Gibson pleased to see Upton land in Detroit

Jan 24, 2016

Gibson pleased to see Upton land in Detroit

Kirk Gibson and Justin Upton are being reunited — sort of. Gibson, who managed Upton in Arizona, is now doing some broadcasting for Fox Sports Detroit. The Tigers recently agreed to a $132.75 million, six-year deal with Upton, to bring one of the offseason’s ...

Zimmermann joins Tigers in five-year deal

Dec 1, 2015

Zimmermann joins Tigers in five-year deal

Free agent pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has finalized a five-year contract with the Detroit Tigers. Detroit announced the deal Monday, shortly before a news conference at Comerica Park. The 29-year-old right-hander went 13-10 with a 3.66 ERA last season for Washington, striking out 164 with ...

Oct 20, 2015

Norris pitched with cancerous growth

Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris says baseball kept him sane after a jarring medical diagnosis. The Detroit left-hander announced in a message on Twitter and Instagram on Monday that he kept playing this season after finding out he had a cancerous growth on his thyroid. ...

Sale rewrites ChiSox mark for strikeouts

Oct 3, 2015

Sale rewrites ChiSox mark for strikeouts

He didn’t do it with an eephus pitch, but Chris Sale still made team history. Sale broke the White Sox season strikeout record that had stood for more than a century as Chicago beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Friday. By getting James McCann ...

Encarnacion, fellow sluggers ignite Blue Jays

Aug 31, 2015

Encarnacion, fellow sluggers ignite Blue Jays

As the surging Blue Jays keep piling up wins, they’re starting to believe in their own championship credentials. Edwin Encarnacion homered for the fourth time in two days, Josh Donaldson also connected and Toronto routed the struggling Detroit Tigers 9-2 on Sunday to complete ...

Verlander takes no-hit bid into ninth against Angels

Aug 27, 2015

Verlander takes no-hit bid into ninth against Angels

Justin Verlander leaned forward a bit, hoping this line drive would land foul. Then he arched his back in disappointment when the ball hit the line, kicking up chalk on its way to the left-field corner. Verlander lost a bid for his third no-hitter ...

Tazawa gives up homer as Red Sox lose to Tigers

Aug 9, 2015

Tazawa gives up homer as Red Sox lose to Tigers

Junichi Tazawa pitched for the first time in nearly a week, and the results were similar to his previous outing. Victor Martinez hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning off Tazawa, and the Detroit Tigers held off David Ortiz and the Red Sox ...

Aug 5, 2015

Dombrowski out as Tigers president

The end of Dave Dombrowski’s tenure in Detroit came suddenly and unexpectedly — like so many of the moves he made to build the Tigers into an American League powerhouse. Dombrowski is out after nearly 14 seasons as president and general manager of the ...

Mets acquire Cespedes from Tigers

Aug 1, 2015

Mets acquire Cespedes from Tigers

The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday’s trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas. Sixteen trades were made Friday ahead of the ...

Tigers at crossroads heading into MLB's second half

Jul 16, 2015

Tigers at crossroads heading into MLB's second half

Over the past few years, baseball’s trade deadline has been a source of excitement and anticipation in Detroit. Whether he was pulling off a blockbuster deal last year for David Price or adding players like Anibal Sanchez and Jose Iglesias in previous seasons, general ...

Twins stage frantic rally in ninth

Jul 11, 2015

Twins stage frantic rally in ninth

Brian Dozier lost the All-Star vote, then won the game. Dozier hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to cap a seven-run rally and give the Minnesota Twins an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. After missing out ...

Seattle's Iwakuma shelled in return from disabled list

Jul 7, 2015

Seattle's Iwakuma shelled in return from disabled list

Hisashi Iwakuma, making his first start since April 20, gave up a big league career-high four home runs for the Seattle Mariners, who were pounded Monday 12-5 by the Detroit Tigers. Iwakuma, who walked off the mound with a runner on in the sixth ...