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A look back at the Hall of Fame career of Detroit Tiger Pudge Rodriguez
July 27th, 2017 at 7:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** Fans who have been let down by this year's edition of the Detroit Tigers will have something to celebrate this weekend. Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez, who helped lift the Tigers from the depths of futility, will be inducted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 30, in Cooperstown,...

Justin Verlander sharp through 7, but Tigers fall to Royals 5-3 in 12 innings
July 25th, 2017 at 12:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- Justin Verlander did on Monday what he has done for the majority of his 11-year MLB career - give the Detroit Tigers a chance to win. With trade rumors involving his name swirling, Verlander showed glimpses of his vintage self, featuring a mid-90s fastball and tight slider in...

Miguel Cabrera shares glimpse of clubhouse meeting on social media
July 9th, 2017 at 5:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** CLEVELAND -- The photo showed five veteran Detroit Tigers players sitting around a table in the visitors' clubhouse at Progressive Field, seemingly engaged in a serious conversation.  Miguel Cabrera shared the photo on social media with a caption in Spanish: "Reunion para mejorar y ganar como equipo," or "Meeting in order...

Michael Fulmer, Justin Upton lead Tigers to series-opening win vs. Giants
July 4th, 2017 at 4:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- Two days after being invited to his first All-Star game, Michael Fulmer pitched eight strong innings to lead the Detroit Tigers to a Fourth of July victory over the San Francisco Giants. Tigers outfielder Justin Upton, who also had a strong case for All-Star consideration, went 3-for-3 and...

Tigers sign shortstop Alvaro Gonzalez, 2 others as international period begins
July 2nd, 2017 at 2:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have signed 16-year-old Venezuelan shortstop Alvaro Gonzalez to a $1 million signing bonus, MLB.com reported Sunday. Gonzalez is 23rd on MLB Pipeline's list of top international prospects. The Tigers signed a second Venezuelan shortstop, Carlos Irigoyen, to an undisclosed sum, according to Baseball America. Irigoyen...