Giants know the emotions of a potential clincher well
MLB.com Updated Oct 27 (3 days ago)
A number of Giants know the sensations that the occasion of a potential World Series-clinching prompts. They experienced them in 2010, when they bested the Rangers in five games and in 2012, as they swept the Tigers.Upvote Share Tweet
Ex-Tigers pitcher Robinson dies at age 52ESPN.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)Jeff Robinson, who helped the Detroit Tigers to an AL East championship as a rookie in 1987 and went on to pitch in the major leagues through 1992, has died. He was 52.Upvote Share TweetThe Detroit Tigers season ended earlier then they'd hoped and in very disappointing fashion after they were swept by the Baltimore Orioles in the ALDS. Now their offseason is getting off to a pretty rough start too after the team learned that Miguel Cab…Upvote Share Tweet
In 'pen puzzle, Soria appears to be piece to keepMLB.com Oct 22Figuring out how Joakim Soria fits into a Tigers bullpen that's set to get a makeover while still keeping several of its parts is not necessarily a simple matter for the club this offseason, but the reliever is seemingly an important commodity.Upvote Share Tweet
Al Avila navigating dad, VP roles amid concern for son's healthMLB.com Oct 21Alex Avila should be able to have a normal offseason after concussion symptoms from a couple of weeks ago subsided and followup tests came back negative. Still, there's a lingering concern within the Tigers organization -- including VP and assistant GM …Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers' outfield prospect Moya slugs homerMLB.com Oct 19Steven Moya, who hit .276 with 33 doubles and 35 home runs at Double-A this year, connected on his first home run of the Arizona Fall League on Saturday night. Orioles prospect Zach Davies scattered two hits across four innings, striking out seven and e…Upvote Share Tweet
Miggy may not need surgery on bone spur in ankleMLB.com Oct 15What looked like a second consecutive offseason surgery -- and a second consecutive injury-shortened training regimen -- for Miguel Cabrera is now less certain. At this point, it's unclear whether the Tigers slugger will need surgery to remove a bone sp…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 13Your browser does not support iframes. SAN FRANCISCO — If we knew Hunter Strickland better, if he were a name-brand, battle-tested relief pitcher, the conversation would probably be amplified. People might be giving him the Detroit Tigers bullpen treatm…Upvote Share Tweet
Torii taking Tigers' direction into considerationMLB.com Oct 13If the Tigers want Torii Hunter back for 2015, he wants to play another year. If Detroit doesn't want him back, then he might have a decision to make on whether he wants to keep playing.Upvote Share TweetAll season long, as Buck Showalter’s Orioles did their runaway thing in the American League East and carried it on with a sweep of the Detroit Tigers in their AL division series, the recurring theme seen and heard through chants and placards ’round Camd…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Oct 11The Orioles could not have gotten this far without their bullpen, a group that helped guide Baltimore to the American League East crown and a three-game sweep of the Tigers in the AL Division Series. But two of their biggest pieces, closer Zach Britton …Upvote Share Tweet
Wieters contributing to O's from the sidelinesMLB.com Oct 10To stay useful, injured O's catcher Matt Wieters has become a sort of extra coach for catchers Caleb Joseph and Nick Hundley. During the final week of the regular season, Orioles manager Buck Showalter sent him to Detroit to scout as the Tigers inched t…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Oct 8The crisp fall winds feel a little chillier across Michigan with the Tigers' postseason run over sooner than expected. The miserable Midwestern winter is now on countdown. The Tigers, however, will spend the offseason trying to keep their window open fo…Upvote Share Tweet
Fans give Orioles warm reception at Camden YardsAn energetic crowd of fans were waiting to greet the Orioles when the arrived at Camden Yards on Monday, fresh off their sweep of the Tigers in the American League Division Series.Upvote Share Tweet
Rough ALDS caps Tigers' roller-coaster yearThe Tigers' rule of the American League Central continued, now at four consecutive division titles. The Tigers' search for a World Series title continued as well, now at 30 years since the team's magical 1984 season.Upvote Share Tweet
Blow to Head of Tigers’ Alex Avila Is His Fourth of the Seasonnytimes.com Oct 6Avila, Detroit’s catcher, sustained his fourth significant blow to the head of the season as the Tigers lost Game 3 of their American League division series against the Baltimore Orioles and were swept.Upvote Share TweetThe Orioles were clear Sunday that this -- a 3-0 sweep of the Tigers in the American League Division Series -- was only a step toward their ultimate goal. But now the O's will have to face the hottest team in baseball: the Kansas City Royals.Upvote Share Tweet
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