Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

Detroit Tigers Get Lucky with Both Miguel Cabrera and Jordan Zimmermann Injuries
May 24th, 2016 at 2:39 PM
The Detroit Tigers saw up close and personal how lucky they got with a trio of injuries sustained to star players over the weekend. ***VIDEO1*** Monday, Miguel Cabrera powered two home runs to help lead in a 5-4 defeat of the Philadelphia Phillies. Just one day before, Cabrera had been beaned on...

Chattin’ Cats Week in Review: Michael Fulmer Giving Detroit Tigers’ Rotation a Surprising Edge
May 23rd, 2016 at 1:37 PM
Welcome to Chattin' Cats, a weekly piece recapping the most important talking point from the week before about the Detroit Tigers while taking a look ahead. It's not every year that a rookie starting pitcher captivates attention, but that was the case this week for the Detroit Tigers. ***VIDEO1*** On Saturday afternoon, Michael...

Detroit Tigers Overwhelm Tampa Bay Rays Behind Michael Fulmer, Home Run Ball
May 21st, 2016 at 10:04 PM
DETROIT -- It had been a while since a Detroit Tigers' starter not named Jordan Zimmermann or Justin Verlander had pitched into the seventh inning. ***VIDEO1*** All it took was rookie Michael Fulmer to deliver the goods. Through seven solid innings, Fulmer dominated the Tampa Bay Rays. All the while, Detroit's offense...

2,000 Strikeouts Just Another Impressive Milestone on Justin Verlander’s Ledger
May 19th, 2016 at 11:04 AM
Wednesday afternoon, Justin Verlander turned in another magical moment for the Detroit Tigers. ***VIDEO1*** With a fourth inning strikeout of Eddie Rosario, Verlander became the 76th pitcher in baseball history to record 2,000 strikeouts. Verlander was also only the second pitcher in team history other than Mickey Lolich to accomplish the feat. It's...

Detroit Tigers Sweep Minnesota Twins Again Behind Solid Effort from Justin Verlander
May 18th, 2016 at 4:31 PM
DETROIT -- Finally, the Detroit Tigers were able to give Justin Verlander some run support the same day he happened to be dealing on the mound. ***VIDEO1*** Verlander pitched seven solid innings of baseball, racking up 10 strikeouts. The Minnesota Twins struggled to hit him all day, and while that was going...