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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs

    Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs
    The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price. As with every season,...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1) DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
  • Dodgers don't plan to start Carl Crawford in the outfield

    Dodgers don't plan to start Carl Crawford in the outfield
    After 13 months of debate and discussion about how to fit four starting outfielders into three spots, the Dodgers finally have an answer. Yasiel Puig plays right field, Andre Ethier center, Matt Kemp left. Carl Crawford? Left out. The Dodgers flew...
  • Washington Nationals All-Star pitcher Jordan Zimmermann leaves game early

    Washington Nationals All-Star pitcher Jordan Zimmermann leaves game early
    Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmerman abruptly left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning Friday night because of a right biceps injury. Zimmerman (6-5), scheduled to participate in his second straight All-Star...