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Detroit Tigers Swept Away by Baltimore Orioles; Head into Offseason Frustrated
October 5th, 2014 at 9:48 PM
There will be no baseball in Detroit on Monday afternoon. In fact, there will be no baseball in Detroit for many, many more Monday afternoons into the future. ***VIDEO1*** Sunday, the Detroit Tigers fell apart against the Baltimore Orioles, bowing out of their best of five series in three straight games. They...

To Come Back from Brink, Detroit Tigers Will Be Fighting Long Odds in ALDS
October 4th, 2014 at 10:58 PM
Lightning can strike a human being. However rare or unlikely it is, the event has still happened throughout history and been documented. ***VIDEO1*** For this reason, people worry about standing under trees, holding metal to the sky and prancing around during a bad enough storm. Much like lightning striking, teams have come back...

Detroit Tigers’ Shaky Bullpen Appearing Set to Cost Team Everything in October Once Again
October 3rd, 2014 at 5:51 PM
"Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it." That quotation has been around for centuries, but forgive Detroit Tigers' fans if they feel as if it relates exclusively to the team's bullpen. ***VIDEO1*** Season after season, folks sit around and wonder why the latest pursuit of a World Series...

Baltimore Orioles Throttle Sloppy Detroit Tigers Early and Late, Take Fast Series Lead
October 2nd, 2014 at 9:45 PM
It's true that the Detroit Tigers were in Baltimore prior to Thursday getting ready for the ALDS, but it appeared they forgot there was an important game to be played once they got there. ***VIDEO1*** The Orioles raced out to an early 2-0 lead, saw it erased quickly but then never trailed...

The Three Biggest Baltimore Orioles Questions with Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun
October 2nd, 2014 at 10:32 AM
The wait is over. Thursday evening, the Baltimore Orioles host the Detroit Tigers in game one of the ALDS, kicking off what both teams hopes to be a long playoff journey ending in a World Series birth. ***VIDEO1*** There's a long way to that, though, and it starts with the first series...

The Tale of the Tape: Baltimore Orioles Vs. Detroit Tigers Preview Position by Position
October 1st, 2014 at 1:41 PM
The Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers will compete in the ALDS on Thursday night. On paper, the matchup looks fairly even, but there are several areas where one side and the other have clear advantages. ***VIDEO1*** Today, we break down the series by looking at everything in total. Where might the Tigers...

Detroit Tigers Set Starting Rotation for ALDS; Take Risk in Pitching Justin Verlander Game Two
September 30th, 2014 at 2:44 PM
The Detroit Tigers have finally unveiled the long-awaited plans for their starting rotation against the Baltimore Orioles, and a familiar face will be taking the ball in game two. ***VIDEO1*** Detroit goes with Max Scherzer in game one. Game two goes to Verlander, while David Price takes game three. Rick Porcello will...

Five Things to Watch in the ALDS Between the Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers
September 30th, 2014 at 10:23 AM
This season, the Detroit Tigers and Baltimore Orioles battled in some very intense competition in their brief but meaningful encounters. Detroit won the overall season series 5-1, but that wasn't without an intensive struggle. ***VIDEO1*** Five of the six games contested were decided by three runs or less. Two Detroit victories featured...

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: Ian Kinsler Can Make Biggest October Difference for Detroit Tigers
September 29th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
Sunday, Ian Kinsler sprayed champagne and celebrated much the same way he swung and played defense most of the year; with reckless abandon. ***VIDEO1*** Some would think it a slight, but in reality, that's the biggest complement that can be provided to the Detroit Tigers' second baseman. In the most important week...

Detroit Tigers Top Minnesota Twins Behind Ian Kinsler, Win Fourth Straight Central Division Title
September 28th, 2014 at 4:51 PM
DETROIT----There hasn't been a party like this in the Motor City since 1987, but when Alex Avila squeezed the last out just to the left of home plate, the Detroit Tigers had assured themselves a celebration 27 years in the making. ***VIDEO1*** Ian Kinsler's clutch day at the plate and a massive...

Detroit Tigers’ Outfielder Rajai Davis Upbeat Despite Uncertain Status Regarding Injury
September 28th, 2014 at 11:57 AM
DETROIT---Sunday morning, Rajai Davis was upbeat about his chances of competing in game one of the American League Division Series. ***VIDEO1*** That was a change from Saturday night, when cloudy uncertainty complicated things after Davis suffered a grade one pubic symphesis strain and left the game. He was replaced by Ezequiel Carerra,...

Minnesota Twins Blast Detroit Tigers, Who Must Wait Another Day to Know Divisional Fate
September 27th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
DETROIT--- When it rains, it pours. Saturday night, the skies opened with runs for the Minnesota Twins, as they deferred a potential Detroit Tigers' celebration another day by issuing a 12-3 beating. ***VIDEO1*** The abrupt ambush didn't seem likely early. Nick Castellanos, who had been in the midst of a tough stretch,...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: Pressure Intensifies as Division Chase Becomes More Interesting
September 27th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
DETROIT---In some ways, the plight of the 2014 Detroit Tigers isn't unlike that of the 2009 squad. ***VIDEO1*** That year, all Detroit had to do to edge Minnesota out in the final week of the season was win. Up three games with four to go, the Tigers hit an oil slick, failed...

Small-Ball Might Prove Key for Fuleing an Elongated Run for Detroit Tigers in Playoffs
September 26th, 2014 at 10:48 AM
All the noise from the Detroit Tigers' Thursday victory came from the big bats hammering a pair of home runs that became the deciding blows in a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** Still, there was a series of evens later on that shouldn't be lost amongst the noise especially as...

Detroit Tigers Defeat Minnesota Twins Behind Power from Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez
September 25th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
DETROIT---Lately, the Detroit Tigers have proven they can win baseball games in all types of ways; be it blowouts, come from behind wins or tense nail biters. Thursday, the latter proved true as Detroit managed a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** Victor Martinez, one day removed from his interesting day...

Detroit Tigers Clinch Playoff Birth, Arguably Have Chris Sale’s Meltdown to Thank
September 25th, 2014 at 4:10 PM
DETROIT---Before they slept on Wednesday night, the Detroit Tigers already knew their fate. They were heading back to the playoffs for the fourth straight year thanks to a loss by the Seattle Mariners. ***VIDEO1*** However, that fate was probably known a lot sooner during the afternoon, say, after the seventh inning of...

After Chris Sale’s Errant Pitch, Detroit Tigers Erupt to Bury Chicago White Sox Late
September 24th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
DETROIT--- Despite more heroics from Justin Verlander, the Detroit Tigers were trailing Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox in the sixth inning. Then, a bizarre sequence of events paved the way to an impressive 6-1 Tigers' victory. ***VIDEO1*** Early on, considering the dulling competition on both mounds, it wasn't a surprise...

Breakfast with Brad: David Price’s Chance at Complete Game Justifiable Move by Brad Ausmus
September 24th, 2014 at 11:24 AM
"Breakfast With Brad" provides a look inside the mind of Detroit Tigers' manager Brad Ausmus All's well that ends well. That was the theme Tuesday night, as the Detroit Tigers pulled out a tough 4-3 win against the Chicago White Sox in the bottom of the ninth inning with an exhilarating...

David Price’s Most Important Detroit Tigers’ Moment Will Come on Tuesday Night
September 23rd, 2014 at 11:01 AM
Since joining the Detroit Tigers in late July, David Price has pitched well, but been far from the dominating ace the team expected. He's gotten shelled, but also delivered a few sparkling performances along the way. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday night, though, Price's biggest, most important moment in a Tigers' uniform will quietly play...

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: Mission Accomplished for Detroit Tigers with Series Win
September 22nd, 2014 at 1:24 PM
The Detroit Tigers put the finishing touches on an up and down second to last week of the season with a loss against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** They didn't need that game, though, nearly as bad as the Royals did. Following two equally gut-wrenching losses in blowout and...