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The Tigers hope to activate Anibal Sanchez Wednesday or Thursday

The Tigers could get a boost in their push for the AL Central this coming week as it’s being reported P Anibal Sanchez could be activated off the DL either Wednesday or Thursday. This comes after Sanchez threw around 50 pitches in a 3-inning simulated game Sunday. Sanchez was originally put on the DL back on August 9th with a strained right chest muscle. Currently employing an...
Via The Majors Detroit
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

White Sox-Tigers Preview

The Detroit Tigers could have had more breathing room in the AL Central had they taken better advantage of their season series against the weaker teams in their division. They'll look to improve upon a mediocre record versus the Chicago White Sox on Monday night in the opener of a three-game set at Comerica Park. The Tigers (86-69) lost 5-2 Sunday in Kansas City, squandering...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Tigers drop series finale against the Royals but take 2 of 3 on the weekend

The Tigers couldn’t complete the weekend sweep of the Kansas City Royals after today’s 5-2 loss but came out with a big 2-1 series win against their last threat in the AL Central race. Rick Porcello — who normally owns the Royals — labored through 3.1 innings allowing 4 runs on 9 hits while working through jams on more than one occasion. Porcello would eventually be replaced...
Via The Majors Detroit
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers blast Royals, pad AL Central lead

Your browser does not support iframes. The Detroit Tigers took a 1 1/2 game lead in the American League Central with their 10-1 win over the second-place Kansas City Royals on Friday night. The Tigers (85-68) are now 12-5 against the Royals this season. “I don’t want to say statement game,” said starter Justin Verlander, via MLB.com. “But I think it was about the best possible...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Verlander gets his groove back

If the Tigers are going to win the American League Central Division and then make some noise in the playoffs, they're going to need Justin Verlander. Yet it hasn't been Verlander's year at all. He came into Friday night's opender of a pivotal three-game series at Kansas City with a 13-12 record and 4.81 ERA, looking far from the Cy Young/MVP winner he was in 2011...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Could Sanchez be secret weapon?

The Detroit Tigers find themselves back in first place and with the opportunity to build their lead as they play their final series against the Kansas City Royals who are right on their tail. The Tigers have been able to battle their way back into first place with pitcher Anibal Sanchez on the DL since early August with a pectoral strain. With Sanchez set to return just before the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: can Justin Verlander flip the script again?

The Detroit Tigers are in the thick of it now. With 10 games left on the schedule they hold just a half game lead over the upstart Kansas City Royals. What better than a 3-game set in Barbecue City then? The Tigers will go toe-to-toe with the Royals at Kauffman Stadium starting Friday night in a 3-game series that will go a long way towards determining the AL Central’s 2014 champion...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ausmus hits shuffle button on Tigers Rotation

Detroit Tigers’ Manager Brad Ausmus announced today that he’s going to use the opportunity of tomorrow’s off day to shuffle the rotation for this weekend’s series when they visit the Kansas City Royals. Kyle Lobstein was supposed to start the series opener on Friday night, but he will be pushed back to Monday’s series opener against the Chicago White Sox. Ausmus will then...
Via The Majors Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: time for Brad Ausmus to get a clue

The Detroit Tigers had a magical victory ripped from their grasp last night thanks to the continued failures of closer Joe Nathan. After being shut down in earnest for eight torturous innings, and trailing 2-0 in the 9th, the Tigers managed to sneak two guys on base for Mr. Clutch. And once again JD Martinez delivered. He smashed a Glen Perkins fastball over the right field wall...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera Launch Back-to-Back Home Runs

The Detroit Tigers were on the brink of an inexcusable loss in Minnesota on Monday — they led 6-0, with Max Scherzer on the hill — before allowing the Twins to tie the game. But rookie Kyle Ryan recorded a huge double play to end the bottom of the eighth, then Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera wrestled a win back in the top of the ninth on back-to-back home runs. Your browser...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Justin Verlander, Alex Avila

With the Detroit Tigers fighting for a division title and having only two weeks left, now is not the time for new injuries to occur. Yet, the Tigers must now keep and eye on pitcher Justin Verlander and catcher Alex Avila. Verlander has a recurring blister, and Avila has light-headedness. The good news is that they are both merely day-to-day.Justin VerlanderMichigan Live'...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Rookies Dressed Up Like Lingerie Football League Players

The Detroit Tigers gave their rookies a little bit of initiation/hazing this past weekend and it’s pretty funny. Nothing like getting your rookies dressed up for a lingerie football league game to stay relaxed coming into the home stretch of the season. Quite possibly the greatest rookie dress up EVER!! #tigersrookies pic.twitter.com/UMIU968eZ7 — Justin Verlander […] The post...
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Make Rookies Dress Up As Lingerie Football Players, Win Hazing In Baseball This Year

The Detroit Tigers successfully proved that not all hazing is bad hazing when they made their rookies dress up like lingerie football players and play a game of two-hand touch before boarding a plane to Minnesota this weekend. Rookie hazing seems to be an annual event in baseball every September, and there are usually some good ideas – though I don’t know if I’ve seen one...
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Avila jumps into screen for sweet catch

Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is doing everything he can to keep the Tigers in the hunt for the AL Central crown. In the fifth inning of Friday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians, he chased down a foul ball hit by Indians OF Mike Aviles. He dived and made the catch. But in doing so, he hit into the safety net, bounced...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miguel Cabrera throws ball to Megatron in stands

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera always has fun when he’s on the diamond. When he’s not crushing home runs and racking up RBIs, he’s making his teammates and everyone around him laugh. Tuesday’s game against KC was no different. Megatron was in the house for the AL Central matchup at Comerica Park, along with Matthew Stafford, Joe Fauria, Reggie Bush and others. So...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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