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AL Player of the Week Ohtani continues hit streak

/ Sep 11, 2018

AL Player of the Week Ohtani continues hit streak

Shohei Ohtani extended his hitting streak to eight games with a fourth-inning double but the Los Angeles Angels were defeated 5-2 by the Texas Rangers on Monday. Ohtani, who was named Player of the Week for the Sept. 3-9 period, proved himself worthy of his ...

Yankees' Tanaka tames Tigers to earn first win since July 31

/ Sep 2, 2018

Yankees' Tanaka tames Tigers to earn first win since July 31

Masahiro Tanaka gave a commanding seven-inning performance Saturday to lead the New York Yankees to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers. The Japanese right-hander snapped a five-start winless streak as he struck out six and allowed a single earned run off seven hits, with ...

Shohei Ohtani hits home run as Angels beat Tigers

/ Aug 9, 2018

Shohei Ohtani hits home run as Angels beat Tigers

Shohei Ohtani blasted a three-run home run in the first inning on Tuesday in the Los Angeles Angels' 11-5 win over the Detroit Tigers. Ohtani, batting third as the Angels' designated hitter, took the plate at Angel Stadium after back-to-back singles by Kole Calhoun and ...

Toledo Mud Hens release reliever Junichi Tazawa

/ Jul 10, 2018

Toledo Mud Hens release reliever Junichi Tazawa

The Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens released right-hander Junichi Tazawa on Monday after he played for them for just over a month. The 32-year-old veteran reliever, who signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers on June 4, went 0-1 in seven games with a ...

Reliever Junichi Tazawa signs minor league deal with Tigers

/ Jun 5, 2018

Reliever Junichi Tazawa signs minor league deal with Tigers

Right-handed reliever Junichi Tazawa has signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers, the American League club announced Monday. Tazawa was released by the Miami Marlins last month after posting a 9.00 ERA and a 1-1 record in 22 games this season, allowing 21 ...

Shohei Ohtani gets a no-decision as Angels fall

/ May 31, 2018

Shohei Ohtani gets a no-decision as Angels fall

Shohei Ohtani got a no-decision in his anticipated return to the mound Wednesday, allowing one run over five innings in the Los Angeles Angels' 6-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Ohtani was making his first start since manager Mike Scioscia nixed his awaited pitching duel ...

/ Sep 23, 2017

Tigers won't keep Ausmus at helm

The rebuilding Detroit Tigers will start fresh next season with a new manager. The Tigers announced Friday that Brad Ausmus will not return in 2018 after four years in charge. General manager Al Avila said the team was not extending Ausmus' contract. Detroit was the first ...

Indians sweep twin bill again

/ Sep 2, 2017

Indians sweep twin bill again

The Cleveland Indians are playing so well, they're piling up wins two at a time. The AL Central leaders completed their second doubleheader sweep in three days, routing Detroit 10-0 Friday night for their ninth straight victory. Mike Clevinger pitched six sharp innings to finish off ...

MLB bans Cabrera 7 games for fight

/ Aug 26, 2017

MLB bans Cabrera 7 games for fight

Two of baseball's biggest hitters were suspended Friday after taking some menacing swings with their fists. Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera was banned seven games and New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez got barred four games for their actions on a fight-filled afternoon on ...

Maeda comes unglued in sixth against Tigers

/ Aug 21, 2017

Maeda comes unglued in sixth against Tigers

Kenta Maeda was outperformed by former Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander in a heated pitchers' duel as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 to snap the visitors' winning streak at six games on Sunday. Maeda (11-5) took a no-hitter through the ...