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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:50:04 EDTAs the Tigers sit on top of the American League Central with their fast start, general manager Al Avila said they've performed up to expectations so far, good and bad.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:04:49 EDTThe Tigers teed off for four home runs and 24 hits Tuesday in a 19-9 runaway over the Mariners, knocking Felix Hernandez out after just two innings in the process as they rolled to their third consecutive win.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:55:18 EDTDuring a time when four regular players on the disabled list, the Tigers haven't shown many signs of worry from an offensive standpoint. After erupting for 19 runs and 24 hits in Tuesday's 19-9 win over the Mariners, the Detroit has racked up 37 runs and 48 hits in the past three games.
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:32:42 EDTMiguel Cabrera (right groin strain), J.D. Martinez (right foot sprain), Jose Iglesias (concussion) and JaCoby Jones (lip laceration) have made progress, and manager Brad Ausmus said he doesn't expect any of them to be out longer than what their DL stints dictate.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:05:07 EDTRonald Acuna, Austin Riley and Alex Jackson combined to go 8-for-17 with four extra-base hits, eight runs scored and nine RBIs in Florida's win over Palm Beach.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:35:56 EDTAs the Tigers head into the heart of their schedule without Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez and with a patchwork lineup, they need more from Victor Martinez.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:28:55 EDTWho do the Tigers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Detroit's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:20:11 EDTTigers left-hander Matt Boyd received a fine on Monday from Major League Baseball as part of its discipline from Saturday's incident with Twins slugger Miguel Sano.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:11:42 EDTPosting zeroes has become the norm for Class A Kane County's Jon Duplantier in the first month of the Minor League season. On Monday, the D-backs' No. 8 prospect fired five dominant frames to extend his scoreless innings streak to 20 1/3 to begin the season.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:51:04 EDTJim Adduci thought he was getting another reminder about a uniform violation when Triple-A Toledo manager Mike Rojas signaled to him while he was stepping into the batter's box for his third at-bat at Lehigh Valley on Saturday.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:00:00 EDTJaCoby Jones can distinctly recall what was going through his mind when he got up and started running toward the dugout after getting hit in the mouth by a Justin Haley pitch during the Tigers' 5-4 win over the Twins on Saturday.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:48:15 EDTAlex Avila hit a two-run homer and three Tigers finished with three hits to back right-hander Michael Fulmer and lead Detroit to a 13-4 win over the Twins on Sunday at Target Field.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:18:13 EDTThe Tigers placed Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day disabled list with a right groin strain suffered in Friday's loss to the Twins at Target Field.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:33:35 EDTWith as much as Flint, Mich., has gone through with its water crisis, hosting a Play Ball event at an inner-city park was a welcome positive change. On a sunny Saturday at Hardenbrook Park in Flint, the Tigers partnered with Major League Baseball to bring kids an afternoon of fun and an opportunity for a taste of the game -- for some, their first ever.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:01:33 EDTClint Frazier has had Yankees fans abuzz since New York traded for him last July, but he hadn't gotten off to the hottest start to the 2017 season at the plate. As of Saturday, that looks like it might be changing.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:38:11 EDTIn a feisty game that saw the benches clear in the fifth inning after Tigers left-hander Matthew Boyd threw behind Miguel Sano, Nicholas Castellanos homered in the third and came through with a go-ahead RBI double in the sixth to lead the Tigers to a 5-4 win over the Twins on Saturday at Target Field.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:48:04 EDTThe benches cleared for both the Twins and Tigers on Saturday after Detroit left-hander Matthew Boyd threw a 91-mph fastball behind Minnesota first baseman Miguel Sano in the fifth inning of the Tigers' eventual 5-4 win at Target Field. Sano objected and pointed his finger at Boyd, then he shoved catcher James McCann when McCann put his glove in Sano's face as he tried to get between Sano and Boyd.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:25:01 EDTJoe Jimenez allowed just the fifth home run he has surrendered over 147 innings in his pro career after giving up only one over 53 1/3 innings between three levels last season. His first allowed in the Majors came on his fifth batter.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:00:08 EDTThe Tigers placed shortstop Jose Iglesias on the seven-day concussion disabled list on Friday, two days after he collided with Rays baserunner Brad Miller at second base while trying to turn a double play. Right-handed reliever Joe Jimenez was recalled from Triple-A Toledo.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:37:20 EDTNo pitcher has been more dominant than Class A Columbia's Merandy Gonzalez to begin the season. That trend continued on Friday night, as the Mets' No. 14 prospect extended his scoreless innings streak to 20 2/3 by tossing seven frames in a win against Lexington.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 02:04:32 EDTThe Twins used a patient approach against Justin Verlander, drawing six walks against the veteran ace, including three as part of a six-run sixth inning capped by a three-run homer from Eddie Rosario in a 6-3 win over the Tigers on Friday night at Target Field.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:05:51 EDTThe Anthony Gose pitching experiment has progressed to game action. The center fielder-turned-lefty reliever pitched an inning in an extended spring training contest, according to Brad Ausmus.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:32:09 EDTTigers manager Brad Ausmus didn't mind the fact that for the second time in three games, his offense led off the first inning against the Rays with a home run and then proceeded to put up zeros on the scoreboard the rest of the way out. It was what his team did in the field that had the fourth-year manager fired up.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:08:17 EDTRight-hander Erasmo Ramirez, who had only started one game in his last 70 appearances, was called upon Thursday afternoon to pull the Rays out of a tough situation. He delivered.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:17:13 EDTThe scene at the end of Wednesday night's Rays-Tigers contest told two tales. On one part of Tropicana Field's infield, the Rays celebrated a walk-off 8-7 win. Closer to second base, the Tigers gathered around fallen shortstop Jose Iglesias, who got roughed up on the final play.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:52:41 EDTTigers manager Brad Ausmus said before Wednesday's game that third baseman Nicholas Castellanos was performing better at the plate than his .204 average indicated. He definitely had something to show for it after Wednesday's 8-7 loss to the Rays, going went 2-for-5 with three RBIs and a pair of triples.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 02:37:40 EDTTampa Bay scored twice in the bottom of the ninth to take an 8-7 win over the Tigers Wednesday night at Tropicana Field.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:37:26 EDTTigers fan took a pratfall on Longoria's foul
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 22:35:17 EDTMiggy trolls fan down first-base line