| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Left fielder Vernon Wells tweaked his right ankle and suffered a bruised heel Tuesday night when he landed awkwardly on the first-base bag on a fourth-inning groundout. As a result, he will start at designated hitter in Wednesday's series finale......
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 14, 2011
Brad Penny tossed eight solid scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta reached a career milestone, as the streaking Detroit Tigers topped The Kansas City Royals, 3-0, to take the first two contests of a three- game set.
Penny (4-3) scattered five hits in the...
| May 15, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Aaron Hill and Yunel Escobar both had a pair of hits and one RBI as the Toronto Blue Jays halted the Detroit Tigers' season- long winning streak with a 4-2 victory to open a two-game set.
Juan Rivera and J.P. Arencibia also brought in runs for the...
| May 17, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit an RBI double in the eighth, backing seven shutout innings from Clay Buchholz, and the Red Sox squeezed out a 1-0 win over the Tigers in the rainy opener of a two-game series.
Saltalamacchia's hit, off the Green Monster, scored...