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39 min ago | Detroit Free Press

Drew Sharp: Emotion in baseball? You have to just go with the flow

Detroit Tigers players surround Alex Avila celebrating his walk off single for their 3-2 win over the the New York Yankees in Detroit on Thursday, August 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Nick Castellanos, Phil Coke

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Detroit News

For Tigers, momentum shifts on Brian McCann's long foul ball

With the game tied 2-2 in the top of the ninth inning, Yankees catcher Brian McCann blasted a long, high drive down the right field line.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Phil Coke, Joba Chamberlain, Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira

The Washington Post

Baseball Capsules

Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Thursday for their third straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Charlie Culberson, Mark Buehrle, Santiago Casilla

Yanks Go Yard

Yankees Lose Series To Tigers In Final At-Bat of Finale

Aug 28, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, Rick Porcello

NJ.com

Yankees fall to Tigers, 3-2, on Alex Avila's walk-off hit

With the Yankees and Detroit Tigers deadlocked in the ninth inning, Alex Avila sent the Tigers streaming out of their dugouts with a two-outs, walk-off single to provide a 3-2 win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Victor Martinez, Shawn Kelley, Zelous Wheeler, Nick Castellanos

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers' lineup: Don Kelly in LF, Andrew Romine at SS vs. Yanks

Here is the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for today's series finale against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park .

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Related Topix: Sports, Don Kelly, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, Nick Castellanos

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bless You Boys

Which players will the Tigers call up in September?

As of September 1st, major league clubs are allowed to expand their rosters up to 40 players.

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

Detroit Free Press

USA Today columnist: So now Tigers are disappointing favorites, Yankees are underdogs?

Tigers rightfielder Torii Hunter and Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chat before Tuesday's game at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Torii Hunter, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Yankees' streak over after 5-2 loss to Tigers

Brandon McCarthy's control deserted him early on, and the New York Yankees' winning streak came to a discouraging end.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Nick Castellanos, Baseball Players, Eugenio Suarez, Rick Porcello

Detroit News

Tigers Mailbag: Tigers feel dearth of major league-ready prospects

Heather Nabozny, the Tigers head groundskeeper, waited years for the ballclub to pony up and replace the Comerica Park sod that'd been ruined by multiple concerts, from Kid Rock to Jimmy Buffett.

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Related Topix: Sports, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Drew Smyly, Miguel Cabrera, Nick Castellanos

Bless You Boys

What holes can the Tigers fill in September?

Andrew Romine pitches in the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field on August 22, 2014 - Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Rosters can expand to 40 players on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Robbie Ray, Baseball Players, Victor Martinez, Don Kelly, Austin Jackson, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Tigers turn it around on Twins, 13-4 in final game

Two massive Minnesota victories was enough for Detroit. So, they spent Sunday beating up on the team for a 13-4 victory, splitting the series 2-2.

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

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Vargas knocks in 5, Twins rout Tigers in DH opener

Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer hits a two-run double off Detroit Tigers pitcher Buck Farmer in the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players, Brian Dozier, Danny Santana, Kyle Lobstein

MLive.com

Brad Ausmus considered using Bryan Holaday at second base, as pitcher in lopsided Tigers...

It was a strange scene Friday night at Target Field when Detroit Tigers infielder Andrew Romine pitched the bottom of the eighth inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Worth, Baseball Players, Bryan Holaday, Don Kelly

Fri Aug 22, 2014

MLive.com

Twins 20, Tigers 6: Robbie Ray rocked, bullpen blasted as Detroit falls further behind...

The Minnesota Twins scored six runs in the second inning off Ray, then nine runs in the sixth inning off three relief pitchers Friday night on their way to a 20-6 rout of the Tigers.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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.

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

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 .

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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.

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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.

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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 .

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

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