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36 min ago | Let's Go Tribe
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.
4 hrs ago | BoSox Injection
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.
9 hrs ago | Detroit News
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.
Before I tell you about the game, I need you to know something. It still isn't over.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Tigers are alone in first place and would like to keep it that way. Tonight, Kyle Lobstein faces young flamethrower Danny Salazar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:46 pm
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