| 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.
| Jul 16, 2011
| 9:00 PM
After watching his Detroit Tigers avoid a series sweep with a nice rally, manager Jim Leyland admitted his team has a lot to prove right now.The Tigers have developed an unpleasant habit of fading in the second half, so there was an antsy vibe around...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Edwin Jackson tossed a shutout to lead the Chicago White Sox past the Detroit Tigers, 5-0, in the middle contest of a three-game series.
The shutout was Jackson's first since the former Tiger threw a no-hitter on June 25, 2010, as a member of the...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 9:00 PM
After giving up 30 runs in the past two games, the Detroit Tigers needed their ace to come through for them. Justin Verlander did just that. The Tiger's all-star pitcher capped an incredible month of June by stopping the red-hot New York Mets, beating the...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter and acting bench coach John Russell wanted to deliver the news to Matt Wieters, but there was the small matter of finding the young catcher on a day the players didn't have to report until much later. Their search took all...