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Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski on Alex Gonzalez: "We think he's had a great career, had a great spring training, but we need to have a little more range defensively at shortstop."

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bless You Boys

Podcast 108: Justin Miller, bullpen savior

This week Al and HookSlide talk the state of the team with the third-best record in the AL, robbing Peter to pay Paul in calling up Justin Miller, second-guessing Brad Ausmus, Ian Kinsler being a better fit than Prince Fielder, Justin Verlander's first hit, and baseball opinions, because everyone has one.

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Swingin' A's

The Oakland Athletics Fatal Flaw

October 10, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander delivers a pitch during the eighth inning in game five of the American League divisional series playoff baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Times Leader

Price if right for Yankees

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - CC Sabathia pitched seven innings for a rare win at Tropicana Field, leading the New York Yankees past David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays 10-2 Thursday night in a matchup of former AL Cy Young Award winners.

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The Toronto Star

Blue Jays' lefty Mark Buehrle off to quick start but don't label him an ace: Griffin

Managers that don't feature a true ace in their starting rotation are quick to explain you don't really need one.

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CNN

Albert Chen: Behind Max Scherzer and company, Tigers boast MLB's best rotation

Max Scherzer had a good offseason. He collected his Cy Young Award; married his college sweetheart, Erica May; and spent an "unbelievable" honeymoon in Fiji and New Zealand.

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Sports Network

Weaver eyes win No. 1 in Detroit

Jered Weaver takes another shot at win No. 1 on Friday when the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim open a three-game series with the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Examiner.com

Oakland's bullpen strength may not be what it was perceived to be

Consider this: in both the 2012 and 2013 American League Division Series, the Oakland Athletics could have avoided a Game Five against Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers both times, if the bullpen had just been able to hold late-inning leads.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Detroit News

Report: Tigers set to call up reliever Justin Miller from Toledo

It looks like the Tigers are beefing up the bullpen for their weekend series against the Los Angeles Angels at Comerica Park.

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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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The Miami Herald

Kinsler lifts Tigers to sloppy victory

And who better to lead them to Thursday's error-filled 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians than Ian Kinsler, the guy who loves to get a little dirty.

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Cleveland.com

Jason Kipns gets first big league heave ho: Cleveland Indians notebook

Jason Kipnis said the last time he was ejected from a baseball game it may have been by his mother in Little League.

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The Miami Herald

AL Capsules

Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.

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MLive.com

Live updates: Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander delivers a pitch in the first inning of their opening day game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on March 31. vs. Cleveland Indians .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Tigers ace Verlander faces Indians' strikeout star today

Matchup: Tigers vs. Cleveland, 1:08 p.m. TV/radio: FSD; WXYT-FM , WXYT-AM . Pitching: RH Justin Verlander vs. RH Danny Salazar .

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Detroit News

Tigers' Verlander, Scherzer ranked (too low?) among MLB's top big-game pitchers

Justin Verlander is off to a 1-1 start with a 2.57 ERA, with 13 strikeouts in 21 innings.

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The Detroit News

Former Tigers struggling in new locales

Detroit -- The grass isn't always greener than it is in Detroit, where it's not green at all right now.

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Motor City Bengals

Detroit Tigers Links: Kinsler praised, offense concerns, Walking Dead arm & ex-Tigers thus far

Apr 9, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler steals second base in the first inning of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Indians: Cold postpones series opener with Tigers

The opener of a three-game series between the Indians and Tigers was postponed Tuesday because of cold weather at Comerica Park.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Tigers' rainout pushes Drew Smyly's first start to weekend

It has been two weeks since the Detroit Tigers' left-hander made the trip north from Florida as a member of the team's starting rotation.

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