Posted September 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
Doug Fister pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, Austin Jackson hit a tying two-run homer and Miguel Cabrera delivered a go-ahead solo shot Tuesday night to lead the Detroit Tigers past the White Sox 5-3, reducing Chicago's AL Central lead to two games. The division's top two teams have now split the first two of a four-game series, their last head-to-head matchup this season. The Tigers ended a four-game losing streak and have beaten the White Sox eight times in the last nine meetings. Jackson's 14th homer followed a single by Omar Infante in the top of the fifth off Jake Peavy. One batter later, Cabrera hit his 36th of the season to put the Tigers up 3-2. The only two hits Fister (9-8) gave up were solo homers to Dewayne Wise in the first and Gordon Beckham in the third that gave the White Sox a 2-0 lead. He walked two and struck out six and is 7-2 in 11 starts after the All-Star game. Peavy (10-11) couldn't hold the early lead. He threw 117 pitches in 5 2-3 ...

Doug Fister: The Tiger’s Forgotten Man

Story by: Beth Kostecki The high-profile starting rotation of the Detroit Tigers always gets a lot of buzz. Befitting his role as unquestioned ace of the staff, Justin Verlander draws the bulk of attention. Chatter about Rick Porcello and Anibal Sanchez is as uneven as their performances. And with a strong second half, Max Scherzer is the golden boy du jour. In the midst of this...

Verlander sporting Cabrera for MVP t-shirt

Tigers picher and reigning American League Most Valuable Player and Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander is ready to relinquish his MVP award.  But he doesn’t want just anyone to have it.  Tuesday before the Tigers’ tilt with the White Sox, JV was sporting a t-shirt supporting Cabrera in the MVP race.  He posted a picture of himself on his Twitter account. Verlander spoke...

Scherzer, Fielder pace Tigers' win over ChiSox

CHICAGO (AP) -- Max Scherzer pitched six effective innings to earn his career-high 16th win, Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 8-6 on Wednesday night to move within a game of the AL Central lead. Scherzer (16-6) allowed a run and four hits, including the first of two homers by Kevin Youkilis. The right-hander struck out seven...

Tigers hold on to beat White Sox, move within a game of AL Central lead

It’s amazing what 48 hours can do for a team in a pennant race. Monday night, the Tigers were three games back of the Chicago White Sox for the AL Central lead as they struggled to push runs across the plate. Fast forward to tonight and all of a sudden the Tigers bats are clicking and now sit just a game back of that coveted top spot in the division. I guess you can say it’s...

Poor defense costs Tigers in series-opening loss at Chicago

Lack of offense continues to be a problem for a team that figured it would be able to club its shortcomings out of mind. The Detroit Tigers lost 6-1 at Chicago on Monday night to drop three games behind the first-place White Sox with three games yet to go in the series. The Tigers have dropped the first four games of a 10-game trip that even they admit is critical to their postseason...

TigsTown Transaction Blog: Raburn to DL

Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. Ryan Raburn has been placed on the DL with a quad strain in a strange move.

More likely to happen…Tigers win World Series or Scherzer winning Cy Young?

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - FINAL Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Detroit (75-67) 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 2 0 8 14 0 Chi. White Sox (76-66) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 1 6 9 0 The Detroit Tigers are now 1 game back of [...]

Miguel Cabrera takes fan's 'Fire Leyland' sign

Here’s Tigers’ slugger Miguel Cabrera taking away a fan’s “Fire Leyland” sign the other day prior to a game against the Chicago White Sox. Initially, you can see Miguel was annoyed. But, then realized he should probably give it back, for whatever reason. The fan was later removed during the game. I also couldn’t help but notice the fan being unable to pronounce Miguel…...

Doug Fister to Get Another Crack at White Sox as Thursday’s Game Gets Postponed

The Detroit Tigers' key series finale against the Chicago White Sox was rained out on Thursday night, with a makeup date scheduled for Monday Continue reading →

Let's Go Go-Go White Sox

Yes they are my favorite team, in any sport, period. Yes, I was in love with the move to get Kevin Youkilis. But changing a game for Yom Kippur is a moment in Jewish Sports History I will talk about forever. Let's Go Go-Go White Sox! Proud of you Jerry. Click HERE to read more

White Sox vs Tigers game draws highest tv ratings in 3 years

For last night’s (Tue, Sept. 11) Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers telecast on Comcast SportsNet Chicago (CSN), the network posted its highest-rated White Sox telecast in OVER THREE YEARS. -        The game averaged a 4.44 household rating (over 155,000 Chicago TV homes tuning in from 7:00-10:30 PM CT)…the game posted a 6.00 “peak” rating at 9:45pm (approx. 210...

Tigers/White Sox postponed, rescheduled for Monday

Thursday’s heavyweight matchup that saw first place in the AL Central on the line between the Tigers and White Sox from U.S. Cellular has been postponed. Instead the game has been rescheduled for this coming Monday with the stakes still yet to be determined. Verlander, who was set to take on Chicago’s Chris Sale will more than likely get the start Friday night in Cleveland against...

Miguel Cabrera takes “Fire Leyland” sign

If there is one thing that you can say about Jim Leyland, it’s that he likes “his guys” to a fault.  If there is a second thing you can say, it’d be that his players always have his back.  That was evident earlier this week when Miguel Cabrera took a “Fire Leyland” sign out of rebelling Tigers’ fan’s hands. According to Detroit Sports Rag, the fan’s name is Justin...
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