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  • Tigers stay grounded after sweeping Indians

    Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter. "Congratulations to the Tigers,...
  • What's wrong with box-office projections? 'Gravity' boosts 3-D.

    What's wrong with box-office projections? 'Gravity' boosts 3-D.
    After the coffee. Before trying to fix parking at Dodger Stadium. The Skinny: I'm a little groggy today, but it's for a good reason: I was at the Dodgers game last night. It was a great experience except for leaving the stadium. I'm not the first to...
  • On 17th anniversary of Jeffrey Maier incident, talk again revolves around fan interference

    On 17th anniversary of Jeffrey Maier incident, talk again revolves around fan interference
    When Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez hit a game-tying home run in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday, changing momentum in Game 4 of the American League Division Series between Detroit and Oakland, a lot of Orioles fans were surely taken...
  • The Beards Needed A Boost, And Ortiz Provides It

    The Beards Needed A Boost, And Ortiz Provides It
    BOSTON — All that stuff about Fear the Beard, and the hard truth is that through two chilly October nights at Fenway Park Anibal Sanchez and Max Scherzer had cut through the most productive lineup in baseball like Schick and Gillette. All that stuff...
  • John Lackey, Red Sox win pitching duel in 1-0 victory over Tigers

    John Lackey, Red Sox win pitching duel in 1-0 victory over Tigers
    DETROIT — It took only one bad pitch from Justin Verlander to decide Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday at Comerica Park. But one was enough for Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli. With Verlander continuing the...
  • Phil Rogers unveils what to look for in 2nd half

    Phil Rogers unveils what to look for in 2nd half
    Five most interesting teams 1. Pirates: They haven't had a winning season since 1992 but might be the best team in the majors right now. They have pitching, defense and enough hitting with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte. Manager Clint...
  • Crain seems good fit for Tigers

    No strong team needs relief pitching more than the Tigers. No reliever is hotter than Jesse Crain. Don't be shocked if Crain is closing games against the White Sox when the teams meet in Detroit before the All-Star break. When general manager Rick...
  • MLB power rankings

    MLB power rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Tigers (1): Victor Martinez has been a beast in the second half, hitting .371 with a .945 OPS. The Rays' Wil Myers (.385) is the only AL hitter with a higher average. 2. Dodgers (2): No wonder Don Mattingly...
  • Red Sox a surprise success story

    On the off chance Cubs fans need some good news right about now, here's a projection that might provide comfort: If President Theo Epstein succeeds in building the "player development machine'' that is his goal, and it later falls apart, he — or his...
  • Tigers crank out hits against Arrieta to beat Orioles 5-1 in series opener

    Tigers crank out hits against Arrieta to beat Orioles 5-1 in series opener
    DETROIT — Inside a silent visiting clubhouse at Comerica Park, Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta sat and stared blankly at his locker until he was summoned into manager Buck Showalter's office. Following the Orioles' 5-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers...
  • Tigers snap Royals' winning streak

    Tigers snap Royals' winning streak
    Max Scherzer won his ninth straight decision, and the Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City 3-2 to snap the Royals' six-game winning streak on Tuesday night.     Scherzer became the first Tigers starter to begin the season 9-0 since Vern Kennedy in 1938 by...