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Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: Struggling Offense Needs to Reappear Against Minnesota Twins
June 14th, 2014 at 1:50 PM
After getting a clutch win to exit Chicago, the Detroit Tigers came home looking to build some positive momentum. ***PHOTO1*** It happened with the arms, as Drew Smyly tossed a one run, four hit gem in six innings, but failed to happen with the bats, as Detroit only put up six hits...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: After a Rough Week, Team Looks for Season Sweep of Boston Red Sox
June 8th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
After playing an ugly series against the Toronto Blue Jays and getting swept as a result, the Detroit Tigers are going for a weekend sweep of their own to help compensate for their recent slump. ***PHOTO1*** Sunday night, Detroit plays its second consecutive game in front of a national television audience, this...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: Negro League Weekend in Full Swing at Comerica Park
May 24th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
The Detroit Tigers ended their season-worst four game losing streak Friday night by beating the Texas Rangers 7-2, avenging Thursday's beating. Saturday, they'll tangle with the Ft. Worth Texas Black Panthers while donning the familiar colors of the Detroit Stars as Negro League weekend takes over the ballpark. ***PHOTO1*** Here's a primer...

Max Scherzer Can Pitch Himself into the Record Books Tonight
June 17th, 2013 at 9:35 AM
   ***PHOTO1*** Max Scherzer can make history for the Detroit Tigers tonight when he takes the mound. His 9 - 0 record is the team's best since 1938. With another win, he would be the only pitcher in franchise history to hit the 10 - 0 record. Ever. It might be a...

Detroit Tigers Set for Four Game Series Vs Texas Rangers
May 16th, 2013 at 8:28 AM
***PHOTO1***  The Detroit Tigers travel to the Lone Star state and face the Texas Rangers in a four game stand. This series may be a preview of what the championship playoffs could look like in October. The Rangers are second behind the Tigers in team batting average, which is .267....

Detroit Tigers Versus Cleveland Indians; Gameday Lineups
September 26th, 2011 at 7:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The last time the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians played, it was considered a huge series for the outlook of the American League Central. Coming into the series tonight, there is absolutely nothing on the line in the AL Central. The Tigers have the division all wrapped up and...

Justin Verlander of Detroit Tigers Aims for Win Number Twenty-Five
September 24th, 2011 at 5:17 PM
The 2011 season has been a magical one for the Detroit Tigers. Moreover, this season has been extremely magical for Justin Verlander. Wtih a 24-5 record, Verlander has been the best pitcher in the league, hands down. Tonight he aims to add to that resume against the Baltimore Orioles.  ***PHOTO1*** With a win...

Gameday Lineups: Detroit Tigers Versus Chicago White Sox
September 13th, 2011 at 8:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Tonight, one of the hottest teams in baseball will put the hottest pitcher in baseball on the mound against a division rival. This is must-see TV. Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers aims for his league-leading 23rd win of the season, while his team aims to win their 11th...

Gameday Lineups: Detroit Tigers Vs. Chicago White Sox
September 12th, 2011 at 8:23 PM
Tonight, Rick Porcello of the Detroit Tigers opposes John Danks of the Chicago White Sox in an AL Central showdown. The Tigers, winners of nine straight games, look to break into double digits as the White Sox look to gain ground on the team they trail by 10.5 games in the...

Detroit Tigers Have Chance to Close Out Division Against Chicago White Sox
September 12th, 2011 at 8:10 PM
Having swept three straight series, the Detroit Tigers have an opportunity to completely shut the door on the division with two full weeks left in the regular season. The team heads to Chicago to take on the Chicago White Sox, one of their victims in their current sweep-streak. ***PHOTO1***  With a sweep...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Minnesota Twins: Game 122
August 16th, 2011 at 6:58 PM
Minnesota Twins (53-67) 1. Revere CF 2. Plouffe 2B 3. Mauer DH 4. Morneau 1B 5. Kubel RF 6. Valencia 3B 7. Tosoni LF 8. Nishioka SS 9. Butera C   Detroit Tigers (64-57) 1. Jackson CF 2. Boesch LF 3. Young RF 4. Cabrera 1B 5. Martinez DH 6. Avila C 7. Peralta SS 8. Kelly 3B 9. Santiago 2B  

Gameday Lineups: Detroit Tigers Vs. Kansas City Royals
July 8th, 2011 at 7:35 PM
On the heels of last night's great performance by Max Scherzer, Rick Porcello looks to keep the magic at Kauffman Stadium tonight against the Kansas City Royals. His counterpart will be the Royals' Kyle Davies, who went 3 2/3 innings while giving up five runs on six hits against the...

Detroit Tigers Use Late Surge to Take Series Against Arizona Diamondbacks
June 26th, 2011 at 6:51 PM
On a day where the Detroit Tigers retired the late Sparky Anderson's number 11, the Tigers used a late 'spark' to score seven runs with two outs to get the win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.  ***PHOTO1*** In front of a sold out crowd, the Tigers sealed a series win with their seven...

Game 69 Gameday Lineups, Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians
June 16th, 2011 at 1:00 PM
Today the Detroit Tigers face the Cleveland Indians in the battle for first place in the AL Central. It is currently 70 degrees in Detroit with winds gusting from 5-10 MPH throughout the day. There is also a 75 percent chance for precipitation during the course of the game, with...

Detroit Tigers Have Great Opportunity to Seize First Place in AL Central
June 14th, 2011 at 11:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Thursday night, either the Detroit Tigers or Cleveland Indians will have sole possession of first place in the AL Central. The teams kick off a three game series in Detroit tonight at 7:05 PM. It may sound odd, but the Tigers should be ecstatic about the opportunity to...

Brennan Boesch Carries Detroit Tigers’ Offense in Rout of Texas Rangers
June 7th, 2011 at 4:22 PM
The Detroit Tigers got on the board early and often yesterday in their 13-7 win over the Texas Rangers. The first nine of the Tigers' runs came in the first four innings of the game, chasing Texas starter Colby Lewis.  Detroit Tigers Brennan Boesch watches the flight of his two run...

Miguel Cabrera Blasts Detroit Tigers to Win, Series Even at One
June 5th, 2011 at 11:38 AM
Just when it look like the Detroit Tigers were going to spoil a perfectly good chance to get a runner in, Miguel Cabrera reminded us all why he is a perennial MVP candidate. With Austin Jackson on third and two outs, down to his final strike, Cabrera blasted an opposite...

Potential Impact of Huge Series Between Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox
June 3rd, 2011 at 3:43 PM
The weekend series taking place in Chicago this weekend is big. Very big. In fact, the series that starts tonight between the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox is the biggest series of the year for both teams, for similar reasons. The Detroit Tigers have a chance to put...

Max Scherzer Looks to Rebound For Detroit Tigers Tonight Against Minnesota Twins
May 31st, 2011 at 3:02 PM
After getting shelled in his last outing against the Boston Red Sox, Max Scherzer takes the mound looking to get back on track tonight against the Minnesota Twins. Scherzer was chased after giving up seven runs in just two innings of work in his previous start. He hasn't been pitching...

Starting Lineup: Detroit Tigers at Pittsburgh Pirates, May 21, 2011
May 21st, 2011 at 6:25 PM
The Tigers look to turn it around with Max Scherzer on the mound tonight. Hopefully this lineup can get the offense going.   Detroit Tigers (22-22, 11-14 road) 1. Jackson CF (.236) 2. Santiago 2B (.304) 3. Dirks LF (.273) 4. Cabrera 1B (.309) 5. Boesch RF (.265) 6. Peralta SS (.290) 7.Avila C (.283) 8. Inge 3B (.209) 9. Scherzer...