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Miggy, Norris get Tigers 1/2 GB of Wild Card

Miggy, Norris get Tigers 1/2 GB of Wild Card

MLB.com Updated 12 hours ago
The Tigers rode Miguel Cabrera's two home runs and Daniel Norris' power fastball to within a half-game of the Blue Jays for the American League's second Wild Card. A pair of Cabrera drives supported Norris' 6 2/3 innings, sending Detroit to a 6-2 win ov…
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  • Cabrera 2 HRs, Tigers Move Up in Playoff Race, Beat Braves

    Cabrera 2 HRs, Tigers Move Up in Playoff Race, Beat Braves

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Tigers manager Brad Ausmus just wants to focus on his team, rather than worry about the other teams in the AL wild-card race.
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  • Tigers, Indians Postponed After Delay of Over 4 Hours

    Tigers, Indians Postponed After Delay of Over 4 Hours

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    For a brief moment, it appeared there might be baseball at Comerica Park — when the tarp came off, and both managers walked around the field with umpires.
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  • Tigers to play makeup Monday, if needed

    Tigers to play makeup Monday, if needed

    MLB.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    The Tigers and Indians waited all day Thursday for a chance to wrap up their series at Comerica Park. The rain never let up. By the end of the day, it was a rare amount of rain falling around downtown Detroit. The resulting postponement sets up a potent…
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  • Rain halts Michael Fulmer's quest for AL ERA title

    Rain halts Michael Fulmer's quest for AL ERA title

    yahoo.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Baseball and bad weather do not mix. Right now, no one knows that better than Detroit Tigers rookie Michael Fulmer. A long rain delay during the Tigers’ game against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday cost him the chance to qualify for the AL ERA title,…
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  • Tigers keep pace with rain-shortened victory

    Tigers keep pace with rain-shortened victory

    MLB.com nytimes.com ESPN.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    The Tigers couldn't beat the rain Wednesday night, but they had just enough at-bats to beat the Indians. Miguel Cabrera's three-run home run in the fifth inning came right before the downpour that stopped play at Comerica Park to finish out a rain-short…
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  • Tigers Tap Zimmermann to Start Friday Against Braves

    Tigers Tap Zimmermann to Start Friday Against Braves

    nytimes.com Sep 28 (3 days ago)
    Jordan Zimmermann is set to pitch Friday night for the playoff-chasing Detroit Tigers in what would be his first start in nearly three weeks.
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  • Tigers Rout Cleveland 12-0, Pull Within 1 Game of Wild Card

    Tigers Rout Cleveland 12-0, Pull Within 1 Game of Wild Card

    nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    The lineup Justin Verlander was facing barely resembled the Cleveland team that clinched the AL Central title the night before.
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  • In need of boost, Tigers activate Castellanos

    In need of boost, Tigers activate Castellanos

    MLB.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    The Tigers, with their season on the line, will turn back to Nick Castellanos to give them an offensive boost for the stretch run. The team activated the slugging third baseman from the 15-day disabled list before Tuesday's game against the Indians foll…
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  • Big league life of Norris focus of short film

    Big league life of Norris focus of short film

    MLB.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    Daniel Norris has embarked on the adventure of a Major League Baseball career, which currently finds him taking part in a late-September postseason race with the Tigers.
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  • Indians Clinch AL Central Crown With 7-4 Win Over Tigers

    Indians Clinch AL Central Crown With 7-4 Win Over Tigers

    nytimes.com yahoo.com MLB.com Sep 26 (5 days ago)
    The Cleveland Indians clinched the AL Central title Monday night, overcoming an injury to ace right-hander Corey Kluber in a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
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  • Santana, Upton share AL Player of the Week

    Santana, Upton share AL Player of the Week

    MLB.com Sep 26 (5 days ago)
    Cleveland Indians designated hitter Carlos Santana and Detroit Tigers outfielder Justin Upton have earned American League co-Player of the Week honors. It is the first time each player has won the award this season.
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  • Tribe seeks division crown on MLB.TV

    Tribe seeks division crown on MLB.TV

    MLB.com Sep 26 (5 days ago)
    The Indians have a chance to clinch the American League East tonight when they open a four-game series on the road against the Tigers, who are in contention for an AL Wild Card spot.
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  • Iglesias, Tigers mourn Fernandez's passing

    Iglesias, Tigers mourn Fernandez's passing

    MLB.com Sep 25 (6 days ago)
    A somber mood draped over the Tigers' clubhouse Sunday with the baseball world in mourning following the tragic passing of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez.
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  • V-Mart's fifth slam jump-starts Tigers' rally

    V-Mart's fifth slam jump-starts Tigers' rally

    MLB.com Sep 25 (6 days ago)
    Victor Martinez hit his fifth career grand slam in Sunday afternoon's 12-9 loss to the Royals at Comerica Park, helping the Tigers cut a 7-0 deficit to 7-4.
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  • Royals Win 12-9, Knock Tigers 1½ Games Behind Wild Card

    Royals Win 12-9, Knock Tigers 1½ Games Behind Wild Card

    nytimes.com Sep 25 (6 days ago)
    The Kansas City Royals began the game by hitting for the cycle as a team, then Whit Merrifield nearly did it by himself.
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  • Castellanos could return by end of next week

    Castellanos could return by end of next week

    MLB.com Sep 24 (7 days ago)
    While the Tigers regained their double-play combination in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Royals with Jose Iglesias' return to the starting lineup from a bruised right thumb, the final injured Tigers regular -- Nick Castellanos -- is creeping closer to a re…
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  • KC stuns Detroit, dents Tigers' WC hopes

    KC stuns Detroit, dents Tigers' WC hopes

    MLB.com Sep 24 (7 days ago)
    What looked like another step in the Tigers' charge toward the American League playoffs became a potentially costly stumble in the ninth, courtesy of a Royals rally reminiscent of last year. Eric Hosmer's go-ahead three-run homer punctuated a five-run n…
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  • Tight lower back forces Ventura out of game

    Tight lower back forces Ventura out of game

    MLB.com Sep 24 (7 days ago)
    Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura left Saturday's 7-4 win over the Tigers after facing one hitter in the fifth inning due to lower back tightness. He's day to day.
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  • Tigers keeping Fulmer on regular rest

    Tigers keeping Fulmer on regular rest

    MLB.com Sep 24 (7 days ago)
    Coming off his first win in more than a month, Tigers rookie right-hander Michael Fulmer is scheduled to make his next start on regular rest, manager Brad Ausmus announced Saturday.
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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.