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Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
Seventh-inning stretch: Indians 3, Tigers 2
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Seventh-inning stretch: Indians 3, Tigers 2

Blaine Hardy walked the first batter he faced to load the bases for Jose Ramirez, who hit a tiebreaking infield single to help the Indians take a 3-2 lead over the Tigers. DETROIT -- Justin Verlander did his job Sunday. Blaine Hardy didn't. Hardy relieved Verlander with two outs and two on in the sixth inning and walked the first batter he faced to load the bases for Jose Ramirez, who hit a tiebreaking infield single to help the Indians take a 3-2 lead over the Tigers into the seventh. Hardy then plunked Michael Brantley with the bases loaded, which gave...
The Detroit Tiger Weblog 8 hours ago

Game 2014.149: Indians at Tigers

Alex Avila tightened the screws and launched one, and the Tigers are again in first place today. If the playoffs began today, KC and Oakland would be playing the wild card game, and Detroit would be going to Baltimore. Justin Verlander gets another chance to...
Detroit News 8 hours ago

Sunday's Indians-Tigers: Lineups and live tweets

The Tigers send Justin Verlander to the mound Sunday, seeking a three-game sweep of the Indians to at least maintain their half-game lead over the Royals for first place in the American League Central Division.
Detroit Free Press 9 hours ago

Game thread: Tigers taking on Indians in finale at Comerica Park

Here's the Tigers' starting lineup for today's series finale against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park (1 p.m., FSD). Right-hander Trevor Bauer is scheduled to start for the Tribe.
Detroit News 4 hours ago
Ian Kinsler comes through as Tigers sweep Indians

Ian Kinsler comes through as Tigers sweep Indians

Bryan Shaw was back on the mound for the Indians on Sunday, again entrusted to protect a one-run lead late in the game. Some 17 hours earlier he served up a game-winning two-run homer to Alex Avila. Lightning struck twice.
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago

Tigers 6, Indians 4: Ian Kinsler's two-run homer helps Detroit complete big sweep over Cleveland

For the second straight day, the Tigers beat up a normally stingy Cleveland bullpen and mounted another thrilling come-from-behind win Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. DETROIT -- The late-inning heroics keep coming for the Tigers. So do the wins. For the second straight...
Bless You Boys 8 hours ago
Game 149: Indians at Tigers

Game 149: Indians at Tigers

The Tigers go for the sweep today against the Cleveland Indians. Justin Verlander and Trevor Bauer are the starting pitchers. Cleveland Indians (76-71) at Detroit Tigers (82-66) Time/Place: 1:08 p.m., Comerica Park SB Nation blog: Let's Go Tribe Media: Fox Sports Detroit, TBS, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Trevor Bauer (5-8, 4.12 ERA) vs. RHP Justin Verlander (13-12, 4.82 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Bauer 23 137.2 8.63 3.66 0.85 1.37 3.82 3.92 1.6 Verlander 29 185.0 6.96 3.02 0.88 1.43 3.91 4.23 2.6 The Tigers got to Trevor Bauer in...
Grand Rapids Press 11 hours ago

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Justin Verlander seeks sweep over Indians; game to be televised on TBS

Justin Verlander, todays starter for the Tigers, allowed four runs over seven innings in his start last Monday. Hes given up at least four runs in four of his last five starts. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (82-66, 1st in AL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (76-71,...
Grand Rapids Press 9 hours ago
Video: Tigers closer Joe Nathan talks about drop in velocity: 'I'm really not worried about that'

Video: Tigers closer Joe Nathan talks about drop in velocity: 'I'm really not worried about that'

Said Nathan: "I'm not all about reading the (radar) gun anymore. It used to be, I could get it up there. Now, it's about location and pitching ahead."
Rotoworld 4 hours ago

Nathan tallies 32nd save as Tigers top Tribe - Joe Nathan (R) Detroit Tigers

Joe Nathan earned his 32nd save of the season Sunday in the Tigers' defeat of the Indians.
KFFL 7 hours ago
Tigers | Alex Avila leaves game

Tigers | Alex Avila leaves game

Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (illness) left the game early Sunday, Sept. 14, because of ...
Rotoworld 2 hours ago

Alex Avila leaves game with lightheadedness - Alex Avila (C) Detroit Tigers

Alex Avila left Sunday's game against the Indians with lightheadedness.
Akron Beacon Journal 5 hours ago

Indians report: Second baseman Jason Kipnis, fan exchange frustrations on social media

DETROIT: Not long after the Tigers rallied in the bottom of the eighth inning Saturday night for a come-from-behind 5-4 victory, some Indians fans took to social media to voice their frustrations.Professional athletes generally know it’s best to ignore anything negative from fans. But when one tags them directly on Twitter with their negative comments, sometimes it’s just too tempting not to fire back in the heat of the moment.That’s what happened to Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis Saturday when a disgruntled fan tweeted at Kipnis and the Indians accounts: “And we wonder why only...

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Plain Dealer 1 hour ago
Cleveland Indians' playoff run hits wall following sweep by Detroit Tigers

Cleveland Indians' playoff run hits wall following sweep by Detroit Tigers

Michael Bourn on Indians' playoff chances following sweep by Tigers: "Our backs are up against the wall. I mean we're really up against it."
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago

Video: J.D. Martinez on Detroit Tigers' final trip to Minnesota: 'It's a huge series'

Said Martinez: "It's a huge series. Minnesota is no joke. They gave us trouble. Every game counts. It doesn't matter who we're playing right now."
Detroit News 3 hours ago

Tigers rookies traveling to Minneapolis wearing only skimpy football outfits

It's a long-standing tradition in Major League Baseball that prior to the final road trip of the regular season, the veterans get to choose the rookies' traveling wardrobe.
News-Herald 3 hours ago
Cleveland Indians fall to Detroit Tigers, 6-4, to further hurt playoff chances

Cleveland Indians fall to Detroit Tigers, 6-4, to further hurt playoff chances

DETROIT - Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers opened a 1 1/2-game AL Central lead by beating the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Kinsler's homer off Bryan Shaw (5-5), his first since Aug. 30, followed Rajai Davis' infield single and put the Tigers ahead 4-3.
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila exits game with lightheadedness, considered day-to-day

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila exits game with lightheadedness, considered day-to-day

Alex Avila passed all his concussion tests earlier this month after he was struck in the mask by a foul tip in Cleveland. But it appears hes not quite in the clear just yet. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila passed all his concussion tests earlier this month after he was struck in the mask by a foul tip in Cleveland. But it appears he's not quite in the clear just yet. Avila was forced to exit the game after his at-bat in the seventh inning Sunday afternoon with what the Tigers referred to as lightheadedness. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus confirmed after...
Detroit Free Press 4 hours ago

Detroit 6, Cleveland 4: Kinsler's HR helps Tigers rally for sweep

Tigers closer Joe Nathan gave up a leadoff single to Michael Brantley, an RBI double to right to Carlos Santana and a walk to Jason Kipnis before retiring anyone in the ninth. But Yan Gomes grounded into a double play, and pinch-hitter Jason Giambi popped out to left to end the game.
Detroit Free Press 8 hours ago

OF prospect Daniel Fields visits Tigers, is eyeing 2015

While the Detroit native may still be in the team's plans, the next baseball he plays will be in the Arizona Fall League. Fields said he leaves for Arizona on Oct. 1 and begins playing Oct. 7.
Detroit News 8 hours ago

Tigers prospect Daniel Fields faces make-or-break offseason

Daniel Fields figured this was going to be the September he got his call to join the Tigers when the rosters expanded. Instead Fields, the Tigers sixth round pick in 2009, was just a visitor before the game, catching up with some of his teammates.
Columbus Dispatch 17 hours ago

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  • 4 Ian Kinsler

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  • 3 Joe Nathan

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  • 1 David Price

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    Video: David Price shuts down Cleveland Indians, helps Detroit Tigers move back into first place

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