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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…
Verlander Wins #21, Detroit Tigers Ambush White Sox 8-1
Chicago pitcher John Danks wasn't ready for the Tigers in the first inning of tonight's game. When Miguel Cabrera stole second base off Danks in the first (his catcher didn't have a chance to throw out the lumbering Tiger slugger), you had to know that this might be a good night for the team from &…
Detroit Tigers Come Back, Then Blow Lead And Lose
Tiger pitching has been questionable at best on days when Justin Verlander and lately, Doug Fister aren't on the mound. Tiger prospect Jacob Turner got a spot start in this afternoon's game agains the Royals, and the 20-year old demonstrated that he still has much to learn. Turner lasted just 4 an…
Verlander Wins #18, Detroit Tigers Trounce Twins
The Minnesota Twins put some runners on base in the early innings, but failed to score against Detroit's Justin Verlander. By the time the Twinkies got on the scoreboard in the 8th inning, the Tigers had already crossed home plate 7 times. That was more than enough for Verlander to get win nu…
Detroit Tigers Beat K.C. 4-3, Verlander Wins 16th
On the very first pitch of the game, Alex Gordon of the Royals blasted a Justin Verlander fastball deep into centerfield. The fence at Kaufman Stadium is 410 in dead center. This one went 411, into the glove of Austin Jackson who leaped and pulled it back for a long out. That play set the tone fo…
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 Win, Verlander Silences Mets
Justin Verlander didn't even have his "A" game today.  But he is proving every time he takes the mound that he is one of the most formidable pitchers in the game.  He kept the Mets from putting slowpitch softball-like numbers on the scoreboard today and the Tigers wo…
Detroit Tigers Mashed By New York Mets Again
At least tonight they put up a fight.  But it wasn't enough and the New York Mets continued to pound Tiger pitching to the tune of a 16-9 win.  The Tigers hit 5 homers, two by Miguel Cabrera, but every time they got back in the game the Mets would score some more.  Phil Coke gave…
Detroit Tigers Back In First After Verlander Gem
Justin Verlander has been the most dominant pitcher in baseball this season.  He racked up his 10th win tonight by striking out 14 Arizona Diamondback hitters in  a 6-0 Tiger victory.  The win pulls the Tigers back into a first-place tie with the Cleveland Indians, who lost 1-0 to San…

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