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Detroit 11, Arizona 5: Why the Tigers won Wednesday

The Tigers broke the game open with a five-run fourth to take a 7-0 lead. Anibal Sanchez gave up five earned runs on 11 hits with one walk over 61/3 innings with four strikeouts for the Tigers. The Tigers added four runs in the eighth on an RBI single by Ian Kinsler and a three-run home run by Miguel Cabrera.
Tigers lineup for Game 1 of doubleheader vs. Indians

Tigers lineup for Game 1 of doubleheader vs. Indians

The Tigers came into Saturday's doubleheader needing an arm for the bullpen, so they brought Corey Knebel back up.Drew VerHagen was called up as the 26th man, and got the start in the first game.Victor Martinez was in the starting lineup for the second straight game, after missing 11 of 13 to finish out the first half of the season, but manager Brad Ausmus was unsure he'd play Martinez in both games of the doubleheader."That won’t be decided until after the first game. Let’s see how it goes," Ausmus said Saturday morning.DETROIT TIGERS (53-39)Austin Jackson, CFIan Kinsler, 2BMiguel...
VMart opens 2nd half, back in Tigers lineup for first time since July 4

VMart opens 2nd half, back in Tigers lineup for first time since July 4

Victor Martinez missed the final eight games of the first half for the Tigers, and 11 of the final 13 before the break, but he's back in the lineup for Friday's series opener against the Cleveland Indians. It's his first game action since he left the July 4 game with recurring soreness in his side.DETROIT TIGERSAustin Jackson, CFIan Kinsler, 2BMiguel Cabrera, 1BVictor Martinez, DHJ.D. Martinez, LFTorii Hunter, RFNick Castellanos, 3BAlex Avila, CEugenio Suarez, SSPitcher: Anibal Sanchez, RHPNOTES: It's Motown Night, so the national anthem will be sung by the Four Tops, while one of the group's...
Detroit Free Press Jul 17, 2014

Tigers' Kinsler happy to be coach at prep Home Run Derby

A couple of days ago, Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler replaced teammate Victor Martinez on the American League roster for the All-Star Game in Minneapolis. While he didn't compete in Monday's home run derby, he was able to take part in something similar in Detroit - with a different age group.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 17, 2014
Tigers All-Star Ian Kinsler returns from break to host prep home run derby

Tigers All-Star Ian Kinsler returns from break to host prep home run derby

DETROIT -- When Ian Kinsler was in high school, he wasnt small by any means. At 6-feet, 170 pounds in high school, Kinsler was actually pretty average. When Kinsler walked into the Wayne State University fieldhouse on Thursday evening to meet with some of the top high school baseball hitters from across the state, he seemed a bit undersized, albeit... DETROIT -- When Ian Kinsler was in high school, he wasn't small by any means. At 6-feet, 170 pounds in high school, Kinsler was actually pretty average. When Kinsler walked into the Wayne State University fieldhouse on Thursday...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 15, 2014
All-Star second baseman Ian Kinsler makes strong case to be named Detroit Tigers' first-half MVP

All-Star second baseman Ian Kinsler makes strong case to be named Detroit Tigers' first-half MVP

Through the first 91 games of the season, Ian Kinsler has been one of the best players on Detroits roster and arguably the best second basemen in the American League. Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler safely slides home during the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in Detroit on July 4.AP Photo  MINNEAPOLIS -- Ian Kinsler's goal wasn't to be named an All-Star this year. It was to play like an All-Star. So far, he's done just that. Through the first 91 games this season, Kinsler has been one of the best players on Detroit's roster, and arguably the best second...
Detroit News Jul 14, 2014

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera on Ian Kinsler: 'He's our MVP'

Kinsler is hitting .303 this season, which would be his highest average since 2008. He also has 11 home runs and 26 doubles, which both put him on pace to exceed his numbers from 2013.
FanBlog: Astros Jul 12, 2014

Altuve sets MLB record for hits, stolen bases mark before break

Jose Altuve went 2-for-2 with two doubles and two runs. He leads the majors with 130 hits and 40 multi-hit games. He also leads the American League with 29 doubles. Altuve became just the third player to have 130 hits before the All-Star break since 2004, joining Miguel Cabrera (132 in 2013) and Ian Kinsler […]
Detroit Free Press Jul 11, 2014

Tigers' Kinsler replaces V-Mart on AL All-Star roster

Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler will replace teammate Victor Martinez on the American League roster for the 85th All-Star Game.
Rotoworld Jul 11, 2014

Ian Kinsler replaces V-Mart on All-Star squad - Ian Kinsler (2B) Detroit Tigers

Ian Kinsler has been named to the American League All-Star team as a replacement for the injured Victor Martinez.
Bless You Boys Jul 11, 2014

Ian Kinsler to replace Victor Martinez on the American League All-Star roster

That's four-time All-Star Ian Kinsler to you. Victor Martinez has yet to land on the disabled list, but he will not be participating in this year's All-Star Game. Teammate Ian Kinsler was named as Martinez's replacement on the American League All-Star roster, marking Kinsler's fourth appearance in the midsummer classic. Kinsler was arguably the Tigers' most valuable player in the first half. He is hitting .305/.339/.477 with 11 home runs and 49 RBI heading into Friday night's game against Kansas City. He has made his presence felt on the basepaths as well, swiping nine bases and scoring a...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 11, 2014
Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler replaces Victor Martinez on American League All-Star team

Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler replaces Victor Martinez on American League All-Star team

Kinsler entered the game Friday night hitting .305 with 11 home runs, 49 RBIs and an .816 OPS. According to baseball-reference.com, Kinsler is ninth among position players in the majors with a 3.8 WAR. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Victor Martinez will not participate in the All-Star Game. But Ian Kinsler will. Major League Baseball announced Friday evening that Kinsler will replace Martinez on the roster for the American League. The All-Star Game will be played Tuesday night in Minneapolis. Martinez is sitting out his sixth consecutive game Friday night and almost...
KFFL Jul 11, 2014

Tigers | Ian Kinsler added to AL roster

Detroit Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler has been added to the American League roster for the ...
Detroit Free Press Jul 7, 2014

Tigers All-Star snubs: Kinsler and (maybe) Porcello

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said five of his players are worthy of being on the American League All-Star team. Only three made it, with pitcher Rick Porcello still being alive in fan voting for the final spot. The fifth candidate is second baseman Ian Kinsler, whose only hope is to be named an injury replacement. ESPN's Keith Law named Kinsler as one of the biggest snubs of this year's selections.
Bless You Boys Jul 7, 2014

The best BYB stories from the July 4 weekend

So you haven't been around a computer much since Thursday? That's OK, we've got you covered. Trade stories: Tigers need bullpen help the most But they also could use some lineup help Here are the Tigers' top trade chips Best and worst of Dave Dombrowski's deadline deals All-Star stories: How many all-stars should the Tigers have? Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, Max Scherzer named all-stars Ian Kinsler, Anibal Sanchez were deserving of All-Star Game Rick Porcello named a fan vote-in candidate All-star selection an "honor" for three Tigers News Victor Martinez exits with side...

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