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Even at 80 percent, Miggy baseball's bestThe Tigers had every reason to feel dejected after David Ortiz's prodigious, momentum-shifting grand slam on Sunday night. But there's also a big reason for optimism around this group, and it has nothing to do with having arguably the best big-game pitc…Share TweetAs a whole, it's probably safe to throw Red Sox right-hander John Lackey's home/road splits out the window this time. Simply looking at those and suggesting that gloom lies ahead against the Tigers in Game 3 of the ALCS at Comerica Park on Tuesday might…Share TweetDetroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander gave voice Monday to a topic that surprisingly has not created more of an issue before this.Share Tweet
SI Now: What do Tigers need in Game 3?CNNSI.com Oct 14, 2013On Monday's SI Now, managing editor Chris Stone and assistant managing editor Stephen Cannella discuss Justin Verlander's upcoming game 3 start, the state of the Tigers' bullpen, and Jim Leyland's questionable decisions in game 2.Share Tweet
With new info, old masks protect against concussionsTigers catcher Alex Avila and Red Sox counterpart David Ross have more in common than just their position and the fact that their teams are facing off in the ALCS. Both have long histories with concussions, the most recent of which occurred this summer,…Share TweetTorii Hunter's tumble into the Fenway Park bullpen left him bruised and bloodied. But the Detroit Tigers outfielder never considered leaving Game 2 of the American League Championship Series.Share TweetThe Road to the World Series took a surprising twist Sunday night for the Red Sox and Tigers, while the NLCS heads to Chavez Ravine, where the Dodgers hope their home crowd can help them turn the tables on the Cardinals.Share Tweet
Crasnick: The shell-shocked TigersDetroit now has 48 hours to think about its gut-wrenching Game 2 lossShare TweetDavid Ortiz lifted the Red Sox to a 6-5 win over the Tigers with a grand slam that added to his legend.Share Tweet
Scherzer's effort furthers dominance of Tigers' startersThough the tone of the game would eventually change, the dominance displayed by the Tigers' pitching staff through the early stages of the American League Championship Series reached historic proportions on Sunday night.Share Tweet