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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...

David Price Dominates Seattle Mariners, Nearly Goes Distance for Detroit Tigers in Victory
August 16th, 2014 at 11:18 PM
Back in May, David Price pitched a complete game against the Seattle Mariners. With the Detroit Tigers, he nearly turned the trick again while leading the way to a 4-2 win in his highly-anticipated Comerica Park debut. ***VIDEO1*** Despite his excellent numbers against them both career and in Comerica Park, the Tigers...

J.D. Martinez’s Hitting, Max Scherzer’s Pitching Push Detroit Tigers Past Pittsburgh Pirates
August 14th, 2014 at 5:04 PM
With bullpen trouble and hitting each playing roles as concerns of late, the Detroit Tigers needed a big start from an ace and a few clutch knocks to calm some nerves. In a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, that's exactly what they got. ***VIDEO1*** Max Scherzer started off Detroit's pitching on...

Anibal Sanchez Excells, Victor Martinez Hits Another Three-Run Homer Helping Detroit Tigers Sweep
August 3rd, 2014 at 5:03 PM
While the Detroit Tigers didn't set any offensive records Sunday afternoon, they got everything they needed to sweep the Colorado Rockies including good pitching and a timely offensive explosion in the midst of a 4-0 victory. ***VIDEO1*** After the decidedly offensive feel Saturday night, the teams got off to a slower start...

Behind Dominant Rick Porcello, Legendary Offensive Output, Detroit Tigers Blow Out Colorado Rockies
August 2nd, 2014 at 11:11 PM
On a night where the Detroit Tigers honored Ivan Rodriguez, Alex Avila, the team's current catcher, rediscovered some much-needed offensive prowess and helped push the team to a 11-5 win over the Colorado Rockies.  ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers put pressure on Tyler Matzek early, scoring a run in the first inning off an RBI groundout...

Chicago White Sox Get to Joakim Soria Agan, Edge Out Series Win Over Detroit Tigers
July 31st, 2014 at 9:58 PM
On a day which would quickly become better known for a significant trade, the Detroit Tigers did play a game as well.Joakim Soria and the offensive inconsistencies continued in a 7-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox. ***VIDEO1*** Unlike the two days before, the White Sox would take a 1-0 lead on a...

Chicago White Sox Rock Joakim Soria, Send Error-Happy Detroit Tigers to Fourth Straight Loss
July 29th, 2014 at 11:09 PM
Prior to the trade deadline, the Detroit Tigers aren't making the statement they need. Hitting and relief pitching were trouble spots again, as the Chicago White Sox broke open a close game and pounded away an 11-4 win. ***VIDEO1*** Owners of a solid batting average at home, the Tigers wasted no time...