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15 hrs ago | Detroit Tigers

Lobstein's spot in rotation uncertain for final stretch

Kyle Lobstein 's five innings with four runs allowed Saturday marked the worst of his five Major League appearances so far, but he kept the Tigers close enough to have a chance to win late. Whether Lobstein gets another chance remains to be seen for two reasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Kyle Lobstein, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Isportsweb.com

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.

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

CBS Local

Tigers' Rick Porcello To Match Donations To The 'Strike Out Duchenne' Campaign

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Rick Porcello is used to striking out opposing batters, but now he's teaming up with "Team Joseph" to help strike out a deadly disease. Porcello is helping to raise money for medical research to find a treatment or cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which mainly affects young boys.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Bless You Boys

Why is Drew Smyly pitching better now?

The Tigers thought they were upgrading their rotation when they traded Austin Jackson and Drew Smyly for David Price at this year's trade deadline. While this is probably true, small samples can play weird tricks on us.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, Drew Smyly, David Price, Phil Coke, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Game 145, Astros at Mariners

A tough loss against a surprisingly tough pitcher last night, and suddenly the M's wildcard odds edge below 50%. A part of the issue is the Tigers closing schedule is fairly easy, with seven games against the Twins and another three against the White Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Hisashi Iwakuma

Washington Nationals

MLB.TV reduced to $9.99 for stretch run

There are 267 games remaining in this Major League Baseball regular season, including 15 on Wednesday's docket, and you can watch any of the remaining live out-of-market action plus the first live World Series streams by ordering an In case you have been waiting around all season, that's about as low as it's going to go, following previous reductions based on the gradual winnowing of the schedule. The sooner the better, too, because the first of 10 postseason-berth clinchers could come as early as this weekend, and MLB.TV is a natural companion if you are scoreboard-watching like many of us.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Matt Shoemaker, Hisashi Iwakuma, Derek Jeter

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WTOL-TV Toledo

Shields shuts down Tigers as Royals win 3-0

10, 2014. . Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez watches his run scoring single to left during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy, Eric Hosmer

CBS Atlanta

Shields shuts down Tigers as Royals win 3-0

10, 2014. . Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez watches his run scoring single to left during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Norichika Aoki, Detroit Tigers

The New Zealand Herald

Baseball Capsules

James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance as the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the American League Central. Shields gave up a single to Ian Kinsler leading off the first.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Shields, Baseball Players, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, National League, National League East

Detroit Free Press

Rick Porcello running hot and cold these days

But we learn from Baseball-Reference.com that he leads the American League in a much different category: most starts this season with at least 10 hits yielded. Porcello has six of those.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers' Rick Porcello running hot and cold these days

Rick Porcello has made 11 starts this season in which he has allowed one earned run or fewer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, American League, Joakim Soria

Bless You Boys

Game 146 Preview: Royals at Tigers

Sole possession of first place is on the line today as the Tigers and Royals finish up their three game series at Comerica Park. James Shields has had his share of rough outings this season, but then he spins an outing like last Friday's near-shutout and you remember "oh yeah, this guy's pretty good."

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, James Shields, Alcides Escobar, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Wed Sep 03, 2014

San Francisco Giants

World Series rematch on tap as Giants visit Tigers

The Giants haven't played at Comerica Park since sweeping the Tigers in the 2012 World Series. That changes Friday when the clubs open up a three-game Interleague series in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jeremy Affeldt, Jake Peavy, Buster Posey, Victor Martinez

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers notebook: Joakim Soria throws off mound; Victor Martinez earns AL honors

Relief pitcher Joakim Soria took a step in the right direction while working his way back from a left oblique injury that has forced him out of action for almost a month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Alex Avila

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Miami Herald

Detroit Tigers

Lightning strikes near Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field during a weather delay on Saturday before the Gators' season opener against Idaho.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Royals

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Chicago 6, Detroit 2: Defense-less Tigers fall in series finale

When J.D. Martinez misplayed a ball in left field -- was credited as a double to Adam Eaton -- it foreshadowed an awful afternoon defensively for the Tigers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Don Kelly, Baseball Players, Eugenio Suarez, Nick Castellanos, Victor Martinez, Avisail Garcia

Detroit Tigers

Miggy sits out finale in Chicago with sore ankle

In the end, Brad Ausmus didn't wait long Sunday morning to decide whether to give Miguel Cabrera the day off.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Don Kelly, Jose Quintana, Victor Martinez, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera not in lineup; Don Kelly to start at first base

Rick Porcello will go for win No. 16 today when the Detroit Tigers play the final game of their four-game series against the Chicago White Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Don Kelly, Detroit Tigers, Tyler Flowers

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Detroit Tigers

Porcello on tap for Tigers in Chicago finale

Jose Quintana will go for his first win at U.S. Cellular Field since May 26, and first in August, in Sunday's four-game series finale against the Tigers.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jose Quintana, Clayton Kershaw, Adam Dunn, Paul Konerko

Fri Aug 29, 2014

South Side Sox

While Sox try to summon spoiler energy for Detroit series

While the White Sox pulled off an unlikely win against Corey Kluber , they didn't really play spoiler against the Cleveland Indians when looking back at the series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Flowers, Baseball Players, Corey Kluber, Lonnie Chisenhall, Max Scherzer, Jose Abreu

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