Cabrera hits 400th homer

May 17, 2015

Cabrera hits 400th homer

Miguel Cabrera’s bat gave the Detroit Tigers a smashing start. His underrated defense helped save them late. Cabrera hit his 400th career home run and turned a nifty double play with a catch near the first base stands followed by an on-target throw in ...

Royals edge Tigers in 10th after long rain delay

May 11, 2015

Royals edge Tigers in 10th after long rain delay

The Detroit hitters kept squaring around to bunt, and Greg Holland kept throwing pitches nowhere near his intended target. Then the Tigers finally put a ball in play, and Holland got exactly what he needed. Hernan Perez — batting only because Miguel Cabrera had ...

May 6, 2015

Tigers' Verlander has MRI for right triceps injury

Justin Verlander is trying to stay patient while he recovers from a strained right triceps. It is a difficult task for the right-hander. The Detroit Tigers star had a third MRI on Tuesday morning in Chicago. The 2011 AL MVP is hoping the inflammation ...

Verlander confident Tigers won't have drop off

Jan 23, 2015

Verlander confident Tigers won't have drop off

Justin Verlander is doing his best to take Max Scherzer’s departure in stride. Yes, the Detroit Tigers will miss Scherzer, one of the game’s top right-handers. But his exit via free agency was by no means a shock. “Obviously you don’t want to see ...

Scherzer out for big bucks

Dec 11, 2014

Scherzer out for big bucks

Clayton Kershaw is considered the top pitcher in baseball, with three Cy Young Awards in four years for the Los Angeles Dodgers, an NL Most Valuable Player award and a $215 million, seven-year contract. Max Scherzer may be seeking an even bigger deal as ...

Cruz home run helps O's sweep by Tigers

Oct 6, 2014

Cruz home run helps O's sweep by Tigers

A runaway title in a division of behemoths, then an unexpected sweep against a trio of Cy Young winners. For Nelson Cruz, Buck Showalter and this unheralded bunch from Baltimore, the question now is: What’s next? Cruz sliced a two-run homer for his latest ...

Orioles shell Scherzer, take Game 1 in ALDS

Oct 3, 2014

Orioles shell Scherzer, take Game 1 in ALDS

Max Scherzer wasn’t as sharp as usual, yet the Detroit Tigers were still just one run behind heading into the eighth inning of Game 1 in their AL Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles. That’s when things got ugly. Aided by two Detroit errors, ...

Scherzer keeps focus on team, winning

Sep 26, 2014

Scherzer keeps focus on team, winning

Max Scherzer was finally willing to do a bit of scoreboard watching. For the Detroit Tigers, a fourth straight AL Central title is within reach. “I’ve said the whole time I’m not worried about what Kansas City does, and I’m focused only on what ...

Tigers clinch playoff berth

Sep 25, 2014

Tigers clinch playoff berth

The Detroit Tigers looked dormant with the bats until a pitch from Chicago’s Chris Sale hit Victor Martinez around the back of his left shoulder. Then tempers flared, the benches and bullpens emptied — and Sale’s shutout didn’t last much longer. Martinez came around ...

Tigers benefit from appeal

Sep 21, 2014

Tigers benefit from appeal

A rarely-used backup infielder who never even got into the game made the play of the day for the Detroit Tigers. From the dugout, Hernan Perez spotted that a Kansas City runner failed to tag up. That set off a wild sequence Saturday that ...

Tigers put more heat on first-place Royals

Sep 10, 2014

Tigers put more heat on first-place Royals

Max Scherzer figured he had squandered another lead when Alex Gordon’s fifth-inning drive sailed down the line in right field. “When that came off the bat, I was sure that thing was gone, and I was stunned when I turned around and realized it ...