Shohei Ohtani gets a no-decision as Angels fall

Baseball / MLB 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 ...

Baseball / MLB 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

Baseball / MLB 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

Baseball / MLB 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

Baseball / MLB 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

Baseball / MLB 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 ...

Baseball / MLB 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 ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball 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 ...

Baseball / MLB 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 ...

Cabrera lifts White Sox to victory in ninth

Baseball / MLB Jul 25, 2016

Cabrera lifts White Sox to victory in ninth

The Chicago White Sox suspended their ace and picked up a pair of wins in their final at-bat. Quite a day for a fading team. Melky Cabrera drove in Adam Eaton with a game-ending single in the ninth inning, after closer David Robertson gave up three ...

Blue Jays rally in eighth for win over Tigers

Baseball / MLB Jul 8, 2016

Blue Jays rally in eighth for win over Tigers

On a night the Blue Jays left 14 runners on base, Troy Tulowitzki did his part to cash some in. Tulowitzki drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a bases-loaded single in the eighth inning, and the Blue Jays rallied to beat the Detroit ...