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Leyland claims 'responsibility' for Papi slam

Leyland claims 'responsibility' for Papi slam

ESPN.com Updated Oct 14, 2013
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland told reporters on Tuesday he regrets not telling Joaquin Benoit to pitch carefully to Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz.
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  • Even at 80 percent, Miggy baseball's best

    Even at 80 percent, Miggy baseball's best

    MLB.com Oct 14, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Lackey familiar with pitching in unfavorable conditions

    Lackey familiar with pitching in unfavorable conditions

    MLB.com Oct 14, 2013
    As 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…
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  • Verlander says Victorino being hit by strikes

    Verlander says Victorino being hit by strikes

    ESPN.com Oct 14, 2013
    Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander gave voice Monday to a topic that surprisingly has not created more of an issue before this.
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  • SI Now: What do Tigers need in Game 3?

    SI Now: What do Tigers need in Game 3?

    CNNSI.com Oct 14, 2013
    On 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.
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  • With new info, old masks protect against concussions

    With new info, old masks protect against concussions

    MLB.com Oct 14, 2013
    Tigers 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,…
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  • Hunter on fence flip: 'I'd die on the field for this'

    Hunter on fence flip: 'I'd die on the field for this'

    ESPN.com Oct 14, 2013
    Torii 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.
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  • Road to the World Series: Oct. 14, 2013

    Road to the World Series: Oct. 14, 2013

    MLB.com yahoo.com Oct 14, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Crasnick: The shell-shocked Tigers

    Crasnick: The shell-shocked Tigers

    ESPN.com Oct 14, 2013
    Detroit now has 48 hours to think about its gut-wrenching Game 2 loss
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  • David Ortiz comes through in the clutch again as Red Sox topple…

    David Ortiz comes through in the clutch again as Red Sox topple Tigers

    David Ortiz lifted the Red Sox to a 6-5 win over the Tigers with a grand slam that added to his legend.
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  • Scherzer's effort furthers dominance of Tigers' starters

    Scherzer's effort furthers dominance of Tigers' starters

    MLB.com Oct 14, 2013
    Though 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.
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  • Video - State Of The Nation: Papi Powers Comeback 04:43

    State Of The Nation: Papi Powers Comeback

    Oct 14
    Gordon Edes recaps the dramatic Game 2 win for the Red Sox and previews Game 3 with Justin Verlander on the mound for the Tigers.

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