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Detroit Tigers Outlast Cleveland Indians in Bullpen Battle; 5-0 for First Time Since 2006
April 11th, 2015 at 9:56 PM
The Detroit Tigers certainly don't want to make a habit of playing four hour games and using nearly a handful of bullpen pitchers, but if the end result is a win, they'd likely do it every day. ***VIDEO1*** In a game that featured five lead changes, the Tigers got just enough clutch...

After Lengthy Rain Delay, Detroit Tigers Sweep Away Minnesota Twins with Ease
April 9th, 2015 at 8:20 PM
DETROIT--- Not wanting to risk burning a valuable rain date three days into the new season, the Detroit Tigers had to work overtime on Thursday afternoon, but were satisfied with another blowout and a sweep of the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** With their luck, determination and an all-out great approach against the Twins...

Detroit Tigers Unleash Offensive Onslaught, Pound Scuffling Minnesota Twins Behind 15 Hits
April 8th, 2015 at 5:13 PM
In baseball, good things often come in bunches. The Detroit Tigers have found that out early in the season, and on an overcast day, the runs and hits both poured down like rain in an 11-0 rout of the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** With Anibal Sanchez on the mound and pitching well early,...

David Price, Two Home Runs Help Detroit Tigers Shut Out Minnesota Twins on Opening Day
April 6th, 2015 at 4:29 PM
Last season, the Detroit Tigers had to wait until the ninth inning to put away an Opening Day victory. This year, accomplishing the feat against the Minnesota Twins wasn't nearly as difficult. ***VIDEO1*** Home runs, excellent defense and sound pitching helped Detroit to a resounding 4-0 win over the Twins in front...

Detroit Tigers Blast, Blank Philadelphia Phillies Behind Solid Pitching and Three Home Runs
March 10th, 2015 at 4:57 PM
With the wind blowing the way it was at Brighthouse Field, it was a mild surprise that the Detroit Tigers were able to shut out the Philadelphia Phillies. Mild, because the Phillies have been woeful swinging the bats thus far this spring. Either way, by day's end, the offensive challenges continued...

New York Mets Best Detroit Tigers on Matt Reynolds Walk-Off Home Run in Ninth Inning
March 6th, 2015 at 4:44 PM
By the time the Detroit Tigers and New York Mets finished Friday, all of the major players had long departed. Detroit fell late thanks to a walk-off home run, but for those interested, the first two innings packed the most excitement. ***VIDEO1*** Coming into the game, the big story was regarding the...

Baltimore Orioles Throttle Sloppy Detroit Tigers Early and Late, Take Fast Series Lead
October 2nd, 2014 at 9:45 PM
It's true that the Detroit Tigers were in Baltimore prior to Thursday getting ready for the ALDS, but it appeared they forgot there was an important game to be played once they got there. ***VIDEO1*** The Orioles raced out to an early 2-0 lead, saw it erased quickly but then never trailed...

Detroit Tigers Top Minnesota Twins Behind Ian Kinsler, Win Fourth Straight Central Division Title
September 28th, 2014 at 4:51 PM
DETROIT----There hasn't been a party like this in the Motor City since 1987, but when Alex Avila squeezed the last out just to the left of home plate, the Detroit Tigers had assured themselves a celebration 27 years in the making. ***VIDEO1*** Ian Kinsler's clutch day at the plate and a massive...

Minnesota Twins Blast Detroit Tigers, Who Must Wait Another Day to Know Divisional Fate
September 27th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
DETROIT--- When it rains, it pours. Saturday night, the skies opened with runs for the Minnesota Twins, as they deferred a potential Detroit Tigers' celebration another day by issuing a 12-3 beating. ***VIDEO1*** The abrupt ambush didn't seem likely early. Nick Castellanos, who had been in the midst of a tough stretch,...

Detroit Tigers Defeat Minnesota Twins Behind Power from Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez
September 25th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
DETROIT---Lately, the Detroit Tigers have proven they can win baseball games in all types of ways; be it blowouts, come from behind wins or tense nail biters. Thursday, the latter proved true as Detroit managed a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** Victor Martinez, one day removed from his interesting day...

After Chris Sale’s Errant Pitch, Detroit Tigers Erupt to Bury Chicago White Sox Late
September 24th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
DETROIT--- Despite more heroics from Justin Verlander, the Detroit Tigers were trailing Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox in the sixth inning. Then, a bizarre sequence of events paved the way to an impressive 6-1 Tigers' victory. ***VIDEO1*** Early on, considering the dulling competition on both mounds, it wasn't a surprise...

Ian Kinsler the Latest Hero as Detroit Tigers Shock Cleveland Indians Again Behind Two-Run Shot
September 14th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
DETROIT---The Detroit Tigers will be sad to see the Cleveland Indians, and more specifically, their reliever Bryan Shaw leave town. Shaw melted down again in the late innings, allowing a two-run home run by Ian Kinsler which provided the winning margin in a 6-4 game. ***VIDEO1*** For the first three innings, it...

Alex Avila’s Eighth Inning Two-Run Shot Helps Detroit Tigers Rally, Stun Cleveland Indians
September 13th, 2014 at 11:17 PM
DETROIT---All season long, the Detroit Tigers have played Darth Vader to the Cleveland Indians' Luke Skywalker. On Star Wars night at Comerica Park, it was perhaps only fitting that script would hold true once again. ***VIDEO1*** Alex Avila's two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning provided the decisive margin,...

Max Scherzer, J.D. Martinez Pitch and Hit Detroit Tigers Past Kansas City Royals Back into First
September 9th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
DETROIT---When the chips are down lately, more often than not, the Detroit Tigers can count on one of their big name players bailing them out. Tuesday night, Max Scherzer was the one answering the bell ***VIDEO1*** Detroit's ace hurled six strong innings in a 4-2 win over the Kansas City Royals and...

Kyle Lobstein Strong on the Mound Again as Detroit Tigers Topple San Francisco Giants
September 8th, 2014 at 12:35 AM
Three starts into his major league career, young Kyle Lobstein is making a name for himself. The pitcher tossed a solid game and the Detroit Tigers' bats woke up in the midst of a 6-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants. ***VIDEO1*** After a steady early start for both pitchers, the Tigers...

San Francisco Giants Ride Four Run First Inning to Victory Over David Price, Detroit Tigers
September 6th, 2014 at 5:11 PM
Saturday afternoon felt like deja-vu all over again for David Price. The Detroit Tigers' pitcher once again had the first inning yips at Comerica Park, allowing four runs on five straight hits. That early damage paced the San Francisco Giants' 5-4 victory by afternoon's end. ***VIDEO1*** Even though it had been over...

Detroit Tigers Win Close Contest, Top New York Yankees on Walk Off Hit from Alex Avila
August 28th, 2014 at 5:12 PM
DETROIT---Thursday morning, the Detroit Tigers didn't know what to expect from Kyle Lobstein. By Thursday afternoon, it was clear he had delivered in a big way. Detroit walked off against the New York Yankees, gutting out a 3-2 win after both starter and his bullpen had held the fort well. ***VIDEO1*** Whatever...

David Price Rocked in Eight Run Third Inning as Detroit Tigers Blitzed by New York Yankees
August 27th, 2014 at 11:28 PM
DETROIT---Early in his Detroit Tigers' career, David Price had been perhaps a bit too good to be true. Wednesday night, in the midst of an ugly 8-4 loss to the New York Yankees, he was perhaps a bit too bad to be true. ***VIDEO1*** Price was making his second home start, and...

Detroit Tigers Cool Off New York Yankees with Combination of Hot Hitting, Strong Pitching
August 26th, 2014 at 11:39 PM
The New York Yankees kicked off the Michigan leg of the Derek Jeter farewell tour hot, but the Detroit Tigers were the ones doing all the impressing. Rick Porcello was strong for eight innings and Detroit's offense kept clicking in a 5-2 win. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter, who came to bat after a lengthy...

Seattle Mariners Embarass Sloppy Detroit Tigers with Solid Pitching, Offensive Explosion
August 17th, 2014 at 5:21 PM
As the saying goes, when it rains it pours. The Detroit Tigers have figuratively seen some rainy days recently, but Sunday afternoon, the skies opened full of bad pitching, errors and usual offensive inconsistency in a 8-1 loss. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers certainly started things out on the wrong foot, as rookie Robbie...