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Net Income / NetsDaily 8 hours ago

Andray Blatche heading to western China

A Chinese website is reporting that Andray Blatche, who opted out of his contract with the Nets in July and then couldn't find another NBA team, is headed to the Xinjiang Flying Tigers, who play in western China. A league source confirms the news to NetsDaily, saying "it's a done deal."  Blatche will reportedly make $2 million --after taxes-- in China. Blatche, who has a reputation for poor conditioning and partying, was not pursued by the Nets after he hit free agency and despite a number of rumors suggesting he was being looked at the Pelicans, Heat and others, no NBA offer ever...
Rotoworld 9 hours ago
Alex Avila (concussion) remains out of lineup - Alex Avila (C) Detroit Tigers

Alex Avila (concussion) remains out of lineup - Alex Avila (C) Detroit Tigers

Alex Avila (concussion) remains out of the Tigers starting lineup on Saturday.

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Grand Rapids Press Sep 16, 2014
Nick Castellanos a late scratch from Detroit Tigers starting lineup due to left foot injury

Nick Castellanos a late scratch from Detroit Tigers starting lineup due to left foot injury

Casteis hitting .266 with 10 home runs and 60 RBIs for the Tigers this season. MINNEAPOLIS -- Nick Castellanos was a late scratch from the starting lineup for the Detroit Tigers for their game Tuesday night against the Minnesota Twins. The Tigers announced about an hour prior to first pitch that Castellanos would not start due to left foot soreness. He fouled a ball off of his left foot in his final at-bat Monday night. Don Kelly will shift from center field to third base to replace Castellanos. Rajai Davis was inserted as the starting center fielder. The new...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 16, 2014
Live updates: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins (chat)

Live updates: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins (chat)

Rick Porcello takes the mound in Minnesota tonight as the Tigers aim for their fifth straight win and try to fend off the pesky second-place Royals. First pitch is set for 8:10 p.m. FREQUENTLY REFRESH this page for the latest. If you're viewing this on our mobile app, click here for updates and to comment. // // ]]> Who: Detroit Tigers (84-66) at Minnesota Twins (63-87)When: 8:10 p.m.Where: Target Field in MinneapolisTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow James Schmehl and Chris Iott Detroit's...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 16, 2014
Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila out of action after symptoms return during workout

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila out of action after symptoms return during workout

Ausmus wouldnt fully rule out the idea of Avila returning Wednesday for the series finale against the Minnesota Twins, but that seems unlikely based on the requirement that he get through a full day that involves a workout without symptoms. MINNEAPOLIS -- The Detroit Tigers want Alex Avila to get through a full day that includes a workout without any symptoms before they put him back in a game. He didn't make the cut Tuesday. Avila is not in the starting lineup Tuesday night after he became lightheaded during a workout. "Alex did some baseball activity today and...
Detroit News Sep 16, 2014

Tuesday's Tigers-Twins lineups, live tweets: Alex Avila remains out

The Tigers held onto their 1.5-game lead in the American League Central on Monday night, and look at widen it with another victory over the lowly Twins at Target Field.
Tony Paul / Detroit News Sep 16, 2014

Tigers Mailbag: Joe Nathan shouldn't be closing on back-to-back days

When Nathan pitches without a day off, opponents are batting .400 against him, with a .448 OBP. When Nathan gets at least one day off, he's been much better.
Grand Rapids Press Sep 16, 2014
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alex Avila remains out of starting lineup as Tigers seek fifth straight win

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alex Avila remains out of starting lineup as Tigers seek fifth straight win

The Tigers have won four straight and seven of their last eight. They own a 1 1/2-game lead over the Royals, who currently own the second wild-card spot in the American League. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (84-66, 1st in AL Central) at Minnesota Twins (63-87, 5th in AL Central, 21 games behind Detroit)When: 8:10 p.m.Where: Target Field in MinneapolisTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow James Schmehl and Chris Iott STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Rick Porcello (15-11, 3.23 ERA)Lifetime...
Detroit News Sep 16, 2014

Justin Verlander is Tigers' nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

Verlander, the Tigers starting pitcher, was announced Tuesday as Detroit's candidate for the Roberte Clemente Award. It's given to a player who shines on and off the field — just as Clemente did before he passed away.
Detroit News Sep 16, 2014

Jack Morris on Tigers TV cameo: 'I hope there's an opportunity down the road'

Morris was brought in by FSD brass looking to add a pitcher's perspective to the broadcast team, a late-season addition that caught many by surprise. FSD is considering a three-man booth for 2015.
Detroit News Sep 16, 2014

Tigers interested in making Mike Hessman a coach, but minor-league slugger wants to play one more year

Hessman, 36, this season made history, becoming the all-time International League home-run king, and surpassing the 400-homer mark. He's currently at 417, 67 behind the all-time leader in the minor leagues.
Detroit News Sep 16, 2014

Tigers reliever Kyle Ryan, 22, shakes off jitters to secure second win

Never mind that he is 22. Forget that he began the season pitching at Double A Erie and was about as far from Detroit as a left-handed pitcher can be.
Detroit Free Press Sep 16, 2014

Game-changing homers recipe for Tigers retaking first place

It is perhaps the most exciting home run - the one that comes in the late innings and wipes out a deficit.
Detroit News Sep 15, 2014

Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera homer in ninth to rescue Tigers in victory

Two of the Tigers' elders saved their playoff-hunting team's skin Monday night at Target Field when Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit ninth-inning homers to give the Tigers an 8-6 victory over the Twins.
Detroit Free Press Sep 15, 2014

Detroit 8, Minnesota 6: Back-to-back jacks by Hunter, Cabrera power Tigers

Here's the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for tonight's game at the Minnesota Twins (8:10 p.m., FSD). Right-hander Anthony Swarzak is scheduled to start for the home team.

Tigers Player News

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    Ian Kinsler

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  • 1 Joe Nathan

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  • Miguel Cabrera

    Miguel Cabrera

    Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera homer in ninth to rescue Tigers in victory

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