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Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago

With 4 starters out, Tigers will have some interesting lineups this week

Of course, if the Tigers keep winning by large margins like they did on Sunday, no one will care.
Grand Rapids Press 19 hours ago
Jim Adduci finally made it back to big leagues (but almost didn't make it to the game)

Jim Adduci finally made it back to big leagues (but almost didn't make it to the game)

Adduci had three hits in his Detroit Tigers debut on Sunday, helping lead his new team to a 13-4 romp over the Minnesota Twins. MINNEAPOLIS -- Jim Adduci was deplaning at Chicago's O'Hare Airport, about to begin a layover and still unsure if he was even going to arrive at Target Field in time for Sunday's game, when he found out he was in the starting lineup. "One of my buddies texted me, 'All right, man! I'm going to be watching today." I was like, 'Wait, what?' and he said, 'Yeah, you're hitting 7th,'" Adduci said. Adduci had three hits in his Detroit...
Washington Times 21 hours ago

Hicks, Fulmer and Tigers rout slumping Twins 13-4

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - John Hicks had three hits, including his first career homer, and drove in five runs to lead Michael Fulmer and the Detroit Tigers to a 13-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. One day after the benches cleared when Tigers starter Matthew Boyd threw behind slugger ...
Grand Rapids Press 21 hours ago
Tigers' lineup-up of fill-ins and new arrivals rout Twins

Tigers' lineup-up of fill-ins and new arrivals rout Twins

The nine-run margin of victory was the largest of the season for the Tigers (10-8), who have already played six one-run games. MINNEAPOLIS -- After a rocky road trip that saw them lose three starters to injury, the Detroit Tigers needed a game like today. Using a line-up of freshly arrived fill-ins, the Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 13-4 Sunday at Target Field. The Tigers took two of three from the Twins and finished the road trip with a 4-5 record. The nine-run margin of victory was the largest of the season for the Tigers (10-8), who have already played...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 23, 2017
JaCoby Jones on day after scare: 'It feels like I got punched in the face'

JaCoby Jones on day after scare: 'It feels like I got punched in the face'

It couldve knocked out all my teeth or struck me square in the eye, Jones said. I am lucky it hit me in my big lip and just made it bigger. MINNEAPOLIS -- JaCoby Jones walked into the clubhouse Sunday morning with nine stitches on his upper lip. It wasn't pretty, but it was a far cry from the bloody mess on Jones' face after he was hit by a fastball Saturday afternoon. In fact, Jones counts himself as lucky. He smiled in his talk with reporters Sunday morning, even though it hurt to do so. "It could've knocked out all my teeth or struck me square in the...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 23, 2017
Tigers lineup: Jim Adduci starting (if he gets here in time)

Tigers lineup: Jim Adduci starting (if he gets here in time)

Adducis contract was selected from Triple-A Toledo when JaCoby Jones was placed on the disabled list Saturday night. MINNEAPOLIS -- Jim Adduci is expected to land at the airport about two hours before game time, which means he'll have only brief introductions with his new teammates before starting as the Detroit Tigers right fielder. Adduci's contract was selected from Triple-A Toledo when JaCoby Jones was placed on the disabled list Saturday night. Adduci, who spent the last two seasons in Korea, was in minor-league camp during spring training and Tigers...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 23, 2017
Tigers Gameday: Road trip ends with rubber match in Minnesota

Tigers Gameday: Road trip ends with rubber match in Minnesota

The time away from home has been costly, with three starters -- Jose Iglesias, Miguel Cabrera and JaCoby Jones -- going on the disabled list. MINNEAPOLIS -- The Detroit Tigers wrap up a nine-game road trip on Sunday.  The time away from home has been costly, with three starters -- Jose Iglesias, Miguel Cabrera and JaCoby Jones -- going on the disabled list. The Tigers are 3-5 on the road trip but have a chance to win the series with Minnesota in the series finale at Target Field. GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers (9-8) vs. Minnesota Twins (8-9)When: 2:10...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 22, 2017
Can Miguel Cabrera return in minimum 10 days? Tigers hopeful but cautious

Can Miguel Cabrera return in minimum 10 days? Tigers hopeful but cautious

Theres a lot of frustration, because were not playing good right now and Ive got this injury, Cabrera said. MINNEAPOLIS -- The Detroit Tigers are hopeful that Miguel Cabrera will need only the minimum 10 days on the disabled list before returning to action. Manager Brad Ausmus said Cabrera's right groin strain is slightly higher than a Grade 1, but less severe than a Grade 2. "We're hopeful that 10 days is enough," Ausmus said. That would put Cabrera in line to return on May 1 or May 2. Cabrera said he didn't know how long he would be absent. He pulled the...
Washington Times Apr 22, 2017

Tigers CF Jones hit in face by pitch, taken to hospital

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Detroit Tigers center fielder JaCoby Jones was taken to a hospital Saturday after getting hit in the face by a pitch . Jones left in the third inning against Minnesota when he was drilled in the left side of his mouth by a 90 mph fastball from ...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 22, 2017
JaCoby Jones' gruesome injury angers Tigers, sparks feud with Twins

JaCoby Jones' gruesome injury angers Tigers, sparks feud with Twins

Jones, the Tigers young center fielder, received nine stitches but his teeth were intact and a CT scan ruled out more serious injuries. MINNEAPOLIS -- Moments after being hit in the face by a 90 mph fastball, JaCoby Jones' mouth started to swell. His lip was split. Wide open. "I don't get squeamish very much," Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus. "That made me a little squeamish....It might have been split all the way through; that's how deep it was." Jones, the Tigers young center fielder, received nine stitches but his teeth were intact and a CT scan ruled out...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 22, 2017
Amid injuries and bench-clearing drama, Tigers hang on to beat Twins

Amid injuries and bench-clearing drama, Tigers hang on to beat Twins

The Tigers overcame a middling starting performance, a shaky defense and a host of injuries to beat the Twins 5-4 at Target Field. MINNEAPOLIS -- The Detroit Tigers put first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the disabled list before Saturday's game. They'll likely have to add center fielder JaCoby Jones to the list after it's over. Jones was hit in the face by a fastball in the third inning, a scary moment that left Jones bloodied and the crowd shaken. Two innings later, the Tigers responded when Matthew Boyd threw behind Minnesota Twins first baseman Miguel Sano,...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 22, 2017
Matthew Boyd ejected, benches clear after Tigers fire back at Twins

Matthew Boyd ejected, benches clear after Tigers fire back at Twins

Boyd threw behind Minnesota Twins first baseman Miguel Sano in the fifth inning, prompting both benches and bullpens to clear. MINNEAPOLIS -- Two innings after JaCoby Jones was hit in the face and forced to leave the game, the Detroit Tigers answered back. Tigers starter Matthew Boyd threw behind Minnesota Twins first baseman Miguel Sano in the fifth inning, prompting both benches and bullpens to clear. Sano stepped toward the mound, pointing at Boyd. Tigers catcher James McCann intervened, and Sano fired a punch at McCann. The benches emptied but order was...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 22, 2017
JaCoby Jones hit in face by pitch, leaves game

JaCoby Jones hit in face by pitch, leaves game

In pain and possibly disoriented, Jones ran down the third base line and started veering toward the Tigers dugout before dropping to his knees. MINNEAPOLIS -- Detroit Tigers center fielder JaCoby Jones left Saturday's game after he was struck in the face by a 90 mph fastball. Jones was hit near his mouth on a pitch thrown by Minnesota Twins reliever Justin Haley in the third inning. In pain and possibly disoriented, Jones threw off his batting helmet, ran down the third base line and started veering toward the Tigers dugout before dropping to his knees. Athletic...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 22, 2017
Tigers lineup: John Hicks starting at 1st base

Tigers lineup: John Hicks starting at 1st base

Hicks will start at first base for the first time in his Major League career on Saturday after being recalled to replace the injured Miguel Cabrera. MINNEAPOLIS -- John Hicks will start at first base for the first time in his Major League career on Saturday after being recalled to replace the injured Miguel Cabrera. Hicks, primarily a catcher, has started nine games in the minor leagues at first base. The Tigers wanted his right-handed bat in the lineup against left-hander Adalberto Mejia. Dixon Machado is getting the start at shortstop today. Jose Iglesias is...
Washington Times Apr 22, 2017

Tigers put Cabrera on 10-day DL with strained right groin

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Detroit Tigers placed first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right groin. Cabrera was injured while diving for a ground ball in the sixth inning of the Tigers' game against the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. The 34-year-old slugger is hitting ...

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