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Victor Martinez

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  • Lobstein sharp as Tigers salvage win over White Sox, 4-1

    CHICAGO The spot starter is now the stopper. Well, Kyle Lobstein was for one day anyway as he shut down the White Sox Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field, throwing 7 2/3 innings of five-hit, one-run ball to help the Tigers beat the White Sox and snap a two-...
  • Tigers' Iglesias hurt again, likely out 'a couple days'

    CHICAGO Jose Iglesias' return after a minor groin injury didn't last long. The Tigers shortstop was pulled from Sunday's game in Kansas City and missed the series opener against the White Sox on Tuesday. He felt good enough to get back into the lineup...
  • Wednesday's recap: White Sox 7, Tigers 6

    Wednesday's recap: White Sox 7, Tigers 6
    The summary Avisail Garcia hit the go-ahead RBI single off Tigers reliever Joba Chamberlain in a four-run eighth inning to help the White Sox to a 7-6 comeback victory over the Tigers on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Melky Cabrera hit a game-...
  • Carlos Rodon moving to White Sox rotation — for at least 1 start

    Carlos Rodon moving to White Sox rotation — for at least 1 start
    Jeff Samardzija was absent from U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday night during a 7-6 White Sox victory over the Tigers, banned from his team's bench because he started serving a five-game suspension. Chris Sale was also absent, or at least the version of...
  • Series preview: Tigers at White Sox

    Series preview: Tigers at White Sox
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Tigers lead 2-1. Sox lost 9-1 in last meeting in Detroit on April 19. Tuesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. RH Shane Greene (3-1, 4.60) vs. RH Jeff Samardzija (1-2, 4.78). Wednesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN-Plus. RH Alfredo...
  • Adam Wainwright's injury shouldn't push National League to adopt the designated hitter

    Adam Wainwright's injury shouldn't push National League to adopt the designated hitter
    Ever since the American League adopted the designated hitter in 1973, the debate surfaces every few seasons that both the AL and the National League should abide by the same rules. Because we all know the MLB Players Association would never allow the...
  • Royals ride Young's strong start to second consecutive victory vs. Tigers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Ned Yost tried to get Chris Young to watch the series opener from the dugout, closer to the action. But Young, making his first start this season, would have none of it. "He said 'You may need me, I'll go to the bullpen and watch from...
  • Royals blast Tigers in series' opener, 8-1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. � I'm excited, Brad Ausmus said. It should be fun, he said. But the first meeting of the season between the top two teams in the American League, the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals, was not exciting. It was not fun. The...
  • Tigers not moving slumping Victor Martinez out of cleanup

    Victor Martinez has one extra-base hit this season, but Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus hasn't given any thought to moving him lower in the order. Martinez had surgery on his left meniscus in February. There have been times this season when he has...
  • Tigers barely hold off Twins in 5-4 win

    MINNEAPOLIS The Detroit Tigers won, but it wasn't pretty. The Tigers scored four runs before David Price threw his first pitch. They went on squeak out a 5-4 win over the Twins on Monday at Target Field. Joba Chamberlain gave up a double to Joe Mauer...
  • Cabrera, Lobstein help Tigers edge Indians, 8-6

    DETROIT Kyle Lobstein turned a strong seven innings, Miguel Cabrera hit his first home run since April 12 and the Detroit Tigers won their second straight game, beating the Cleveland Indians, 8-6, Sunday to take the rubber game in the three-game series at...