Tagged: ‘Detroit Tigers’

Rumors & Rumblings: Scouts give takes on AL position battles
March 24th, 2017 at 10:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** With opening day a little more than a week away, there are still a number of unanswered questions with various American League teams. Here is a look at three of those situations and scouts' takes on them: Yankees fourth and fifth starters Six pitchers are competing for...

Yankees no-hit the Tigers in spring training
March 17th, 2017 at 5:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** It doesn't count, but it still happened: Masahiro Tanaka and a handful of Yankee hurlers combined to no-hit the Tigers today. Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports Spring training games can be looked at in a different ways. One, they're a chance to get locked in and ready for the upcoming...

American Leaguers with something to prove in 2017
March 13th, 2017 at 1:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The American League is, by and large, an even playing field this season across all divisions, with no absolute, runaway favorite among its ranks. This opens it up to be a league that can be won by riding the hot hand or a free agent striving for the career...

First Pitch: Israel making noise at WBC 2017
March 7th, 2017 at 2:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** Every week day, we're here to share five baseball stories that caught our eye from around the web. Here's what we found for Tuesday, and we hope you enjoy: The World Baseball Classic in underway, and one of the early surprises has been the success of a rag-tag group...

Yankees’ Tanaka goes 2 hitless innings in spring debut
February 28th, 2017 at 7:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Masahiro Tanaka's first pitch of spring training was a wild one, sailing all the way to the backstop. Then, the New York Yankees ace quickly settled in. Tanaka struck out two over two hitless innings during his initial exhibition start Tuesday in the Yankees' split-squad 9-5 win...