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Michael Fulmer knocked out early, Royals trounce Tigers 16-4 in series finale
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Michael Fulmer knocked out early, Royals trounce Tigers 16-4 in series finale

The Tigers committed three errors in the first inning, setting the tone for the ugly loss. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As Mikie Mahtook rounded the bases after hitting a dramatic home run in the ninth inning Wednesday night, the Detroit Tigers were on the verge of winning their fifth game in a row and moving within four games of first place. Since that moment, everything has gone wrong. The Tigers lost Wednesday night's game in the bottom of the ninth, then committed three errors in the first inning on Thursday, setting the tone for an ugly 16-4 loss to the Kansas City...
Grand Rapids Press 8 hours ago

Tigers, Royals lineups: Mikie Mahtook, Andrew Romine starting

Mahtook had a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday night, but the Tigers lost the game in the bottom of the inning. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mikie Mahtook will play center field with Andrew Romine in right...
Judging the Royals | Kansas City Star 13 hours ago

The story behind Brandon Moss’ big night

On Monday night against the Tigers, Royals designated hitter Brandon Moss went 0-for-3. He struck out twice and after his second strikeout, scattered boos were heard. Brandon Moss is one …
KC Kingdom 15 hours ago

Mizzou Football: Bovada puts over/under for Tigers at six and a half wins

Mizzou football hasn’t been all that great over the past two seasons, but the over/under for the Tigers isn’t all that bad. Bovada has set the bar at six and a half wins for MU. Things haven’t been the same for Mizzou football lately, but hopefully that’s about to change for the Tigers. Bovada...
Scout 7 hours ago
Verlander Drawing Interest from Contenders

Verlander Drawing Interest from Contenders

Detroit Tigers' starting pitcher Justin Verlander is on the trade market and thus far has been drawing interest from many teams, including the Brewers, Astros, and Cubs.
Dodgers Way 13 hours ago

Dodgers Need to Stay Away from Justin Verlander

The Dodgers are no-doubt looking for starting pitching reinforcements, and heading into the season Justin Verlander would have been a solid get. Now? Maybe not. Coming off a season where he should have won the AL Cy Young, Justin Verlander looked to be a prime trade candidate for a Tigers team that appeared...
Cubs Insider 8 hours ago

Cubs Trade Rumors: Brewers Interested in Verlander, Cubs ‘Still Monitoring’

It’s the rumor that won’t die: Justin Verlander to the Cubs. It didn’t make much sense earlier this month and makes even less with Jose Quintana in the fold, but Detroit seems motivated to sell. To wit, they moved from reportedly requiring a “big, big, big return w/out salary offset” to being...
Scout 8 hours ago
Tigers Expected to Deal Avila Next

Tigers Expected to Deal Avila Next

Alex Avila is expected to be the next Detroit Tigers' player moved, per report.
CBS Chicago 7 hours ago

Report: Cubs Continue To Show Most Interest In Tigers’ Alex Avila

The 30-year-old Avila is having arguably the best season of his nine-year career.

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Washington Times 13 hours ago

Nationals 'in the mix' for Tigers closer Justin Wilson: report

The Washington Nationals might still be in the hunt for a closer, even after making a trade Sunday to acquire two relievers from the Oakland Athletics. The Nationals are "in the mix" for Detroit Tigers closer Justin Wilson, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal on Thursday. But Washington isn't willing to give ...
The Republican 14 hours ago
Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Justin Wilson, Tigers reliever, drawing interest from Red Sox (report)

Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Justin Wilson, Tigers reliever, drawing interest from Red Sox (report)

The Boston Red Sox are among multiple teams showing interest in Detroit Tigers reliever Justin Wilson, according to a report from Fox Sports' Jon Morosi.
Grand Rapids Press 16 hours ago
Jim Adduci back with Tigers after another last-minute arrival

Jim Adduci back with Tigers after another last-minute arrival

Adduci woke Wednesday morning in Pawtucket, R.I., and was boarding a plane in Boston for a seemingly routine flight to Kansas City when the pilot announced that everyone would have to deplane. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jim Adduci woke Wednesday morning in Pawtucket, R.I., and was boarding a plane in Boston for a seemingly routine flight to Kansas City when the pilot announced that everyone would have to deplane. Here we go again, he thought.  Adduci, called up from Triple-A Toledo to the Detroit Tigers, was going to be making a last-minute arrival once again. When...
Grand Rapids Press 17 hours ago

Bang for the buck: Ranking the best to worst values for the Detroit Tigers

MLive ranks the Detroit Tigers, how theyre being paid in relation to how theyre producing this season.
Grand Rapids Press 17 hours ago

Tigers, Royals preview: Michael Fulmer goes for fifth straight win

The Tigers look to take the four-game series against the Royals at 8:15 tonight.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 19, 2017
Tigers fall to Royals 4-3 in 9th inning drama

Tigers fall to Royals 4-3 in 9th inning drama

The Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Moments after a dramatic go-ahead home run by Mikie Mahtook in the top of the ninth inning, Detroit Tigers closer Justin Wilson blew his first save in more than two months in the bottom of the ninth inning.  The Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Mahtook crushed a two-run home run to dead center in the ninth inning to give the Tigers what would have been their first ninth-inning comeback victory of the...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 19, 2017
Daniel Norris OK after tweaking quad; Matthew Boyd to start Sunday

Daniel Norris OK after tweaking quad; Matthew Boyd to start Sunday

Boyd, Norris replacement on the big-league club, will get another start for the Tigers Sunday in the series finale against the Minnesota Twins. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Detroit Tigers left-hander Daniel Norris felt something in his quad muscle while running to cover first base during his rehab start Tuesday night with the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens.  But Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Norris continued pitching and should be OK to make a second rehab start in five days.  Norris' replacement on the big-league club, Matthew Boyd, will get another start for the Tigers...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 19, 2017
Tigers, Royals lineups: Jim Adduci starting in place of J.D. Martinez

Tigers, Royals lineups: Jim Adduci starting in place of J.D. Martinez

Justin Verlander is on the mound for the Tigers. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Veteran outfielder Jim Adduci, recalled from Triple-A Toledo to replace J.D. Martinez, will start Wednesday night in right field for the Detroit Tigers. Alex Presley will start in center against Kansas City Royals right-hander Jason Hammel. Justin Verlander is on the mound for the Tigers.   Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Alex Avila, C3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B5. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B6. Victor Martinez, DH7. Jim Adduci, RF8. Alex Presley, CF9. Jose Iglesias, SS Bench: C...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 19, 2017
J.D. Martinez trade: Why didn't Tigers hold out for better deal closer to deadline?

J.D. Martinez trade: Why didn't Tigers hold out for better deal closer to deadline?

General manager Al Avila didnt reveal Tuesday how many teams the Tigers were talking with about Martinez, but said it was far fewer than people imagined. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- While many were underwhelmed by the return for J.D. Martinez, Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila was faced with a potentially more unsettling possibility if he waited before pulling the trigger: Getting even less. The Tigers could have held out until closer to the July 31 trading deadline, hoping to attract more suitors and a better offer. But that plan carried its own risk. The...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 19, 2017
Moments after trade, a wistful J.D. Martinez was already talking about coming back

Moments after trade, a wistful J.D. Martinez was already talking about coming back

Its an indication of the depth of Martinezs love for the Tigers, and his affection for general manager Al Avila, that he did so little to hide his sadness at being traded. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- How disappointed was J.D. Martinez to leave the Detroit Tigers? In the moments after being traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks Tuesday night, he was already broaching the possibility of coming back to Detroit in a few months when he becomes a free agent. It's a possibility that the Tigers have all but ruled out as they seek to cut costs and get younger. But it's an...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 19, 2017

Tigers, Royals preview: Justin Verlander goes for Detroit's 5th straight win

The Tigers look to continue their dominance against the Royals this season at 8:15 p.m.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 19, 2017
Brad Ausmus on Tigers' sell-off: 'We have to look ourselves in the mirror'

Brad Ausmus on Tigers' sell-off: 'We have to look ourselves in the mirror'

If we were in first place, (the J.D. Martinez trade) wouldnt have happened, Ausmus said. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said it was tough to say goodbye to star outfielder J.D. Martinez, but the Tigers have no one to blame but themselves. "We have to look ourselves in the mirror," Ausmus said Tuesday night in his first comments since Martinez was traded the Arizona Diamondbacks. "If we were in first place, it wouldn't have happened. I have to be accountable as the manager. The coaches and the players all have to be accountable. The...

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