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Detroit Tigers Can’t Sweep Rangers, Lose 5-2
Alexi Ogando hasn't been pitching in the Big Leagues very long. In fact, he hasn't even been a pitcher very long. The former outfielder has sure had the Tigers figured out, and dominated Detroit again today giving up just two runs in a 5-2 Texas victory.
Detroit Tigers Beat Texas Rangers 5-4
Doug Fister made his Detroit Tiger debut tonight and did what he's been doing all season long for Seattle. He made a quality start, and unlike when he pitched for the last-place Mariners, he got some run support. Fister went seven innings and gave up 3 runs, 2 of which were earned. A solo homer b…
Detroit Tigers Slip Past Rangers On Boesch Homer
Max Scherzer wasn't at his best, but he pitched well enough to win his 12th game tonight against the defending American League Champion Texas Rangers. Scherzer left after six innings with a 5-2 lead. A steady rain was falling at Comerica Park which must have caused Tiger reliever Joquin Benoit to …
Detroit Tiger Bats Go Cold In 5-1 Loss To Angels
Detroit's top pitching prospect, Jacob Turner got a surprise start today in front of a full house at Comerica Park and a national television audience.  The 20-year old right-hander showed great poise in his Major League debut, and left the game after 5 and a third innings with the game tie…
Detroit Tigers Annihilate Angels 12-2
When Maicer Itzturis launched the second pitch of the game from Detroit's Rick Porcello into the seats, I thought, "Oh no, here we go again."  Porcello would settle down after that and scatter 5 hits over 8 innings to earn his 11th win of the season.  Brennan Boesch would tie the game in t…
Detroit Tigers Hammered By Halos
This game was ugly on way too many levels for the Tigers.  Detroit has several players in the top ten in batting average, runs batted in, pitching wins.  We sent 5 to the All-Star Game, and statistically, could have sent a couple more.  The Tigers have a lot of good players.  Yet…
Detroit Tigers Lose Close Game To White Sox
Max Scherzer didn't have his best control today, and a base on balls in the second inning put a runner on base for White Sox rookie outfielder Al De Aza to reach the bleachers with a 2-run homer in his first at-bat in the Big Leagues this season.  To his credit, Scherzer held the…
Detroit Tigers Beat Chisox 5-4, Verlander wins 14th
When the Tigers have really needed a win this season, Justin Verlander has delivered time and time again.  Tonight, Verlander gave up 2-run homers to the struggling slugger Adam Dunn (.160 batting ave.) and to Paul Konerko (Chicago's best hitter).  Verlander would strike both of …
Detroit Tigers Lose To White Sox, 6-3
The Tigers entered tonight's game with Central Division rival Chicago with a 2-game lead over 2nd-place Cleveland and a 4 and a half game lead over the 3rd-place White Sox.  It was a golden opportunity to open up some distance between Detroit and the teams pursuing the Tigers.
Detroit Tigers Prepare For Pennant Race
The Tigers start the second half of the 2011 season tonight with a big 3-game series at home against their division rivals the Chicago White Sox.  Detroit begins the stretch drive in a tie for first place with Cleveland, who won last night while the Tigers enjoyed another off day.  The Ame…
Detroit Tigers Beat Royals 2-1, Verlander Gets 12th Win
The gametime temperature in Kansas City was a humid 95 degrees.  The only thing hotter was Tiger ace Justin Verlander, who threw 7 2/3rds innings only giving up one unearned run.  Verlander picks up his 12th win of the season before the All-Star break.  The last Tiger pitcher to do th…

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