| Mar 31, 2011
CC Sabathia pitched six workmanlike innings, Derek Jeter added a sacrifice fly in the seventh using his new stride-less swing and Mariano Rivera, wearing his socks high for perhaps the first time, earned his first save and 560th of his career. The Yankees...
| Apr 2, 2011
Victor Martinez hit his first home run for the Tigers, a two-run shot off Luis Ayala in the eighth, but the Tigers lost to New York 10-6.
Austin Jackson had a solo drive off Burnett in the third.
Detroit opened the fifth with three straight singles, and...
| Apr 6, 2011
Alex Avila homered and had a career-high five RBIs to back an effective pitching performance by Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers ended the Baltimore Orioles' unbeaten run with a 7-3 victory Wednesday night.
Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez...
| Apr 8, 2011
Victor Martinez hit a three-run double in his first home at-bat for the Detroit Tigers, helping his new team to a 5-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday.
Martinez, who signed with Detroit in November, cleared the bases in the first inning with...
| Apr 11, 2011
Michael Young and Mitch Moreland each had a run-scoring double, as the Texas Rangers held on for a 2-0 win over the Detroit Tigers in the opener of a three-game set at Comerica Park.
Young went 2-for-4 with a run scored for Texas, which has won three...
| May 5, 2011
One inning, the Tigers are getting no-hit by A.J. Burnett, with nary a walk. The next inning, they have five runs on three hits on their way to a 6-3 win.
One day, the Tigers are shouting at each other in the clubhouse at Cleveland after a series sweep,...
| May 9, 2011
- This was a game, manager Jim Leyland said during the afternoon, that if he were at home as a fan, he would like to watch on television.
It was a matchup of two good young right-handers, Detroit's Max Scherzer and Toronto's Brandon Morrow.
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Wily Mo Pena's solo home run in the eighth inning lifted the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-6 comeback win over the Detroit Tigers in the opener of a three-game interleague set.
Pena finished 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI in the designated hitter spot while...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Justin Verlander notched a career-high 14 strikeouts over eight scoreless innings, Alex Avila drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers took a 6-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks to even up a three-game interleague set.
Verlander (10-3) became the...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Miguel Cabrera roped a single into left field, scoring two runners and keying one of Detroit's biggest innings of the season.
Cabrera's hit scored the go-ahead runs during a seven-run eighth Sunday afternoon that was more than enough to give the Tigers...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 6:36 PM
Jhonny Peralta hit a tiebreaking triple in the eighth inning and Victor Martinez drove in two runs, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Monday night.Max Scherzer struck out nine over seven strong innings and the AL Central leaders...