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Watch: Alex Avila's walk-off RBI single

Your browser does not support iframes. The Detroit Tigers moved into a tie with the Seattle Mariners for the second American League wild card spot following Alex Avila’s RBI single with two out in the the bottom of the ninth to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Thursday. Rookie Kyle Lobstein made his first major league start, allowing one earned run in six innings. He retired the...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tigers fan makes over-the-wall catch, then gets tossed

Using glovework that would have made Torii Hunter proud, a Detroit Tigers fan seated along the right field line at Comerica Park in Thursday afternoon’s contest against the New York Yankees stretched the rules of fandom and ultimately paid the price. The story began with Detroit third baseman Nick Castellanos hitting a foul ball in the second inning. Reaching to his right to lean...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Francisco Cervelli takes foul tip to the nuts, miraculously stays in game (video)

New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli was on the receiving end of foul tip off the bat of Detroit Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis during the 5th inning of Wednesday’s 8-4 win. While a catcher catching a foul ball off any part of his body in and of itself can be a bad thing — even […] The post Francisco Cervelli takes foul tip to the nuts, miraculously stays in game (video...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Derek Jeter Gift Meter: Detroit Tigers

Before a game in which the Yankees had nine consecutive base hits off former Cy Young Award winner David Price, the Detroit Tigers gave  Derek Jeter a sendoff for the ages.Your browser does not support iframes.1. A pair of seats from old Tigers Stadium, where Jeter watched games as he was growing up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. 2. A trio of watercolor portraits of Jeter, each depicting...
Via Lady At The Bat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees reel off nine straight hits against David Price (VIDEO)

With a ragtag mix of high-priced and misplaced players, the Yankees put on a display of hitting acumen Wednesday night — a sight which has been sorely lacking in the Bronx Bombers' games this season.The anemic lineup finally came alive in the third inning against the Tigers by thrashing old Yankee nemesis and former Cy Young winner David Price for nine consecutive hits —...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez could be done for season after setback

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez had a major setback in his recovery from a strained right pectoral muscle. Michigan Live.com's James Schmehl reports that Sanchez's Tuesday ultrasound revealed that the right-hander has torn the muscle and could miss the remainder of the season although that is not yet definite. Anibal Sanchez said he's concerned that he...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sanchez setback puts Tigers, Dombrowski in terrible spot

Tuesday, it was revealed that injured Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has suffered a setback and he believes that his 2014 season is in jeopardy. If he really can't come back in the regular season, there's a very good chance the Tigers will miss the postseason for the first time since 2010. At the very least, Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski is quite the predicament. As...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2014.130: Yankees at Tigers

70-59, 2nd place, 1.5 games back, .5 WC games back. Lots of teams to watch these days. I gotta admit, it’s hard to find the motivation to prepare for this series. The Tigers have been in a three month tailspin, peppered with just enough respites to keep hope on life support. You know, one of the DTW posters (can someone remind me) used to do a nice write-up every 18 games, calling...
Via Tigers Weblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Move Over Paws, “Astro” Price Dons Tigers Jersey

Look out Paws, the Detroit Tigers have a new animal mascot in town! Not only did the Tigers acquire David Price minutes before the July 31 trade deadline, but they also acquired David’s all-star French Bulldog named Astro. About a month after the trade, Astro finally made his way to Detroit and put on a specially made Tigers jersey, as seen in an Instagram photo Price posted Tuesday...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Dombrowski is playing bullpen roulette

Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski has been tremendous in his time at the helm of this storied franchise. He’s pulled countless trades to help shape a perennial playoff contender all the while dumping ‘can’t miss’ prospects that have by and large…well, missed. Sometimes the world of sports has a cruel way of preventing teams that seemed to have it all from winning the ultimate...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Is Helping to Stabilize a Detroit Tigers Rotation in Flux

Thanks to a post All-Star break skid and a surge by the Kansas City Royals, the Detroit Tigers playoff odds are in jeopardy. Their rotation is missing Anibal Sanchez and Justin Verlander only just returned from the disabled list. As a consequence, rookies Robbie Ray and Buck Farmer have been thrust into starting duty. One rotation member who has helped keep the Tigers‘ heads...
Via Baseball News Source
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Return date still uncertain for Joakim Soria

When the Detroit Tigers added Joakim Soria, he was expected to help fortify a battered bullpen, and help the Tigers remain in control of the American League Central.  But since his trip to the disabled list, the club has lost control of the division and fallen into second place.Chris Iott is reporting that while he has no targeted return date, Soria has been progressing well with...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers send down Robbie Ray and recall Kyle Lobstein among 4 roster moves

After the Tigers’ pitching staff wet the bed last night to the tune of 20 runs against the Minnesota Twins, Detroit made some moves to relieve a once again taxed bullpen ahead of today’s double-header. Going to Toledo is lefty Robbie Ray who was good for an inning and a third while letting up 6 runs showing once again tremendous value from that Doug Fister trade over the winter...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander

In the recent weeks, the Detroit Tigers have given up their lead on the American League Central and now they have injury news on two of their most prominent players. In the field, the Ruthian-like, Miguel Cabrera tweaked his ankle during a slide in Wednesday night's game and left in the ninth inning.  James Schmehl is reporting that manager Brad Ausmus said, 'generally...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: Rusney Castillo edition

The Detroit Tigers might finally dip their hand into the waters and pull a Cuban ballplayer to the Motor City. Recent and prolific successes gained by defectors Yoenis Cespedes, Yasiel Puig, and Jose Abreu have drawn attention to one man – Rusney Castillo. Castillo last played in Cuba in 2012. He’s a 27-year old, stocky outfielder, standing just 5’9’’ but weighing a shade...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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