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  • Avisail Garcia gets a different view in Detroit

    Avisail Garcia gets a different view in Detroit
    DETROIT — Two years ago, Avisail Garcia spent his fall helping the Tigers reach the World Series. Before his return to Comerica Park on Monday, Sox manager Robin Ventura said the 23-year-old right fielder might learn something being on the...
  • Alejandro De Aza key as Orioles top Tigers 12-3 in opener

    Alejandro De Aza key as Orioles top Tigers 12-3 in opener
    BALTIMORE -- There's something about playing the Detroit Tigers in the postseason that just seems to makes Nelson Cruz lock in at the plate. Cruz homered six times vs. the Tigers in 2011 while playing with the Texas Rangers. He did some more damage with...
  • Tigers Fall Apart Again; Orioles Up 2-0

    BALTIMORE — Think for a second about postseason heroes in Orioles history. Once you move past Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson and Rick Dempsey, there's another pantheon reserved for guys who will never end up in the team's Hall of Fame, but...
  • Despite numbers drop in some areas, Angels' Mike Trout is MVP favorite

    Despite numbers drop in some areas, Angels' Mike Trout is MVP favorite
    Mike Trout is batting .290 entering the final weekend of the regular season, well off the .323 he hit last season and .326 average as a rookie in 2012. The Angels center fielder leads the American League with 181 strikeouts, far more than the 139 and...
  • Orioles take two-game lead with 7-6 win over Tigers

    BALTIMORE -- Delmon Young knocked in three runs with a pinch-double in the eighth inning and the Baltimore Orioles took a commanding two-game lead in the American League Division Series with a 7-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday. Baltimore can...
  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera declines postseason bonus

    Tigers' Miguel Cabrera declines postseason bonus
    Miguel Cabrera values championships over money. The Detroit Tigers first baseman proved that Wednesday when he declined his share of the team's postseason bonus money. According to USA Today Sports, Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer was gathering signatures...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers your questions. Any reason for that time to (take Paul Konerko out of his last game)? Thought maybe the ninth inning. -- @kmadderom   It was Paul Konerko’s call to come out at the top of the sixth inning...
  • Sunday's recap: White Sox 6, Tigers 2

    Sunday's recap: White Sox 6, Tigers 2
    The summary The White Sox had players shuttling in and out of their clubhouse in preparation for Sunday's series finale against the Tigers yet managed to emerge with a 6-2 victory and a series split. Jose Quintana earned the win, and Rick Porcello...
  • Saturday's Game 1 recap: White Sox 6, Tigers 3

    Saturday's Game 1 recap: White Sox 6, Tigers 3
    The summary Chris Sale, who leads the American League with a 2.11 ERA, survived a bumpy start to emerge with a 6-3 victory in the first game of a split double-header Saturday against the Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field. Sale (11-3) wound up tying his...
  • Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central

    Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central
    DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division. The right-handed...
  • Wednesday's recap: Tigers 6, White Sox 1

    The summary The Tigers scored six unanswered runs after the fifth inning Wednesday to cruise to a 6-1 victory over the White Sox at Comerica Park. The spurt started when Sox left-hander Chris Sale hit Victor Martinez with a pitch in the sixth inning...