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  • McCarthy 4-0 with Yankees after beating Tigers

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Brandon McCarthy will be the first to admit that in the past when situations got tough, he might have thrown a hittable pitch in an attempt to back away. With the New York Yankees, McCarthy is not...
  • Ailing Rockies are beginning to heal

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Give Walt Weiss a checkmark on the good side of the managerial ledger. Not once during the Detroit Tigers' three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies did the young manager...
  • Tigers' Avila proves adaptable at plate

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Alex Avila is all about adjusting to changing circumstances. Why else would he shift from corner infielder to catching entering his junior year at Alabama? They asked, he...
  • Game roundup: Bumgarner, Giants shut down Mets

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: adds Yankees-Red Sox; final update; will stand Game roundup: Bumgarner, Giants shut down Mets NEW YORK -- Left-hander Madison Bumgarner threw a two-hit shutout Sunday afternoon, and Hunter Pence hit two homers...
  • Martinez, Sanchez lead Tigers past Rockies

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Martinez, Sanchez lead Tigers past Rockies DETROIT -- Victor Martinez has clearly returned to health. Detroit's designated hitter/first baseman entered the weekend with a healthy batting average but...
  • Anibal Sanchez sharp as Tigers blank Rockies, 4-0

    DETROIT The Tigers have had tremendous starting pitching since David Price was obtained, and Price hasn't even pitched yet. Anibal Sanchez continued the trend Sunday. He blanked Colorado on two hits over his seven innings, walked none and struck out 12...
  • Recap: Tigers 4, Rockies 0

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Tigers 4, Rockies 0 Tigers 4, Rockies 0: Anibal Sanchez struck out a season-high 12 in seven dominant innings and Victor Martinez clubbed a three-run homer for the second straight day as host Detroit completed a three-game...
  • Price: World Series is the objective

    On Oct. 1, 2006, in the bottom of the 11th inning on the final day of the regular season, an off-target throw by Kansas City right fielder Mitch Maier was headed toward the Tigers' third-base dugout at Comerica Park. If the ball had gotten to the dugout,...
  • Game roundup: Dodgers walk away with 12-inning win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update No. 3: Adding late games Game roundup: Dodgers walk away with 12-inning win LOS ANGELES -- Hanley Ramirez hit a walk-off three-run homer with two outs in the 12th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-2...
  • Detroit's hot bats help Porcello win No. 13, defeat Rockies

    DETROIT David Price has a big challenge in front of him. Help the Detroit Tigers to the world title? Well, yes. But before that he faces a different uphill climb: Catching up to Max Scherzer and Rick Porcello for most wins on the Tigers staff. Price...
  • Game roundup: Lester sparkles with new A's family

    The Sports Xchange Game roundup: Lester sparkles with new A's family OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jon Lester, so long a presence for the Boston Red Sox, did his usual thing on Saturday, but in a green-and-gold A's uniform. After 242 games with the Red Sox,...