Found October 17, 2013 on Sports-Glory:
Detroit’s revamped lineup Wednesday resulted in early offense for the Tigers, who tied the American League Championship Series with a 7-3 win over the Boston Red Sox. Torii Hunter had a two-run double and Miguel Cabrera drove in two runs after manager Jim Leyland moved Austin Jackson out of the lineup’s top spot and moved him to eighth in 

VIDEO: Austin Jackson got bedtime text message about demotion

Whether or not the Detroit Tigers' bats woke up Wednesday night because manager Jim Leyland sent his hitters to the plate in a different order is debatable, but the move apparently jolted outfielder Austin Jackson out of his slumber in more ways than one. Jackson said he woke up to the news that he was bumped from his familiar leadoff spot to batting eighth in Game 4 against...

TigsTown Analysis: Cabrera's Game 3 At-Bats

After game 2 in which Miguel Cabrera belted a home run (his second in three games), he had arguably the worst postseason game of his career on Tuesday at Comerica Park, going without a hit for the first time as a Tiger in the postseason. What went wrong? We dive in.

Detroit Runs Away With Game Four; Ties ALCS at 2-2

Miguel Cabrera got an easy steal in the fourth and while the game was anything but a steal it was a pretty easy win for the Detroit Tigers. A 5-run second inning gave the Tigers an early comfortable lead that they never lost. They tacked on another pair of runs in the fourth for a 7-0 lead. Boston would make it look a little better by tacking on a run in the 6th, 7th, and...

Jackson, Tigers top BoSox in Game 4

A revitalized Austin Jackson delivered in manager Jim Leyland's revamped lineup as the Detroit Tigers built a big lead and held on this time, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Wednesday night to even the AL championship series 2-2.

ALCS Game Three: Lackey Outduels Verlander, Napoli’s Bat Awakens, Breslow Freaks Out

Coming into this series, the FOX announcers made sure we knew one thing: THAT JUSTIN VERLANDER IS AN UNSTOPPABLE FORCE OF NATURE. Seriously. You DO NOT WANT TO FACE THIS GUY IN THE ALCS. AND THE TIGERS ARE GOING TO THROW HIM AT YOU TWICE! TWICE! Even as the Sox turned in some late night fireworks on Sunday to turn the tide of game two, all we heard about was VERLANDER WAITING IN...

Justin Verlander Says Shane Victorino Gets Hit by Pitches That Are Strikes, Umpires Need to Be Aware

Shane Victorino has been lauded for making hay from the batter’s box ever since he started hitting exclusively right-handed. But that righty stance — or just the way Victorino stands in at all — has some people thinking that’s also why Victorino has been hit by pitches five times this postseason and an American League-leading 18 times this year (11 of which came in the 38...

Boston officer humbled by grand slam attention

Boston police officer Steve Horgan never imagined that a simple gesture celebrating a thrilling comeback by the Red Sox would create such a buzz. Horgan raised his arms over his head in jubilation after David Ortiz's eighth-inning grand slam tied Sunday's AL championship series game against the Detroit Tigers and sparked the Red Sox to a 6-5 win, tying the series at one...

ALCS Game 3: Red Sox at Tigers - Lackey in showdown with Verlander as series shifts to Motown

Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer October baseball hit a fever pitch at Fenway Park Sunday night when David Ortiz continued his magical postseason career with a game-tying eighth inning grand slam and Jarrod Saltalamacchia ended the game with a walk-off single. Now, the ALCS is tied 1-1 as the series shifts to Detroit for the next three games, where the Tigers took 3-of-4 from...

Dugout Digest - one more step

There were two games yesterday, and the results of both were pretty telling. The Red Sox beat the Tigers 1-0, but Justin Verlander made just one mistake on the hill for Detroit. The Cardinals beat the Dodgers 4-2, and Ricky Nolasco really had just one bad inning. But hey, when your opponent isn't making mistakes, or is getting out of tough innings, one mistake or one bad inning...

RSL Poll: Will Victorino get beaned today

The Guru Contributing Writer With the ALCS tied 1-1, great starting pitching performances from the Tigers and dramatic comebacks from the Red Sox, the series got some added juice Monday courtesy of today's Game 3 starter Justin Verlander. Shane Victorino led the league this season in hit-by-pitches with 18 during the regular season and he has been hit five times in seven...

Little mistakes costly in Tigers' loss to Red Sox

DETROIT (AP) -- Mike Napoli's majestic homer began a rare early Boston breakthrough, Junichi Tazawa again bested Miguel Cabrera in a crucial spot and the Red Sox moved within one win of reaching the World Series by edging the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Thursday night. Boston returns to Fenway Park with a 3-2 lead in the AL championship series. Game 6 is Saturday with the Tigers&...

Erin Andrews nearly refers to Justin Verlander as “Justin Bieber”

After calling Jim Leyland “Joe” earlier in the game, Erin Andrews nearly had another embarrassing name screwup in a postgame interview with Mike Napoli. When asking Napoli, who homered for the game’s only run, about his success against Verlander, Andrews had to stop herself from channeling her inner-Belieber at the last second. The post Erin Andrews nearly refers to Justin...

Leyland's lineup maneuvering gets offense in order

It was early on Wednesday morning when hitting coach Lloyd McClendon sent out the chain of text messages that left the Tigers' everyday players stunned. "I was like 'Really?'" Torii Hunter said of his reaction upon finding out what the lineup would be later that night in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series -- and the expression was justified....

Napoli And Gomes Likely Starters In Game 3

Red Sox manager John Farrell stated that Mike Napoil (7 for 23 against Justin Verlander) will start in Game Three of the ALCS today. The manager also hinted that Jonny Gomes (0 for 9 against Verlander) would get the start in left field. Farrell basically said Gomes is in the lineup for his "personality" and not his performance. OK.
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