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Friday Aug 29 | MLive.com

Twitter Talk: On Kyle Ryan, Detroit Tigers middle infielders, Max Scherzer and Alex Avila

What will the Detroit Tigers do next season when Jose Iglesias returns from stress fractures in both shins? Good question.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Chris Sale, Hernan Perez

Thu Aug 28, 2014

MLive.com

Luke Putkonen back with West Michigan Whitecaps for rehab

For the second time this season, right-handed pitcher Luke Putkonen is joining his former team, the West Michigan Whitecaps, on a Major League rehabilitation assignment.

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

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, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Alex Avila, Bryan Holaday, Hernan Perez, Tyler Collins

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit News

Kyle Lobstein is likely next in Tigers' parade of fill-ins

The offense perked up in Minneapolis, with 60 hits during a four-game span, and Justin Verlander was healthy again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Kyle Lobstein, Bruce Rondon

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Tigers miss out on Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo

Dombrowski corrected two aspects of the Castillo matter that had been reported in various outlets.

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

MLive.com

Analysis: David Price at his 'best' vs. ex-teammates, but...

Detroit Tigers' Eugenio Suarez, right, gestures behind Tampa Bay Rays infielder Sean Rodriguez after hitting a double off Rays reliever Brad Boxberger in the eighth inning on Thursday in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, David Price, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Detroit Tigers, Sean Rodriguez

Star Tribune

Series preview: Tigers at Twins

They are 4-4 against the Tigers this year, 1-1 at home. Saturday's first game is a makeup of an April 27 rainout.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Casey Fien, Tommy Milone

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays

Verlander expects to start Saturday vs. Twins

Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander expects to avoid going on the disabled list and start on Saturday against the Twins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays

MLive.com

Rusney Castillo not likely to pay quick dividends for Detroit Tigers, any other team that...

It is not clear just how much immediate help Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo would provide for the Detroit Tigers or one of the other teams reportedly trying to sign him.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Jake Odorizzi, Rick Porcello

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

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

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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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

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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Related Topix: Sports, Justin Verlander

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