Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:25:34 GMTNot long after Detroit outfielder JaCoby Jones got hit in the face by a pitch , the Tigers and Minnesota Twins were nose-to-nose on the field. Twins slugger Miguel Sano punched Tigers catcher James McCann in the mask during a bench-clearing scrap in the fifth inning of Detroit's 5-4 victory Saturday. Jones was nailed in the mouth by a 90 mph fastball from Minnesota reliever Justin Haley in the third and left the game under his own power.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:06:52 GMTThe Detroit Tigers have placed star first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right groin. The Tigers announced the move Saturday afternoon before their game against the Minnesota Twins. Detroit recalled first baseman John Hicks from Triple-A Toledo to replace Cabrera on the roster. Cabrera suffered the injury in the sixth inning of Friday's 6-3 loss to the Twins when he dove for a ground ball. The two-time American League MVP experienced more groin discomfort when he stretched to catch a throw later in the inning. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus told reporters earlier Saturday morning that he expected Cabrera to at least miss the remaining two games of Detroit's weekend
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:21:10 GMTAn early-season series between the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins suddenly has a bit of intensity as the teams head to Sunday's finale after splitting the first two games. Saturday's wild affair that saw one player hit in the face by a pitch, a benches-clearing skirmish and two players ejected ended up in a 5-4 win for Detroit, which snapped a four-game losing streak. Minnesota won Friday's game in comeback fashion after being swept in its previous series.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:41:22 GMTFor five innings Friday night, everything was working for Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers. Verlander stumbled again, Cabrera left after straining his right groin and Detroit wasted a three-run lead against the Minnesota Twins, who burst ahead when Eddie Rosario hit a three-run homer that capped a six-run sixth inning in a 6-3 victory. Cabrera, a two-time AL MVP, had three hits but was hurt in the sixth when he dove for a ground ball by Robbie Grossman that got past Cabrera and second baseman Ian Kinsler to score two runs.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:16:05 GMTAs fans across the world took a moment to mourn Prince on the one-year anniversary of his death on Friday, the Minnesota Twins announced plans to honor the music icon and Minnesota native during a game this summer. When the Twins host the Cleveland Indians on Friday, June 16, it will be “Prince Night” at Target Field.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:59:04 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have 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
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 05:21:23 GMTThe Minnesota Twins snapped a four-game losing streak Friday by defeating the Detroit Tigers. Now the Tigers hope to do the same with a win against the Twins on Saturday. Detroit dropped the series opener by a 6-3 final score at Target Field for its fourth straight loss.