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Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Column: As Detroit Tigers slump again, manager Brad Ausmus hears from everyone

Column: As Detroit Tigers slump again, manager Brad Ausmus hears from everyone

The Tigers have lost four straight, but remain in first place in the American League Central. DETROIT - Some rookie baseball managers wouldn’t feel comfortable with their immediate and successful predecessor sitting at the end of the dugout bench during batting practice. But it didn’t bother Brad Ausmus of the Detroit Tigers when Jim Leyland showed up prior to Tuesday night’s game with the White Sox at Comerica Park. “He’s always fun to have around,” Ausmus said. “I just saw him last homestand.” At that time of night, everything was still fun....
Bless You Boys 4 hours ago

Game 104 Preview: White Sox at Tigers

Max Scherzer looks to get the Tigers back in the win column tonight against the Chicago White Sox. Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers Time/Place: 7:08 p.m., Comerica Park SB Nation blog: South Side Sox Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching...
Detroit Free Press 12 hours ago

Chicago 11, Detroit 4: Why the Tigers lost Tuesday

The teams were tied, 2-2, in the seventh before the White Sox scored seven runs. Joakim Soria, in his first appearance as a Tiger at Comerica Park, allowed four earned runs in 1/3of an inning.
Bless You Boys 13 hours ago

White Sox 11, Tigers 4: Anibal Sanchez betrayed by defense and bullpen, Joakim Soria rocked in home debut

Joakim Soria's home debut could not have gone worse. The White Sox pummeled the newest Tiger for four runs and six hits in just 1/3 of an inning, including three extra base hits. Down 2-0, Chicago scored 11 unanswered runs to win going away, 11-4. Sloppy defense and a horrific home debut from Joakim...
Detroit News 14 hours ago
Joakim Soria, Tigers take it on chin from White Sox

Joakim Soria, Tigers take it on chin from White Sox

It was definitely something to cringe about in the Tigers' 11-4 loss on Tuesday night to the Chicago White Sox. The line on Soria: One-third of an inning, six hits, four runs, four earned runs, two home runs
Grand Rapids Press 14 hours ago

White Sox 11, Tigers 4: Joakim Soria bombed, defense struggles as losing streak reaches four

Soria allowed six hits -- including two home runs -- while retiring just one batter in relief of starter Anibal Sanchez. DETROIT -- The defense was sloppy. The offense struggled to score runs. Joakim Soria got bombed.  The losing...
Detroit Free Press 1 hour ago
Tigers trade rumor mill: The latest talk

Tigers trade rumor mill: The latest talk

The Major League Baseball trade deadline is Thursday afternoon. Follow along here for the latest chatter from our Tigers writers as well as the national reporters who will be keeping tabs on all of the teams. If something happens, it should break here first:
Rob Rogacki / Bless You Boys 3 hours ago

MLB trade rumors: Red Sox 'likely' to deal left-handed pitchers Jon Lester, Andrew Bailey

Would the Tigers be able to trade for either one? It seems like just about any Red Sox player not named David Ortiz has been linked to a trade rumor or three this season, but two of the most popular names of late are Jon Lester and Andrew Miller. SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reports that both Lester...
Grand Rapids Press 13 hours ago
Eugenio Suarez day to day with back tightness; Nick Castellanos expects quick return to lineup

Eugenio Suarez day to day with back tightness; Nick Castellanos expects quick return to lineup

Castellanos after the game Tuesday night: I have every intention of playing tomorrow. DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos did not start but could have played. Eugenio Suarez started but couldn't finish. Both Castellanos and Suarez are day to day after suffering what appear to be minor injuries Tuesday, but it appears that Castellanos is more likely than Suarez to play Wednesday. Castellanos took a ball off the hand during batting practice Tuesday and was a late scratch from the starting lineup in his team's eventual 11-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Miguel Cabrera...
Lineups for opener vs. Chicago White Sox

Lineups for opener vs. Chicago White Sox

If you look closely in the pic, you can see the damage done to the outfield by last week's Jimmy Buffet concert. You can also see former manager Jim Leyland in the foreground (shorts, checked shirt) talking with White Sox personnel.Miguel Cabrera is batting fourth for the fifth time this season (small sample size alert), a spot in the lineup where he's hitting .188. The other four instances were all in National League cities, when the Tigers were trying to get Rajai Davis higher in the lineup, to get him steal opportunities.DETROIT TIGERS (57-45):Austin Jackson, CFRajai Davis, LFIan Kinsler,...

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Detroit Free Press 1 hour ago

Tigers' Evan Reed charged with sexual assault

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is to discuss the results of a warrant review in the case of Evan Reed, who sources said was accused of a sexual assault March 30 at the MotorCity Casino Hotel.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Detroit Tigers ex-reliever Evan Reed charged with sexual assault of 45-year-old woman

Detroit Tigers ex-reliever Evan Reed charged with sexual assault of 45-year-old woman

Evan Reed, a former Detroit Tiger relief pitcher, is charged with two counts of third-degree sexual assault. DETROIT, MI -- Evan Reed, a former Detroit Tiger relief pitcher, is charged with two counts of third-degree sexual assault. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced the charges, each which carries up to 15 years in prison, during a news conference Wednesday. Worthy declined to provide details, saying repeatedly that the facts and circumstances will come out in court, but said there were numerous witnesses interviewed and surveillance footage...
Detroit News 4 hours ago

Results of investigation involving Tigers' Evan Reed to be revealed today

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is scheduled to meet with the press this morning to discuss details of an investigation into Tigers minor-league pitcher Evan Reed.
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
Steve Garvey on facing '84 Tigers in World Series: They were a team of destiny

Steve Garvey on facing '84 Tigers in World Series: They were a team of destiny

Former 19-year MLB great recalls the Padres had already had moment in the sun by beating Cubs in the 1984 NLCS. COMSTOCK PARK, MI - The 1984 World Series was a homecoming of sorts for Steve Garvey, though it was under challenging conditions on a team that had already played its best baseball of the season. Garvey was the MVP in the National League Championship Series when the San Diego Padres rallied from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Chicago Cubs for the right to face the Detroit Tigers. Steve Garvey as member of the Padres  Garvey was a two-sport standout...
Detroit Free Press 11 hours ago

J.D. Martinez cools off, but he keeps swinging

J.D. Martinez was one of the best stories in baseball in the first half of the season for the Tigers, batting .346 with a 1.035 OPS with 14 home runs and 43 RBIs in 55 games.

Rapid Reaction: White Sox 11, Tigers 4

DETROIT – The White Sox toppled the Detroit Tigers 11-4 on Tuesday in the opener of a three-game series and now have won four of their last five games. How it happened: The White Sox broke open a close game in the seventh inning by sending 12 batters to the plate and scoring seven runs. The White Sox scored their most runs since delivering 16 on April 20. Jose Abreu and Adam Dunn hit home runs in the seventh inning, while Alexei Ramirez hit a three-run triple.
Grand Rapids Press 16 hours ago
Seventh-inning stretch: Tigers 2, White Sox 2

Seventh-inning stretch: Tigers 2, White Sox 2

After combining for just 13 hits the last three games, the Tigers have recorded nine hits through six innings against the White Sox. But they only have two runs to show for it. DETROIT -- After combining for just 13 hits the last three games, the Detroit Tigers have already recorded nine through six innings against the Chicago White Sox. But they only have two runs to show for it. The Tigers have been backed by a strong start from Anibal Sanchez and will take a 2-all tie against the Chicago White Sox into the seventh inning Tuesday night. Sanchez has given up two...
Detroit Free Press 16 hours ago

Jack White tosses first pitch at Tigers game - to Santa Claus

In a vaguely surreal sight during a big homecoming week for the Detroit rocker, White threw the ceremonial first pitch at Comerica Park before the Tigers' Tuesday game against the Chicago White Sox.
Grand Rapids Press 16 hours ago
Detroit Tigers rookie Eugenio Suarez leaves game in fourth inning with lower back tightness

Detroit Tigers rookie Eugenio Suarez leaves game in fourth inning with lower back tightness

The Tigers were already without third baseman Nick Castellanos, who was a late scratch due to a right index finger contusion. DETROIT -- Rookie shortstop Eugenio Suarez left the game in the fourth inning Tuesday night due to lower back tightness. The Detroit Tigers listed his status as day to day. Eugenio Suarez  Suarez had an eventful night in the field before leaving the game early. He made a nice play in the first inning on a ground ball deep to the hole at shortstop off the bat of Alexei Ramirez. But Suarez was charged with an error when he rushed a throw...
Detroit News 16 hours ago

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus slots Miguel Cabrera fourth, Rajai Davis second

If you check the splits of Miguel Cabrera's career, he has batted cleanup almost as much as he's batted third. But whenever he bats cleanup for the Tigers instead of third, the question 'why?' must be asked.

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    Joakim Soria, Tigers take it on chin from White Sox

  • 3 Nick Castellanos

    Nick Castellanos

    Detroit Tigers rookie Eugenio Suarez leaves game in fourth inning with lower back tightness

  • 3 Eugenio Suarez

    Eugenio Suarez

    Suarez leaves game early with back stiffness

  • 2 Victor Martinez

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