Found June 14, 2012 on
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Some recent success against NL opponents has the Detroit Tigers feeling confident.
Interleague play has only added to the Colorado Rockies' struggles.
The Tigers look for a third consecutive victory while trying to extend the Rockies' season-high skid to nine games Friday night at Comerica Park.
Detroit (30-33) is perhaps the majors' biggest underachiever this season, but it improved to 6-3 against the NL after taking four of six at Cincinnati and Chicago over the last week.
"We've got to start winning two out of three,'' said manager Jim Leyland, whose team is third in the AL Central. "That's how you crawl back into the thing.''
Austin Jackson had three hits with three RBIs and Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings in Thursday's 5-3 win over the lowly Cubs. Two of Jackson's six hits in 22 at-bats since coming off the disabled list from an abdominal strain have left the park.
Though Detroit is 8-13 against th...
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On Sunday Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Drew Smyly left his start early against the Cincinnati Reds due to injury. The injury for which he left the game was believed to be a blood blister that had ruptured; however, that’s not the case. Not even close. Doctors at the Centers for Disease Control announced yesterday that [...]
A couple of Detroit Tigers fans had an unbelievable night at Comerica Park during Friday night's game, as not only did they get engaged, but they also got a foul ball.
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A fan named Matt got some help from Tigers mascot Paws during his proposal to his girlfriend Shana in the middle of the fourth inning. Then, in the bottom of the sixth...
Troy Tulowitzki's rehab program was put on hold Wednesday after the Colorado Rockies shortstop aggravated a left groin strain that has sidelined him for the last two weeks.
Manager Jim Tracy, speaking before Wednesday night's game against Oakland, said Tulowitzki tweaked the groin injury on Tuesday while playing for the team's Triple-A Colorado Springs affiliate as part...
With the big hype lately over the one and only, Quintin Berry, there have been many discussions as to what would be the most logical desired outfield, personnel wise, assuming everyone is healthy. As disappointing as the play has been from the corner outfielders in Brennan Boesch and Delmon Young, many are quick to think Berry should replace one of them in the starting lineup. With...
The Colorado Rockies got an adequate outing from starter Josh Outman but found a different way to lose Wednesday. They were 20-0 when leading after eight innings, with 13 of those wins coming at home, but that streak came crashing down when the Oakland A's scored three runs in the ninth off closer Rafael Betancourt to pull out a 10-8 win. The loss was a season-high seventh...
The Tigers continued to show why they love playing in Wrigley Field Thursday afternoon as they beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 winning the three game series two games to one.
Detroit starter Justin Verlander was very Verlander-esque going 8 innings allowing 2 runs on 5 hits while striking out 8 and walking zero. The reigning AL Cy Young Award Winner and MVP also earned his first win in...
The Colorado Rockies got just enough from their starting pitcher Wednesday night. This time it was their bullpen that let them down.
Brandon Inge hit a go-ahead, two-run double during a three-run ninth inning against closer Rafael Betancourt, and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8.
Todd Helton hit a grand slam and Michael Cuddyer had two homers among...
Detroit Tigers second baseman Danny Worth showed great range in the field, but a bad grip on the ball may have resulted in the worst throw ever by a pro baseball player during Friday night's game against the Colorado Rockies.
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It happened in the top of the eighth inning on a grounder up the middle by Rockies first baseman Todd Helton...
Justin Verlander pitched eight solid innings for his first win in a month and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Thursday in front of another receptive crowd at Wrigley Field.
Verlander also helped himself with a pair of sacrifices as Detroit capped an encouraging 4-2 interleague road trip to Cincinnati and Chicago. Austin Jackson hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the...
Yet again, the Detroit Tigers found themselves in a tight, late-inning game, and, yet again, it was a combination of bad hitting, terrible clutch pitching and stupid baseball that allowed the Colorado Rockies to hang an eight-spot in the top … Continue reading →
Wilin Rosario hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the 10th and the Colorado Rockies went on to score a franchise-record eight runs in an extra inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 12-4 on Friday night to snap a season-high, eight-game losing streak.
Jose Valverde (3-2) gave up a leadoff single to Michael Cuddyer in the 10th and allowed him to get to third on a throwing error to first...
Denver, CO – There are exactly 101 games left on the Colorado Rockies schedule for the 2012 season. They are currently in 4th place in the National League West, 14.5 games behind the first place Dodgers. No need to worry, right? This team specializes in making late season runs after they sleepwalk through most of … Continue reading »
Brandon Inge hit a go-ahead two-run double during a three-run ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8 Wednesday night.
Todd Helton hit a grand slam and Michael Cuddyer had two homers for the Rockies, who lost their season-high seventh straight.
Down 8-7 heading into the ninth, Coco Crisp singled off Rockies closer Rafael Betancourt (1-2...