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12 min ago | Crawfish Boxes

On the Astros: Can Houston learn from J.D. Martinez miss?

In over 400 plate appearances this season, J.D. Martinez has hit .313/.358/.570 with 23 home runs, totaling 3.6 fWAR. That'd make him the second-best hitter on the Astros this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, J.D Martinez, Brett Wallace, Jose Altuve, Robbie Grossman, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball

4 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs

MLB.TV reduced to $3.99 for stretch run

There are 12 days remaining in this Major League Baseball regular season, with a good chance of bonus tiebreaker baseball, and you can watch any of the remaining live out-of-market action plus the first-ever live World Series streams by ordering an We've been giving you MLB.TV testimonials here ever since the start of Spring Training -- from fans, active players and legends, entertainers and other athletes who are all among the millions who have watched live games this way from the Internet's longest-running and No. 1 sports streaming product.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Jose Abreu, Wily Peralta, Jon Jay, Matt Carpenter

8 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins

Gibson hoping to reverse fortune in finale with Tigers

As the Tigers gear up for this weekend's three-game series against the Royals, a series that could very well decide the American League Central, they need to do what they can to increase their lead before then. Nursing a 1 1/2-game advantage over Kansas City, Detroit sure could use another victory to perhaps pad the cushion before traveling to Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Ben Revere, Kyle Gibson, Minnesota Twins

12 hrs ago | Twinkie Town

Twins 3, Tigers 2: Twins win absurd ninth-inning walk-off

After a great game by Ricky Nolasco, Glen Perkins blew up in the ninth. Luckily, a certain former Twins closer did too.

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Related Topix: Sports, Glen Perkins, Baseball Players, Kennys Vargas, Joe Nathan, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Twins stun Tigers in 9th for 4-3 win

Detroit Tigers shortstop Andrew Romine tosses the ball from the turf to second baseman Ian Kinsler in time to put out Minnesota Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks on a fielder's choice hit into by Jordan Schafer in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, Aaron Hicks, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello

Detroit News

Tigers Mailbag: Joe Nathan shouldn't be closing on back-to-back days

If the Tigers win the American League Central, they might look back on Tuesday night as they night they got it done. But later on, around the same time the Royals were rallying for their victory over the White Sox, the Tigers coughed up their lead and went to the ninth tied with the Twins.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Joe Nathan, Joakim Soria, Justin Verlander, Rick Porcello

BleacherReport

Stating the Case for Each Top 2014 MLB MVP Candidate

In the American League, the storyline is Mike Trout once again, as he looks to finally take home some hardware after finishing second to Miguel Cabrera the past two years. Over in the National League, it's a wide open race once again.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, National League, Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager, Robinson Cano

Examiner.com

Position switches have traditionally helped the Tigers

Positional changes sometimes reap high rewards. On the other hand, they can end in complete failure.

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WHTC

Last-Inning Heroics for Tigers & Cubs, but Heartac...

Back-to-back solo homers by Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera in the ninth inning enabled the Tigers to win at Minnesota last night, 8-6. The series at Target Field in Minneapolis continues this evening.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Detroit News

Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera homer in ninth to rescue Tigers in victory

Two of the Tigers' elders saved their playoff-hunting team's skin Monday night at Target Field when Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit ninth-inning homers to give the Tigers an 8-6 victory over the Twins. The homers, which came on back-to-back drives leading off the ninth, were each 400-foot-plus rockets against former Tigers reliever Casey Fien.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Casey Fien, Max Scherzer, Joe Mauer, Phil Coke

The Detroit News

Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera homer in ninth to rescue Tigers in victory

Minneapolis -- Two of the Tigers' elders saved their playoff-hunting team's skin Monday night at Target Field when Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit ninth-inning homers to give the Tigers an 8-6 victory over the Twins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Casey Fien, Max Scherzer, Joe Mauer, Phil Coke

Detroit Free Press

Tigers taking their time with Avila's head injury

As he had indicated Sunday, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus left catcher Alex Avila out of the lineup tonight after he departed Sunday's game with light-headedness and a headache. But Ausmus is being cautious.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Bryan Holaday

ClickOnDetroit

Rob Parker: AL Central is now Tigers' division to lose

On Sunday, they completed a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 6-4 victory at Comerica Park. Yes, it is.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Victor Martinez

Motor City Bengals

Detroit Tigers Links: J.D. Mart thrills, Anibal throws, Fields visits

Sep 14, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers left fielder J.D. Martinez hits an RBI single in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Martinez has been a benefited greatly from hitting behind professional hitters such as Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez .

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, J.D Martinez, Victor Martinez

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Cleveland.com

Cleveland Indians flop against Detroit Tigers: DMan's Report, Game 148, Sunday

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Indians played the Detroit Tigers in the finale of a three-game series Sunday. Here is a capsule look from The Plain Dealer reporter Dennis Manoloff: Bottom lines, up front: The Indians remain mathematically alive in races for the AL Central and second wildcard, but reality leaves much less wiggle room.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Victor Martinez, Alex Avila

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Avila, Baseball Players

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.

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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.

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

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