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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.Upvote Share Tweet
yahoo.com Jun 23, 2013Your 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Justin Verlander finally meets larger-than-life bobblehead version of himselfyahoo.com Jun 23, 2013Your 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…Upvote Share TweetGiven 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Gomes subs for slumping Nava; Salty gets restA 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Anibal making strides in recovery from shoulder strainAnibal 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Alburquerque turns up heat in pressure situationYes, 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Conversation: Miguel CabreraJun 23Miguel Cabrera sits down with Pedro Gomez to discuss the 2012 World Series and his future with the Tigers.
Farrell Ejected As Sox Lose To TigersJun 23The Tigers overcame Justin Verlander's struggles and Red Sox manager John Farrell was ejected as the Tigers edged the Red Sox 7-5.
Rivera Prefers To Close ASGJun 23ESPN New York's Mike Mazzeo reacts to Mariano Rivera's comments that he'd rather close than start the 2013 All-Star Game.
Web GemsJun 23Does Victor Martinez's no-look flip top Mike Trout's reigning Web Gem?
NFL mailbag - Break until training camp is no vacationJun 23Mailbag: The break before training camp is no vacation for teams with decisions to make, writes John Clayton.