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Detroit Tigers Renew Contracts of Leyland, Dombrowski
Detroit Tigers team owner Mike Illitch has rewarded his team's management with contract extensions. Tiger manager Jim Leyland got a 1-year deal that keeps him at the helm of the team through the 2012 season. General Manager Dave Dombrowski got a 4-year deal.
Tiger Losing Streak Is Now A Six Pack
Tiger manager Jim Leyland said after today's 5-4 loss to Cleveland, "We're just not doing enough things to win."  No kidding.  The Tigers had a 2-0 lead in the early going and gave it back an inning later.  They took a 3-2 lead in the top of the 8th before
Detroit Tigers Stink In Seattle
It started out badly.  It ended much worse.  Tiger starter Phil Coke walked 4 Mariner hitters in the first inning and gave up a hit to put his team in a 4-0 hole.  They would never recover.
Tigers Split Series With A’s, Move On To Seattle
The baseball pundits say that Oakland has great pitching.  The Tiger hitters would concur.  They could only manage to score once yesterday in a 5-1 loss to the Athletics.  That one tally came on a Casper Wells solo homer late in the game.
Tigers Rally Late To Win 4th Straight!
You had to stay up late to see most of action in this one, but it was worth it!  Miguel Cabrera hit a solo home run in the top of the ninth to tie the game up at 1-1 to send it into extra innings.