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Tampa Bay Devils manager Joe Maddon had some nice things to say about reigning American League Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera.
And some not-so-nice things as well.
Cabrera gestured toward the Rays dugout and made some comments after Fernando Rodney threw a high pitch close to the head, a pitch Maddon said had “no ill intent”
“This guy is outstanding, he’s wonderful,” Maddon said Sunday, after the Rays 3-1 home win over the Tigers, via John Lowe of USA TODAY Sports.
“I just wish he wouldn’t cry so much.”
Tigers manager Jim Leyland didn’t accuse Rodney outright of throwing at Cabrera, but said “to throw up there in that area is not acceptable. Somebody pays a price for that throughout baseball. That’s the way baseball is. There’s no free lunch.”
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Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland is angry after Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney threw an in-tight-and-up pitch that sent Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera to back off the plate during the at-bat. “I don’t care about throwing inside, but I don’t like it up there,” Leyland said via MLive.com.
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez was making a rehab start last night when he was struck in the leg by a line drive back up the middle. The line drive caused Sanchez to have to leave the game, and surely caused a great deal of concern among fans and the front office. Fortunately, Sanchez appears to be alright, but he will be evaluated further today.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon wishes the reigning American League Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera “wouldn’t cry so much.” Maddon said Sunday, after the Rays defeated the Detroit Tigers with a 3-1 victory at Tropicana Field, that Cabrera is “outstanding, he’s
Detroit Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera went HAM on this Tampa Bay pitch, crushing a home run into the stadium swimming pool.
43-37, 1st place tie with Cleveland.
The Detroit Tigers first went to 6 games over .500 on May 3 with a dramatic win over the Houston Astros. And here we are at 6 games over .500 again. Hmmm. Quite a few teams would be happy to say that. Hmmm. Tigers. Aren’t they that team with Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder and Justin Verlander? Hmmm.
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Major League Baseball has suspended Rick Porcello of the Detroit Tigers for six games for hitting Tampa Bay's Ben Zobrist with a pitch.
The right-hander said he will appeal the decision, which was announced Tuesday before the Tigers played at Toronto.
Porcello hit Zobrist with a high, inside pitch in the first inning of Sunday's game against the Rays. Both benches were...
Detroit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo has been on the disabled list since June 20 with a left intercoastal (rib cage) strain. It took some time for him to perform any baseball activities. He worked gradually, and on July 1, he participated in full pregame warm up.
MLB.com's Jason Beck reports that Tuiasosopo took full batting practice, fly ball, and running drills...
If Dave Dombrowski and Jim Leyland want their Detroit Tigers to have a better record in close games, they should look no further than improving the whole bullpen quite soon.
This week alone, the Tigers lost two more games in extra innings because of inconsistent options in the bullpen. Thursday against the Los Angeles Angels, the Phil Coke experiement took another hit, as the lefty...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. There seemed to be heated words from the Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera toward the Tampa Bay Rays dugout Saturday, but there are few answers as to why.
Cabrera, who went 1 for 4, struck out on five pitches against reliever Fernando Rodney in the 10th inning of the Rays 4-3 victory over the Tigers at Tropicana Field. After the sequence, Cabrera appeared to jaw...
The Tigers dropped another one this afternoon falling to the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 in the series opening from the Rogers Centre. Despite missing four regulars the Jays jumped on Tigers starter Jose Alvarez early tagging him for four runs in the third inning effectively ending his day.
With the loss the Tigers have now dropped 6 of 7 and 9 of 13 according to play by play man Dan Dickerson...
The Tigers seem to be pretty upset about last night’s 4-3 extra innings loss at the hands of the Rays, but it isn’t the loss alone that’s not sitting well with the team especially manager Jim Leyland and slugger Miguel Cabrera.
Much of the tension is stemming from the 10th inning when former Tiger reliever Fernando Rodney threw a high and tight pitch to Cabrera who didn’t...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Miguel Cabrera is no stranger to uncommon displays of strength. The reigning Triple Crown winner and American League MVP is baseballs most dangerous player, and long home runs are nothing new to him.
But the Detroit Tigers star accomplished a wet career-first Sunday. He hit a 424-foot solo home run into the Rays Touch Tank behind the right-center wall at Tropicana...
43-36, 1st place, 1 game up on Cle…
Well, last night was incredibly disappointing, and the Rondon outing led to an outcry of criticism regarding Leyland’s bullpen management. Hop over here if you want to discuss.
Even more concerning that the bullpen issue is Justin Verlander. Yes, he went 8 and allowed only 2 ER, but he allowed 9 hits and 4 walks. That’s a 1.625 WHIP. With...
During Saturday’s game between the Tigers and Rays, Miguel Cabrera did not appreciate a 10th-inning up-and-in pitch from Fernando Rodney. Cabrera barked at the Rays going back to the dugout after striking out, and, on Sunday, the Tigers appeared to retaliate by hitting Ben Zobrist in the first inning.
An immediate warning by home plate umpire Vic Carapazza seemed to keep the incident...
Video evidence shows that Detroit superstar Miguel Cabrera may have called Tampa Bay closer Fernando Rodney a homosexual slur after striking out against him Saturday.