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Detroit Tigers lineup: J.D. Martinez dropped to 6th spot, Jose Iglesias back at shortstop

Detroit Tigers lineup: J.D. Martinez dropped to 6th spot, Jose Iglesias back at shortstop

The Tigers play the White Sox tonight. CHICAGO -- Brad Ausmus decided it was time for a change. Ausmus has dropped J.D. Martinez to the sixth spot in the batting order for the first time this season. Martinez will hit behind Yoenis Cespedes, who generally hits sixth but will hit fifth tonight against the Chicago White Sox. Martinez is 2 for 25 with 16 strikeouts in his past six games.  Rajai Davis and James McCann are in starting lineup with a left-hander on the mound for the White Sox. Jose Iglesias is back in the lineup, too, although Ausmus said that was...
Grand Rapids Press 13 hours ago

Watch key moments from the Detroit Tigers' 5-2 loss to the White Sox

Detroits series in Chicago continues on Wednesday. CHICAGO - Shane Greene struggled early. And the Detroit Tigers didn't have enough offense to overtake the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Watch key plays from Detroit's 5-2 loss...
Grand Rapids Press 7 hours ago
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Chris Sale on mound for Chicago as Detroit tries to rebound from loss

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Chris Sale on mound for Chicago as Detroit tries to rebound from loss

Sale has an impressive ERA (2.85) and WHIP (1.061) in 22 appearances, including 12 starts, against the Tigers. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (17-10, 2nd in AL Central) at Chicago White Sox (9-14, 4th in AL Central)When: 8:10 p.m.Where: U.S. Cellular Field in ChicagoTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Alfredo Simon (4-1, 3.13 ERA)Lifetime vs. White Sox: 1-0, 8.31 ERA Chicago White SoxLHP Chris Sale (2-1, 5.32 ERA)Lifetime vs. Tigers:...

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Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander cleared to begin throwing program following third MRI

Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander cleared to begin throwing program following third MRI

A timeframe for Verlanders return to the rotation is not clear at this point. He hasnt thrown with any real effort since April 15, when a simulated game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh was cut short. CHICAGO -- The results are in. Justin Verlander will start throwing again. Verlander has been cleared to begin a throwing program following his third MRI this season, the Detroit Tigers announced the news in a release Wednesday afternoon. "Justin Verlander was examined by Tony Romeo today to review his MRI results from yesterday," the release said. "He was given clearance...
Grand Rapids Press 10 hours ago
Inside the minors: Jason Krizan demoted to Erie; Ben Verlander among league leaders in Florida

Inside the minors: Jason Krizan demoted to Erie; Ben Verlander among league leaders in Florida

Tigers utility player Jason Krizan was transferred to Double-A Erie after he hit .169 with one extra-base hit in 71 at-bats in Triple-A Toledo this season. Our weekly look at the Detroit Tigers' minor-league affiliates: Tyler Collins TRIPLE-A TOLEDO Record: 10-14 (.417) Standings: 4th (International League West) Games behind: 4.5 Who's hot:  ... 1B/3B Mike Hessman hit a pair of home runs last Thursday to move into a tie for sixth on the all-time minor league home run list. Hessman, who set the International League's all-time home run record last season, has hit...
Grand Rapids Press 12 hours ago
Analysis: Detroit Tigers offense has been unstoppable in day games, invisible at night

Analysis: Detroit Tigers offense has been unstoppable in day games, invisible at night

The Tigers are averaging three times as many runs per game in day games (6.3) as they are in night games (2.1). They have scored two or fewer runs 10 times in 12 night games thus far this season. CHICAGO -- The difference between an awful Detroit Tigers offense and a great Detroit Tigers offense is like the difference between night and day. Literally. At night, the offense has been terrible. During the day, it's been impressive. The Tigers continued a bizarre trend of not being able to muster much offense during night games Tuesday night when they suffered a...
Grand Rapids Press 16 hours ago
Detroit Tigers expected to discuss results of MRI for Justin Verlander after consulting with doctors

Detroit Tigers expected to discuss results of MRI for Justin Verlander after consulting with doctors

The Tigers have said Verlander will not resume throwing until all the inflammation is gone. The MRI on Tuesday was scheduled to see whether it was. CHICAGO -- The Detroit Tigers have the results of Justin Verlander's third MRI. But they weren't ready to discuss them publicly Tuesday night. "We got the MRI results, but we haven't spoken to all the doctors," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said after his team's 5-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox. "Once we hear from all the doctors that are supposed to look at it ... I'll let you know (Wednesday)." Verlander wasn't...
Grand Rapids Press 19 hours ago
White Sox 5, Tigers 2: Shane Greene roughed up again, Alex Avila homers in loss to Chicago

White Sox 5, Tigers 2: Shane Greene roughed up again, Alex Avila homers in loss to Chicago

The loss drops the Tigers out of first place in the American League Central. Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes went a combined 0 for 15 with a walk and five strikeouts. CHICAGO -- Shane Greene continues to trend in a bad direction for the Detroit Tigers. Greene was roughed up for the third consecutive outing Tuesday night as the Tigers suffered a 5-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox. The loss drops the Tigers (17-10) a half game behind the Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. Alex Avila hit a solo home run for the...
Grand Rapids Press 20 hours ago
Seventh-inning update: White Sox 5, Tigers 2

Seventh-inning update: White Sox 5, Tigers 2

Shane Greene walked three consecutive batters. It came back to hurt him in a big way. CHICAGO -- Shane Greene walked three consecutive batters. It came back to hurt him in a big way. Greene surrendered five runs and didn't get out of the third inning Tuesday night as the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox played their series opener at U.S. Cellular Field. The White Sox held a 5-2 lead through six innings. Greene allowed five runs, including four in the third inning. He allowed an infield single, three consecutive walks and a two-run triple in the...
Grand Rapids Press 23 hours ago
Justin Verlander after poking fun at critics with Instagram post: 'What do these people expect?'

Justin Verlander after poking fun at critics with Instagram post: 'What do these people expect?'

Verlander had a third MRI on his right arm Tuesday morning, but the Tigers did not have the results of that MRI at the point that the clubhouse closed to the media late Tuesday afternoon. CHICAGO -- Justin Verlander said Tuesday that living his life isn't holding his rehabilitation process back. The rehabilitation process is. Verlander had some fun with those who heckle him on social media when he posts photos of his life away from the ballpark with an Instagram post he made Monday on the team's off-day in Chicago. In the post, he had fun with those fans who...
Grand Rapids Press 23 hours ago
Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox (chat)

Right-hander Jeff Samardzija is on the mound tonight for the White Sox. Shane Greene starts for the Tigers. 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 (17-9, 1st in AL Central) at Chicago White Sox (8-14, 5th in AL Central)When: 8:10 p.m.Where: U.S. Cellular Field in ChicagoTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott On paper, the Chicago White Sox are...
Grand Rapids Press May 5, 2015
Detroit Tigers' Bruce Rondon to join team Friday to be evaluated, continue rehabilitation process

Detroit Tigers' Bruce Rondon to join team Friday to be evaluated, continue rehabilitation process

Bruce Rondon is heading to Detroit. But he is not ready to pitch for the Detroit Tigers. At this point, its tough to tell when he will be. CHICAGO -- Bruce Rondon is heading to Detroit. But he is not ready to pitch for the Detroit Tigers.  At this point, it's tough to tell when he will be. Head athletic trainer Kevin Rand said Tuesday afternoon that Rondon has not suffered a setback in his rehabilitation. But both he and Tigers manager Brad Ausmus refused to characterize Rondon's move to Detroit as a step forward either. "We just want to have him in sight...
Grand Rapids Press May 5, 2015
Detroit Tigers lineup: Jose Iglesias not in lineup; Andrew Romine to start at shortstop

Detroit Tigers lineup: Jose Iglesias not in lineup; Andrew Romine to start at shortstop

Iglesias left the game Sunday against the Kansas City Royals due to tightness in his groin. CHICAGO -- Jose Iglesias was hopeful that he would be able to play today when the Detroit Tigers open their three-game series against the Chicago White Sox. But Iglesias is not in the starting lineup. Andrew Romine will start at shortstop in place of Iglesias, who left the game Sunday against the Kansas City Royals due to tightness in his groin. Here are the lineups: Detroit Tigers1. Anthony Gose, CF2. Ian Kinsler, 2B3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B4. Victor Martinez,...
Grand Rapids Press May 5, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Shane Greene, Jeff Samardzija on mound for series opener

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Shane Greene, Jeff Samardzija on mound for series opener

Greene picked up the win last month in a start against the White Sox. His pitching line in that game: 7IP, 5H, 1R, 1ER, 4BB, 3SO. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (17-9, 1st in AL Central) at Chicago White Sox (8-14, 5th in AL Central)When: 8:10 p.m.Where: U.S. Cellular Field in ChicagoTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Shane Greene (3-1, 4.60 ERA)Lifetime vs. White Sox: 1-0, 3.00 ERA Chicago White SoxRHP Jeff Samardzija (1-2,...
Grand Rapids Press May 5, 2015

Wet Tuesday for Lower Michigan, but what about Tigers game in Chicago?

A large area of steady moderate rain will move through the southern half of Lower Michigan today and tonight. The Tigers play this evening in Chicago. Will the game have rain on it? A large area of steady moderate rain will move through the southern half of Lower Michigan today and tonight. The Tigers play this evening in Chicago. Will the game have rain on it? First, for Lower Michigan, here is a radar forecast( courtesy - weatherbell.com) that shows how the radar should look through this evening. The time of each frame is on the upper right of the...
Grand Rapids Press May 5, 2015
Analysis: Tigers could call up Buck Farmer, but Kyle Lobstein has earned right to stay put in Detroit

Analysis: Tigers could call up Buck Farmer, but Kyle Lobstein has earned right to stay put in Detroit

In a starting rotation that has lacked much-needed consistency, Kyle Lobstein has arguably been the most dependable starting pitcher for the Detroit Tigers this season. KANSAS CITY -- Detroit Tigers top pitching prospect Buck Farmer could probably fill a spot right now in Detroit's starting rotation. He certainly looks ready. But Farmer's going to have to wait. Because Kyle Lobstein isn't going anywhere. In a starting rotation that has lacked much-needed consistency, Lobstein has arguably been the most dependable starting pitcher for the Tigers this season. Which...

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  • 3 Justin Verlander

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    Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander cleared to begin throwing program following third MRI

  • 1 Miguel Cabrera

    Miguel Cabrera

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  • 1 Victor Martinez

    Victor Martinez

    White Sox 5, Tigers 2: Shane Greene roughed up again, Alex Avila homers in loss to Chicago

  • 1 Jose Iglesias

    Jose Iglesias

    Detroit Tigers lineup: Jose Iglesias not in lineup; Andrew Romine to start at shortstop

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