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Justin Verlander pitches 2-hit gem as Tigers beat Dodgers, snap losing streak
August 20th, 2017 at 3:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- There was no history made on Sunday, but the beleagured Detroit Tigers will happily settle for a win. Justin Verlander pitched eight innings of two-hit ball as the Tigers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 at Comerica Park. Verlander's bid for a no-hitter was broken up with two...

Justin Verlander’s no-hitter broken up in 6th by Curtis Granderson home run
August 20th, 2017 at 2:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- Former Detroit Tigers outfielder Curtis Granderon broke up Justin Verlander's no-hitter in the sixth inning with a home run off the foul pole in right field. It was Granderson's first hit since being traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers and the first hit of the game on Sunday...

Umpires end wristband protest after MLB commissioner agrees to meeting
August 20th, 2017 at 1:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- A day after umpires donned white wristbands to call attention to escalating "verbal attacks," their union has agreed to end the protest. The World Umpires Association said recent comments by Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler that "publicly and harshly impugned the character and integrity" of umpire Angel Hernandez were a...

Error ruins Michael Fulmer’s shutout as Tigers lose 6th in a row to Dodgers
August 19th, 2017 at 8:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- After a one-game hiccup, Michael Fulmer is back to normal. That's the only good news that came out of the Detroit Tigers' 3-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park. Five days after struggling in his first start since coming off the disabled...

Umpires protest MLB’s ‘lenient’ response to Ian Kinsler’s critical comments
August 19th, 2017 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- Umpires across Major League Baseball are wearing white wristbands on Saturday to protest "escalating verbal attacks" and the lack of response by commissioner Rob Manfred. The catalyst appears to be comments made by Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler about umpire Angel Hernandez Tuesday in Texas. The World Umpires Association, which announced...