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2 hrs ago | Bless You Boys

Diamondbacks 5, Tigers 4: Detroit bullpen coughs up eighth inning lead, spoling late comeback

Rick Porcello and the Tigers were in position for a comeback win after scoring two runs in the top of the eighth inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, American League, Major League Baseball, Al Alburquerque, Paul Goldschmidt, Phil Coke, Ian Krol

7 hrs ago | Royals Review

Royals and sleeper agent Scott Carroll vanquish Pale Hoes 7 - 1

The South Side nine are undermined by the Royals' mole under deep cover. Things are getting positively Cold War in the AL Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Scott Carroll, Kansas City Royals, Alex Gordon

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Cleveland.com

Cleveland Indians beat Twins, 8-2, on Danny Salazar's arm, Carlos Santana's bat

The Indians have made a habit of scoring in the late innings this season and they did it again Tuesday night at Target Field with a big ninth inning against veteran reliever Matt Guerrier.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Carlos Santana, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Danny Salazar, Yan Gomes, Carl Pavano

ArizonaSports.com

Detroit Tigers fend off Arizona Diamondbacks: By The Numbers

School: ASU Started with Bonneville Phoenix: June 2013 Moved to Arizona: Summer of '93 -- right after Suns' run to the Finals Favorite sports memory: Staying up late to watch Jake Plummer and ASU shut out top-ranked Nebraska in '96 Favorite all-time athletes: Ben Wallace, Wayman Tisdale, Pat Tillman Favorite sports movies: Field of Dreams, White ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Victor Martinez

The Wichita Eagle

Royals GM Dayton Moore says manager Ned Yost not in danger

CHICAGO – Dayton Moore planned to board a flight to the Windy City on Tuesday afternoon to meet his freefalling Royals, an under-.500 club with seven losses in their last eight games, a group their manager dubbed a "second-half team" that is winless in the second half.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Health

Detroit Free Press

Jeff Seidel: Deadline will determine whether Tigers make World Series

In this Dec. 4, 2013, file photo, Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski answers a question at a news conference in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Miguel Cabrera, Drew Smyly, Max Scherzer

Detroit Free Press

Jamie Samuelsen's blog: Tigers have to trade for Nathan insurance - and fast

Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the "Jamie and Wojo" show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM , blogs for freep.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, Baseball Players, Bruce Rondon, Jose Valverde, Phil Coke, Joaquin Benoit

ArizonaSports.com

Dose of Venom: Miguel Cabrera showcases MVP talent as Tigers squeak past Diamondbacks

Miguel Cabrera ripped a 425-foot single off the top of the center field wall -- narrowly missing a home run by inches -- to propel the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS Local

What Will The Twins Do At The Trade Deadline?

Just a few days removed from all the All-Star Game festivities, the mood is all the sudden pretty different around Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Weird

Let's Go Tribe

Series preview: Indians at Twins

All Stars Glen Perkins and Kurt Suzuki finish off the NL in the All Star game - Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports After four games in three days with the Tigers, there will be no rest for the weary.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Glen Perkins, Baseball Players, Jason Kubel, Carl Pavano, Cleveland Indians

Contra Costa Times

Chamberlain's arm and beard fitting in with Tigers

Chamberlain leads the American League in holds heading into Detroit's road trip this week against the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly

Cleveland Indians

Tribe aiming to carry momentum into Minnesota

With their first 10 games after the All-Star break featuring a road clash with an American League Central opponent, the Indians already find themselves at a potentially pivotal juncture in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Kris Johnson, Danny Salazar, Carlos Carrasco, Cleveland Indians

Bellingham Herald

Kansas City Royals

The last thing the Kansas City Royals need in the midst of an offensive slump is an All-Star level stingy pitcher.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox, Billy Butler

Sports Media 101

Ten Reasons No One Likes the White Sox

Cubs 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Chicago Cubs as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League, Chicago Cubs

WGN-TV Chicago

White Sox Fall to Astros

With the White Sox's next 13 games coming against American League Central rivals, a winning stretch could redirect their season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chris Sale, John Danks, Daniel Webb, Marwin Gonzalez

The Times Bulletin

Smyly helps Tigers overcome Indians 5-1, avoiding sweep

Drew Smyly acknowledged thinking about the possibility of throwing a no-hitter. When Yan Gomes broke up his bid with a two-out double in the fifth, Smyly shifted his focus to simply winning the game to help his team end a skid.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Josh Tomlin, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Drew Smyly, Yan Gomes, Detroit Tigers

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Detroit Tigers

Tigers looking for more road success in Arizona

Despite dropping three of four to Cleveland over the weekend, the Tigers still hold a 5 1/2-game lead in the American League Central, and they'll look to add to the win column beginning Monday, when they visit Arizona for a three-game set with the D-backs.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Michigan High School Sports, High School Sports, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, National League, Miguel Cabrera

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Baseball Capsules

Ellsbury and Derek Jeter each had an RBI single for the Yankees, who finished a three-game sweep in their first series after the All-Star break.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Derek Jeter, Neftali Feliz, Drew Smyly, American League

Minnesota Twins

Willingham drives in two, but Twins fall to Rays

The Twins fell, 5-3, on Sunday to the Rays, whose series sweep left the home team nine games below .500 with just nine games left before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League, Minnesota Twins

Twinkie Talk

Twins Tab Kris Johnson Monday's Starter

Jul 11, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kris Johnson delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Kris Johnson, Baseball Players, Minnesota Twins, Colorado Rockies, Trevor May

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