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Detroit Tigers Vs. Chicago White Sox Series Preview: Bruce Rondon Returns for Central Division Contest
June 25th, 2015 at 11:46 AM
The Detroit Tigers are back in town, and though their competition is different, it's still no less familiar. ***VIDEO1*** Coming back are the Chicago White Sox, who the Tigers have seen plenty of early in the season. This season, Detroit's got a 5-4 record against Chicago thus far, which is far less...

Consistent Starting Pitching Remains Biggest Stumbling Block for the 2015 Detroit Tigers
June 24th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
Walking around the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, it becomes obvious how important pitching is in baseball. ***VIDEO1*** Every championship team has had folds of great starting pitching. The examples are obvious through the generations, and patrons can follow them sequentially on the walls as they trace the title...

Kyle Ryan’s Addition to Detroit Tigers Rotation Provides Interesting Pitching Mix
June 13th, 2015 at 9:56 AM
Friday night, David Price showed what a power lefty can do amid the Detroit Tigers' 4-0 win over the Cleveland Indians. ***VIDEO1*** For nine innings, Price carved up Cleveland batters, only allowing seven hits while striking out eight and walking none in the midst of his shutout. Price was in control, and...

Max’s Musings: Anibal Sanchez Finally Showcases Some Long-Awaited Elite Form for Detroit Tigers
June 12th, 2015 at 11:34 AM
Max DeMara is musing on all things Detroit Tigers It's not everyday a baseball team needs to exhale and celebrate an all-world performance by one of their pitchers early in June, but Anibal Sanchez's night on Tuesday deserved plenty of such fanfare. ***VIDEO1*** The last time Sanchez gave the Tigers at least seven...

Detroit Tigers Pound Chicago Cubs Behind Strong Anibal Sanchez and Consistent Offense
June 9th, 2015 at 10:46 PM
DETROIT --- Consistency has been hard to come by early this season for both the Detroit Tigers' offense and Anibal Sanchez. Tuesday night, a measure of both was found by each party amid Detroit's 6-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers, as they have in the past, took a quick...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Chicago Cubs Series Preview: Old Rivals Meet for the First Time Since 2012
June 9th, 2015 at 4:58 PM
The Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs have played in four World Series historically, and now as interleague series go, have a fantastic and feisty rivalry. ***VIDEO1*** For the first time since 2009, those feelings will be rekindled in Michigan, as he teams will meet again during the regular season at Comerica Park....

Detroit Tigers Vs. Chicago White Sox Series Preview: Dissapointing Teams Collide in Key Series
June 5th, 2015 at 12:49 PM
The Detroit Tigers are in need of a win, while the Chicago White Sox are attempting to climb out of their own early-season hole in the Central Division. ***VIDEO1*** Such things might not set up a battle of epic proportions for the baseball nation to watch, but in the region, all eyes...

Oakland Athletics Blank Struggling Detroit Tigers’ Offense Behind Flawless Sonny Gray
June 3rd, 2015 at 10:47 PM
DETROIT --- With the way the Detroit Tigers are swinging the bats, they might not have touched Sonny Gray on one of his bad days, much less a good one. ***VIDEO1*** Instead, Gray was on and the Tigers continued firing blanks, both at the plate and on the mound. All of that...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Oakland Athletics Series Preview: Major Roster Moves Kick Off Three Game Set
June 2nd, 2015 at 4:20 PM
The Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics didn't have to wait long to renew acquaintances. After last week's series on the west coast, Oakland hits the Motor City as part of their latest road trip. ***VIDEO1*** While the Tigers were getting swept in Los Angeles, the Athletics were getting the job done against...

With Many Issues Mounting, Expect More Detroit Tigers’ Struggles in Near Future
May 26th, 2015 at 11:41 AM
Monday afternoon, plenty of folks were likely shocked that the last place Oakland Athletics made carving up the Detroit Tigers 4-0 look so easy. ***VIDEO1*** Realistically, however, they should have seen it coming. The Tigers were playing a Sunday lineup, giving Miguel Cabrera a day off while playing such names as Hernan...

Chattin’ Cats Week in Review: Brad Ausmus Needs Managing Balance for Detroit Tigers
May 25th, 2015 at 9:14 AM
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. This past week, the Detroit Tigers finished out a tough home stand, losing two of three games to the Milwaukee Brewers, and struggling to a...

Preston Tucker Clubs Detroit Tigers with Pinch-Hit Homer as Houston Astros Rally for Split
May 24th, 2015 at 5:20 PM
DETROIT --- Since Luke Scott's sudden departure from a major league roster, the Detroit Tigers liekly haven't seen a player do more damage against them head-to head than young Preston Tucker. ***VIDEO1*** For the second time in the series, Tucker delivered in a pinch-hitting role, tying the game in the sixth inning...

Detroit Tigers Badly Need to Get Inconsistent Starter Anibal Sanchez Back on Right Track
May 20th, 2015 at 10:57 AM
Entering Tuesday night's contest, the Detroit Tigers had reason to feel good about starter Anibal Sanchez. ***VIDEO1*** Five days earlier, Sanchez had turned in a masterpiece against the Minnesota Twins, going eight strong innings while only allowing a run and five hits while racking up nine strikeouts. The command and control was...

Milwaukee Brewers Chase Inconsistent Anibal Sanchez with Three Homers; Win in Blowout Fashion
May 19th, 2015 at 10:36 PM
DETROIT ---- Bad things come in threes, the saying goes, and the Detroit Tigers found that out the hard way on Tuesday night. ***VIDEO1*** The Milwaukee Brewers crushed back-to-back-to-back home runs in the third inning and overpowered Anibal Sanchez. Detroit, meanwhile, stranded the first runner of the inning three times, en route...

Inconsistent Anibal Sanchez Hit Hard Again as Kansas City Royals Thump Detroit Tigers
May 9th, 2015 at 4:50 PM
DETROIT --- A baseball game can't end after the first pitch, but when Alcedes Escobar ripped the first offering he saw from Anibal Sanchez into the seats Saturday, a tone had been sufficiently set for the rest of the afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** The Royals scored six times in the first four innings of...

With Chicago White Sox Spiraling, Detroit Tigers Can Apply Pressure in Key Series
May 5th, 2015 at 11:17 AM
Even though the calendar has just turned to May and the new season is merely a month old, the Chicago White Sox need a life raft in a big way. ***VIDEO1*** This week, the Detroit Tigers can't be the ones to give it to them. Losers of five straight and seven out of...

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: David Price, Anibal Sanchez Show Their Value to Detroit Tigers
May 4th, 2015 at 8:56 AM
Welcome to Talkin' Tigers, a weekly piece recapping the most important talking point from the week before about the Detroit Tigers while taking a look ahead. Looking a desperate situation in the face on the road, the Detroit Tigers were able to pick up three key wins this week thanks to...

Detroit Tigers’ Bats Iced by New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka and More Chilly Temperatures
April 23rd, 2015 at 5:01 PM
DETROIT --- As temperatures have once again taken a turn toward the freezing mark, so too have the Detroit Tigers' bats. Offense was hard to come by again Thursday, helping Detroit drop a 2-1 decision to the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** Things didn't appear terribly bleak for the Tigers early on. After...

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: Deep Starts Helping Detroit Tigers’ Staff Dominate Early
April 20th, 2015 at 10:24 AM
Welcome to Talkin' Tigers, a weekly piece recapping the most important talking point from the week before about the Detroit Tigers while taking a look ahead. Anibal Sanchez was the odd man out this past week in the Detroit Tigers' starting staff, and considering his usually live arm, consider that a...

Getting the Bullpen Some Work Hasn’t Been Easy, but Saturday’s Loss Helped Detroit Tigers Do It
April 19th, 2015 at 11:58 AM
The Detroit Tigers suffered their first blowout loss of the season on Saturday afternoon, but lost amid the barrage of runs and frustration was a silver lining for the bullpen. ***VIDEO1*** Finally, Detroit's middle relievers, which haven't seen much work during the first two weeks filled with plenty of excellent starting pitching,...