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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 Call up Steven Moya, James McCann, Others as Part of Roster Expansion
September 1st, 2014 at 10:39 AM
The Detroit Tigers didn't make any last minute moves to shore up their roster via the trade market, so they'll be depending on reinforcements from within the organization to do the trick through September. ***VIDEO1*** This week, the Tigers will call up seven of their prospects to the major league level as...

Anibal Sanchez’s Arm Setback Could Force Detroit Tigers to Consider Rotation Upgrades, Too
August 27th, 2014 at 4:26 PM
DETROIT---Injury news that the Detroit Tigers figured would get better by September got a whole lot worse on Tuesday with word that Anibal Sanchez is facing a setback with his injured right arm. ***VIDEO1*** While throwing on Monday, Sanchez felt pain in his right arm that according to the pitcher, felt like...

Seattle Mariners Embarass Sloppy Detroit Tigers with Solid Pitching, Offensive Explosion
August 17th, 2014 at 5:21 PM
As the saying goes, when it rains it pours. The Detroit Tigers have figuratively seen some rainy days recently, but Sunday afternoon, the skies opened full of bad pitching, errors and usual offensive inconsistency in a 8-1 loss. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers certainly started things out on the wrong foot, as rookie Robbie...

Detroit Tigers Add Kevin Whelan, Ian Krol and Justin Miller; Option Blaine Hardy and Pat McCoy
August 11th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
The Detroit Tigers' messy bullpen situation is starting to take on a decidedly "As the World Turns" feel late in the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** After a rash of injuries and inconsistencies as well as an ugly 19 inning affair against the Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit is looking for fresh reinforcements as much...

Detroit Tigers Send Injured Pitchers Anibal Sanchez, Joakim Soria to Disabled List
August 10th, 2014 at 12:39 PM
It's been a tough weekend north of the border for the Detroit Tigers against the Toronto Blue Jays, and the team has sustained a pair of injuries on the road that will make things even tougher in the weeks ahead. ***VIDEO1*** Starter Anibal Sanchez and reliever Joakim Soria are both headed to...

Anibal Sanchez’s Injury Shows Why Even The Detroit Tigers Can Never Have Enough Pitching
August 9th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
Somehow, some way, the Detroit Tigers managed to squeak by the Toronto Blue Jays Friday night in a game they had looked destined to lose early on. ***VIDEO1*** With their offense non-existent again, the Tigers pounded out three runs in the ninth to surprise Toronto closer Casey Janssen and win the game 5-4....

Detroit Tigers’ Rookie Drew VerHagen to Start Saturday Against Cleveland Indians
July 17th, 2014 at 10:42 AM
With a double header looming this Saturday, the Detroit Tigers needed a fill-in pitcher after the All-Star break, and they turned to Drew VerHagen, who will make his major league debut on the mound. ***VIDEO1*** VerHagen, who's pitching at Triple-A Toledo, has amassed a 6-7 record in 2014, with a 3.67 ERA....

Looking for Bullpen Breather, Detroit Tigers Call up Releiver Corey Knebel from Toledo
May 23rd, 2014 at 11:16 AM
It's been an ugly few days for the Detroit Tigers on the scoreboard, but even worse with regards to pitching depth. Thanks in part to that, the team added a reinforcement quick on Thursday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** Corey Knebel, the 39th pick in the 2013 draft out of the University of Texas, is coming...

Texas Rangers Thump Young Robbie Ray, Detroit Tigers in Rough Afternoon Blowout
May 22nd, 2014 at 5:41 PM
Even though the Texas Rangers left the ailing Prince Fielder at home, they brought the spirit of his big bat with them and pounded out 14 hits in an ugly 9-2 blowout of the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. ***PHOTO1*** Detroit's rookie pitcher Robbie Ray was making another start, and did well to escape...

Detroit Tigers’ Eighth Inning Collapse Paves Way for Heartbreaking Loss to Minnesota Twins
May 11th, 2014 at 9:45 PM
The Detroit Tigers, despite all of their bullpen problems, had still been able to hold all of their leads in the seventh inning or later. ***PHOTO1*** Until Sunday. Joba Chamberlain allowed three runs in the fourth inning, and the Tigers lost to the Minnesota Twins 4-3 to close out their home stand. Rookie Robbie...

Robbie Ray’s Great First Inning Escape Could Help His Detroit Tigers’ Career Take Flight
May 7th, 2014 at 11:47 AM
One good or bad inning does not make a baseball career, of course, but the confidence gained or lost from that one inning can go a long way towards making the start of a career more positive or negative. ***PHOTO1*** Tuesday night, Detroit Tigers' rookie Robbie Ray was the recipient of some...

Rookie Robbie Ray Dazzles Early, Often as Detroit Tigers Win Seventh Straight Game
May 6th, 2014 at 11:18 PM
Not knowing what to expect from a rookie, the Detroit Tigers got more than they bargained for with young Robbie Ray Tuesday night, as the youngster looked the part of a solid major league starter, pitching five solid innings and watching his offense batter the Houston Astros to the tune...

Detroit Tigers’ Tales: Interest in Joel Hanrahan Grows, While Zubaz Pants Take Off
May 1st, 2014 at 4:59 PM
Welcome to Tiger Tales, a bi-weekly look at the top five news stories from around the web about the Motor City Kitties. Though rain and off-days have made it nearly impossible for the Detroit Tigers to get into a groove early in the season, the team is 2-0 on its current...

Robbie Ray Has Earned Shot for Detroit Tigers in Anibal Sanchez’s Absence
April 28th, 2014 at 11:05 AM
Injuries in baseball, while a grim misfortune of an intense day to day grind, present fantastic opportunities for others. Just ask Lou Gehrig, who utilized such a scenario to help turn Wally Pipp's name into a verb. ***PHOTO1*** Nobody is suggesting the same situation will play out with the Detroit Tigers and their suddenly...

Robbie Ray’s Tuesday Performance for Detroit Tigers Shows Why Patience Best on Doug Fister Trade
February 26th, 2014 at 2:03 PM
Even though the Detroit Tigers' move to ship starter Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals is over three months old, that doesn't stop many from considering the transaction one sided. Despite that, one performance from Robbie Ray proved patience will be best served with this deal. ***PHOTO1*** Though others are coming around,...