1:52 PM EDT, Mon August 31, 2015
Grand Rapids Press 53 mins ago
Bryan Holaday, Kyle Ryan appear to be joining Detroit Tigers; MLB rosters expand Tuesday

Bryan Holaday, Kyle Ryan appear to be joining Detroit Tigers; MLB rosters expand Tuesday

Holaday and Ryan were seen on a flight to Kansas City today by Detroit News writer Chris McCosky. The Detroit Tigers open a three-game series Tuesday against the Royals in Kansas City. It appears that they will have two players from Triple-A Toledo there to join them. Catcher Bryan Holaday and pitcher Kyle Ryan were seen on a flight to Kansas City today by Detroit News writer Chris McCosky. Bryan Holaday and Kyle Ryan are on my flight to KC. #callups -- Chris McCosky (@cmccosky) August 31, 2015 Holaday and Ryan are among the strongest of the candidates to be...
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
Chat: Which players should Detroit Tigers call up as part of September roster expansion?

Chat: Which players should Detroit Tigers call up as part of September roster expansion?

September call-ups, the teams recent struggles, the job security (or lack thereof) of Brad Ausmus ... all topics are up for grabs today in this chat. Major League Baseball teams are permitted to expand their active rosters Tuesday. Who will the Detroit Tigers add between Tuesday and a week from now, when the minor-league season comes to an end? September call-ups, the team's recent struggles, the job security (or lack thereof) of Brad Ausmus ... all topics are up for grabs today in this chat. Post your thoughts and questions in the comments section below this...
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
5 things to watch: Can Justin Verlander keep rolling? Will Victor Martinez get back on track?

5 things to watch: Can Justin Verlander keep rolling? Will Victor Martinez get back on track?

The one-hit shutout Verlander threw Wednesday came against a Los Angeles Angels lineup that has struggled lately, but it certainly was no fluke based on how well Verlander pitched leading up to it. Here are five things to watch regarding the Detroit Tigers over the course of the next week: Who will the Tigers add from the minors when rosters expand Tuesday?Bryan Holaday and Steven Moya seem to be locks, but the Tigers have plenty of interesting decisions to make regarding who they will add when rosters expand Tuesday. (It is worth noting that the Tigers will...
Toronto Sun 21 hours ago
Blue Jays crush Detroit Tigers for series sweep

Blue Jays crush Detroit Tigers for series sweep

John Gibbons decided to mess with a good thing, to thumb his nose at the baseball gods.
Toronto Star 21 hours ago
Juggernaut Jays sweep toothless Tigers

Juggernaut Jays sweep toothless Tigers

Jays slug four homers in first four innings to complete a sweep of the Detroit Tigers.
Grand Rapids Press 22 hours ago
Detroit Tigers swept away by another Blue Jays' homer barrage

Detroit Tigers swept away by another Blue Jays' homer barrage

The Tigers were swept for the first time since June 30-July 2, when they lost three straight to the Pittsburgh Pirates. They have lost nine of their past 10 games. In hindsight, the Detroit Tigers probably wish they had just forgotten their passports when they packed for their trip to Canada. But they brought them. The Toronto Blue Jays stamped them with three losses. Tigers starter Alfredo Simon surrendered four home runs Sunday afternoon as the Blue Jays rolled to an 9-2 victory and a sweep of a three-game series against the Tigers. The Blue Jays hit...
Grand Rapids Press 23 hours ago

Seventh-inning update: Blue Jays 6, Tigers 1

Another day. A bunch more home runs for the Toronto Blue Jays. Another day. A bunch more home runs for the Toronto Blue Jays. The Blue Jays beat up Detroit Tigers starter Alfredo Simon for four home runs Sunday afternoon and held a 6-1 lead through six innings. Through six innings of the series finale, the Blue Jays have 11 home runs in their weekend series against the Tigers. -- Download the Detroit Tigers on MLive app for iPhone and Android.-- Follow MLive Sports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 30, 2015
Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Toronto Blue Jays (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Toronto Blue Jays (chat)

The Tigers have dropped eight of their past nine games, yet they have not been swept in a series since they lost three to the Pirates on June 30-July 2. 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 (60-69, 5th in AL Central) at Toronto Blue Jays (73-56, 1st in AL East)When: 1:07 p.m.Where: Rogers Centre in TorontoTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 30, 2015
Detroit Tigers lineup: Victor Martinez dropped to fifth in order; J.D. Martinez in cleanup spot

Detroit Tigers lineup: Victor Martinez dropped to fifth in order; J.D. Martinez in cleanup spot

Victor Martinez is hitting .192 (29 for 151) with a .539 OPS in 40 games since the All-Star break. RELATED: Victor Martinez's struggles a troubling trend for Tigers Brad Ausmus has made a change. J.D. Martinez will hit cleanup and Victor Martinez fifth Sunday afternoon in the series finale between the Detroit Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays. Victor Martinez is hitting .192 (29 for 151) with a .539 OPS in 40 games since the All-Star break. Martinez has started 91 games this season. He has hit fourth 74 times and third 17 times but has not appeared anywhere...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 30, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alfredo Simon on mound as Tigers try to avoid sweep

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alfredo Simon on mound as Tigers try to avoid sweep

The Tigers have seen plenty of left-hander Mark Buehrle over the years. He has a 3.52 ERA in 36 appearances (35 starts) against the Tigers. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (60-69, 5th in AL Central) at Toronto Blue Jays (73-56, 1st in AL East)When: 1:07 p.m.Where: Rogers Centre in TorontoTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott and James Schmehl STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRH Alfredo Simon (11-8, 4.89 ERA)Lifetime vs. Blue Jays: 0-2, 6.50 ERA Toronto Blue JaysLH Mark Buehrle...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 30, 2015
Watch Blue Jays score from second on fly ball as Anthony Gose loses track of number of outs

Watch Blue Jays score from second on fly ball as Anthony Gose loses track of number of outs

It was just one of 15 runs scored by the Toronto Blue Jays. But it was one the Detroit Tigers could have easily prevented. Your browser does not support iframes. It was just one of 15 runs scored by the Toronto Blue Jays. But it was one the Detroit Tigers could have easily prevented. Tigers outfielder Anthony Gose lost track of how many outs there were in the fourth inning Saturday afternoon in his team's 15-1 loss to the Blue Jays. The mental miscue Gose allowed Blue Jays runner Ryan Goins to tag up and score easily all the way from second base. Goins was on...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 29, 2015
Miguel Cabrera now qualifies for AL batting race, is favorite to win fourth batting title

Miguel Cabrera now qualifies for AL batting race, is favorite to win fourth batting title

A player has to average 3.1 plate appearances per game played by his team to qualify for the batting title. Cabrera now has 400 plate appearances in 129 games played by his team for an average of 3.1008 plate appearances. Miguel Cabrera went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts Saturday. Still, that performance helped him take the American League batting lead. The four plate appearances Cabrera had Saturday gave him enough to qualify among the league leaders for the first time since he was on the disabled list with a Grade 3 calf strain. Cabrera is batting .361 (121...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 29, 2015
Detroit Tigers demolished by Blue Jays, fall season-high nine games below .500

Detroit Tigers demolished by Blue Jays, fall season-high nine games below .500

Edwin Encarnacion hit home runs off three different Tigers pitchers and drove in nine runs. The Toronto Blue Jays have been flying high. The Detroit Tigers have been struggling. Nothing changed Saturday afternoon. The Blue Jays pitched better, hit better and played better defense than the Tigers on Saturday on their way to an easy 15-1 victory over Detroit. The Tigers (60-69) have lost eight of their past nine and are a season-high nine games under .500. The Blue Jays are 23-5 (.821) since July 28. Edwin Encarnacion hit home runs off three different Tigers...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 29, 2015
Seventh-inning update: Blue Jays 9, Tigers 1

Seventh-inning update: Blue Jays 9, Tigers 1

The Toronto Blue Jays continue to swing the bats well. The Detroit Tigers helped the Blue Jays out with some poor defense. The Toronto Blue Jays continue to swing the bats well. The Detroit Tigers have helped the Blue Jays out with some poor defense. Edwin Encarnacion hit two home runs and the Tigers committed two errors Saturday afternoon as the Blue Jays built a 9-1 lead through six innings. Encarnacion hit a three-run home run off Buck Farmer in the first inning and a two-run home run off Guido Knudson in the sixth. The Blue Jays scored a run in the fourth...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 29, 2015
David Price on Detroit Tigers selling at deadline: 'It was just that time for the Tigers'

David Price on Detroit Tigers selling at deadline: 'It was just that time for the Tigers'

Price visited his former Tigers teammates and spoke with media members in the visitors clubhouse at the Rogers Centre in Toronto on Friday prior to the series opener between the Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays. David Price never knew the Detroit Tigers to be sellers. But in the end, he not only understood why they were, he thought it was the right move. Price visited his former Tigers teammates and spoke with media members in the visitors' clubhouse at the Rogers Centre in Toronto on Friday prior to the series opener between the Tigers and the Toronto Blue...

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