| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:33 PM
DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double as part of a six-run third inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a key three-game set.
Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, Victor...
| Aug 27, 2014
By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange
DETROIT — Rick Porcello reached 15 wins for the first time in his six-year career and J.D. Martinez had three hits, driving in a run and scoring twice, Tuesday night to guide the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Alex Avila drove a first-pitch slider off the right field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.
Avila's two-out blast off Shawn Kelley hit midway up the wall and out of the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:48 PM
In the second week of June, with more than three months to go in baseball's regular season, the White Sox weren't about to hype the importance of the four-game series against the Tigers that began Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:54 PM
PITTSBURGH — With the amateur draft completed, the presence of an Orioles scout here to watch Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija pitch on consecutive nights stoked anticipation of the Cubs' future with the July 31 trade deadline approaching.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:11 PM
White Sox left-hander Chris Sale brushed off a rough outing in his last start to give the Tigers plenty of problems Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Sox, however, found Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer even more problematic.
| May 31, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: With 4 starters hitting over .300 in May, Giants have MLB's best record and largest division lead. (2)
2. TORONTO: Encarnacion ties Mickey Mantle's league...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Baseball Reference lists Tommy Hunter's Twitter account (incorrectly) as @TommyGoesBoom. He did just that on Tuesday, but that's not all that happened around here. Here's the Coffee Companion, which compiles the local sports headlines every weekday...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:34 PM
When Jim Johnson blew a save in the past two seasons, Orioles manager Buck Showalter continued to stick with him as the club’s closer because of his experience in the role.
This year, though, closer Tommy Hunter’s leash seems to be a bit...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:31 PM
MIAMI Most hitters choke up and look to hit singles with two strikes.
Not Marcell Ozuna.
The Marlins center fielder followed up his grand slam Wednesday with a two-run shot in the Fish’s 4–3 win over the Phillies Thursday afternoon...