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Grand Rapids Press 59 mins ago
Ian Kinsler, Justin Verlander carry Detroit Tigers past first-place Royals

Ian Kinsler, Justin Verlander carry Detroit Tigers past first-place Royals

The Tigers put an end to a four-game losing streak. They had lost nine of their previous 10 games and were coming off an embarrassing three-game sweep at the hands of the Toronto Blue Jays that saw them get outscored 29-6. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Detroit Tigers are not going to catch the Kansas City Royals in the American League Central Division. But they did manage to beat them in their series opener. Ian Kinsler hit a two-run home run and Justin Verlander outpitched Johnny Cueto on Tuesday night as the Tigers held on for a 6-5 win over the Royals. Kinsler...
Topeka Capital-Journal 41 mins ago

Verlander, Kinsler lead Tigers to 6-5 victory over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Justin Verlander threw his fifth consecutive quality start, and Ian Kinsler homered and drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Tuesday night. The Tigers, who had lost nine of 10 to drop into last place in the AL Central, snapped a four-game losing...
Rob Rogacki / Bless You Boys 15 hours ago

Game 131 Preview: Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals

Justin Verlander looks to continue his hot streak tonight against fellow ace Johnny Cueto and the Kansas City Royals. Detroit Tigers (60-70) at Kansas City Royals (80-50) Time/Place: 8:10 p.m., Kauffman Stadium SB Nation blog: Royals Review Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching...
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
Seventh-inning update: Tigers 4, Royals 2
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Seventh-inning update: Tigers 4, Royals 2

Through six innings, Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers have gotten the best of Johnny Cueto and the Kansas City Royals. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Through six innings, Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers have gotten the best of Johnny Cueto and the Kansas City Royals. Tyler Collins had two doubles Tuesday night and four Tigers players each had an RBI to help the Tigers to a 4-2 lead through six innings. Verlander allowed just one earned run through the first six innings. -- Download the Detroit Tigers on MLive app for iPhone and Android.-- Follow...
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago

Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals (chat)

The Tigers need Justin Verlander to pitch deep into the game. They do not want to get into a battle of the bullpens against the Royals. There will be NO IN-GAME UPDATES. Please join the conversation in the comments section. If...
The Detroit Tiger Weblog 6 hours ago

Game 2015.131: Tigers at Royals

Hello Friends - There are still 32 games left for the Tigers to sink further into the depths of the AL standings. I don’t think there is anything that Ausmus can do to save his job at this point in time. JV on the hill tonight. That’s something at least worth following. 1. CF Anthony […]
Grand Rapids Press 7 hours ago

Detroit Tigers lineup: Anthony Gose in leadoff spot in series opener with Royals

Gose is the only Tigers player who has more than two career hits off Kansas City Royals right-hander Johnny Cueto. He will get first crack at Cueto tonight. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Anthony Gose is the only Detroit Tigers player who has...
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
Daniel Norris 'ahead of schedule,' hopes to pitch for Detroit Tigers again this season

Daniel Norris 'ahead of schedule,' hopes to pitch for Detroit Tigers again this season

Norris made about 60 throws on flat ground Tuesday afternoon in the outfield at Kauffman Stadium. He said he made about 25 throws from 60 feet and let the final 10 or so fly and didnt feel anything alarming. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Daniel Norris crossed a major hurdle Tuesday afternoon when he threw for the first time since going on the disabled list with a right oblique strain. But he crossed a major hurdle prior to Tuesday. "The first couple days, I would sneeze and it hurt so bad I wanted to cry," Norris said Tuesday afternoon. "I came in one day and I was like,...
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago

Detroit Tigers notebook: On Anibal Sanchez, more call-ups and a potential six-man rotation

Sanchez threw Tuesday afternoon for the first time since going on the disabled list Aug. 19 with a right rotator cuff strain. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Daniel Norris appears to be ahead of schedule to return from the disabled list. It does not appear that Anibal Sanchez is. Sanchez...

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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...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 29, 2015
Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Toronto Blue Jays (chat)

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

Buck Farmer should at least be happy that hes not left-handed. 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 (60-68, 5th in AL Central) at Toronto Blue Jays (72-56, 1st in AL East)When: 1:07 p.m.Where: Rogers Centre in TorontoTV: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB NetworkRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott and James Schmehl Buck Farmer should at least be happy that he's not...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 29, 2015
Detroit Tigers lineup: J.D. Martinez sitting, Tyler Collins to start in right field

Detroit Tigers lineup: J.D. Martinez sitting, Tyler Collins to start in right field

Victor Martinez is starting at first base and batting fourth for the Tigers. Miguel Cabrera will serve as the designated hitter. When Brad Ausmus gave Ian Kinsler a day off earlier this week, he mentioned that he needed to find a day to give J.D. Martinez a break, too. Today is apparently that day. Tyler Collins will start in right field and bat sixth for the Detroit Tigers today in the second game of a three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays. Martinez has started 125 and played in 126 of his team's 128 games this season. Victor Martinez is starting at...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 29, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Buck Farmer on mound as Tigers aim to beat red-hot Blue Jays

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Buck Farmer on mound as Tigers aim to beat red-hot Blue Jays

The Blue Jays are averaging almost 5.5 runs per game this season and are 22-5 since July 29, the day before they obtained David Price from the Tigers. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (60-68, 5th in AL Central) at Toronto Blue Jays (72-56, 1st in AL East)When: 1:07 p.m.Where: Rogers Centre in TorontoTV: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB NetworkRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott and James Schmehl STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Buck Farmer (0-2, 7.80 ERA)Lifetime vs. Blue Jays: first start vs....
Newark Star-Ledger Aug 29, 2015

How the Mets got the Detroit Tigers to trade them Yoenis Cespedes

The Mets traded Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa

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