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Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Seattle Mariners (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Seattle Mariners (chat)

Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walkers overall numbers this season are not overly impressive -- he is 7-6 with a 4.34 ERA -- but he has been excellent for the past month or so. There will be NO IN-GAME UPDATES. Please join the conversation in the comments section. If you're viewing this on a mobile device, click here. // // ]]> Who: Detroit Tigers (42-40, 3rd in AL Central) at Seattle Mariners (38-45, 4th in AL West)When: 10:10 p.m.Where: Safeco Field in SeattleTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio...
The Detroit Tiger Weblog 2 hours ago

Game 2015.83: Tigers at Mariners

Hello Friends - Nice win last night. Baseball is a long season. We just happen to be over 1/2 way done and it’s not looking so good. There’s still a lot of hope out there and Lynn Henning wrote today that the Tigers could chase Cole Hamels, Johnny Cueto, Mike Leake, or Jorge de la […]
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago

Detroit Tigers lineup: Newcomer Marc Krauss to start at first base, bat seventh

Krauss is hitting .192 with a .595 OPS. He has 11 home runs, 40 RBIs and 117 strikeouts in 365 career at-bats in the majors. It did not take long for Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus to pencil Marc Krauss into the starting lineup. Krauss...
Bless You Boys 6 hours ago

Alfredo Simon saved Tigers bullpen from overmanagement vs. Mariners

Brad Ausmus identified why it was important to send Alfredo Simon out for the sixth inning of last night's game, but was it really that important? After he allowed three runs in the fifth inning of Monday's 12-5 win over the Seattle Mariners, Detroit Tigers fans...
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Detroit Tigers designate Josh Wilson for assignment to make room for Marc Krauss

Detroit Tigers designate Josh Wilson for assignment to make room for Marc Krauss

Krauss is starting at first base and batting seventh tonight for the Tigers in their game against the Seattle Mariners. The Detroit Tigers had to send someone packing to make room for first baseman Marc Krauss. That someone was Josh Wilson. The Tigers announced Tuesday afternoon that they have designated the contract of Wilson for assignment to make room for Krauss, who was claimed off waivers Monday from the Tampa Bay Rays. Wilson hit .381 (8 for 23) with three RBIs and eight strikeouts in 11 games after being promoted from Triple-A Toledo. Wilson, who is in...
Grand Rapids Press 11 hours ago

Chat: With trade deadline approaching, what is biggest area of need for Detroit Tigers?

We will be here from noon to 1 p.m. today to discuss that topic and more during an MLive live chat. There has been plenty of debate in recent days about whether the Detroit Tigers should be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. But let's assume for now that they remain...
Topeka Capital-Journal 10 hours ago
Complete 2015 All-Star Rosters, which includes 6 and possibly 7 Royals

Complete 2015 All-Star Rosters, which includes 6 and possibly 7 Royals

MLB All-Star Game At Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Tuesday, July 14 (x-inactive; r-injury replacement) AMERICAN LEAGUE STARTERS C — Salvador Perez, Royals 1B — x-Miguel Cabrera, Tigers; Albert Pujols, Angels 2B — Jose Altuve, Astros 3B — Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays SS — Alcides Escobar, Royals OF — Mike Trout, Angels OF — Lorenzo Cain, Royals OF — Alex Gordon, Royals DH — Nelson Cruz, Mariners read more
Grand Rapids Press 22 hours ago

Here's how you can help Yoenis Cespedes make the MLB All-Star Game

Yoenis Cespedes wasnt selected by fans in the initial fan vote for the MLB All-Star game, nor by the managers/players selections. But, he can still make it. The Detroit Tigers will be sending four players to the July 14 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Cincinnati,...

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Grand Rapids Press 11 hours ago
Watch highlights of the Detroit Tigers' 12-5 win over Seattle

Watch highlights of the Detroit Tigers' 12-5 win over Seattle

Detroits series in Seattle resumes Tuesday night. The Detroit Tigers hit four home runs to start their road trip in Seattle with a 12-5 win Monday night. Victor Martinez, J.D. Martinez, Nick Castellanos and Yoenis Cespedes all homered for the Tigers. Watch highlights of Monday's game below: addResponsivePlayer( "6yyy30vtoigi1w23rnxoary74", "06c7c348-13be-4bf5-b1f0-8f1e92cfcb4c", "1prbzcdlpav0n1fkpzk7sllnts", "perf6yyy30vtoigi1w23rnxoary74-1prbzcdlpav0n1fkpzk7sllnts", "eplayer40", {autoHide:true,...
Grand Rapids Press 13 hours ago

Spotted at Comerica Park: Check out the Detroit Tigers jerseys fans are wearing

During the recent homestand, we roamed around looking for fans sporting the jerseys of their favorite Detroit Tigers players.
Grand Rapids Press 14 hours ago
Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus not willing to define roles for relievers just yet

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus not willing to define roles for relievers just yet

With the exception of Tigers closer Joakim Soria, manager Brad Ausmus has repeated several times this month that no pitcher in Detroits bullpen has a defined role. DETROIT -- Joakim Soria is Detroit's closer. That much is clear. Beyond that? It's wide open. With the exception of Soria, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has repeated several times this month that no pitcher in Detroit's bullpen has a defined role. The topic was addressed once again this weekend when asked if Ausmus has considered using right-handed reliever Alex Wilson in higher leverage...
Grand Rapids Press 16 hours ago
Analysis: Starting pitching proving to be a much bigger problem for Detroit Tigers than offense

Analysis: Starting pitching proving to be a much bigger problem for Detroit Tigers than offense

For the fourth straight game, the Detroit Tigers managed to plate at least five runs. And for the fourth straight game, they managed to do it with their star player sidelined. The Detroit Tigers are a better team with Miguel Cabrera in their starting lineup. There's no denying that. But that doesn't necessarily mean they're a bad team without Cabrera in their starting lineup. Because they're not. For the fourth straight game, the Tigers managed to plate at least five runs. And for the fourth straight game, they managed to do it with their star player...
Tacoma News-Tribune 18 hours ago

Tigers pound Mariners in series opener, 12-5

The Detroit Tigers hit the ball.
Grand Rapids Press 21 hours ago
Tigers 12, Mariners 5: Detroit launches four homers, pumps out 19 hits to pick up Alfredo Simon

Tigers 12, Mariners 5: Detroit launches four homers, pumps out 19 hits to pick up Alfredo Simon

Backed by four home runs, the Detroit Tigers pumped out 19 hits and overcame another troubling start from Alfredo Simon in a 12-5 blowout win over the Seattle Mariners. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers had no problem scoring runs Monday night. And once again, Alfredo Simon had no problem giving them up. Backed by four home runs, the Tigers pumped out 19 hits and overcame another troublesome start from Simon in a 12-5 blowout win over the Seattle Mariners. Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez hit back-to-back homers in the fourth inning, and Nick Castellanos and Yoenis...

Iwakuma gives up four homers, but it’s a bullpen collapse that wrecks Mariners in 12-5 loss to Tigers

SEATTLE — Hisashi Iwakuma is pitching again for the Seattle Mariners after nearly 11 weeks on the disabled list. But back? No, he’s not back in form. Not after giving up four homers in five-plus innings. And still… It wasn’t until just-summoned rookie relievers Mayckol Guaipe and David Rollins imploded that the Mariners saw a possible victory slip away Monday in what turned into a 12-5 drubbing by the Detroit Tigers at Safeco Field. Guaipe and Rollins gave up a combined seven runs and nine hits while recording just three outs as the Tigers erased a two-run deficit by scoring five...
Grand Rapids Press 22 hours ago
Seventh-inning update: Tigers 8, Mariners 5

Seventh-inning update: Tigers 8, Mariners 5

Despite another rough start from Alfredo Simon, the Detroit Tigers have managed to take a 8-5 lead over the Seattle Mariners into the seventh inning tonight. The Detroit Tigers have belted four home runs tonight. And Alfredo Simon needed all four. Despite another rough start from Simon, the Tigers have managed to take a 8-5 lead over the Seattle Mariners into the seventh inning, thanks largely to four solo home runs from four different players. Nick Castellanos hit his first home run since May 21, and J.D. Martinez and Victor Martinez hit back-to-back homers in...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 6, 2015
Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Seattle Mariners (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Seattle Mariners (chat)

Alfredo Simon will try to right the ship tonight after allowing 18 combined runs in his last three starts. Which Simon will we see tonight in Seattle? There will be NO IN-GAME UPDATES. Please join the conversation in the comments section. If you're viewing this on a mobile device, click here. // // ]]> Who: Detroit Tigers (41-40, 3rd in AL Central) at Seattle Mariners (38-44, 4th in AL West)When: 10:10 p.m.Where: Safeco Field in SeattleTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow James Schmehl Detroit's...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 6, 2015
Four Detroit Tigers named to American League All-Star team; Yoenis Cespedes on Final Vote

Four Detroit Tigers named to American League All-Star team; Yoenis Cespedes on Final Vote

David Price, Jose Iglesias and J.D. Martinez have been named to the American League all-star roster after a vote of players, managers and coaches. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers will have at least four representatives in the All-Star Game later this month. Possibly five. David Price, Jose Iglesias and J.D. Martinez have been named to the American League all-star roster after a vote of players, managers and coaches. The All-Star trio will join Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera, who was voted a starter Sunday. It will mark the seventh consecutive year the Tigers...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 6, 2015
Detroit Tigers lineup: Andrew Romine to make second career start at first base, Alex Avila will start at catcher tonight

Detroit Tigers lineup: Andrew Romine to make second career start at first base, Alex Avila will start at catcher tonight

After starting the past two days at first base, Avila will move back behind the plate, and Andrew Romine will get the start at first base tonight in Seattle. For the fourth straight day, Alex Avila is in the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup. But this time, he's back behind the plate. After starting the past two days at first base, Avila will move back behind the plate, and Andrew Romine will get the start at first base as the Tigers open a three-game series tonight against the Seattle Mariners. Romine will make his second career start at first base as the Tigers...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 6, 2015
Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez's big week ends with second career American League award

Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez's big week ends with second career American League award

For the second time in his career, Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez has been named the American Leagues player of the week. DETROIT -- For the second time in his career, Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez has been named the American League's player of the week. The announcement comes on the same day Martinez will learn whether he's been named an All-Star on the American League roster. Martinez hit .458 (11 for 24) with four home runs, a double and 10 RBIs in six games against National League rival Pittsburgh and AL East foe Toronto. It marked the...

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