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Chicago White Sox Pummel Anibal Sanchez, Hand Detroit Tigers Second Loss of Season
April 18th, 2015 at 4:54 PM
DETROIT--- Even when a team is rolling along, they can still hit some major potholes in the road during a long season. The Detroit Tigers hit one such pothole Saturday, getting blasted by the Chicago White Sox 12-3 ***VIDEO1*** Anibal Sanchez flirted with disaster in the first inning allowing two runners to...

Anibal Sanchez Passes First Critical, Early Test for Detroit Tigers, but More are Coming
April 9th, 2015 at 11:34 AM
DETROIT-- Anibal Sanchez wasn't himself last year, much less even the same pitcher that dominated the American League in 2013 to win the pitching title. ***VIDEO1*** On April 26 of last season, a lacerated finger was an ominous beginning of what would become an injury-plagued campaign. Even after returning, Sanchez never felt...

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,...

Detroit Tigers Pre-Game Notes: Justin Verlander on Disabled List but Also Starting to Heal
April 8th, 2015 at 12:18 PM
Though it might seem like ages ago thanks to one day in between games, the Detroit Tigers opened up the 2015 season with a win on Monday afternoon against the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** Now, after a quick respite, the team will take aim at a series victory as their schedule resumes and...

Justin Verlander’s Rejuvenation Both Apparent, Important for Detroit Tigers Early in Spring Training
February 19th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
From Detroit, Michigan to Lakeland, Florida, the refrain continues. Justin Verlander looks good, feels even better and is motivated to make the 2015 season his best yet for the Detroit Tigers. After a string of injuries mixed with inconsistent performances, both Verlander and the team know how important it is for...

Detroit Tigers Positional Preview: Starting Rotation Has Major Questions with Few Answers
February 9th, 2015 at 10:12 AM
With spring training set to begin and the baseball season just around the corner, we're previewing the Detroit Tigers position by position. ***VIDEO1*** During the 2014-15 offseason, there has been no position that has seen more change on the Detroit Tigers' entire roster than the starting rotation. Gone are Max Scherzer and Rick...

Detroit Tigers: the Five Biggest Players Who are Injury Concerns for the 2015 Season
January 30th, 2015 at 4:19 PM
The Detroit Tigers haven't enjoyed the greatest health lately. Arguably, that has been one of the biggest factors putting a halt to successful playoff runs in both 2013 and 2014, helping defer the dream of a title longer. ***VIDEO1*** With a new season, of course, will come natural optimism. This year, it's...

Without Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers’ Rotation Facing Both Short and Long-Term Question Marks
January 19th, 2015 at 10:28 AM
Monday morning, the Detroit Tigers officially lost out on pitcher Max Scherzer with news that the free agent had reportedly worked out a massive seven-year, $180 million dollar contract with the Washington Nationals. ***VIDEO1*** The reported numbers represent a very significant contractual and financial commitment to the pitcher, one that the Tigers...

The Three Biggest Areas of Concern for the Detroit Tigers in 2015
January 5th, 2015 at 10:17 PM
The Detroit Tigers have had a decent offseason addressing their needs to this point, but still have a number of things to be concerned about as the calendar makes its turn to a new year. ***VIDEO1*** All of a sudden, baseball doesn't seem so far away as thoughts have shifted from the...

Detroit Tigers Must Hope Shane Greene Can Become Effective Rick Porcello Replacement
December 22nd, 2014 at 7:49 PM
Arguably, the biggest trade the Detroit Tigers made this offseason had little to do with dealing for Yoenis Cespedes or parting with a prospect haul for Alfredo Simon. ***VIDEO1*** Quietly, unheralded Shane Greene, acquired in a three-team trade with the New York Yankees earlier in December, holds all the cards. Cespedess should...

Given Stable Clubhouse, Yoenis Cespedes Could Flourish with Detroit Tigers
December 12th, 2014 at 10:15 AM
Oftentimes, it's not fair to judge a book by its well-traveled, somewhat damaged looking cover. ***VIDEO1*** The Detroit Tigers traded for Yoenis Cespedes Thursday, and naturally, there are questions beginning to arise. Why would the Oakland Athletics abruptly deal Cespedes mid-season for Jon Lester? After a brief stint with the Boston Red...

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: Spot Starters Provide Detroit Tigers with Big Lift at Right Time
September 1st, 2014 at 1:54 PM
The Detroit Tigers clawed back to even in the Central Division, and the reason this was possible, other than the Kansas City Royals falling to earth, was some clutch spot starters from unknown pitchers. ***VIDEO1*** Facing trouble after the uncertain arm diagnosis of Anibal Sanchez, the Tigers turned to a pair of...

Anibal Sanchez’s Arm Setback Could Force Detroit Tigers to Consider Rotation Upgrades, Too
August 27th, 2014 at 4:26 PM
DETROIT---Injury news that the Detroit Tigers figured would get better by September got a whole lot worse on Tuesday with word that Anibal Sanchez is facing a setback with his injured right arm. ***VIDEO1*** While throwing on Monday, Sanchez felt pain in his right arm that according to the pitcher, felt like...

Detroit Tigers Add Kevin Whelan, Ian Krol and Justin Miller; Option Blaine Hardy and Pat McCoy
August 11th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
The Detroit Tigers' messy bullpen situation is starting to take on a decidedly "As the World Turns" feel late in the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** After a rash of injuries and inconsistencies as well as an ugly 19 inning affair against the Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit is looking for fresh reinforcements as much...

Detroit Tigers Send Injured Pitchers Anibal Sanchez, Joakim Soria to Disabled List
August 10th, 2014 at 12:39 PM
It's been a tough weekend north of the border for the Detroit Tigers against the Toronto Blue Jays, and the team has sustained a pair of injuries on the road that will make things even tougher in the weeks ahead. ***VIDEO1*** Starter Anibal Sanchez and reliever Joakim Soria are both headed to...

Anibal Sanchez’s Injury Shows Why Even The Detroit Tigers Can Never Have Enough Pitching
August 9th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
Somehow, some way, the Detroit Tigers managed to squeak by the Toronto Blue Jays Friday night in a game they had looked destined to lose early on. ***VIDEO1*** With their offense non-existent again, the Tigers pounded out three runs in the ninth to surprise Toronto closer Casey Janssen and win the game 5-4....

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: Brutal Colorado Rockies’ Lineup Drives Pitching Resurgence
August 4th, 2014 at 3:37 PM
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. Thanks to the significant role of pitching, in the wake of the Detroit Tigers' sweep of the hapless Colorado Rockies, one question became obvious. ***VIDEO1*** Did David Price's addition...

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...

Detroit Tigers Right to Choose David Price, Pitching Upgrades in Baseball’s Literal Arms Race
August 1st, 2014 at 9:57 AM
It used to be that chicks dug the long ball, but could that phrase be shifting? Might chicks finally be forced to dig the heater? If the Oakland Athletics and Detroit Tigers are any indication, that answer is a certain yes. ***VIDEO1*** Both Oakland and Detroit gave up pieces from their lineup...

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...