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Grand Rapids Press Apr 19, 2015
Watch highlights from the Detroit Tigers' 9-1 win over the Chicago White Sox

Watch highlights from the Detroit Tigers' 9-1 win over the Chicago White Sox

The Detroit Tigers were blown out by the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. The next day, they returned the favor. Watch highlights of the Tigers 9-1 win here. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers were blown out by the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. The next day, they returned the favor. Yoenis Cespedes hit a grand slam and a two-run home run and Shane Greene gave up just one run in seven sharp innings as the Tigers routed the White Sox, 9-1, on Sunday afternoon en route to their fourth straight series win. The win comes a day after the Tigers suffered a 12-3 blowout loss...
Bless You Boys Apr 19, 2015

Tigers 9, White Sox 1: Shane Greene's strong start boosted by Yoenis Cespedes' 2 home runs

The Tigers became the first team in baseball to reach 10 wins for the season after two massive home runs off the bat of Yoenis Cespedes and a dominant start by Shane Greene. DETROIT -- After a blowout loss to the White Sox on Saturday, the Detroit Tigers gladly repaid the favor Sunday. Shane Greene dominated Chicago while the offense put on a flashy hit parade, led by Yoenis Cespedes, who hit two massive home runs to left field. The Tigers won 9-1 over the White Sox, taking the series and increasing their record to 10-2 for the season. Greene (3-0) was shaky to start, but after a 17-pitch...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 19, 2015
Tigers 9, White Sox 1: Yoenis Cespedes belts grand slam, Shane Greene mows down Chicago in blowout win

Tigers 9, White Sox 1: Yoenis Cespedes belts grand slam, Shane Greene mows down Chicago in blowout win

Backed by Yoenis Cespedes grand slam and a career-high six RBIs, Greene tossed seven strong innings of one-run ball to help the Detroit Tigers cruise past the White Sox, 9-1. DETROIT -- No Tigers pitcher has ever gone three starts without allowing an earned run to start a season. Shane Greene came awfully close Sunday. Backed by Yoenis Cespedes' grand slam and a career-high six RBIs, Greene tossed seven strong innings of one-run ball to help the Detroit Tigers cruise past the White Sox, 9-1, on Sunday and improve their major league-best record to 10-2. It marked...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 6, 2015
Watch Detroit Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes reach over fence, steal home run on opening day

Watch Detroit Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes reach over fence, steal home run on opening day

Yoenis Cespedes doubled and tripled in his first game with the Tigers, but it was his homer-robbing catch in the third inning that was clearly the highlight of his day. DETROIT -- Yoenis Cespedes is known as a five-tool player. And he put all five of those tools on full display Monday in the Detroit Tigers' season-opening win. Cespedes doubled and tripled in his first game with the Tigers, but it was his homer-robbing catch in the third inning that was clearly the highlight of his day. Widely recognized for having an above-average outfield arm, Cespedes flashed...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 30, 2015
Braves 4, Tigers 2: Yoenis Cespedes hits fifth home run; Alfredo Simon turns in best outing of spring

Braves 4, Tigers 2: Yoenis Cespedes hits fifth home run; Alfredo Simon turns in best outing of spring

The Braves broke a 2-2 tie with two runs off Joba Chamberlain in the eighth inning. The first four batters to face Chamberlain had hits. LAKELAND, Fla. -- Yoenis Cespedes went deep. Alfredo Simon pitched deep. But the Detroit Tigers lost another game. Cespedes hit his fifth home run and Simon had his best start of the spring Monday afternoon in a 4-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves. Simon had allowed 13 earned runs in 11 2/3 innings over his previous three starts but was much more effective in this one. He allowed one run on five hits and three walks in six-plus...
Over the Monster Mar 25, 2015

Do the Red Sox even want to trade Allen Craig?

He has no place on Boston's roster, and the Red Sox have had suitors. So why is Allen Craig still in Boston? Back in the first days of the offseason, there were two moves that seemed like safe bets for the Red Sox to make: 1) Sign Pablo Sandoval -- The only way they could have been more obvious with their interest was if they'd renamed Fenway "Pandaville" 2) Trade Allen Craig -- Because it just made sense Even back before the signing of Hanley Ramirez and the Yoenis Cespedes trade, it was clear there was not room for Allen Craig on this Red Sox roster. He hits right handed while the Red Sox...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 24, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera back in lineup as DH; night game to air on MLB Network

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera back in lineup as DH; night game to air on MLB Network

Miguel Cabrera is back in the lineup for the second time this spring. Cabrera, who made his spring debut Sunday, has been tabbed the designated hitter once again. Who: Detroit Tigers (7-14-2) at New York Yankees (12-9-1) Where: George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. First pitch: 7:05 p.m. Television: MLB Network Radio: WXYT 1270 Twitter: Follow James Schmehl STARTING LINEUPS Detroit Tigers 1. Anthony Gose, CF 2. Ian Kinsler, 2B 3. Miguel Cabrera, DH 4. J.D. Martinez, RF 5. Yoenis Cespedes, LF 6. Alex Avila, C 7. Nick Castellanos, 3B 8. Andrew Romine, 1B 9....
Grand Rapids Press Mar 24, 2015
Alex Wilson, Kyle Lobstein among four included in latest round of Detroit Tigers cuts

Alex Wilson, Kyle Lobstein among four included in latest round of Detroit Tigers cuts

Wilson came to the Tigers in the trade that sent Rick Porcello to Boston and brought Yoenis Cespedes to Detroit. Wilson went 1-0 with a 1.91 ERA and a 0.882 WHIP in 18 games for the Red Sox last season. LAKELAND, Fla. -- Roster spots for right-handed relievers became harder to come by the day the Detroit Tigers signed Joba Chamberlain last month. So Alex Wilson faced an uphill battle to head north with the team from the start. But Wilson didn't pitch well at all for the Tigers in Grapefruit League action. On Tuesday, the Tigers optioned him to Triple-A...

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