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The news came Tuesday that former Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez is retiring at last. He'll officially announce his retirement in a pregame ceremony on Sunday at Comerica Park, according to the Detroit Free Press. Ordonez hadn't played since September of last year, his once stellar career stunted by injuries near the end. "He was a great competitor," said Brennan Boesch, who plays right field for Detroit and came up with the Tigers during Ordonez' final two, injury-plagued seasons. "It wasn't for that ankle, I think he'd still be playing. I think his love and passion for the game is really...
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Former Tigers and White Sox outfielder Magglio Ordonez will be retiring on Sunday, during "Magglio Ordonez Day" at Comerica Park when the Tigers host the Yankees.
Ordonez has dealt with injuries over the last two seasons, playing in fewer than 100 games in each after injuring his ankle. He re-fractured the ankle in the playoffs this past year, and made the decision to...
If the Detroit Tigers are to live up to expectations and capture the American League Central, they’ll need to get solid starting pitching from more than Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer. The hard-throwing duo leads the club in wins — as they did last season — but they can‘t carry the entire load. Doug Fister, Rick Porcello and Drew Smyly need to consistently put their names...
DETROIT Former Detroit Tigers All-Star outfielder Magglio Ordoez will announce his retirement in a special pregame ceremony on Sunday at Comerica Park.
Ordoez played the final seven seasons of his 15-year major league career with the Detroit Tigers and will forever be remembered for his walk-off, three-run home run off in Game 4 of the 2006 American League Championship Series....
The Detroit Tigers have placed starting pitcher Doug Fister on the disabled list today with a side strain. Fister aggravated the same injury that caused him to miss a month of the season in April and May.
This is concerning news for Fister owners and Tigers fans, as Fister may be sidelined for some time to allow his oblique to heal. Fister was primed for a solid season as the number...
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland and third-base coach Gene Lamont were ejected in the third inning of Monday's game against the Boston Red Sox.
Leyland was upset over a call that allowed Boston's Mike Aviles to stay at the plate in the second. Aviles appeared to strike out for the final out, but it was ruled a foul tip that bounced before it was gloved by catcher Gerald...
Detroit Tigers right-hander Doug Fister returned to the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 29, with a strained muscle in his left side. Fister spent time on the DL with the same injury in April. The Tigers will recall Casey Crosby on Friday to start against the New York Yankees. Fister has started six games this season, posting a 3.15 ERA in 34 1/3 innings.
It is never too early to start talking about the trade deadline, especially when we can talk about would-be contenders that might unexpectedly end up being sellers rather than buyers at the deadline. Over the next few weeks, we'll be taking a look at many of these such teams, and there is a surprisingly large amount, and what exactly they might be looking...
Detroit manager Jim Leyland wasn't a happy man after the Tigers fell to the Red Sox on Monday. And for good reason. One blown call in the second inning seemed to change the entire complexion of the game, turning the tide in Boston's favor for the rest of the tilt. Mike Aviles appeared to swing and miss at a pitch with a runner on second and two outs. Tigers catcher Gerald...
Justin Verlander has looked like the best pitcher in baseball for a few years now. This season, the flame-throwing right-hander appears to be confusing hitters even more than usual. The confusion began on Opening Day when verlander threw eight scoreless innings in a 3-2 win against the Red Sox. The reigning AL MVP and Cy Young award winner has continued his dominance since, but Verlander...
Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. After a rough start to the season, the Tigers finally sent Ryan Raburn to Toledo.
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First... just watch...
The above is what happens when umps miss a call...
Do not miss a call in front of Jim Leyland...
That is all...
By STEVE KORNACKISpecial to FOXSportsDetroit.com
Jim Leyland was thrown out of his third game of the month, and retreated to the clubhouse Monday afternoon to watch replays that confirmed what his eyes had told him minutes earlier. The tipped foul by Red Sox shortstop Mike Aviles had been caught cleanly by Tigers catcher Gerald Laird, and should have been the third out.
Memorial Day- The weather couldn’t have been more perfect yesterday on Memorial Day for a day baseball game. The sox took advantage of a missed umpire call yesterday and had a 2 out rally to put them on top early in the game and never looked back. Mike Aviles was given a second opportunity after the home plate umpire ruled strike 3 a foul ball and that catcher Gerald Laird didn’t...
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