Found September 14, 2013 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
DETROIT (AP) Prince Fielder was thrown out at home plate to end the game, preserving Ervin Santana's impressive outing and leading the Kansas City Royals to a 1-0 victory Saturday over the Detroit Tigers.The play at the plate helped the Royals gain ground on the two teams ahead them in the race for the second AL wild card, the Yankees and Orioles, who both lost earlier. Kansas City moved to three games back of Tampa Bay. The Rays were playing at Minnesota.Santana (9-9) won for the first time since Aug. 4, outpitching Doug Fister (12-9). He allowed five hits in 6 23 innings, walking one and striking out five.Will Smith, Luke Hochevar and Greg Holland completed the seven-hitter.

Singing hot dog vendor for Tigers fired over very American stance

The Detroit Tigers are streaking towards the playoffs, but they will be doing it without one of their most famous pieces. Charlie Marcuse, better known around Comerica Park as the Singing Hot Dog Man, was fired because he hated on…Read more →

Game 2013.150: Mariners at Tigers

86-63, 5 up on Cleveland, KC effectively eliminated. 6-7 September record; more of the same gets Detroit to 92-70… and the ALDS in Oakland. Big win yesterday against the Royals, big loss the day before, biggest series of the season on many levels. Gut check: Pass. (Also down to the wire now in the Game Poster League. Good job, Kevin. I guess I’m the only one left who can’t...

Game 2013.149: Royals at Tigers

85-63, Magic Number is 10. Gotta hop on a plane, so a few disjointed thoughts. Tigers lose a playoff type game last night in a game where the AL’s best pitching flexed some muscle and completely shut down the Tigers. I wasn’t able to tune in early but did catch the Infante double. I agree with Brookens’ decision to send Fielder there, though I hardly agree that it takes ...

Detroit Tigers: is Peralta the missing link?

The Detroit Tigers are keeping the Jhonny Peralta fire lit, and for good reason. Peralta risked exiling himself from the organization the moment he cheated back in the spring of 2012. When he was finally caught and suspended for 50 games just after the trade deadline this year, the Tigers had seemingly already moved on. Jose Iglesias was brought in to play shortstop just before the...

Alex Avila hits pair of home runs to help Tigers slip past Royals, 3-2

Alex Avila is finally hitting like his old self. His old old self. Avila hit a pair of home runs including a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning that helped the Detroit Tigers squeak out a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in front of a sellout crowd Sunday at Comerica Park. It was Avila's fourth career multi-homer game and his first since May 24 2011. The win trimmed...

Tigers open final home stand with win over Royals

DETROIT -- Fall is in the air, Comerica Park had another sellout crowd and you can sense the end of the regular season is coming. The Tigers (85-62) moved a little closer to the postseason with their 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals (77-70) Friday night. The Tigers kept the Cleveland Indians, who beat the Chicago White Sox earlier in the day, at bay, six games back in the...

Recap: Avila's 2 HRs lead Tigers over Royals 3-2

DETROIT (AP) Alex Avila homered twice, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the eighth inning that lifted the Detroit Tigers over the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday.Detroit's Max Scherzer struck out 12 in seven innings but he was denied his 20th victory when Kansas City tied it off Drew Smyly (6-0) in the eighth. Avila answered in the bottom half with a homer to right-center.Joaquin...

Avila's 2 HRs lead Tigers over Royals 3-2

Alex Avila homered twice, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the eighth inning that lifted the Detroit Tigers over the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday. Detroit's Max Scherzer struck out 12 in seven innings but he was denied his 20th victory when Kansas City tied it off Drew Smyly (6-0) in the eighth. Avila answered in the bottom half with a homer to right-center. Joaquin Benoit...

Mariners-Tigers Preview

The Detroit Tigers are approaching a third straight division championship. They'll hope Rick Porcello will have a playoff-caliber outing Monday when they look to pick up their third straight series win as the Seattle Mariners come to town. The Tigers (86-63) have won four of their last five, including two of three from Kansas City over the weekend. Pitching has been at the...

St. Lucie Reliever Cory Satterwhite Added to Arizona Fall League Roster

St. Lucie Mets reliever, Cody Satterwhite, will be extending his season according to the Arizona Fall League Twitter account: The #Mets have assigned RHP Cody Satterwhite to the 2013 Arizona Fall League. He’ll pitch for the Scottsdale Scorpions. — Arizona Fall League (@MLBazFallLeague) September 12, 2013 The right-hander joins Chasen Bradford, Hansel Robles, Cam Maron, Aderlin...

Royals get final out at plate and hold on for 1-0 victory over Tigers

There’s no telling of course what the next two-plus weeks hold for the Royals in what remains a long-shot quest to reach the postseason for the first time in 28 years. But … if destiny ultimately beckons bookmark Saturday night’s 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers which ended when catcher Salvy Perez executed a blind grab on a throw before applying the tag at the plate. ...

Podcast: Paul Wezner on WTKA

Paul Wezner joined the Michigan Insider on WTKA 1050 AM in Ann Arbor to discuss the latest with the Tigers, whether or not they should bring Jhonny Peralta back, and what the team's priorities should be as they move in on the playoffs.

Will Cabrera be healthy for playoffs?

The exact description has changed over time: first a sore hip flexor, then an abdominal wall strain, and most recently an injured groin. But the essence of the story is this: Miguel Cabrera has been playing hurt for about two months. And now his health is the most pressing concern for the postseason-bound Detroit Tigers. Cabrera said Friday that he feels "much better."...

Preview: Santana, Royals look to snap three-game losing streak vs. Tigers

The schedule-makers certainly didn't do the Kansas City Royals any favors.The Royals' 15-game swing against opponents with winning records continues Saturday when they seek to snap a three-game losing streak against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.Kansas City had won four of its previous six over Detroit and Cleveland, but an off day coupled with a 6-3 loss to the Tigers...
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