Tagged: ‘Justin Verlander’

What Brad Ausmus said after loss that might mark low point in Tigers’ season
June 22nd, 2017 at 6:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** SEATTLE -- Two hours into Wednesday night's game, it looked like the Detroit Tigers were delivering exactly the kind of game they needed to break out of a lengthy slump. * Justin Verlander, in the midst of a perfect game, was in 2016 form. * The Tigers offense had gotten...

Tigers lose 4-run lead to drop 5th game in a row, falling to worst mark since 2015
June 22nd, 2017 at 1:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** SEATTLE -- An awful road trip in an awful month of an increasingly dismal season may have hit a new low on Wednesday night. Starter Justin Verlander lost a perfect game in the sixth inning and the Detroit Tigers squandered a four-run lead, falling to the Seattle Mariners 7-5 at Safeco...

Tigers’ Justin Verlander loses perfect game on bunt hit in 6th
June 22nd, 2017 at 12:54 AM
***PHOTO1*** SEATTLE -- Justin Verlander retired the first 16 batters he faced Wednesday night at Safeco Field, but Seattle Mariners center fielder Jarrod Dyson finally broke his spell. Dyson laid down a perfectly placed bunt down the first base line to reach base on a single, breaking up ... Read Original Post at...

How the Doug Fister trade closed the window on the Detroit Tigers
June 21st, 2017 at 9:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** In the summer of 2011, former Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski knew he needed one more starting pitcher to complete a rotation that already included a historically dominant Justin Verlander, an emerging Max Scherzer and a very green Rick Porcello. The fourth spot in the rotation...

Tigers, Mariners lineups: All right-handed lineup vs. lefty James Paxton
June 21st, 2017 at 8:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** SEATTLE -- The Detroit Tigers will use the same lineup for a second night in a row against a Seattle Mariners left-handed pitcher. James Paxton, who has struggled since coming off the disabled list, is on the mound for the M's Wednesday night at Safeco Field. The ... Read Original Post...