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Thursday | Detroit Free Press

Tigers notes: Predicting September callups, more on Verlander

Catcher James McCann, infielder Hernan Perez and outfielders Tyler Collins and Steven Moya are among the likeliest players the Detroit Tigers will call up from the minors when major league rosters expand in September.


Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Collins, Hernan Perez, Baseball Players, Steven Moya, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Bryan Holaday

Thursday | Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers' lineup: Miguel Cabrera at DH, Eugenio Suarez at SS

Here's the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for today's series finale at the Tampa Bay Rays .


Related Topix: Sports, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Eugenio Suarez, Alex Cobb, Victor Martinez

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit 6, Tampa Bay 0: Porcello's arm, V-Mart's bat lift Tigers

Tigers' Rick Porcello throws a three-hit shutout: Rick Porcello pitched a three-hit complete game shutout for the Tigers in a 6-0 win over the Rays on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Victor Martinez, Ben Zobrist

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Tigers score 3 in 11th, top Rays 8-6

Aug 19, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila is congratulated by second baseman Ian Kinsler after he scored during the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.


Related Topix: Sports, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sports Media 101

Detroit Tigers' Weary Lineup Seeing Most Trouble in Outfield

Tigers 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Detroit Tigers as a part of Sports Media 101 .


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, David Price, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The News Tribune

McClendon ejected in back-to-back games

That was the response, basically, from Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon after getting ejected Sunday for a second consecutive game by umpire Tony Randazzo.


Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Tom Wilhelmsen, Baseball Players, James Jones, Roenis Elias, Michael Saunders

ABC News

Young, Mariners Shut Down Tigers 8-1

Chris Young pitched six shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat Detroit 8-1 Sunday, winning the weekend series and moving back ahead of the Tigers in the race for the second AL wild-card spot.


Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Chris Archer, Robbie Ray, Victor Martinez

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Motor City Bengals

Detroit Tigers beat Seattle Mariners 4-2, David Price deals through eight

The Detroit Tigers beat the Seattle Mariners by a score of 4-2. David Price was strong early, giving up only a walk through the first three innings.


Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Austin Jackson, Eugenio Suarez, Felix Hernandez

Detroit Free Press

Tonight's Felix Hernandez-David Price duel has classic potential

In Los Angeles recently, Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw opposed the Angels.


Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Andy Dirks

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Detroit News

Ian Kinsler's defense has been clutch for Tigers this season

There is a subtle, almost unseen choreography in baseball between the pitcher, catcher and middle infielders.


Related Topix: Sports, Max Scherzer, Baseball Players, Starling Marte, Pedro Alvarez

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Major League Baseball

Nathan apologizes for gesture to home crowd

Joe Nathan recovered from back-to-back leadoff walks to finish out a Tigers victory Wednesday night in a non-save situation.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Victor Martinez

Bless You Boys

Bryan Holaday's first full year with Tigers provides challenges, learning opportunities

Wearing scuffed-up catchers gear and holding a green Gatorade-printed cup of water in the dugout, Bryan Holaday carried on a conversation with his pitcher on a warm day at Comerica Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bryan Holaday, Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Bucs Dugout

Awful bullpen management blows Pirates' chances in 8-4 loss

Vance Worley had an uncharacteristically uneven start, but the Pirates headed into the late innings with only a one-run deficit against the Tigers.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, Nick Castellanos, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Tigers 8, Pirates 4: Detroit snaps four-game losing streak as bats finally wake up against Pittsburgh

Buck Farmer was far from perfect Wednesday night, but the 24-year-old rookie did more than enough to keep the Detroit Tigers in the game.


Related Topix: Sports, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Nick Castellanos, Blaine Hardy

WSJV-TV South Bend


Edinson Volquez allowed two runs over six innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on the Detroit Tigers early in a 4-2 victory last night.


Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Detroit News

Tigers stumble again to cap rocky road trip

The Tigers had just swept the Colorado Rockies in a three-game series at Comerica Park - and they led the American League Central by five games.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Al Alburquerque, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Robbie Ray

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Albany Times Union

Sore shoulder limits Tigers' Verlander to 1 inning

Pittsburgh Pirates' Travis Snider is greeted by teammates as he heads to the dugout after scoring on a hit by Jayson Nix in the first inning of the baseball game on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Pittsburgh.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Pittsburgh Pirates, Gregory Polanco

Let's Go Tribe

The Royals' 7-game winning streak has made the AL Central baseball's closest race

A look the action around the division during the final week of the season's first half, with highlights, lowlights, injuries, schedules, and more... Kansas City had an incredible week, while Detroit stumbled and suffered big injuries, and suddenly the AL Central has the closest race of any division in baseball, while Cleveland also keeps itself on ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Max Scherzer

Detroit News

Tigers' Dave Dombrowski explains decision to leave hot-hitting...

The Tigers absolutely raided their Triple-A affiliate Monday, calling up four players to join them for the night's game in Pittsburgh.


Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Holaday

Detroit News

Catcher prospect James McCann is batting .310, but trying to develop power with Toledo

During a game at Indianapolis last week, Toledo Mud Hens manager Larry Parrish and infielder Danny Worth were talking about catcher James McCann, who is having a breakout offensive year.


Related Topix: Sports, Danny Worth, Baseball Players, Yadier Molina