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On a day when Game 2 is rained out, Detroit, trailing Texas 1-0 and already without slugger Delmon Young, learns its No. 5 hitter will miss rest of series because of an ankle injury.Reporting from Arlington, Texas -- The prognosis for the Detroit Tigers looks much like the weather that washed out Game 2 of the American League Championship Series some four hours before the scheduled first pitch Sunday: gloomy, overcast, with showers likely.
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Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers were delayed by rain in the opener of a playoff series again - twice.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Detroit Tigers slugger Delmon Young is out of the AL championship series because of an oblique injury. Infielder Danny Worth replaced Young on the Tigers' ALCS roster released Saturday before the series opener against defending American League champion Texas. Young's injury was described as a mild strain ...
Tigers, trying to even ALCS, take 3-2 lead in third inning on Ryan Burn's three-run homer off lefty Derek Holland.
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...
Magglio Ordonez will miss the rest of the postseason because of an ankle injury, the second Detroit Tigers outfielder out of the AL championship series.
Detroit Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez will be sidelined the remainder of the playoffs due to a right ankle injury.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Detroit Tigers slugger Delmon Young is out of the AL championship series because of an oblique...
The Tigers lost Delmon Young in the last game of the ALDS, and now they’ve lost Magglio Ordonez for the rest of the playoffs:
Manager Jim Leyland says Ordonez is having problems with the right ankle that he broke last season, an injury that caused him to miss more than a month this summer. Leyland said Sunday that Ordonez will be replaced on the ALCS roster.
Ordonez hit poorly...
Magglio Ordoñez will miss the rest of the postseason because of an ankle injury, the second Detroit Tigers outfielder out of the AL Championship Series.
Playoff problems at home? Not in Game 1 of the ALCS for the Rangers, who jumped on Cy Young favorite Justin Verlander early then outlasted two rain delays to beat the Tigers 3-2.
Some Tigers fans may blame the rain or bad umpiring for game one's loss. They might fault reliever Ryan Perry for today's loss. Some will blame bad coaching/managing for ill-timed sacrifice bunts and lack of aggressive base running (e.g. not sending Santiago home on Don Kelly's ninth inning double). Others point to lack of hitting with runners in scoring position...
The Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers, 3-2 tonight in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series in Arlington. The game saw two long rain delays and lasted five hours.