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Detroit Tigers Need One Good Day to Get Things Back on Right Track
April 25th, 2015 at 11:42 AM
DETROIT --- When the New York Yankees left town on Thursday afternoon, the casual thought was that things couldn't possibly get any worse for the Detroit Tigers. The temperatures were trending up, and the Cleveland Indians, a team the Tigers have dominated, were coming to town. ***VIDEO1*** Baseball, though, can be a...

Cold Air Helping Playing a Role in Detroit Tigers’ Offensive Chill This Week
April 24th, 2015 at 12:51 PM
Sunday, back when the weather was still warm, the Detroit Tigers scored nine runs against the Chicago White Sox in their series finale. ***VIDEO1*** That, of course, led to optimism given the New York Yankees would come to town, and sandwiched between CC Sabathia and Masahiro Tanaka would be two pitchers the...

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...

Joe Nathan Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery, Ending His Season for Detroit Tigers
April 23rd, 2015 at 12:35 PM
DETROIT --- Thursday morning, the Detroit Tigers had some new news on Joe Nathan following Wednesday's abrupt exit from a rehab assignment in Toledo, and it wasn't good. ***VIDEO1*** Nathan underwent an MRI yesterday in Detroit that revealed a UCL tear and a flexor pronator tear. Thursday morning, it was announced he...

Joe Nathan Suffers Apparent Injury Setback in Toledo, Leaves Game with Arm Pain
April 22nd, 2015 at 5:41 PM
Wednesday morning, the question seemed simple if not luxurious. How would the Detroit Tigers deal with the re-emergence of Joe Nathan? ***VIDEO1*** The closer was making a rehab start with the Toledo Mud Hens attempting to come back off a right elbow flexor strain and seemed destined to find his way back...

Joe Nathan Close to Return, but Joakim Soria Has Earned Detroit Tigers’ Closer Role
April 22nd, 2015 at 11:21 AM
One injured Detroit Tigers' relief pitcher is making a comeback, but it's not Bruce Rondon just yet. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, it was revealed that closer Joe Nathan is scheduled to make a rehab appearance in Toledo on Wednesday. If all goes well with that, the reliever could be on the fast-track to traveling...

If Progress Isn’t Seen, Detroit Tigers Need to Provide Victor Martinez Rest for Ailing Knee
April 21st, 2015 at 3:05 PM
April is an unpredictable month in baseball, and not just due to what happens on the field. In an instant, the weather can go from warm to cold, and those changes can play games with the human body. ***VIDEO1*** So it's easy to see the trepidation the Detroit Tigers have with rushing...

Breakfast with Brad: Confidence in Joba Chamberlain Pays Off in Big Spot for Brad Ausmus
April 21st, 2015 at 10:05 AM
"Breakfast With Brad" provides a morning look inside the mind of Detroit Tigers' manager Brad Ausmus The last time Detroit Tigers' fans really remember seeing Joba Chamberlain on the mound? Well, that was probably last October. ***VIDEO1*** In charge of protecting a decent lead against the Baltimore Orioles in game two of the...

Detroit Tigers Scratch Across Two Late Runs, Upend New York Yankees to Spoil C.C. Sabathia’s Gem
April 20th, 2015 at 10:35 PM
DETROIT--- At one point Monday night, it appeared the Detroit Tigers were going to set some sort of a record for ground ball outs. Ironically enough, it took a couple seeing eye ground balls to eventually provide them with enough runs to overcome the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** On a windy night...

Detroit Tigers Pre-Game Notes: James McCann Starts as New York Yankees Come to Town
April 20th, 2015 at 4:41 PM
DETROIT--- At 10-2 and as winners of all of their series, the Detroit Tigers just keep rolling along throughout the early part of their schedule. ***VIDEO1*** As always, there are plenty of tests lurking around the corner, and a major one will come knocking on Monday night to start a four game...

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,...

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...

Detroit Tigers’ Speed Helping Aid Team’s Fast Start as Much as Anything Else
April 18th, 2015 at 11:53 AM
DETROIT--- Brad Ausmus admitted with a dash of wry stoicism Friday afternoon that he wasn't sure about the decision-making skills of Nick Castellanos in a pressure-packed ninth inning. ***VIDEO1*** Castellanos took an aggressive turn around first base when Avisail Garcia bobbled his sinking line drive, and made the split-second decision to go...

Detroit Tigers, Jose Iglesias Walk-Off on Chicago White Sox After Supurb Pitchers Duel
April 17th, 2015 at 5:13 PM
DETROIT--- With the Detroit Tigers setting the tone getting big name players, the Central Division has become somewhat of a literal arms race. Two of the best arms squared off Friday afternoon in David Price and Jeff Samardzija, but the bullpens decided the outcome, a 2-1 walk-off win by Detroit. ***VIDEO1*** The...

Detroit Tigers Pre-Game Notes: Victor Martinez Out as First Battle with Chicago White Sox Begins
April 17th, 2015 at 11:37 AM
The Detroit Tigers have started the season a perfect 6-0 against Central Division foes, and that's helped pace their hot start. This weekend, that will be put to the test as the improved Chicago White Sox visit Comerica Park for the first time. ***VIDEO1*** When the White Sox improved over the offseason,...

No Matter His Role, Rajai Davis Bringing High Level of Professionalism to Detroit Tigers
April 16th, 2015 at 12:44 PM
On Wednesday night, Detroit Tigers' fans experienced something Bill Murray would no doubt appreciate and understand. ***VIDEO1*** With Alfredo Simon efficiently keeping the Pittsburgh Pirates off the bases and the scoreboard and Rajai Davis getting the key clutch hit, the Tigers won another low scoring affair, no doubt issuing in some thoughts...

Shane Greene’s Economical Approach Helping Him Excel Early with Detroit Tigers
April 15th, 2015 at 10:35 AM
It's early in his Detroit Tigers' career, but Shane Greene is already two for two and has made quite a name for himself along the way. ***VIDEO1*** For the second straight start, Greene was near perfect in shutting down the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday night. He coasted through the lineup allowing only three...

Detroit Tigers’ Biggest Test in 2015 Will Come from Kansas City Royals, not Cleveland Indians
April 14th, 2015 at 4:32 PM
This past weekend, the Detroit Tigers made an important early statement in dominating and sweeping the Cleveland Indians on the road. ***VIDEO1*** The Indians, after all, were coming off an offseason in which they strangely became Sports Illustrated cover darlings. They had their ace Corey Kluber slated to pitch. The team had...

Report: Detroit Tigers Keeping Tabs of Reliever Rafael Soriano
April 13th, 2015 at 7:14 PM
The Detroit Tigers have seen a rash of injuries hit their bullpen early in the season, losing both Bruce Rondon and Joe Nathan to the disabled list before the 2015 year was a week old. ***VIDEO1*** Does this mean the team might like to add some type of a veteran reinforcement for...