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Hunter, Tigers get sloppy win over Red Sox Updated Jun 23, 2013
Torii Hunter hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after two Boston errors helped load the bases, and Prince Fielder added a two-run single to help the Detroit Tigers to a sloppy 7-5 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday.
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  • Victor Martinez makes unreal behind-the-back, no-look flip to retire Jacoby Ellsbury Jun 23, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. The talk of the Detroit Tigers-Boston Red Sox game Sunday was a different play, one in the outfield that umpires might have messed up. But let's not lose sight of the unbelievable play made by Victor Martinez at fi…
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  • Justin Verlander finally meets larger-than-life bobblehead version of himself Jun 23, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. Back in April, Big League Stew’s Mike Oz introduced us to the larger-than-life bobblehead version of Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander that actually looked more like teammate Alex Avila (and a few other major lea…
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  • Morales to undergo exam Monday in Boston Jun 23, 2013
    Given the timing -- the final day of a road trip with an off-day looming on Monday -- the Red Sox elected not to make a roster move with ailing lefty Franklin Morales before Sunday's game against the Tigers.
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  • Gomes subs for slumping Nava; Salty gets rest Jun 23, 2013
    A bright spot for the Red Sox for most of the season, Daniel Nava now finds himself in a 5-for-37 slump that has brought his average from .300 to .275. Nava got a rare day off against a right-hander on Sunday, as Jonny Gomes instead made the start in le…
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  • Anibal making strides in recovery from shoulder strain Jun 23, 2013
    Anibal Sanchez is showing hope that he could be ready to pitch when he's eligible to come off the disabled list on July 1. At this point, though, the Tigers are remaining cautiously optimistic about their injured right-hander, who is working his way bac…
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  • Alburquerque turns up heat in pressure situation Jun 23, 2013
    Yes, those were 90-mph sliders coming from Tigers reliever Al Alburquerque on Saturday night, including on consecutive pitches to strike out the Red Sox's Shane Victorino and escape an eighth-inning jam. Yes, the Tigers are taking that as a good sign.
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  • Video - Sunday Conversation: Miguel Cabrera 03:35

    Sunday Conversation: Miguel Cabrera

    Jun 23
    Miguel Cabrera sits down with Pedro Gomez to discuss the 2012 World Series and his future with the Tigers.
  • Video - Farrell Ejected As Sox Lose To Tigers 00:40

    Farrell Ejected As Sox Lose To Tigers

    Jun 23
    The Tigers overcame Justin Verlander's struggles and Red Sox manager John Farrell was ejected as the Tigers edged the Red Sox 7-5.
  • Video - Rivera Prefers To Close ASG 02:19

    Rivera Prefers To Close ASG

    Jun 23
    ESPN New York's Mike Mazzeo reacts to Mariano Rivera's comments that he'd rather close than start the 2013 All-Star Game.
  • Video - Web Gems 01:03

    Web Gems

    Jun 23
    Does Victor Martinez's no-look flip top Mike Trout's reigning Web Gem?