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  • 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,...
  • On The Fly: Mets Dry Up Behind Matt Harvey

    On The Fly: Mets Dry Up Behind Matt Harvey
    It may have rained around here on Father's Day, but the Mets' offense continues to run dry, drier than the greens-in-name-only at Chambers Bay, and once again the offensive drought spoiled "Harvey Day." Matt Harvey threw a good one, but Yale's Ryan...
  • 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...