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Manager Brad Ausmus discusses Tigers' win over Twins

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"Obviously, Romine was a huge bat for us." Not something you hear everyday!

Joey Pankake's number one fan

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Joey Pankake, the Tigers' minor leaguer with a name broadcasters can't get enough of, was joined for a photo by a woman dressed as an actual pancake. Bless Florida.

Ian Kinsler received his Gold Glove trophy

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The second baseman won his first career Gold Glove for his tremendous work in the 2016 season and in a pre-game ceremony on Wednesday received his trophy.

James Loney signs minor-league deal

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James Loney signed with Tigers and will report to extended Spring Training to get the rust off. Not sure what the next step is for him, but if he's okay toiling in AAA, then that's good depth for Miggy/VMart.

Andrew Romine in CF, batting eighth vs. Twins

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Romine and Tyler Collins join Justin Upton in the Tigers' outfield against Twins starter Kyle Gibson.

Former Tigers closer Todd Jones talks about Joe Jimenez, Bruce Rondon, and the closer's mentality

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Fox Sports Detroit Jon Keating talked with former Tigers closer — and now roving bullpen coach— Todd Jones about some questions around the Tigers bullpen at the moment. Jones talks a bit about newly called up reliever, Joe Jimenez and the "God-given ability" he sees in the young pitcher. Additionally, he discusses the mindset of the closer and Manager Brad Ausmus stressing that pitchers "just pitch when we ask you to." Jones also shares some thoughts on the demotion of Bruce Rondon and what that means for him.

Justin Upton returns to Tigers' lineup vs. Twins

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Upton leads a cast of nine righties against Twins lefthander Hector Santiago.

Tigers' Justin Verlander discusses dominant outing vs. Red Sox

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Among other things, Verlander was very candid about his conversation with home plate umpire Dan Bellino during Monday's win over Boston.

James McCann, JaCoby Jones return to lineup vs. Red Sox

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The Tigers will send nine righties to the plate to face Chris Sale on Monday.

Tigers lineup: Andrew Romine starts in center field vs. Red Sox

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Romine gets his first start of the season against old friend Rick Porcello.