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High heat: Tigers collecting high-spin, high-fastball arms

High heat: Tigers collecting high-spin, high-fastball arms

MLB.com Updated 10 hours ago
Before we could measure spin, the Tigers had three of baseball's top-spin fastballs in Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, and Rick Porcello. Even though two of them have moved on, the Tigers still have high spin, suggesting they've been onto this all along…
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  • Justin Verlander's gem spoiled in another Tigers loss

    Justin Verlander's gem spoiled in another Tigers loss

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    Justin Verlander's gem spoiled in another Tigers loss
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  • Chacin goes distance as Halos tame Tigers

    Chacin goes distance as Halos tame Tigers

    MLB.com nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    Jhoulys Chacin twirled his best start of the season and got the offensive outburst he needed as the Angels knocked off the Tigers, 5-1, in the first game of a three-game home set on Monday.
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  • A's make Tigers pay for error in series finale

    A's make Tigers pay for error in series finale

    MLB.com May 29 (yesterday)
    Billy Butler hit a pinch-hit go-ahead single in the sixth before A's starter Rich Hill departed with an apparent injury in Sunday's 4-2 series-finale win over the Tigers at the Coliseum.
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  • Hill exits game vs. Tigers with injury

    Hill exits game vs. Tigers with injury

    MLB.com May 29 (2 days ago)
    A's left-hander Rich Hill left Sunday's game against the Tigers in the seventh inning with an apparent injury.
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  • Tigers manager Brad Ausmus challenges notions of baseball justi…

    Tigers manager Brad Ausmus challenges notions of baseball justice

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 29 (2 days ago)
    Tigers manager Brad Ausmus challenges notions of baseball justice
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  • Girardi: Pineda to stay in rotation for now

    Girardi: Pineda to stay in rotation for now

    MLB.com May 29 (2 days ago)
    Michael Pineda will have at least one more chance to turn his troubled season around. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that no changes have been discussed to the rotation, with Pineda set to take the ball for Thursday's makeup game against the Tigers in…
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  • Tigers' pen among noted bullpen failures on Saturday

    Tigers' pen among noted bullpen failures on Saturday

    ESPN.com May 28 (3 days ago)
    Tigers' pen among noted bullpen failures on Saturday
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  • Butler, Davis fuel A's 17-hit attack in rout of Tigers

    Butler, Davis fuel A's 17-hit attack in rout of Tigers

    MLB.com May 28 (3 days ago)
    The A's busted out of their offensive slump with a commanding 12-3 victory over the Tigers at the Coliseum on Saturday afternoon, highlighted by home runs from Billy Butler, Danny Valencia and Khris Davis, whose three-run shot in the seventh inning mark…
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  • Tigers wander into the strangest double play of the season

    Tigers wander into the strangest double play of the season

    yahoo.com May 28 (3 days ago)
    A typical baseball season produces thousands upon thousands of double plays. Still, we doubt we'll see another double play quite as strange as the one turned by the Oakland A's on Friday night. Or perhaps we should say, we doubt we'll see another double…
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  • Butler, Davis Power Athletics Past the Tigers 12-3

    Butler, Davis Power Athletics Past the Tigers 12-3

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 28 (4 days ago)
    Billy Butler got the Athletics going, Khris Davis broke it open and the Oakland Athletics had their largest offensive output of the season.
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  • Tigers not ruling out DL stint for Zimmermann

    Tigers not ruling out DL stint for Zimmermann

    MLB.com ESPN.com May 27 (4 days ago)
    The Tigers are optimistic that pitcher Jordan Zimmermann will make scheduled start next week but haven't yet ruled out the possibility of the right-hander going on the disabled list.
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  • Ankle injury proves to be short-lived for Franco

    Ankle injury proves to be short-lived for Franco

    MLB.com May 27 (4 days ago)
    Maikel Franco's prediction was right. The Phillies' third baseman said his right ankle is doing great, and he was in Friday's lineup against the Cubs just as he said he would be after exiting Wednesday's 8-5 win against the Tigers.
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  • Herrera's Homer Helps Phillies to 8-5 Win Over Tigers

    Herrera's Homer Helps Phillies to 8-5 Win Over Tigers

    nytimes.com May 25 (6 days ago)
    With a series in Chicago against the Cubs looming next on the schedule, Philadelphia manager Pete Mackanin felt leaving Detroit with at least one victory was crucial.
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  • Aggressive Blanco steals home for Phillies

    Aggressive Blanco steals home for Phillies

    MLB.com May 25 (6 days ago)
    The Phillies, trying to ignite their struggling offense in support of young starter Aaron Nola, swiped a run off the Tigers with a double steal, allowing Andres Blanco to steal home in the second inning for a run on Wednesday afternoon at Comerica Park.
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  • Verlander Shines, Rodriguez Earns 400th Save in Detroit Win

    Verlander Shines, Rodriguez Earns 400th Save in Detroit Win

    nytimes.com May 24 (7 days ago)
    Justin Verlander struck out 10 in eight scoreless innings, and Francisco Rodriguez held on for his 400th save in the Detroit Tigers' 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
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  • Cabrera Homers Twice to Lift Tigers Over Phillies 5-4

    Cabrera Homers Twice to Lift Tigers Over Phillies 5-4

    nytimes.com May 23
    Miguel Cabrera is in another one of his slugging grooves, and that's a big reason the Detroit Tigers have rebounded nicely from an awful stretch earlier this month.
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  • Tigers Beat Rays 9-4 but Zimmermann, Cabrera Hurt

    Tigers Beat Rays 9-4 but Zimmermann, Cabrera Hurt

    Jordan Zimmermann and Miguel Cabrera helped Detroit to a comfortable lead — then they both had to leave with injuries.
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  • Tigers win series vs. Rays; Zimm, Miggy hurt

    Tigers win series vs. Rays; Zimm, Miggy hurt

    MLB.com May 22
    The Tigers took the rubber match of their three-game series against the Rays on Sunday, winning for the sixth time in seven games, but it came at a price. Miguel Cabrera and Jordan Zimmermann both left the game with injuries, but not until after an earl…
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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.