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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fiery ending to Chris Sale's season

    Fiery ending to Chris Sale's season
    DETROIT — Chris Sale walked off the field for the last time in 2014 bobbing his head in defiance to the boos of Tigers fans Wednesday at Comerica Park. The White Sox left-hander’s last inning of the season was a fiery one, complete with an...
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    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...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    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...
  • Coffee Companion (5/14): Cabrera, Martinez spoil Orioles' night

    Coffee Companion (5/14): Cabrera, Martinez spoil Orioles' night
    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...
  • 'Track record' is difference between Tommy Hunter and Jim Johnson, Buck Showalter says

    'Track record' is difference between Tommy Hunter and Jim Johnson, Buck Showalter says
    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...
  • Two strikes, no problem for Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna

    Two strikes, no problem for Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna
    MIAMI ┬áMost 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...