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Michael Fulmer to start Tigers' home opener; Miguel Cabrera could play Sunday

Michael Fulmer to start Tigers' home opener; Miguel Cabrera could play Sunday

Fulmer is coming off 2016 AL Rookie of the Year season; Cabrera is coming off back injury. BRADENTON, Fla. - Michael Fulmer is featured prominently on the Detroit Tigers' 2017 media guide. And now the 2016 American League Rookie of the Year will be the featured attraction as the team's starting pitcher for the Tigers' home opener April 7 against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus made the announcement prior to Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at LECOM Park. "It's not necessarily a reward. We pushed him...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 24, 2017
Tigers notes: Brad Ausmus 'really happy' for friend and mentor Jim Leyland

Tigers notes: Brad Ausmus 'really happy' for friend and mentor Jim Leyland

Tigers manager echoes Miguel Cabrera on back injury. KISSIMMEE, Fla. - When Brad Ausmus fell asleep Wednesday night, Team USA held a 4-0 lead over Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic championship game. When Ausmus woke up a little while later, the Americans were wrapping up their first-ever WBC title. Watching the game on MLB Network, the Detroit Tigers manager could see the emotion in U.S. manager Jim Leyland, the former Tigers skipper whom he respects as a friend and valuable resource. "I watched the end of the game (Thursday) morning, but I was happy...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 25, 2017
Tigers Gameday: Eyes on outfield, Anibal Sanchez vs. Pirates in Bradenton

Tigers Gameday: Eyes on outfield, Anibal Sanchez vs. Pirates in Bradenton

Andrew Romine starts in center field and Tyler Collins in right field. BRADENTON, Fla. - J.D. Martinez and Matthew Boyd were the biggest newsmakers for the Detroit Tigers Friday. Manager Brad Ausmus announced that Martinez will miss three to four weeks with a Lisfranc ligament sprain in his right foot. Boyd, meanwhile, continued to impress with another strong pitching performance as the Tigers beat the Atlanta Braves in walk-off fashion, 3-2, in 10 innings. That leads us to today's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Martinez news puts more focus on the...

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