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  • J.D. Martinez's 3 HRs lead Tigers' rout against Yankees

    NEW YORK Call it payback if you want. But call it history, too. J.D. Martinez hit three home runs Sunday to help the Tigers beat the Yankees, 12-4, and avoid the sweep at Yankee Stadium. It was the first time since a Tiger hit three homers at a Yankee...
  • Quick trip around Major League Baseball

    Quick trip around Major League Baseball
    American LeagueCentral Division White Sox: GM Rick Hahn says "arrow is pointing up." Sox promptly go on eight-game losing streak. Indians: Manager Terry Francona uses two outfielders on mound in seven-run ninth inning for Cubs. Royals: Ned Yost...
  • Tigers' Victor Martinez to begin rehab assignment Sunday

    Without Victor Martinez in the Tigers lineup, "It's still pretty damn good," Terry Francona said. "But when you have Victor being healthy," the Indians manager said before Saturday's at Comerica Park, "it adds a dimension that scares other managers."...
  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hitting better against the Indians than Babe Ruth

    Normally when a person is comparing any player today with Babe Ruth, somebody is stretching the truth, at least a little bit. But when it comes to clobbering the Indians, Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is legitimately giving The Babe a run for his money....
  • Victor Martinez could rejoin Tigers lineup this weekend

    Victor Martinez could return to the Detroit Tigers lineup this weekend. After a four-game rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Toledo, he will meet the team in New York for their weekend series against the Yankees. "Whether he's activated or not,...
  • Tigers' Victor Martinez likely to return Friday

    CINCINNATI Victor Martinez is in New York City. And all signs are pointing toward the Detroit Tigers' designated hitter being activated off the 15-day disabled list for Friday night's game against the New York Yankees. Manager Brad Ausmus talked to...
  • Joe Maddon protects his lineup turf

    Joe Maddon protects his lineup turf
    DETROIT -- The fascination over Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon's choice of batting his starting pitcher eighth continued Wednesday night during his pre-game session with reporters. For the umpteenth time, Maddon was asked to explained the lineup...
  • Hahn, A's finish off sweep, send Tigers to 7th straight loss

    The Oakland Athletics are finally enjoying a modest winning streak, and manager Bob Melvin isn't about to let the league standings spoil this encouraging stretch. "We're just trying to play good — win as many games as we can," he said. "We're about...
  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton and Dee Gordon leading in All-Star voting

    Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton and Dee Gordon leading in All-Star voting
    If the All-Star voting closed today, Marlins second baseball Dee Gordon and right fielder Giancarlo Stanton would be starting for the National League. Gordon leads NL second basemen with 934,249 votes from the fans, a healthy margin over Kolten Wong...
  • Lower gas prices fuel busy Memorial Day weekend

    Lower gas prices fuel busy Memorial Day weekend
    For the third-consecutive year, Houston resident Victor Martinez is making the roughly 30-hour drive to see his son in Seattle over Memorial Day weekend. But this year, unlike the first two journeys, Martinez will get some relief at the gas pump. "I'm...
  • Baseball notes: Former Dodger Rafael Furcal retires after 14 seasons

    Baseball notes: Former Dodger Rafael Furcal retires after 14 seasons
    Former National League rookie of the year Rafael Furcal has retired after 14 major league seasons. Furcal, an infielder who played for the Dodgers from 2006 until they traded him to St. Louis in 2011, signed a minor league contract with Kansas City during...