Detroit Tigers News

D-backs 5, Tigers 4: Bullpen follies redux

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Rick Porcello and the Tigers were in position for a comeback win after scoring two runs in the top of the eighth inning. But Phil Coke and Ian Krol conspired to give the lead right back, the...

Tigers commit to Lakeland, agree on 20-year lease

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The Tigers buck the trend of looking for greener spring training pastures in Arizona or coastal Florida by committing to train in Lakekand until 2036.

Tigers 4, D-Backs 3: Road warriors

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Justin Verlander and the bullpen combined to hold the Diamondbacks to three runs on eight hits, while Austin Jackson, Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera provided the Tigers' offensive firepower in a...

Tigers 5, Indians 1: Smyly supplies the momentum

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Jim Leyland loved to say, "Momentum is your next day's starting pitcher." After four straight losses, Drew Smyly gave Detroit plenty of momentum by taking a no-hitter into the fifth. Smyly allowed...

Indians 5, Tigers 2: Too much Joe Nathan

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The Indians broke open a 2-2 game in the ninth inning when Carlos Santana unloaded a bases loaded double off Joe Nathan. The Tigers' offense was in stasis, the heart of the batting order combining...

Indians 6, Tigers 2: Corey Kluber dominates

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Indians' ace Corey Kluber pitched into the ninth to earn his tenth win of the season. Called up for the doubleheader, Tigers' rookie Drew VerHagen kept Detroit in the game by lasting five innings...

Knebel recalled, Smith optioned to Triple-A Toledo

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Today's doubleheader means the Tigers are in dire need fresh bullpen arms. Chad Smith's 37 pitch outing on Friday night made him the odd man out, to be replaced by Corey Knebel.

Who is Drew VerHagen?

VerHagen will make a spot start for the Tigers on Saturday.

Indians 9, Tigers 3: Bullpen implosion

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Detroit's bullpen served up seven extra base hits, including three home runs, over the final three innings, turning a close game into a blowout.

Tigers, Rangers in talks for Joakim Soria

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Could the Tigers land the former Royals closer?

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Dirks recalled from rehab, remains on DL

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A back issue forced the Tigers' outfielder back to the disabled list after six games with Lakeland.

AL 5, NL 3: Miggy homers, Max gets the win

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Max Scherzer got the win in tonight's All-Star Game, while Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer.

Cabrera admits he's still recovering from surgery

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In fessing up he's still dealing with aftereffects from last season's groin injury and resulting core muscle surgery, Miguel Cabrera admitted Justin Verlander is having the same problems in his...

Scherzer's curveball becoming more consistent

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While Max Scherzer's curveball is not yet a complete pitch, he has reached a nice comfort level with the pitch.

Royals 5, Tigers 2: Late KC surge

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Justin Verlander was solid through six scoreless frames but a messy seventh inning undid it all and the bullpen was unable to record an out during key moments.

Tigers 5, Royals 1: Battle Royale

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Rick Porcello battled through seven innings and held the Royals to one run. J.D. Martinez and Alex Avila delivered with a solo shot and a two-run homer respectively to give the Tigers a late-game...

Tigers 2, Royals 1: Sanchez masters Royals

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Bench coach Gene Lamont took over for ailing manager Brad Ausmus, directing the Tigers' 2-1 victory over the Royals. Anibal Sanchez carried the load for Detroit, holding Kansas City to one run over...

Kinsler replaces Martinez on All-Star roster

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Martinez has not hit the DL yet, but he will not play in Tuesday's All-Star game.

Avila's unseen game

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The success of the Tigers' pitching staff hasn't come overnight. Rather, it's been the result of chemistry that continues to build over time.

Rick Porcello finishes 3rd in AL Final Vote

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Rick Porcello misses out on his first All-Star Game appearance with a third-place finish. White Sox left-hander Chris Sale wins the final spot on the AL roster.

Tigers 16, Royals 4: A Royal feast

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The Detroit Tigers make a statement against the second place Kansas City Royals, clubbing 19 hits in a crushing 16-4 victory.

Former Tigers shortstop Tom Veryzer dead at 61

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Tom Veryzer, the shortstop who bridged the Eddie Brinkman and Alan Trammell eras for the Tigers, has passed away at the far too young age of 61.

Tigers 4, Dodgers 1: Scherzer tops Grienke

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The Tigers took on Zack Grienke without Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez in the lineup. Detroit turned the tables on LA, taking a 4-1 win thanks to seven innings of one-run ball from Max Scherzer...

Tigers 14, Dodgers 5: Fourteen(!) unanswered runs

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Justin Verlander overcame a rough first inning and pitched five shutout frames, and the Tigers offense teed off against the Dodgers pitching staff as they put up season highs in hits and runs scored.

Ausmus not considering DL for Victor Martinez

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Placing Victor Martinez is not something that Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is considering. Whether Martinez plays in the All-Star game may be a different situation.

Andy Dirks begins rehab assignment in Lakeland

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Andy Dirks has been out of commission since March for back surgery. Tuesday he started his rehab assignment in Lakeland and is expected to return to the Tigers within the next three weeks.

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