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The State of the Detroit Tigers Defense

Sep 1, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers left fielder Nick Castellanos makes a catch of a fly ball hit by Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis in the eighth inning at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Nick Castellanos, Jason Kipnis, Cleveland Indians, Miguel Cabrera

Fri Apr 18, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers notebook: Brennan Boesch returns to Detroit; Casey Crosby wows crowd with...

Former Tigers outfielder Brennan Boesch was called up by the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday -- just in time to travel with the team to Detroit for a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brennan Boesch, Casey Crosby, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Kole Calhoun, Kevin Whelan

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Detroit News

Tony Paul's MLB Insider: Tigers, Angels boast rich tradition

Albert Pujols, one of the most expensive players in baseball, pays a visit to Comerica Park this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, Victor Martinez

Detroit News

Good outweighs the bad for Tigers, but just barely

They hit. They don't hit. They pitch great in some games. Their bullpen comes apart in others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Hernan Perez, Eugenio Suarez, Ian Kinsler, Alex Avila

Motor City Bengals

Three things the Detroit Tigers need to happen to breakout in 2014

Apr 4, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera receives congratulations from third base coach Dave Clark after he hit a two run home run for his 2000 career hit in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers, Victor Martinez

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Detroit News

Lynn Henning: Tigers' Brad Ausmus uses few words to put his stamp on team's culture

Detroit -- Comerica Park's scoreboard thermometer read "40" Wednesday as Tigers players in stocking caps and heavy blue jackets got ready for an ice-ball game against the Indians.

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Detroit News

Tigers' Brad Ausmus uses few words to put his stamp on team's culture

Comerica Park's scoreboard thermometer read '40' Wednesday as Tigers players in stocking caps and heavy blue jackets got ready for an ice-ball game against the Indians.

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The Detroit Tiger Weblog

Game 2014.11: Indians at Tigers

Billfer likes long walks in Comerica Park. Check out the About page for more about me and the site.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Let's Go Tribe

Series preview: Indians vs. Tigers

As well as the Indians did against the White Sox in 2013, they performed absolutely dreadful against the Tigers, going 4-15 and getting outscored by 50 runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Doug Fister, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball

Cleveland.com

Cleveland Indians On Deck: Game 14 vs. Detroit Tigers

Pitching matchup: Indians RHP Zach McAllister vs. Tigers RHP Anibal Sanchez . Indians update: They are 6-7 overall, 3-4 on road.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Alexei Ramirez, Michael Brantley

Cleveland.com

'You always wonder which game' could've made the difference: After...

On Tuesday, the Indians begin a three-game series in Detroit, a city that jeered Raburn mercilessly last year.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Let's Go Tribe

AL Central Week in Review

It's no surprise that the division is so closely bunched together, given how little of the season has been played.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Nate Jones, Max Scherzer, Phil Coke

MLive.com

Analysis: How Tigers fare against right-handed pitchers is trend worth watching in 2014

There is a big difference from one season to the next when it comes to how much run support a pitcher gets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Alex Avila, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, Austin Jackson

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

Former Flanagan High player J.D. Martinez regroups after signing...

Two days after being waived by the Houston Astros, former Flanagan outfielder J.D. Martinez signed a minor-league contract with the Detroit Tigers on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, J.D Martinez, Alex Avila, Hunter Pence

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Victor Martinez gets start at catcher; Tyler...

Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter celebrates after crossing home plate in the seventh inning of the Tigers' 7-1 win over the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Torii Hunter, Dee Gordon

CBS Local

Is Phil Coke The New Brandon Inge? [BLOG]

Remember a time when Detroit Tiger fans loved Brandon Inge? Yeah, he was everybody's Tiger - and it remained that way for quite some time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phil Coke, Baseball Players, Brandon Inge, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Jose Valverde, Austin Jackson

Tue Apr 08, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera moves back to third base, will ...

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera celebrates with Alex Avila after Avila his a two-run home run in the sixth inning during Game 2 of the AL Championship Series last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Alex Avila, National League West, National League, Dee Gordon

Bless You Boys

Tigers hoping to take advantage of injury-plagued Dodgers in Los Angeles

The Tigers ' fanbase went into mini-panic mode before the regular season began, when Andy Dirks , Jose Iglesias , and Bruce Rondon were all sidelined for significant amounts of time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bruce Rondon, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw, Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Let's Go Tribe

AL Central Week in Review

Action from around the division during the first week of the season, in which the Indians got off to a good start and then stumbled.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Victor Martinez, Max Scherzer, Joe Nathan

Bless You Boys

Updated 40 man roster; options, service time, contract status

After all the trades and roster cuts this spring, here is a complete list of the Tigers' 40 man roster, complete with options remaining, service time and contract status for each player.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Al Alburquerque, Francisco Martinez, Bruce Rondon, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

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