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Fox Sports Detroit:
Relive three of the most memorable Tigers games of the first half of the 2013 season Thursday on FOX Sports Detroit.
2 p.m.: Yankees at Tigers (April 5) -- Prince Fielder's three-run homer highlights an 8-3 victory on Opening Day at Comerica Park.
5 p.m.: Twins at Tigers (May 24) -- Anibal Sanchez sets a Tigers record by striking out 12 in a 6-0 victory.
8 p.m.: Red Sox at Tigers (June 20) -- Jhonny Peralta hits a two-run walk-off homer in a 4-3 victory.
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Tigers manager Jim Leyland in the act of being ejected against White Sox.
The Detroit Tigers are 10 games above .500 at the All Star Break (52-42), sitting a game and a half ahead of the Cleveland Indians in the American League Central, and four and a half games behind the MLB’s best record in Boston.
Tigers fans may grumble about the slim lead, but in fact, they’re in good...
Prince Fielder was all business during Tuesday night’s All-Star Game from Citi Field in New York.
During the 9th inning the Tigers first baseman “motored” his way around the bases after his base hit to right field got passed a diving Carlos Gomez. Fielder eventually found his way to third with a head first slide only end up being stranded as his American League counterparts...
During last night's MLB All-Star Game, Prince Fielder managed to reach third base. No, we're serious. He chugged his way around the bases...
Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder led off the 2013 Home Run Derby with five measly home runs. But, one of them may account for the coolest still frame of the night. He purposely (obviously) timed a swing to occur at the same time a plane was taking off from LaGuardia Airport.
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Two-time defending champ, Prince Fielder wasn’t a deciding factor in this year’s contest but he sure did make his presence known before he bowed out of the first round of the home run derby when he blasted a mammoth shot that registered 483 feet.
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The former home run champ only went yard five times. Fielder gave up his crown to...
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The All-Star Game is the place where stars who may rarely be seen by other teams or other teams’ fans get to show off their stuff. In Prince Fielder‘s case, that means showing the world that he can still run for a triple.
Fielder had his moment in the top of the ninth on Tuesday night when his hit into right field was misplayed. As the ball skipped past the outfielders, Fielder...
You don't even have to see the Prince Fielder home run to know that his swing at the 2013 Home Run Derby was a moon shot - just check out Mike Trout's face.
Cringeworthy: Prince Fielder hitting A triple while McCarver recited "Enter Sandman" [Deadspin]
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Because sometimes life lobs you the wonderfully absurd, here’s Prince Fielder hitting a triple in last night’s MLB All-Star Game, and Tim McCarver reciting however much he knows of Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ while it happens. He should’ve done this the entire game. I wanted to hear a “whisky in the jar-o” reference for Miguel Cabrera. (video via Deadspin)- Follow...
12 p.m. ET: Robinson Cano and Prince Fielder both have the chance to become the third player in major league history to win multiple home run derbies, but the sluggers will have to defeat a tough lineup of power hitters — including each other — if one of them plans on making history Monday night.
Cano, the American League captain, chose Fielder, Chris Davis and Yoenis Cespedes...
The 2013 Home Run Derby started off with a bang as defending champion Prince Fielder nailed a 415-foot bomb to center field on the first pitch. Fielder was knocked out before the second round, though, along with American League captain Robinson Cano and Pedro Alvarez. That left room for Chris Davis, Michael Cuddyer and David Wright to do work.
It was Athletics left fielder Yoenis...
In a time where ESPN's ratings are dropping across the board, Monday's Home Run Derby provided a bit of good news for ESPN. The Derby drew a 5.0 overnight rating, up 6% from last year's 4.7 overnight. It's also the highest rated Derby since 2009, when Prince Fielder topped Nelson Cruz in the finals at Busch Stadium in St Louis.
Locally, the Derby did best in...
"The pressure is TOTES getting to me you guys...after I POSE FOR THIS SWEET PHOTO OPP!!!"
I considered live blogging the Home Run Derby tonight but after careful thought didn't care to watch Prince Fielder sweat out thirty pounds of bacon grease on the field. And after Cakes' round of moronic comments yesterday, I figured we needed a break from baseball. ...