers' success starts at top

    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...
  • Pen still mighty for Yankees

    As much fun as it would be to see the Brewers and Tigers create havoc in October, this is shaping up as a postseason that will be low on surprises. The three best teams entering the playoffs are likely to be the Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox, in that...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters selected to his first career All-Star Game

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters selected to his first career All-Star Game
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter and acting bench coach John Russell wanted to deliver the news to Matt Wieters, but there was the small matter of finding the young catcher on a day the players didn't have to report until much later. Their search took all...
  • O's on pace for 100 losses after Guthrie's implosion

    O's on pace for 100 losses after Guthrie's implosion
    It is nights like Saturday when a 100-loss season not only looks like a strong possibility for these 2011 Orioles, but also seems to be their destiny. The Orioles had a five-run lead after two innings and a four-run advantage after five before Jeremy...
  • Theo, have I got a deal for you

    Theo, have I got a deal for you
    Victor Martinez DH’d for the Tigers in 112 games last season. Now he’s out for the year with a knee injury. Tell me Theo Epstein was phoning Detroit about Alfonso Soriano. Sounds like a pipe dream. Sounds like I’m wake ‘n bakin&...
  • Who'll have greater effect: Pujols, Fielder?

    Pujols in short term Dave van Dyck Chicago Tribune Are we talking long- or short-term? For the next three years, Pujols will mean more to the Angels than Fielder will to the Tigers. After that, the roles reverse, only because of Pujols' age (no matter...
  • Wells, Aybar nursing minor injuries; Wells to DH, Aybar out

     
    Left fielder Vernon Wells tweaked his right ankle and suffered a bruised heel Tuesday night when he landed awkwardly on the first-base bag on a fourth-inning groundout. As a result, he will start at designated hitter in Wednesday's series finale......
  • Angels hitters have work cut out against Tigers' Justin Verlander

     
    The Angels must contend with one of baseball's best pitchers Tuesday night when they face Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander in Angel Stadium. Right-hander Dan Haren will start for the Angels, who have won nine of their last 11 games......
  • Tigers rally for three runs in seventh inning for 5-4 win over Angels

     
    Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run to highlight a three-run seventh inning for the Detroit Tigers, who avoided a three-game sweep with a 5-4 victory over the Angels on Wednesday. With Detroit trailing, 3-2, Austin Jackson led off the......
  • Angels' Dan Haren hopes for turnaround in Detroit

     
    Dan Haren (pictured at right) closed the first half of the season with four wins in a row -- including consecutive starts in which he did not allow a run. But it's been rougher sledding since the All-Star break, with......
  • Pitcher Tyler Chatwood roughed up in Angels loss to Tigers

     
    Five days after one of his best starts of the season, Angels right-hander Tyler Chatwood (pictured above) had one of his worst Friday, giving up six runs in 5 1/3 innings of a 12-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Chatwood,......