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Grand Rapids Press 10 hours ago
Twins finish off sweep in home finale for Tigers
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Twins finish off sweep in home finale for Tigers

The Twins outscored the Tigers 39-12 this weekend. DETROIT -- A long September at Comerica Park has mercifully come to an end. The Detroit Tigers lost their final home game of 2017 to the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Sunday afternoon. The Twins leave town with a healthy lead in the American League wild card chase and on the verge of clinching a playoff spot. The Twins outscored the Tigers 39-12 in the four-game sweep. The two teams will meet again next weekend in Minneapolis to close out the 2017 regular season. The Tigers have lost seven in a row and are 4-20 in...
Grand Rapids Press 13 hours ago

As anthem controversy roils NFL, no protests in Tigers' home finale

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said he wouldnt object if a Tigers player wished to protest in that manner. DETROIT -- On a day in which national anthem protests spread throughout the NFL, including the Detroit Lions game across the street,...
Grand Rapids Press 14 hours ago

Tigers shorthanded with 4 players out in final home game of season

The Detroit Tigers will have only two uninjured players on the bench Sunday. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers will have only two uninjured players on the bench when they play their home finale against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park. Both players are...
Grand Rapids Press 15 hours ago

Tigers, Twins lineups: Nicholas Castellanos back at 3rd base

The Tigers are shorthanded, with four of their six bench players out with injury. DETROIT -- Nicholas Castellanos will play third base for the first time since Jeimer Candelario's arrival earlier this month. Candelario is out with a knee contusion, meaning Castellanos...
Washington Times 10 hours ago
Twins top Tigers 10-4 for 4-game sweep, close on wild card

Twins top Tigers 10-4 for 4-game sweep, close on wild card

DETROIT (AP) - Jorge Polanco and Eduardo Escobar homered, and Minnesota beat the Detroit Tigers 10-4 on Sunday to complete a four-game sweep that moved the Twins closer to securing a wild-card berth in the playoffs. Polanco hit a solo homer in the first off Buck Farmer (4-5), and Escobar ...

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