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Detroit Tigers Roughed Up By Royals 10-2
Brad Penny needed to have a good outing to pitch his way into consideration for being a part of the Tiger postseason rotation. Tonight's effort didn't help him at all. Penny gave up a leadoff homer to Alex Gordon and the Tigers were on the receiving end of a good old-fashioned butt-kicking by the …
Justin Verlander Wins #24, Detroit Tigers Blank A’s 3-0
Justin Verlander is having a special season. Oakland pitcher Guillermo Moscoso matched zeros with Verlander until the 6th inning when Austin Jackson drilled one over the wall in dead center for the first Tiger hit of the day, and suddenly Verlander and the Tigers had the lead. Verlander would not …
Detroit Tigers Lose 5-3 At Oakland
The day after clinching the American League Central Division title, the Tigers experienced a bit of a letdown. Gio Gonzalez outpitched Rick Porcello through the first seven innings, and left with a 3-1 lead. Both team's bullpens gave up a pair of runs in the late stages to make the final scor…
Detroit Tigers Win A.L. Central With 3-1 Victory At Oakland
Doug Fister made just one mistake last night, allowing a solo homer in the second inning to Josh Willingham. Fister only allowed two hits after that and the Tigers got some production from their role players to earn a 3-1 win over the Oakland A's which clinched the American League Central Division …
Detroit Tigers Can Clinch American League Central Tonight
The Tigers saw their 12-game winning streak come to an end last night, but still moved closer to clinching the American League Central Division title when second-place Cleveland lost. The Tiger magic number is now 1. That means that a Tiger victory at Oakland or Cleveland loss to Minnesota tonight…
The D-Train Keeps Rollin’, Detroit Tigers Win 12th Straight
The first half of this season the Tigers were a team that was waiting to get it together. It took a while, but it's happening in a big way for Detroit as the Tigers came from behind with a pair of pinch-hit homers in the 9th from Ryan Raburn and Alex Avila to tie the game at 5-5. Victor Martinez d…
Detroit Tigers And Justin Verlander Win 11th Straight, Magic # Is 4
The last time Justin Verlander pitched, Victor Martinez made sure he got his 22nd win by belting a grand slam to beat Cleveland. Tonight, V-Mart hit a 3-run blast in the 6th inning of what was a 1-0 game at the time. That put Detroit and Verlander up 4-0. The Tigers would add one more run to beat…
Detroit Tigers Win 10th Straight, Whip White Sox 14-4
Rick Porcello got off to a rough start, walking two and loading the bases in the first inning against the Chicago White Sox. He would find a way to wriggle out of that jam trailing only 1-0, then got into a groove to shut down the Sox while his offense continued to put a beat-down on Chicago pitchi…
Detroit Tigers Win Streak At Nine, Magic Number Down To 8
Doug Fister has been a fantastic acquisition since the trade that brought him here from Seattle. Fister tossed 7 shutout innings today against Minnesota, and the Tigers beat the Twinkies 2-1. Fister is 5-1 since coming to Detroit. Joaquin Benoit pitched a perfect 8th inning, then closer Jose Valv…
Detroit Tigers Playoff Tickets On Sale Monday
As the Tigers march toward their first Division title since 1987 and their first postseason appearance since 2006, the team will put playoff tickets on sale beginning Monday, Sept 12th at 10 am. Tickets will be priced from $35 for nosebleed seats to $135 to sit right behind home plate. Season ticke…
Detroit Tigers Sweep Indians, Verlander Wins #22
Justin Verlander only gave up three hits today in six innings of work. Two of them were two-run homers to Shelley Duncan, and Verlander finished the sixth trailing 4-2. You don't win 20+ games in the big leagues without a little help, and that help showed up in the top of the seventh in the form o…
Detroit Tigers Topple Tribe, Magic Number Is 14
Austin Jackson was named American League "Player of the Week" for his incredible offensive production last week where his batting average was well above .500. Tonight, he made two outs in the first inning. That's actually a good thing. The fact that Jackson had the opportunity to make t…

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