Found July 26, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Asdrubal Cabrera singled home the go-ahead run in a four-run seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians rallied to beat Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander 5-3 on Thursday night. Carlos Santana and Travis Hafner tied it at 3 by homering on the first two pitches of the inning by Verlander (11-6). Joe Smith (7-2) threw two pitches to get the win. He got Miguel Cabrera to ground into an inning-ending double play in the top half. Vinnie Pestano pitched the eighth and Chris Perez the ninth for his 29th save in 31 chances. Jason Kipnis followed Cabrera with another RBI single as Cleveland took two of three in the series, dropping Detroit a half-game behind the idle Chicago White Sox in the AL Central. The Indians are 3 games out. They have won seven of nine from the Tigers with Perez saving each victory. He closed this one by fanning Quintin Berry with runners on first and third. Austin Jackson had three hits and Delmon Young homered for Detroit, which lost for only t...

Detroit Tigers trade rumors: one more deal

The Detroit Tigers made a big pre-deadline trade as expected. Bringing in Omar Infante and Anibal Sanchez shored up two of the team’s biggest needs, another capable starting pitcher and a solid 2nd baseman. The only apparent need still on GM Dave Dombrowski’s wish list is a right-handed hitting outfielder, preferably one with some pop and defensive acumen. Carlos Quentin re-upped...

Indians Announcer Says Racist Remark During Game

Cleveland Indians television analyst Rick Manning may want to think the next time he tries to make a clever remark. Shin-Soo Choo hit a double last night of the center field wall that barely missed leaving the park and Manning comes up with this gem. I wouldn't have expected anything less from the team that still has Chief Wahoo as its mascot. First of all, he got the ethnicity...

Box Score: Indians 5, Tigers 3

The Indians came through in the biggest game of the season, against arguably the toughest pitcher. Santana and Hafner jacked back-to-back home runs to tie the game, and Kipnis delivered the go ahead. Smith, Pestano and Perez were incredible. Good guys take two of three.   Scoring Summary Top 1st: Detroit - P. Fielder singled to left, A. Jackson scored Bot 1st: Cleveland...

Uncork for a Cause with Prince Fielder

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have lots of charity events where children get to meet their favorite players. Next week Prince Fielder and his wife, Chanel, will host an event for adults that benefits children and their families. On Thursday, August 2, the Fielders and their friends will welcome people to the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Mich., for Uncork for a Cause. Proceeds...

Tigers 5 Indians 3: Offense Doesn’t Show, Neither Does Lowe

With the looming return of Roberto Hernandez, it would behoove the Indians two back end starters – Josh Tomlin and Derek Lowe – to start pitching better. One of them is going to lose their job, if not both of them. When asked after the game about his starting pitching issues, Manager Manny Acta told the media “Of course we need pitching help. Everyone knows that. It’s a...

Indians GM seeking help for club as deadline nears

Indians general manager Chris Antonetti is seeking help for his third-place team. Antonetti said Thursday he is involved in plenty of discussions, which is typical for the approaching July 31 trade deadline. He wouldn't categorize the Indians, four games out in the AL Central, as either buyers or sellers at this point. A year ago, with Cleveland 2 1/2 games behind, Antonetti...

Fan makes barehanded leaping catch of foul ball

A Cleveland Indians fan made a great leaping catch with his bare hands during Wednesday's game at Progressive Field against the Detroit Tigers. It happened in the seventh inning as Tigers DH Delmon Young hit a deep foul ball into the left field stands. The fan, wearing a vintage 1916 Indians jersey, jumped up and bobbled the ball once before catching it with his bare hands...

Scherzer wins 4th straight as Tigers top Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Max Scherzer allowed two runs over seven innings to win his fourth straight decision and the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians for only the second time in eight games this season with a 5-3 victory Wednesday night. Quintin Berry had three hits and drove in two runs to help Scherzer (10-5) win for the first time in four career starts at Progressive Field...

Indians Beat Tigers After Justin Verlander Tosses Game Away in Sloppy Seventh Inning Debacle

Usually, Justin Verlander is unflappable late in games. Thursday night, he wasn’t, and the Cleveland Indians battered the Detroit Tigers’ ace in the seventh. Two home runs and a few dinky singles powered a shocking 5-3 comeback win for the … Continue reading →

Rolling Verlander matches up against Indians

Justin Verlander has been outstanding over the last month and is a big reason for the Detroit Tigers' run to the top of the AL Central. The Detroit ace will try to win his fourth straight start and notch his 12th victory of the season Thursday night when the Tigers close their series against the Cleveland Indians. Detroit kept pace with Chicago atop the Central, defeating Cleveland...

Scherzer, Berry help Tigers finally win in Cleveland

Quintin Berry’s two RBIs and Max Scherzer’s solid outing helped the Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Wednesday night and even the three game series at one a piece. After starting out shaky Scherzer settled in nicely for a performance that Tigers fans are starting to expect from him. Unlike previous outings where he relied on his fastball to get the out Scherzer went to...

7/27 Game Recap: Indians 0 - Twins 11

Player of the Game Cody Allen pitched the best game of his young career as he threw two innings and only allowed two baserunners. He was even able to get one of those runners out on the bases with a double play as he was the only Indians pitcher to keep the Twins from scoring. His game score of 1.78 gives him an average Player of the Game score of 1.29 for the season, the best...

STS – JP Ramon and Detroit Sports Talk

The Sports Truth Show Season 2 Episode 6 July 26th 2012 Fifth Avenue Royal Oak The Sports Truth Show Episode 6 of Season 2 at Fifth Avenue Royal Oak. Chris Renwick and Dave Danese talk about the Detroit Tigers in segment 1 and how the Tigers chances are in the 2nd half of the season. [...]

Five successful Dombrowski-era trades

It appears that the Tigers have made their pre-deadline trade already this year, acquiring second baseman Omar Infante, a former Tiger, and right-handed starter Anibal Sanchez from the Miami Marlins for rookie Jacob Turner, catching prospect Rob Brantly and minor-league pitcher Brian Flynn. It finally answered the season-long debate of who is going to play second base and gave the...
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