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DETROIT (AP) - The Queen of Soul is back, hoping to help her hometown Detroit Tigers bounce back in the AL championship series.Aretha Franklin sang the national anthem, with plenty of soul, of course, before the Tigers played Texas in Game 3. The Rangers led 2-0 in the best-of-seven matchup.Franklin, ...
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Doug Fister threw an impressive Game Three for the Detroit Tigers last night in the ALCS. He beat the Rangers by allowing just seven hits and no walks through 7.1 innings pitched, striking out three. This was Fister’s second consecutive post-season victory, having also dispatched the Yankees in the deciding game of the ALDS.
How did he do it?
Fister threw 102 pitches...
There are only a couple options for sports fans this Tuesday night - a couple NHL games, which I just can't get into this time of year, and one huge baseball game.
It is Game 3 in the American League Championship Series between the Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers. Texas heads to Detroit with a 2 games to none series lead. The Tigers need to win tonight for a serious chance...
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Thursday is a great day for sports. We have an MLB Playoff doubleheader and a strong college football game. Only one of the games do I have a strong enough feel to put my money on it.
And that is Game 5 of the ALCS between the Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers. The game has a first pitch of 4:15.
Game 4 in their series was once again delayed by rain, was again decided in extra...
Score and situation: Home, sweet Michigan. The Detroit Tigers got a much-needed power surge from their sluggers, along with another fine outing by right-hander Doug Fister (tipping his cap) in beating the Texas Rangers 5-2 to get on the board in the ALCS. Texas leads the series 2-1.
Leading lads: Victor Martinez sort of pulled a mini-Kirk Gibson when he apparently strained an oblique...
Detroit gets critical win, still trails in series 2-1
Home runs by Victor Martinez, Jhonny Peralta and Miguel Cabrera helped lift Doug Fister and the Tigers to an important Game 3 victory, 5-1, over the Rangers at Comerica Park. Texas leads the ALCS, 2-1.
What was Ron Washington thinking? And more importantly, what was Colby Lewis doing?
With Victor Martinez in the on-deck circle after he injured his oblique in his previous at-bat while tying the game with a solo home run off Colby Lewis and runners on first and third base, up to the plate stepped the American League batting champion and one of the most feared hitters in the game...
Detroit Tigers reliever Joel Zumaya still remains hopeful he can return to form and eventually to the majors.
DETROIT - Doug Fister delivered another strong start in a game Detroit needed and Miguel Cabrera homered and hit...
The Detroit Tigers failed to take advantage of some risky strategy by the Texas Rangers with a chance to even up the AL championship series.
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers waited out another patch of rain in the ALCS on Wednesday, finally starting Game 4 after a delay of 2 hours, 13 minutes.
Surprise was not one of the thoughts that crossed Miguel Cabrera's mind as he heard third-base coach Gene Lamont yelling, "Go! Go! Go!," sending the Tigers slugger on a collision course for home plate.
Delmon Young and Victor Martinez are in the starting lineup for the Detroit Tigers, and Adrian Beltre is set to start for the Texas Rangers in Game 4 of the AL championship series Wednesday.
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