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Tigers 7, White Sox 2: Max Scherzer, early six-run rally help Detroit end four-game losing streak

The Detroit Tigers rallied for six runs in the first inning Wednesday night and Scherzer pitched well as the Tigers earned a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Nick Castellanos, Victor Martinez, Eric Surkamp

Tue Jul 29, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera moved to cleanup spot today; Alex Avila out of starting lineup

Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera stretches out before going to bat in the third inning of their game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park in Detroit on July 19. vs. Chicago White Sox When: 7:08 p.m. Where: Comerica Park in Detroit TV: Fox Sports Detroit Radio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio network Twitter: Follow ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Tyler Flowers, Austin Jackson

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Detroit News

Inconsistent hitting has cost Tigers since the All-Star break

Desigtnated hitter Victor Martinez has hit .227 since the All-Star break, when he returned from a back injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Miguel Cabrera, Nick Castellanos, Eugenio Suarez

Motor City Bengals

Detroit Tigers Links: Avila lefty struggles, Dirks rehab & James McCann's future

Jul 26, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila flips his bat after he was called out on strikes in the sixth inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Bryan Holaday

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Bryan Holaday spells Alex Avila at catcher...

Detroit Tigers' Alex Avila hits a two-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jason Vargas during the fifth inning in Kansas City, Mo.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Andy Dirks, Bryan Holaday, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels

Detroit Free Press

Tigers' Alex Avila continues to struggle against lefties

Left-handed hitting Alex Avila has been struggling mightily against left-handed pitchers.

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Detroit News

Unpredictable Tigers looking like a postseason crapshoot

Feel free to wonder if the Tigers will be any different Sept. 28, when they finish their regular season against the Twins at Comerica Park, than they are today, or than they have been during a maddeningly inconsistent four months when they have been as much a yo-yo as a first-place club.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Victor Martinez, J.D Martinez

Detroit Tigers

Porcello seeks to salvage series split in Anaheim

Three infield singles, three ground balls through the middle and a couple of softly hit line drives led to the Angels batting around.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andy Dirks, Josh Hamilton, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Detroit News

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus goes by the book, but not during the season

The subject was books. Baseball books. How much does Brad Ausmus read about sabermetrics, managerial strategy, about the game's science, or its past and present luminaries? The Tigers manager said reading is, for him, like it is for so many people.

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The Detroit News

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus goes by the book, but not during the season

Anaheim, Calif. -- The subject was books. Baseball books. How much does Brad Ausmus read about sabermetrics, managerial strategy, about the game's science, or its past and present luminaries? The Tigers manager said reading is, for him, like it is for so many people.

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Detroit Free Press

Detroit 6, L.A. 4: Nathan strikes out Angels, secures Scherzer's win

Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan, right, celebrates their 6-4 win with catcher Alex Avila against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game in Anaheim, on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Max Scherzer, Nick Castellanos

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

West MI SportsCenter Morning Edition - 07/24/2014

Help is hopefully on the way for the bullpen Tiger fans as yesterday Detroit traded for Texas closer Joakim Soria.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Brett Thompson, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Austin Jackson, Max Scherzer

WKHX-FM Atlanta

And That Happened: Wednesday's scores and highlights

Rays 3, Cardinals 0: Alex Cobb tossed seven shutout innings and ten strikeouts. He also drove in a run with his first major league hit - a double.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Jose Bautista, Josh Thole, Austin Jackson

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Motor City Bengals

AJax, Avila and Miggy clutch as Detroit Tigers down Arizona Diamondbacks to win series

Jul 22, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera grooms the facial hair of pitcher Joba Chamberlain as part of their pre game handshake in the dugout prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

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Detroit News

Miguel Cabrera 3-run blast puts venom in Tigers' win over D-backs

This time, there was no bullpen trauma, all because the Tigers finally heated up enough lights on Chase Field's scoreboard to avoid calamity.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson

The State

Tigers wear down Diamondbacks 11-5

Detroit roughed up Trevor Cahill , going up 7-0 after four innings behind Jackson's big hit and three RBIs by Alex Avila.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Austin Jackson, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Tigers lean on experienced trainer Kevin Rand

In this July 26, 2013, file photo, Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila is checked by athletic trainer Kevin Rand during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, American League, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox, Miguel Cabrera

Detroit Free Press

Arizona 5, Detroit 4: Ausmus' gamble with Porcello doesn't work, nor does bullpen

Tigers relievers Phil Coke, left, and Ian Krol stew after giving up the lead in the eighth inning Tuesday in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Sports, Al Alburquerque, Baseball Players, Phil Coke, Ian Krol, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Paul Goldschmidt

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Tigers better at nailing base stealers: 'We were just too predictable last year'

Opponents successfully stole bases 81.5% of the time against the Tigers last season.

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Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers better at nailing base stealers: 'We were just too predictable last year'

The Detroit Tigers have drastically improved from last season when it comes to holding baserunners at bay.

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

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