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Houston Chronicle 14 hours ago
Jason Castro, Preston Tucker deliver at the plate as Astros rally past Tigers
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Jason Castro, Preston Tucker deliver at the plate as Astros rally past Tigers

DETROIT — Say what you will of an erratic Astros lineup. There’s potency, too, and that equates to comeback ability. In Sunday’s 10-8 win over the Tigers, the Astros continuously rattled off hits despite trailing one of the American League’s best teams early. The biggest blow at Comerica Park came in the seventh inning from […]
Grand Rapids Press 14 hours ago

Astros 10, Tigers 8: Anibal Sanchez allows seven runs; Detroit blows four-run lead in loss to Houston

The Tigers, who held a 7-3 lead through five innings, settled for a split of their four-game series with the Astros after winning the first two games. DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez got off to a rough start.  The way he finished was...
Out of Left Field | Oakland Press 15 hours ago

VIDEO: Tigers win pregame anthem standoff with Astros

During the national anthem on Sunday, four members of the Detroit Tigers won a showdown with several members of the Houston Astros, a stare down to see which group would leave the field first.Technically, the Tigers' group — which included Joba Chamberlain, Shane Greene, Angel...
Bless You Boys 14 hours ago

Astros 10, Tigers 8: Detroit offense unable to lift Anibal Sanchez, bullpen

The Tigers offense powered back from an early deficit but the bullpen collapsed on the wrong day and put the team back in a hole they couldn't climb out of. DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez dug an early pit. The Detroit Tigers offense got him right back out of it...

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On Deck: Astros at Baltimore Orioles

Series schedule (at Oriole Park) • 12:35 p.m. Monday: LHP Dallas Keuchel (6-0, 1.67) vs. LHP Wei-Yin Chen (1-3, 2.90). • 6:05p.m. Tuesday: RHP Scott Feldman (3-4, 5.17) vs. RHP Chris Tillman (2-5, 6.10). • 3:35 p.m. Wednesday: RHP Collin McHugh (5-2, 4.06) vs. RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (3-3, 2.82). Three things to watch: The Orioles […]
Grand Rapids Press 16 hours ago
Seventh-inning update: Tigers 7, Astros 7

Seventh-inning update: Tigers 7, Astros 7

The Detroit Tigers and Houston Astros are tied, 7-7, after six innings at Comerica Park. DETROIT -- A wild, wacky start seemed like it was going to settle. And then Anibal Sanchez stayed in a batter too long. The Detroit Tigers and Houston Astros are tied 7-7 after six innings here at Comerica Park. The Tigers (26-18) held a 7-4 lead in the sixth when left-handed pinch-hitter Preston Tucket smashed a home run over the right field wall. Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez, who labored early on, was at 115 pitches when he exited. Detroit scored five runs in the bottom...

Former college teammate James McCann of Tigers not surprised by Dallas Keuchel’s success

DETROIT — Last year when Dallas Keuchel came to Detroit, he had his former University of Arkansas teammate Drew Smyly to see. This year, it’s another former Razorback, catcher James McCann. “It just seems like Detroit wanted every Arkansas Razorback except for me,” Keuchel joked. McCann, 24, was a freshman at Arkansas in Keuchel’s final […]

Struggling Jose Altuve gets a breather in Sunday’s series finale vs. Tigers

DETROIT — The defending major league batting champion is struggling in a way that hasn’t been seen in a long time. Jose Altuve was out of the lineup on Sunday for the first time in 2015, with George Springer slotted into the leadoff spot in his place. “I don’t feel like really good because I […]

Astros closer Luke Gregerson bounces back Saturday with save vs. Tigers

DETROIT — Astros closer Luke Gregerson looked more like Luke Gregerson in Saturday’s 3-2 win over the Tigers, and he felt that way too. Gregerson struck out J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes to start the inning before Nick Castellanos grounded to short. The righty had last pitched on Tuesday, the third time he pitched in […]
Grand Rapids Press 19 hours ago
Live updates: Detroit Tigers vs. Houston Astros (chat)

Live updates: Detroit Tigers vs. Houston Astros (chat)

Live updates and fan chat from the Detroit Tigers game against the Houston Astros on Sunday, May 24. 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 (26-18, 2nd in AL Central) vs. Houston Astros (28-16, 1st in AL West).When: 1:08 p.m. (ET)Where: Comerica ParkTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket, Detroit Tigers radio network and Sirius XM Ch. 211Line: Tigers -146Twitter: Follow Chris Iott and Aaron McMann XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Join...
Grand Rapids Press 21 hours ago
Detroit Tigers lineup: Andrew Romine to start at shortstop in place of injured Jose Iglesias

Detroit Tigers lineup: Andrew Romine to start at shortstop in place of injured Jose Iglesias

glesias suffered a left knee contusion Saturday when he clipped knees with Houston Astros first baseman Chris Carter while running through the bag at first. DETROIT -- Jose Iglesias left the game early Saturday. He is not in the starting lineup Sunday. Andrew Romine will start at shortstop this afternoon in place of Iglesias, who left the game Sunday with a knee injury. Iglesias suffered a left knee contusion Saturday when he clipped knees with Houston Astros first baseman Chris Carter while running through the bag at first. He left the game in the fifth...
Grand Rapids Press May 23, 2015
Watch key moments in Detroit Tigers' 3-2 loss to Houston Astros

Watch key moments in Detroit Tigers' 3-2 loss to Houston Astros

The Tigers and Astros meet again Sunday at Comerica Park. DETROIT - The Houston Astros turned a rare triple play against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. It contributed to a 3-2 loss for the Tigers. The Tigers turned an impressive double play early in the game, which you can watch here. Here are some other highlights from Saturday's game -- including that triple play: // addResponsivePlayer( "6yyy30vtoigi1w23rnxoary74", "06c7c348-13be-4bf5-b1f0-8f1e92cfcb4c", "13wezuk6hvjbr1k3gnq1f7r3et", ...

Rookie Lance McCullers on first major-league victory: ‘Just special’

DETROIT — Baseball reporters sometimes need to wait few minutes outside clubhouse doors as players make their way in after a game, before interviews get underway. There was something wild going on Saturday behind those doors following a 3-2 Astros win over the Tigers at Comerica Park, because the hollers were super loud and the […]
Grand Rapids Press May 23, 2015
Triple play a rare feat, but the turning point in loss to Houston Astros? Detroit Tigers say no

Triple play a rare feat, but the turning point in loss to Houston Astros? Detroit Tigers say no

Ian Kinsler had already been apart of one triple play at Comerica Park. DETROIT -- Ian Kinsler had already been apart of one triple play at Comerica Park. It was 2009 and the Detroit Tigers' Gerald Laird lined a ball to Kinsler, playing second base for the Texas Rangers then, who flipped it to Elvis Andrus at shortstop.  "I remember that one," Kinsler said. Roles were reversed Saturday in the Detroit Tigers' 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros, as Kinsler made the highlight reel for hitting into his own triple play in the fifth. WATCH: Ian Kinsler hit into triple...

Rookie McCullers keeps Tigers potent offense at bay for first win in majors

DETROIT — The first big league win for Lance McCullers, 3-2 over the Tigers, included a memorable moment for not only the kid, but the franchise. The 10th triple play in Astros history was completed behind him, the team’s first since 2004. The rookie pitcher was headed for trouble in the fifth inning of his […]
Grand Rapids Press May 23, 2015
Astros 3, Tigers 2: Ian Kinsler hits into triple play; three-game win streak ends for Detroit

Astros 3, Tigers 2: Ian Kinsler hits into triple play; three-game win streak ends for Detroit

Anthony Gose doubled and knocked in two runs to lead the Tigers offensively. DETROIT -- Midway through the game, the Detroit Tigers made three outs with one swing of the bat. At the end of the game, their three-game winning streak had come to an end. Ian Kinsler hit into a triple play and the Tigers struggled to string hits together against rookie Lance McCullers on Saturday afternoon in a 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros. The Tigers entered the game with a three-game winning streak. They now need to beat the Astros on Sunday to avoid a split of their four-game...

Injury report: Fields could play Sunday; Deduno tosses bullpen session

DETROIT — Astros reliever Josh Fields was to throw off a mound Saturday morning and could be available in game as soon as Sunday, manager A.J. Hinch said. Fields took a line drive off the outside of his right knee from the bat of Anthony Gose at Comerica Park on Thursday in the opener of […]
Grand Rapids Press May 23, 2015
Seventh-inning update: Astros 3, Tigers 2

Seventh-inning update: Astros 3, Tigers 2

After six innings at Comerica Park, the Houston Astros lead the Detroit Tigers 3-2. DETROIT -- For a second straight game, the Houston Astros scored first and the Detroit Tigers responded. And now here come the Astros. After six innings Saturday, May 23, at Comerica Park, Houston leads 3-2 after a two-run sixth that saw Kyle Lobstein exit and Al Alburquerque come in for relief. Houston (27-16) took a 1-0 lead in the top of the third on a sacrifice fly from Jose Altuve, scoring Marwin Gonzalez from third after a leadoff double. Detroit answered with a 1-out...

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  • 1 Jose Altuve

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    Struggling Jose Altuve gets a breather in Sunday’s series finale vs. Tigers

  • 1 George Springer

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  • 1 Collin McHugh

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  • 1 Luke Gregerson

    Luke Gregerson

    Astros closer Luke Gregerson gets day off for finale of Oakland series

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