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Tigers break out the bats in support of Verlander

Tigers break out the bats in support of Verlander

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 7 hours ago
Miguel Cabrera homered during a five-run third inning and had three RBIs, Alex Avila had a three-hit night and the Tigers collected seven doubles to back Justin Verlander's seven strong innings as the Tigers evened their series against the White Sox wit…
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  • Jackson gets first day off of regular season

    Jackson gets first day off of regular season

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    After 16 games and 144 1/3 innings, Austin Jackson had a game off. It's not exactly a Prince Fielder-like streak, but it's part of Tigers manager Brad Ausmus' plan to rest his center fielder some early so that he can play him every day late.
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  • Danks pitches White Sox past Tigers in opener

    Danks pitches White Sox past Tigers in opener

    MLB.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    John Danks allowed one run over over 6 1/3 innings in a duel with Detroit's Anibal Sanchez, and the White Sox tallied three runs in a review-filled seventh inning to secure a 3-1 victory over the Tigers on Monday in the opener of a four-game set at Come…
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  • Tigers call up power-hitting J.D. Martinez

    Tigers call up power-hitting J.D. Martinez

    MLB.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    The Tigers have called up hot-hitting Minor Leaguer J.D. Martinez from Triple-A Toledo, placed right-handed reliever Luke Putkonen on the 15-day disabled list and transferred outfielder Andy Dirks from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.
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  • 'Sore' Sale expected to skip regular start

    'Sore' Sale expected to skip regular start

    MLB.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    Left-hander Chris Sale most likely will not take his scheduled start Tuesday night at Comerica Park against the Tigers and Justin Verlander. But how long the White Sox ace will be out of action remains to be decided.
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  • Tigers win, benefit from L.A.'s fielding fiasco

    Tigers win, benefit from L.A.'s fielding fiasco

    ESPN.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Apr 20 (3 days ago)
    Rick Porcello pitched seven sharp innings, and the Detroit Tigers took advantage of four Los Angeles errors in a 2-1 victory over the Angels on Sunday.
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  • Porcello's redemption leads Tigers to series win

    Porcello's redemption leads Tigers to series win

    MLB.com Apr 20 (3 days ago)
    Rick Porcello gave up three first-inning singles, but just two hits for the next six innings, pitching his way through a duel with Hector Santiago for a 2-1 Tigers win Sunday afternoon in the rubber match of the three-game series at Comerica Park.
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  • Tigers release Gonzalez, call up Worth

    Tigers release Gonzalez, call up Worth

    MLB.com ESPN.com Apr 20 (3 days ago)
    Alex Gonzalez's tenure as Tigers shortstop is over after three weeks. The Tigers released the 37-year-old on Sunday morning and called up infielder Danny Worth from Triple-A Toledo.
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  • Scherzer notches first win with seven-inning gem

    Scherzer notches first win with seven-inning gem

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Apr 19 (4 days ago)
    After allowing a leadoff home run, Max Scherzer settled in, gave the bullpen some much-needed rest and earned his first win of the season as the Tigers topped the Angels, 5-2, on Saturday afternoon.
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  • Pujols belts No. 497 in Angels' rout of Tigers

    Pujols belts No. 497 in Angels' rout of Tigers

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 18 (4 days ago)
    Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
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  • Kendrick awarded home run following official review

    Kendrick awarded home run following official review

    MLB.com Apr 18 (4 days ago)
    Angels designated hitter Howie Kendrick was initially ruled to have hit a double in the fourth inning of Friday night's game against the Tigers, but after Angels manager Mike Scioscia asked for a review, the ball was ruled to have cleared the fence for …
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  • Boesch back in Detroit after getting called up

    Boesch back in Detroit after getting called up

    MLB.com Apr 18 (4 days ago)
    Angels outfielder Brennan Boesch was a big part of the Tigers from 2010-12, playing in a combined 380 games while posting a .259/.315/.414 slash line.
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  • Freese pulled from lineup with tightness in right quad

    Freese pulled from lineup with tightness in right quad

    MLB.com Apr 18 (5 days ago)
    Angels third baseman David Freese was scratched from the lineup on Friday, hours before the series opener against the Tigers at Comerica Park. Freese is experiencing tightness in his right quad, an injury manager Mike Scioscia doesn't deem serious.
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  • Tigers promote righty Miller to bolster bullpen

    Tigers promote righty Miller to bolster bullpen

    MLB.com Apr 18 (5 days ago)
    The Tigers on Friday recalled right-hander Justin Miller from Triple-A Toledo to supplement a taxed bullpen and optioned rookie outfielder Tyler Collins to Triple-A.
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  • Behind Max Scherzer and company, Tigers boast MLB's best rotati…

    Behind Max Scherzer and company, Tigers boast MLB's best rotation

    CNNSI.com Apr 18 (5 days ago)
    With defending Cy Young winner Max Scherzer leading it, Detroit's rotation is the envy of baseball.
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  • Kinsler's huge day leads Tigers over Tribe

    Kinsler's huge day leads Tigers over Tribe

    MLB.com Apr 17 (6 days ago)
    Ian Kinsler continued his hot start with a three-run homer in a four-run fifth inning to propel Detroit to a 7-5 win on Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park. Kinsler later added an RBI single.
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  • Kipnis tossed for arguing balls and strikes

    Kipnis tossed for arguing balls and strikes

    MLB.com Apr 17 (6 days ago)
    Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis expressed some frustration in the third inning on Thursday and promptly paid the price. Following a three-pitch strikeout at the hand of Tigers starter Justin Verlander, Kipnis received his first career ejection from …
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  • McAllister strong, and Indians close out Tigers

    McAllister strong, and Indians close out Tigers

    MLB.com Apr 17 (6 days ago)
    A crucial escape by Zach McAllister in the fourth inning helped pave the way for a 3-2 victory for the Indians on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.
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  • Safe call at first stands after Indians challenge

    Safe call at first stands after Indians challenge

    MLB.com Apr 16 (6 days ago)
    With the Tigers trailing the Indians 3-1 in the bottom of the eighth on Wednesday night at Comerica Park, Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler laid down a bunt and was called safe on a bang-bang play at first. After Indians manager Terry Francona's challe…
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  • Indians activate OF Bourn, demote Morgan

    Indians activate OF Bourn, demote Morgan

    ESPN.com Apr 15
    The Indians activated outfielder Michael Bourn from the disabled list before their scheduled game with the Tigers was postponed by inclement weather.
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  • Weather causes Indians-Tigers game to be postponed

    Weather causes Indians-Tigers game to be postponed

    MLB.com Apr 15
    Tuesday's scheduled game between the Indians and Tigers at Comerica Park has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be rescheduled at a later date, but not during the current series, which is now scheduled to begin on Wednesday.
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  • Video - MLB Daily Download: Tuesday 05:28

    MLB Daily Download: Tuesday

    Apr 22
    Antonietta Collins recaps Monday night's action from around the league including, a couple of walk-offs, a superb outing from Cliff Lee, and a first for Bryce Harper and Mike Trout.
  • Video - Tigers Hold Off White Sox 00:41

    Tigers Hold Off White Sox

    Apr 22
    Miguel Cabrera drove in three runs as the Tigers defeated the White Sox 8-6.
  • Video - White Sox Rally Past Tigers 00:52

    White Sox Rally Past Tigers

    Apr 21
    The White Sox beat the Tigers 3-1, scoring all their runs in the seventh inning.
  • Video - Tigers Edge Angels 00:46

    Tigers Edge Angels

    Apr 20
    The Tigers took advantage of four Angels' errors to prevail for the 2-1 win.

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