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Monday Sep 1 | BoSox Injection

Does Jemile Weeks fit into the future of the Red Sox?

Mar 10, 2014; Bradenton, FL, USA; Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jemile Weeks against the Pittsburgh Pirates at McKechnie Field.


Related Topix: Sports, Jemile Weeks, Baseball Players, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, Michael Almanzar, American League West, American League, Oakland Athletics

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Tigers 8, White Sox 4: Kyle Ryan throws six shutout innings for Detroit in MLB debut

Kyle Ryan threw six shutout innings in his major-league debut Saturday night as the Tigers earned an 8-4 victory to earn a split of their doubleheader with the Chicago White Sox.


Related Topix: Sports, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Don Kelly, Ezequiel Carrera

Tue Aug 26, 2014

SLAM! Sports

MLB notes: Tigers set sights on Astros closer Qualls

According to, the Tigers have claimed Houston Astros closer Chad Qualls on a revocable waiver claim.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Hector Santiago, Taijuan Walker

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Rayhawk Review

What Is Wrong With Grant Balfour?

August 4, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Grant Balfour delivers a pitch against the Oakland Athletics during the 10th inning at Coliseum.


Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Baseball Players

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Call to the Pen

Tigers' Jim Johnson experiment failing already

Aug 17, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Jim Johnson pitches in the sixth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Comerica Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Seattle Mariners, Oakland Athletics

The Baltimore Sun

Orioles and White Sox both traded away closers, but only one worked out

The beating the Orioles put on the Chicago White Sox bullpen Monday night - five runs in the eighth inning off three relievers with ERAs over five - was born of the same offseason strategy that the Orioles took with their bullpen.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Addison Reed, American League, Tommy Hunter

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Detroit Tigers

Davis steals three bases before early exit

He created a couple pieces of statistical history, but no offense. Davis left Sunday's 8-1 loss to the Mariners after six innings with a bruised left thumb suffered on his third stolen base of the game and his 30th of the year.


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

The News Tribune

Mariners cruise past Tigers, 8-1

Seattle took two out of three in the series to improve to 67-56 on the season, while taking a half-game lead over Detroit in the race for the second wild-card spot.


Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, David Price, Robbie Ray

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bless You Boys

Jim Johnson called up from Triple-A Toledo

The Tigers hope the recently waived Jim Johnson can recover his 2012 All-Star form and help shore up a shaky bullpen.


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