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12 hrs ago | Detroit Tigers

Porcello aims to help Tigers stay tough on Rays

The Rays made a remarkable run to get back to within striking distance in the American League playoff chase, but after blowing a four-run lead en route to an 8-6, extra-innings loss to the Tigers on Tuesday night, Tampa Bay finds itself seven games back in the Wild Card race.

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14 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

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Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Grant Balfour tips his hat after being taken out of the baseball game against the Detroit Tigers during the 11th inning Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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

18 hrs ago | Detroit Tigers

Dirks' rehab derailed again by hamstring issue

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

Yesterday | MLive.com

Inside the minors: Buck Farmer lit up in Triple-A debut; Toledo's James McCann makes case for callup

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Buck Farmer prepares to throw during the fourth inning of a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Aug. 13 in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Schlereth, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Hernan Perez, Tyler Collins, Mike Belfiore

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Detroit News

Andy Dirks' return hits another roadblock; hamstring sidelines Tigers outfielder

Outfielder Andy Dirks has yet to play for the Tigers this season, fighting an assortment of injuries.

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Detroit News

Tigers' final 40 games to put Brad Ausmus to the test

Six months ago, under the blue skies of central Florida, describing the situation the Tigers have put themselves in today would have earned laughter and eye rolling.

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The Detroit News

Kurt Mensching: Tigers' final 40 games to put Brad Ausmus to the test

What are you going to do now, Brad Ausmus? Six months ago, under the blue skies of central Florida, describing the situation the Tigers have put themselves in today would have earned laughter and eye rolling.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Detroit Tigers

Sights set on playoff spot, Scherzer to face Rays

Standing in front of his locker on Sunday, discussing the Rays' upcoming series against the Tigers at Tropicana Field, Chris Archer feigned confusion as the inevitable topic was brought up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, David Price, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Drew Smyly, Nick Franklin

Detroit Tigers

Dirks hits RBI single in rehab reboot

Outfielder Andy Dirks restarted his rehab assignment Saturday at Triple-A Toledo, going 1-for-3 with an RBI single and two strikeouts while playing five innings in left field.

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Detroit News

Tigers not exactly thrilled to face Mariners' Felix Hernandez

'We don't ever want to face Felix; nobody ever wants to face him. You never hear a player say, 'Man, I really want to face Felix.'

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez

The Detroit News

Justin Verlander 'will not pick up a ball until Tuesday', Tigers manager Brad Ausmus says

Detroit -- The next key date in the Justin Verlander recovery process is Tuesday in Tampa, Fla.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sports Media 101

Detroit Tigers Reportedly Looking for a Hitter as August Problems Continue to Mount

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, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Justin Verlander, Kansas City Royals, Daniel Nava, Victor Martinez

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Toledo Blade

Hens fall in pitchers' duel

"I want to have fun out there," Johnson said before Friday's game. "It's been a couple of [crappy] months, and I'm looking forward to facing good competition and enjoying it."

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cameron Rupp, Clete Thomas, Brandon Douglas, Hernan Perez

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sporting News

Tigers pull off much-needed 9th-inning rally to beat Blue Jays

After scraping together just six runs in losing three of four games to the New York Yankees this week, the Detroit Tigers rediscovered their offense at just the right time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Al Alburquerque, Baseball Players, Dellin Betances, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Nick Castellanos

Detroit Tigers

Tigers keeping an eye on Cuban outfielder Castillo

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Detroit Tigers

Tigers, Blue Jays set to square off north of border

The Tigers and Blue Jays will begin one of the more important series between the two teams in recent memory Friday night in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Brett Lawrie, Eugenio Suarez, Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

Detroit News

Andy Dirks, Jim Johnson remain in holding pattern with Triple A Toledo

Jim Johnson was expected to be on a flight to Detroit Thursday afternoon and is scheduled to pitch an inning here on Friday.

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The Detroit News

Andy Dirks, Jim Johnson remain in holding pattern with Triple A Toledo

Toledo -- Andy Dirks is here, but he won't be in the lineup for another day or two.

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Major League Baseball

Miggy given rare reprieve for finale vs. Yanks

A few days ago, manager Brad Ausmus told Cabrera, who had played in 110 of the Tigers' 111 games before the finale vs. the Yankees, that he was going to get one of the day games off during the team's nine-game road trip.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers' lineup: Holaday, Romine, Carrera all in tonight

Here's the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for tonight's game at the New York Yankees .

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

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