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Soreness will keep Verlander from Tuesday's start

Soreness will keep Verlander from Tuesday's start

MLB.com Updated 5 hours ago
Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander, who cut short a simulated game on Wednesday due to fatigue, has been ruled out of a potential Tuesday start against the Yankees.
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  • Roundup: Disputed Call Helps Tigers in a Win Over the White Sox

    Roundup: Disputed Call Helps Tigers in a Win Over the White Sox

    nytimes.com yahoo.com 1 hour ago
    Jose Iglesias singled through a drawn-in infield to drive in the winning run in the ninth inning, and Detroit improved its record to 9-1, the best in the majors.
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  • Tigers Shut Down Pirates Again in 1-0 Victory

    Tigers Shut Down Pirates Again in 1-0 Victory

    nytimes.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    There's nothing fancy about the way Alfredo Simon does his job. The Detroit Tigers right-hander doesn't overwhelm batters with power or baffle them with deception. Instead, Simon just rears back and throws, trusting his defense to handle the bulk of the…
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  • Simon, Rajai deliver as Tigers blank Bucs

    Simon, Rajai deliver as Tigers blank Bucs

    MLB.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    Right-hander Alfredo Simon threw eight shutout innings and center fielder Rajai Davis swatted the go-ahead hit for the second consecutive night as the Tigers beat the Pirates, 1-0, on Wednesday at PNC Park. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, saw another solid start…
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  • Greene dominates Pirates over 8 in shutout

    Greene dominates Pirates over 8 in shutout

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)
    Shane Greene threw eight shutout innings, and Rajai Davis drove in the only run with seventh-inning single as the Tigers claimed a 2-0 win over the Pirates on Tuesday.
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  • Sim game could be last stop before Verlander's return

    Sim game could be last stop before Verlander's return

    MLB.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)
    Justin Verlander's simulated game on Wednesday will last at least four innings, and could be the final hurdle before he returns to the Tigers' rotation.
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  • Roundup: Tigers Lose for First Time as the Pirates’ Gerrit Cole…

    Roundup: Tigers Lose for First Time as the Pirates’ Gerrit Cole Dominates

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 13 (4 days ago)
    Cole, Pittsburgh’s starter, shut down the top-hitting team in the major leagues, allowing one run in six-plus innings.
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  • Miggy's three-game stretch best by a Tiger since '52

    Miggy's three-game stretch best by a Tiger since '52

    MLB.com Apr 13 (4 days ago)
    According to Elias Sports Bureau, Miguel Cabrera's 11-for-13 performance over three games against the Indians was the best three-game stretch by a Tigers hitter since Walt Dropo went 13-for-14 in a two-day turnaround in 1952.
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  • LEADING OFF: Tigers, Royals Unbeaten, Fenway Park Opener

    LEADING OFF: Tigers, Royals Unbeaten, Fenway Park Opener

    nytimes.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
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  • Roundup: Miguel Cabrera’s Bat Helps Keep Tigers Unbeaten

    Roundup: Miguel Cabrera’s Bat Helps Keep Tigers Unbeaten

    nytimes.com Apr 12 (5 days ago)
    Cabrera homered twice and drove in four runs Sunday as Detroit improved to 6-0 for the first time in 30 years.
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  • Miggy's monster day fuels Tigers' sweep of Tribe

    Miggy's monster day fuels Tigers' sweep of Tribe

    MLB.com Apr 12 (5 days ago)
    Miguel Cabrera launched two home runs as part of a 4-for-4 day to power Detroit to an 8-5 victory over the Indians on Sunday at Progressive Field.
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  • Gomes helped off field after spraining right knee

    Gomes helped off field after spraining right knee

    MLB.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    Catcher Yan Gomes had to be helped off the field by two members of the Cleveland Indians medical staff in the ninth inning of Saturday's 9-6 loss to the Tigers on Saturday after spraining his right knee.
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  • V-Mart expected to be OK after leaving game

    V-Mart expected to be OK after leaving game

    MLB.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    Victor Martinez helped cap a Tigers comeback with an RBI single Saturday, but it almost came at a price. He left the game immediately afterward with what looked like a knee injury, but he and manager Brad Ausmus downplayed the seriousness of the inciden…
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  • Tigers Stay Unbeaten, Outlast Indians 9-6

    Tigers Stay Unbeaten, Outlast Indians 9-6

    nytimes.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    Ian Kinsler hit an RBI single and Yoenis Cespedes doubled in two runs during Detroit's four-run ninth inning as the Tigers stayed unbeaten with a 9-6 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.
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  • Tigers claim battle of 'pens, move to 5-0

    Tigers claim battle of 'pens, move to 5-0

    MLB.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    Saturday's duel between David Price and Corey Kluber became a battle of attrition with the bullpens, and it was the Tigers who prevailed, 8-5, with a three-run outburst in the ninth inning at Progressive Field. Ian Kinsler had four hits and two RBIs and…
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  • Tigers Stay Unbeaten, Wreck Indians' Opener With 8-4 Win

    Tigers Stay Unbeaten, Wreck Indians' Opener With 8-4 Win

    nytimes.com Apr 10
    Alfredo Simon took a shutout into the sixth in his debut for Detroit and Nick Castellanos hit a two-run homer as the Tigers won their fourth straight, 8-4 over Cleveland on Friday to spoil the Indians' home opener in their remodeled ballpark.
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  • Tigers' hit parade spoils Tribe's homecoming

    Tigers' hit parade spoils Tribe's homecoming

    MLB.com Apr 10
    The Tigers came to Progressive Field on Friday and issued a reminder as to which American League Central club continues to hold the keys to the division. Miguel Cabrera collected three hits, Nick Castellanos launched a two-run home run and Detroit spoil…
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  • Smoltz 'selfishly' selects Franchise Four for Tigers

    Smoltz 'selfishly' selects Franchise Four for Tigers

    MLB.com Apr 10
    John Smoltz grew up rooting for the Detroit Tigers, so he has a pretty good idea of which players have been most emblematic of that team's proud history. But when asked to name just four players to represent that team -- the Franchise Four -- the newly …
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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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