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Window for a Detroit Tigers World Series title is closing

Window for a Detroit Tigers World Series title is closing

nydailynews.com Updated 5 hours ago
A few days ago, a veteran scout compared the Tigers to the Yankees. It was not meant to be a compliment.
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  • Cabrera Homers, Leads Tigers Over Cardinals 4-3

    Cabrera Homers, Leads Tigers Over Cardinals 4-3

    nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    Miguel Cabrera hit his second home run of the spring and raised his average to .385, leading the Detroit Tigers past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Saturday.
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  • Verlander displays dominant self before injury

    Verlander displays dominant self before injury

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Mar 27 (yesterday)
    It was a strange, confusing day for the Detroit Tigers. One moment, Justin Verlander is at his best, and another he is leaving the game with an injury.
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  • Blue Jays show power in rain-shortened victory

    Blue Jays show power in rain-shortened victory

    MLB.com Mar 27 (yesterday)
    The Blue Jays hit three home runs in a 4-1, rain-shortened victory over the Tigers on Friday.
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  • Orioles want Gausman ready to be both a starter and reliever

    Orioles want Gausman ready to be both a starter and reliever

    MLB.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    Kevin Gausman pitched just one inning in the Orioles' 6-4 loss to the Tigers on Thursday and manager Buck Showalter said he could shorten up the right-hander as a potential bullpen option in the final two weeks of camp.
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  • Tillman, Orioles have not talked contract extension

    Tillman, Orioles have not talked contract extension

    MLB.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    Orioles starter Chris Tillman said after Thursday's start, a 6-4 loss to the Tigers, that there's been nothing new in the past few months regarding a contrat extension with Baltimore.
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  • Cabrera, Martinez and Cespedes Homer for Tigers in Win

    Cabrera, Martinez and Cespedes Homer for Tigers in Win

    nytimes.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes each homered for the Detroit Tigers in 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.
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  • Miggy, V-Mart hit first spring homers as Tigers beat O's

    Miggy, V-Mart hit first spring homers as Tigers beat O's

    MLB.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    Ten months after Miguel Cabrera hit a go-ahead home run off Tommy Hunter at Camden Yards, the slugger led a Tigers comeback with a game-tying drive off the Orioles reliever. However, it took a Victor Martinez home run in the eighth inning to break the t…
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  • McClendon thinking about Weeks sharing leadoff role

    McClendon thinking about Weeks sharing leadoff role

    MLB.com Mar 25 (3 days ago)
    Lloyd McClendon has endorsed center fielder Austin Jackson as a leadoff hitter ever since Seattle acquired him from the Tigers at last July's Trade Deadline, but the Mariners' skipper is toying with trying Rickie Weeks in that role at times this season …
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  • Cabrera Makes Debut at 1B, Does Well as Tigers Beat Marlins

    Cabrera Makes Debut at 1B, Does Well as Tigers Beat Marlins

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Mar 25 (3 days ago)
    Tigers star Miguel Cabrera played the field for the first time this spring, doing fine at first base as Detroit beat the Miami Marlins 8-4 Wednesday.
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  • Tigers open exploratory talks with Price's agent

    Tigers open exploratory talks with Price's agent

    MLB.com Mar 25 (3 days ago)
    The Tigers have opened discussions with left-hander David Price and his agent, Bo McKinnis, about the potential of a contract extension. At this point, however, they're basically talking about concepts. No numbers have been mentioned, Price said Wednesd…
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  • One year later, Martinez thankful for move to Tigers

    One year later, Martinez thankful for move to Tigers

    MLB.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    One year ago Tuesday, J.D. Martinez signed with the Tigers, two days after being released by the Astros. He celebrated by doubling in two runs against the Yankees on national television to tie Ian Kinsler for the team lead with 11 RBIs.
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  • Rogers endures tough outing against Tigers

    Rogers endures tough outing against Tigers

    MLB.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)
    Esmil Rogers spoke in hushed tones and fixed his gaze toward the clubhouse carpet after his outing on Tuesday night against the Tigers. The Yankees won't say it publicly, but the right-hander seems to sense that his chances of breaking camp as a starter…
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  • Flores caps Yanks' comeback with walk-off blast

    Flores caps Yanks' comeback with walk-off blast

    MLB.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)
    Ramon Flores capped a comeback from six runs down with a three-run walk-off homer in the ninth inning to give the Yankees a 9-8 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Ian Kinsler and J.D. Martinez each drove in a pair …
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  • Gose emerging as leadoff option vs. righties

    Gose emerging as leadoff option vs. righties

    MLB.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)
    The offensive emergence of Anthony Gose this spring could well earn him a spot at or near the top of the Tigers' batting order come Opening Day.
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  • Ellsbury tests oblique by running sprints

    Ellsbury tests oblique by running sprints

    MLB.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)
    Jacoby Ellsbury has resumed some on-field activities and is "progressing great" as he looks to be in the Yankees' Opening Day lineup, according to manager Joe Girardi. Ellsbury, 31, ran sprints in the outfield before Tuesday's game against the…
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  • Cabrera makes spring debut as Tigers, Nats tie

    Cabrera makes spring debut as Tigers, Nats tie

    ESPN.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Mar 22 (6 days ago)
    Justin Verlander allowed three homers and five runs while pitching into the fifth inning as a Detroit Tigers split squad tied the Washington Nationals 7-7 in a game called after nine innings Sunday.
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  • Justin Verlander says coddling pitchers only 'delays the inevit…

    Justin Verlander says coddling pitchers only 'delays the inevitable'

    yahoo.com Mar 22 (6 days ago)
    In today's baseball landscape it's difficult to find a pitcher with more than five years service time who hasn't spent a day on the disabled list. Among the most notable names on that short list is Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander. Now enter…
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  • Grateful to be playing, V-Mart feels good about debut

    Grateful to be playing, V-Mart feels good about debut

    MLB.com Mar 22 (6 days ago)
    Tigers slugger Victor Martinez made his highly anticipated spring debut -- albeit a rather uneventful one -- in Sunday's split-squad game against the Braves at Champion Stadium.
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  • Detroit's Martinez Hitless in Return; Braves Win 5-3

    Detroit's Martinez Hitless in Return; Braves Win 5-3

    nytimes.com Mar 22 (6 days ago)
    Victor Martinez returned to the Tigers' lineup Sunday but was hitless in the Detroit split squad's 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves.
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  • Video - Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win 00:37

    Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win

    Mar 6
    The Mets beat the Tigers 5-4 in Matt Harvey's return to the mound.
  • Video - Price Excited For 2015 Season 02:56

    Price Excited For 2015 Season

    Mar 3
    Tigers pitcher David Price discusses the status of his contract situation in Detroit and what he did in the offseason to get better.
  • Video - Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title 02:46

    Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title

    Mar 3
    Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera says the team is focused on winning a championship and discusses his performance during last season during an injury-riddled campaign, and the importance of DH Victor Martinez.
  • Video - Verlander Confident, Ready To Go 03:18

    Verlander Confident, Ready To Go

    Mar 3
    Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander discusses his preparations for the season and the loss of pitcher Max Scherzer.

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