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PLAYERS: Jose Iglesias
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Jose Iglesias Takes Pitch to Groin During At-Bat Against Royals (GIF)

Simply put, it’s been a rough week for major leaguers when it comes to taking baseballs to the groin. First, it was LaTroy Hawkins who took a shot in the man region Wednesday night on a line drive from Andre Ethier. On Friday, it was Jose Iglesias‘ turn for some trouble in guy town. The Detroit Tigers shortstop wore a fastball in the groin during a game against the Kansas City...

Cabrera walk-off lifts Tigers over Royals

DETROIT Watching Miguel Cabrera do the incredible has become such a common occurrence that its almost expected. What you did not anticipate seeing after Cabrera hit his sixth career walk-off homer, making his Detroit Tigers 6-5 winners over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night, was the quick strides and fluid gait he displayed while circling the bases. Cabrera has been playing...

Recap: Fielder homers, Tigers beat Royals 4-1

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Tigers' Alex Avila still battling concussion symptoms

The Detroit Tigers will not be activating Alex Avila anytime soon.  The All-Star catcher is still dealing with symptoms from the concussion he suffered last week.  While the concussion DL allows a player to be activated after seven days, that won't happen in Avila's case. #Tigers say Alex Avila remains sidelined from all activity, will remain so until all concussion...

Tigers' Leyland, Pena tossed from Royals game

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland and catcher Brayan Pena have been ejected from a game against the Kansas City Royals. Leyland was tossed Saturday night in the fourth inning after a call went against the Tigers. Pena was also ejected moments later. The Tigers were angry because Kansas City's Alcides Escobar appeared to foul off a pitch with a check swing after the ball hit...

Prince Fielder Filed for Divorce on May 28, Could be Mysterious Off-Field Issue

A pending divorce in Orange County, Fla., first reported by Larry Brown Sports, is the off-the-field distraction for Prince Fielder that Torii Hunter alluded to during his radio hit on Detroit Sports 105.1 and could be the culprit behind Fielder’s struggles. Prince filed the motion to dissolve the marriage on May 28 and, according to a search of the Orange County Clerk’s Office...

Minor league pitcher Daniel Norris almost has head taken off by line drive (video)

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Royals could be thorn in Tigers' side

DETROIT I dont believe the Cleveland Indians can make a run at the Detroit Tigers over the final 41 games of the season. But the Kansas City Royals who beat the Tigers, 2-1, in the first game of Fridays day-night doubleheader could end up being a thorn in the side of the heavy favorites to reach the World Series. Heres why: The Indians (65-56 and six games behind) could be...

Living up to hype will be tough for Castellanos

Over the course of the next several months, many of us are anticipating what could be an extraordinary period in Detroit professional sports lore. Enthusiasm should be high. The Tigers are poised to become a playoff team for the third consecutive season; the Lions are embracing a new, mature attitude and appear -- at least on paper -- to be better; and with the additions the Red...

Cabrera hits walk-off, Tigers beat Royals 6-5

Miguel Cabrera led off the ninth with a homer to right off Aaron Crow to win it. In a back-and-forth affair Cabrera doubled in the go-ahead run in the fourth. Salvador Perez tied the score with a bases-empty homer in the seventh off left-handed reliever Drew Smyly. Prince Fielder put the Tigers back in front in the seventh with a bases-empty homer. Emilio Bonifacio led off the eighth...

Cabrera continutes to put on show

The balance sheets say Detroit is bankrupt. It does not feel that way when Miguel Cabrera stands at home plate before sellout crowds at Comerica Park.

First pitch: Benoit, Rondon doubtful for Friday's games

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Tigers win on Cabrera walk-off

A hobbled Miguel Cabrera hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 6-5 win over Kansas City on Saturday night, hours after Royals infielder Miguel Tejada was suspended for at least the rest of this season for testing positive for an amphetamine. Cabrera has been slowed by a strained lower abdomen, injured hip and banged-up left leg, but he...

Recap: Royals sweep pair from Tigers

DETROIT (AP) James Shields allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings and was part of a combined four-hit shutout in Kansas City's 3-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night to give the Royals a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.Kansas City won the first game 2-1 as Danny Duffy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and pitched a combined two-hitter.Royals pitching held...

Tigers drop double-header to Royals

DETROIT (AP) -- James Shields allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings and was part of a combined four-hit shutout in Kansas City's 3-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night to give the Royals a sweep of a day-night doubleheader. Kansas City won the first game 2-1 as Danny Duffy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and pitched a combined two-hitter. Royals pitching...
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