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41 min ago | The Detroit News

Tony Paul's MLB Insider: Tigers should win another AL Central, but there are potential land mines

I'm not saying the Tigers won't win the American League Central. Of course I think the Tigers will be the first team since those powerful 1990s Indians clubs to win the division four years in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Max Scherzer, Drew Smyly

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sporting News

MLB trade rumors: Even Rangers' best selloff candidates are getting hurt

Picked by Sporting News before the season to win the American League pennant, the Texas Rangers have endured a miserable campaign as injuries have torn their roster asunder and led to a perennial contender holding the worst record in the Junior Circuit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Prince Fielder, Zack Greinke, David Price

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit 4, Arizona 3: Verlander picks up win, Nathan save in Tigers' win

The Tigers snapped the Diamondbacks' four-game home winning streak with a 4-3 win at Chase Field on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Al Alburquerque, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Miguel Cabrera, Austin Jackson, Gerardo Parra

Detroit News

Torii Hunter, Austin Jackson homer as Tigers take opener from Diamondbacks

This time a lead the width of his thumbnail held for Joe Nathan. This time there were no flashbacks to earlier ninth innings from this season, when ballgames didn't end as smoothly as did Monday' 4-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, Al Alburquerque, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Gerardo Parra, Miguel Cabrera

MLive.com

Tigers 4, Dbacks 3: Justin Verlander solid, Joe Nathan converts save in series-opening win in Arizona

Justin Verlander and the Tigers' bullpen have received their fair share of criticism this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Al Alburquerque, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Austin Jackson

AZ SnakePit

Series Preview #34, vs. Detroit Tigers

After starting off the second half of the season strong, Arizona returns to inter league play against the Detroit Tigers.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, National League West, National League, Detroit Tigers, Cody Ross, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer

Bless You Boys

Game 96 Preview: Tigers at Diamondbacks

The Tigers head west for a seven game road trip. Tonight, Justin Verlander takes on Vidal Nuno of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Vidal Nuno, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, American League, Detroit Tigers

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

West MI SportsCenter Morning Edition - 07/21/2014

Torii Hunter hit a two-run homer as the Detroit Tigers grabbed a win over the Cleveland Indians and avoided a four-game sweep at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Cleveland Indians, Nick Castellanos, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly, Vidal Nuno

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bless You Boys

Podcast 120: The Derek Jeter Invitational

This week Big Al and HookSlide talk far too much about Joe Nathan and the bullpen in general, wonder how Jim Leyland would handle the closer situation, complain about All-Star Game coverage and the Home Run Derby, and learn Phil Coke is a really nice guy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phil Coke, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Joaquin Benoit, Miguel Cabrera, Max Scherzer

Bless You Boys

On the Tigers Rotation, Then and Now, and the Trade Deadline

The disdain leveled at Tigers outfielders have been warranted. Torii Hunter has been a sub-replacement level player.

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Related Topix: Sports, Al Alburquerque, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, Torii Hunter, Phil Coke, Max Scherzer

Detroit Free Press

Indians' Brantley knows how to hit off Smyly

Matchup: Cleveland at Tigers, 1:08. TV/radio: FSD; WXYT-AM and WXYT-FM . Pitching: Tigers - LH Drew Smyly ; Indians - RH Josh Tomlin .

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Tomlin, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly, American League, Major League Baseball, Nelson Cruz, Rick Porcello

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Detroit News

Tiger Stadium fades further into history as Comerica Park builds memories

The first time Bob Floros of Warren walked into Tiger Stadium he clutched the right hand of his father as he walked past the old metal turnstiles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Magglio Ordonez, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer

The Arizona Republic

Wade Miley, D-Backs continue series with Cubs

Wade Miley, D-Backs continue series with Cubs Wade Miley takes the mound as the Diamondbacks face the Chicago Cubs at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Collmenter, Baseball Players, Wade Miley, Rick Porcello, Arismendy Alcantara, Didi Gregorius

Detroit News

Jerry Green: Tigers have playoff competition out west -- maybe more than they can handle

Justin Verlander thinks the A's traded for pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel specifically to get past the Tigers in the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, Jeff Samardzija, Mike Trout, Mark McGwire

The Detroit News

Jerry Green: Tigers have playoff competition out west -- maybe more than they can handle

Miguel Cabrera is pictured grinning; Mike Trout jumping; Andrew McCutcheon smiling.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Mike Trout, American League West, Jeff Samardzija

Bless You Boys

Corey Knebel recalled, Chad Smith optioned to Triple-A Toledo

Today's doubleheader means the Tigers are in dire need fresh bullpen arms. Chad Smith's 37 pitch outing on Friday night made him the odd man out, to be replaced by Corey Knebel.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Robbie Ray, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Drew Sharp: Time heals - but the sooner the better for Tigers

Victor Martinez played in his first game since July 4 on Friday night, after missing time with a pulled muscle in his side.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Andy Dirks, Michigan High School Sports, High School Sports

UPI

Kate Upton flaunts bikini body during vacation with Justin Verlander

The 22-year-old Sport Illustrated cover girl and the Detroit Tigers pitcher were photographed enjoying the summer by sun tanning in Cancun.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Bless You Boys

Game 92 Preview: Indians at Tigers

The Tigers look to add on to their American League Central lead in the first of four against the Indians.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Michigan High School Sports, High School Sports, Baseball Players, Trevor Bauer, Alex Avila, Victor Martinez

CBS Local

First Half Grades For The Detroit Tigers [BLOG]

Time to grade the Tigers at the unofficial midway point of the season. This is a long post so I'm not going to bore you with a long introduction.

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Related Topix: Sports, Al Alburquerque, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Max Scherzer, Drew Smyly, Phil Coke

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