/ 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 beat Tigers to stretch win streak to 20

/ Sep 13, 2017

Indians beat Tigers to stretch win streak to 20

Francisco Lindor skipped through the doorway and into the Indians' clubhouse, where the pulsating music was at an ear-splitting level. As many of his teammates dressed quickly with another game just 14 hours away, Cleveland's star shortstop worked the room, exchanging high-fives with anyone he ...

Indians cruise to 19th straight win

/ Sep 12, 2017

Indians cruise to 19th straight win

One more day. One more game. One more win. The Cleveland Indians are ripping off victories like few teams before them. And, they're not finished. With their latest lopsided win, the Indians extended the majors' longest winning streak in 15 years to 19 games on Monday night ...

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 ...

Tigers trade Verlander to title-chasing Astros

/ Sep 1, 2017

Tigers trade Verlander to title-chasing Astros

The Houston Astros acquired Justin Verlander in a trade with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. The right-hander joins the American League West leaders and a rotation that includes Dallas Keuchel and Lance McCullers. "He adds a boost to our rotation," Astros owner Jim Crane said. "He's ...

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 ...

Darvish, Napoli key Rangers' win

/ May 22, 2017

Darvish, Napoli key Rangers' win

Yu Darvish received backing from a 15-hit offense and overcame a shaky start Sunday, picking up his fifth win of the season in the Texas Rangers' 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Darvish (5-2) allowed two runs and five hits while striking out seven and ...

/ Mar 25, 2017

Tigers' Martinez out with foot injury

Detroit Tigers right fielder J.D. Martinez is expected to miss the beginning of the season with a right foot injury. Martinez sprained his foot last weekend, and manager Brad Ausmus told reporters Friday he is expected to be out three to four weeks. The injury ...

/ Nov 3, 2016

Swallows acquire first baseman Green

The Detroit Tigers announced Wednesday that they have sold the contract of minor league first baseman Dean Green to the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. A 27-year-old left-handed hitter has spent the bulk of his career in Double-A. This season, he hit a career-high 23 home runs ...

/ Oct 22, 2016

McClendon returns to Tigers

The Detroit Tigers hired Lloyd McClendon as hitting coach and Leon Durham as assistant hitting coach Friday. McClendon is returning for his second stint with the Tigers after serving as bullpen coach in 2006 and hitting coach in 2007-13 before managing the Seattle Mariners for ...