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36 min ago | Let's Go Tribe

Indians complete lost weekend, losing 6-4 to Detroit thanks yet another late blown lead

It probably wasn't going to happen anyway, but the Indians eliminated themselves from playoff contention a week earlier than they could have thanks to another late blown lead to the Tigers. For the second straight day it was Bryan Shaw who gave up an eighth inning home run, and with the loss the only thing the Indians can control now is when they'll be mathematically eliminated.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Trevor Bauer, Carlos Santana, Victor Martinez, Michael Brantley, Blaine Hardy

4 hrs ago | BoSox Injection

9/14 MLB Power Rankings; A's continue to drop

Apr 21, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox grounds crew prepare the field before the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports 1. LA Angels The Angels have won ten in a row.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, Washington Nationals, Victor Martinez, Josh Harrison

9 hrs ago | Detroit News

Alex Avila's winning blast overshadows Tigers' miscues, missed chances

Before Alex Avila's dramatic, winning home run Saturday night, the Tigers' 5-4 victory against the Indians was shaping up to be a second-guesser's paradise. Trailing 4-3, the Tigers left the tying run in scoring position in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings.


Related Topix: Sports, Alex Avila, Baseball Players

13 hrs ago | Call to the Pen

J.D. Martinez's Breakout Season

Baseball's so-called team of the future - otherwise known as the Houston Astros - made a super-sized blunder this Spring when they decided to release J.D. Martinez without any compensation. Martinez was once regarded as a highly touted prospect for the Astros, but he went through his share of struggles through his first three major league seasons.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, J.D Martinez, Houston Astros, Victor Martinez

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Let's Go Tribe

Alex Avila slugs the Tigers to victory over the Indians

Before I tell you about the game, I need you to know something. It still isn't over.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Jason Kipnis, Lonnie Chisenhall, Michael Brantley

Detroit Tigers

Romine's great play called an out after replay

The Tigers gained an eighth-inning out in a one-run game when a replay overturned what was initially ruled an infield single by speedy Indians outfielder J.B. Shuck . Shuck, pinch-hitting for Mike Aviles with one out against Joba Chamberlain , hit a ground ball that sent shortstop Andrew Romine deep into the hole.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Michael Brantley, Carlos Santana, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Bless You Boys

Beer of the Series 2.48 - Cleveland Indians

Coming down the stretch, many were hoping that the Detroit Tigers ' boosted rotation due to the David Price trade would help carry a slumping offense through to a fourth division title in a row. While a rough August seemed to indicate otherwise, the arms are starting to come around.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera returns to first base; Andrew Romine back at shortstop tonight

Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera signals that he caught the ball for an out while kneeling at first base in the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Comerica Park in Detroit on Aug. 16. vs. Cleveland Indians When: 7:08 p.m. Where: Comerica Park in Detroit TV: Fox Sports Detroit Radio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio network Twitter: Follow James Schmehl STARTING PITCHERS Detroit Tigers LHP Kyle Lobstein Lifetime vs. Indians: 0-0, 3.38 ERA Detroit Tigers 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B 2. Torii Hunter, RF 3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B 4. Victor Martinez, DH 5. J.D. Martinez, LF 6. Alex Avila, C 7. Nick Castellanos, 3B 8. Andrew Romine, SS 9. Rajai Davis, CF -- Miguel Cabrera is back at first base tonight after spending the past four games as the Tigers' designated hitter.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Michigan High School Sports, High School Sports, Cleveland Indians, Kyle Lobstein


Each 2014 MLB Playoff Contender's Most Undervalued Impact Player

The player who doesn't get the attention that he deserves but who will be critical to how the postseason races shake out in the final weeks of the season. There are tons of relievers on the list, as that's one of the most underappreciated jobs in baseball.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, New York Yankees, Marcus Stroman, Baseball Players, American League West, Victor Martinez

Bless You Boys

Game 148 Preview: Indians at Tigers

The Tigers are alone in first place and would like to keep it that way. Tonight, Kyle Lobstein faces young flamethrower Danny Salazar.


Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Lobstein, Baseball Players, Danny Salazar, Torii Hunter, Victor Martinez, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Detroit Free Press

Shawn Windsor: Detroit Tigers know how to win in September, and that should get them to postseason

It's not easy to compete for the same thing year after year. Winning can cause its own sort of malaise.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Victor Martinez, Alex Avila

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Detroit News

J.D. Martinez's 4-RBI night powers Tigers past Tribe, into tie for first

Indians starter Carlos Carrasco missed J.D. Martinez's thunder back on Sept. 2 when he limited the Tigers to one run and 10 hits.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, J.D Martinez, Carlos Carrasco, Cody Allen

Bless You Boys

Podcast 128: Mario Impemba

This week Big Al and HookSlide are joined by Mario Impemba of Fox Sports Detroit, talking all things Detroit Tigers and his life in the broadcast booth. Bless You Boys Podcast 128 was recorded September 12, 2014, has a running time of 70 minutes and features Al Beaton and HookSlide.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Baseball Players, Joakim Soria, Victor Martinez

Major League Baseball

Grab great ballpark seats for final postseason push

We've got Tom Glavine and Robin Yount Bobblehead giveaways, a Giants-Dodgers rivalry showdown series in both ballparks, Dollar Hot Dog Nights, pennant fever in Pittsburgh, kids running bases, free sombreros from baseball's winningest team, Star Wars Fireworks in Oakland, Clayton Kershaw No-Hitter Commemorative Pins, Miguel Cabrera posters, Fan Appreciation Weekends and the farewell of a Yankee captain. It's about time for the final fortnight of Major League Baseball's 2014 regular season, one that began in Sydney, Australia.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, American League West, American League, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, American League Central


Tigers' Miguel Cabrera Reaches 100 RBI for 11th Straight Season

With a seventh-inning single Sunday against the San Francisco Giants, Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers recorded RBI No. 100 on the season, reaching this mark for the 11th consecutive year.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Horse Racing, American League

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Detroit News

Home cooking helps Tigers' division, playoff chances

Manager Brad Ausmus and the Tigers have a schedule, and a sudden look about them, that probably should deliver to a team with its savvy a fourth consecutive division title. Tigers followers insist they want no late-September drama.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Horse Racing, Racing, Kentucky Derby, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Joakim Soria

Oakland A's: Could the A's beat the Detroit Tigers in the Wild Card game?

The Oakland A's spectacular first half of the season has been followed by a miserable second half. They are now 9.5 games behind the Los Angeles Angels.


Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Yoenis Cespedes

Some off day, Mike Aviles cleared to play, stumping for Cy Kluber: Cleveland Indians quick hits

Some off day: Wednesday's rainout gave the Indians a break from their 30 games in 30 days grind, but Francona wasn't sure if it was all that much of a break. "I got here at 10:30 a.m. and left at 8 p.m. so I'm not sure I'd consider that a day off," said Francona.


Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball

Swingin' A's

The Athletics' Best (Realistic) Postseason Scenario

Aug 12, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports There comes a time where even the most optimistic fan realizes that things don't look good for his or her favorite team.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals

The Washington Post

Mike Trout again tops Al MVP shortlist

As the past two Septembers approached, the American League MVP race provided a backdrop for the kind of debate that pervades modern baseball. In 2012, for instance, Detroit's Miguel Cabrera led the majors in batting average, home runs and RBI, becoming the first player since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 to win what has long been known as a hitter's "Triple Crown."


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, American League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Alex Gordon