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20 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Smyly hit hard in Tigers' 11-6 loss to Angels

The left-hander allowed four runs in three innings before being pulled Friday night in Detroit's 11-6 loss to the Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Luke Putkonen, Mike Trout, Howie Kendrick, Jered Weaver, Victor Martinez

Friday | Bless You Boys

Pimpgate 2011 and the return of Jered Weaver

You remember what happened when Jered Weaver faced the Tigers at Comerica in 2011, right? Let's relive that a bit, shall we? In the grand scheme of things, July of 2011 wasn't really that long ago, and yet it also seems like it was forever ago - like, at least three years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Magglio Ordonez, Carlos Guillen, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Friday | CBS Local

Solid Outing For Closer Joe Nathan Seals Win For Tigers; Bullpen Still Shaky

APRIL 17: Catcher Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with pitcher Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers after a 7-5 win over the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on April 17, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Friday | MLive.com

Twitter Talk: Will Rajai Davis hit in leadoff spot more? Will Detroit Tigers sign Joel Hanrahan?

Fans of the Detroit Tigers have lots of questions about their favorite team. For some reason, some of them come to me looking for answers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Worth, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Hernan Perez

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ohio.com

Tigers 7, Indians 5: Marla Ridenour's final thoughts

Fourteen final thoughts for how many career major league starts Danny Salazar may have to his credit when he heads back to the minors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Josh Tomlin, Baseball Players, Danny Salazar, American League, Major League Baseball, Ian Kinsler

Rant Sports

Danny Salazar Shows Flashes Again, But Can't Work Deep

The Cleveland Indians ' Danny Salazar appeared to have matured a lot in between his second and third start of the 2014 MLB season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Salazar, Justin Verlander

Cleveland.com

RHP Zach McAllister, CA Yan Gomes carry Cleveland Indians: DMan's Report, Game 14, Wednesday

Indians catcher Yan Gomes slides into third with a two-run triple in the second inning of a 3-2 victory over the Tigers in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Lonnie Chisenhall, Yan Gomes, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Carlos Santana

The Miami Herald

Recap: Detroit vs. Cleveland

Detroit, MI - Yan Gomes' early two-run triple and some deft relief work from John Axford staked Cleveland to a 3-2 victory over Detroit in the opener of this shortened series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Don Kelly, Zach McAllister, Miguel Cabrera

Let's Go Tribe

Indians vs. Tigers recap (Wednesday): Tribe wins on strong start by Zach McAllister

Zach McAllister made his second strong start in a row as the Tribe won their first battle with the Tigers this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Corey Kluber, Lonnie Chisenhall, Austin Jackson

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit News

Slumping Tigers catcher Alex Avila perks up with a couple of hits

Not that the Tigers catcher was taking much solace in his fine night at the plate Wednesday, after a disturbingly slow start with the bat.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Jhonny Peralta, Justin Verlander

Cleveland.com

Pitching is only way Cleveland Indians can close gap with Detroit Tigers: Terry Pluto

"They kind of beat us up ," said Terry Francona. The Tribe manager knows the stats, the Tigers winning 15 of 19 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Tomlin, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, Carlos Carrasco

Detroit Free Press

Game thread: Castellanos batting No. 6 as Tigers look for rhythm vs. Indians

They've been at home, playing day games. Then they've been on the road, on the West Coast, playing night games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Nick Castellanos, Victor Martinez, Austin Jackson

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bless You Boys

Alex Avila: Tigers catcher of the future?

This is going to be a hard question to hear, and honestly, it is going to be hard to ask, so I will just come right out with it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Jarrod Washburn

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Detroit Free Press

S.D. 5, Detroit 1: Tigers' few lefties don't make a right

Padres right-hander Tyson Ross has been much better lately than his career record, which on Sunday he elevated to 10-28.

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Related Topix: Sports, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Nick Castellanos, Austin Jackson

Bless You Boys

7 Unwritten rules of baseball

Baseball has several "unwritten rules" that you may don't know about, probably because they are - follow me closely here - unwritten.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Carlos Guillen, Magglio Ordonez, Carlos Gomez, Brian McCann, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Motor City Bengals

POLL: Who is the Detroit Tigers biggest rival?

Aug 5, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila rounds the bases after hitting a three-run home run as Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Chris Perez watches the ball during the ninth inning at Progressive Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians, Chris Perez, American League East

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Detroit News

Week in review: Tigers get dinged on West Coast

Saturday night's 6-2 victory over the Padres in which Justin Verlander won his first game of the season and also got the first hit of his career.

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Related Topix: Sports, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, Miguel Cabrera, Zach McAllister, Danny Salazar

WKHM-AM Jackson

Verlander ends hitless streak in first '14 win

Justin Verlander has been able to call himself a pitching Triple Crown winner, Rookie of the Year, All-Star starter, Cy Young Award winner and MVP.

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Related Topix: Sports, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Matt Bush

Sat Apr 12, 2014

MLive.com

Tigers 6, Padres 2: Miguel Cabrera has RBI double; Justin Verlander gets first two career hits

Cabrera doubled and drove home a run Saturday night and Verlander had the first two hits of his career in a 6-2 win over the San Diego Padres.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Ian Krol, Austin Jackson, Chris Denorfia

MLive.com

Brad Ausmus explains why he is not starting Nick Castellanos in left...

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus could start Victor Martinez, Alex Avila and Nick Castellanos every day in National League parks if he would put Castellanos in the outfield.

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Related Topix: Sports, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Nick Castellanos, Miguel Cabrera

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