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Detroit Tigers: Catching injury bug at wrong time

With a huge loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Kansas City Royals the hottest team in baseball, the Detroit Tigers find themselves in second place to the Royals trailing by half a game. To add onto that, the injuries have started to pile up for the Tigers. The first big name player to hit the disabled list is relief pitcher Joakim Soria. Soria was put on the 15-day disabled list...
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Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria both land on the 15-day DL

The news got even worse after Detroit’s 10 inning loss to the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday. According to various reports including James Schmehl of, starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez and reliever Joakim Soria both landed on the 15-day DL after in-game injuries. Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria both placed on DL. #Tigers will need to make corresponding moves. — James Schmehl...
Via The Majors Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria to DL

The Detroit Tigers have placed both Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria on the disabled list after losing them to in-game injuries on Friday and Saturday as reported by James Schmehl.Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria both placed on DL. #Tigers will need to make corresponding moves.— James Schmehl (@jamesschmehl) August 10, 2014#453128910 / gettyimages.comAnibal SanchezSanchez left...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers place Anibal Sanchez on DL

getty image Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has landed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right pectoral muscle. Sanchez, 30, was removed from his start on Friday. He is expected to miss the next 3-4 weeks which is a significant blow to the Tigers. Robbie Ray figures to be Sanchez’s replacement in the rotation. In 21 starts this season Sanchez was 8-5 with...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez exits with pectoral strain

Detroit Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez had a rough Friday night, in more than one way. After giving up ten hits and four earned runs in 4 2/3 innings, Sanchez left the game in pain with what was later diagnosed as a right pectoral muscle strain, as reported by's Jason Beck. The right-hander told Beck that the pain was too great for there to be any chance of him continuing...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Anibal Sanchez Leaves Game With Injury

TORONTO, Ontario – Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez left the game in the 5th inning after appearing to suffer a right arm injury. The official diagnosis is a right pectoralis strain. He will be evaluated tomorrow. Prior to being pulled, Sanchez was seen stretching his arms and was later greeted by Kevin Rand and Brad Ausmus. After throwing a warm-up pitch, it was determined...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers RHP Sanchez leaves with apparent injury

TORONTO (AP) Detroit Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez left Friday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning with an apparent injury to his right side. Sanchez lifted his right arm as if trying to stretch after striking out Josh Thole for the second out of the inning. Detroit's trainer came to the mound and could be seen massaging the area around Sanchez...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit's Anibal Sanchez strikes out 12 in shutout of Colorado

It doesn't matter what jersey he's wearing. Anibal Sanchez owns the Colorado Rockies. Sanchez -- who was 3-0 as a Marlin but had never faced the Rockies as a Detroit Tiger -- pitched seven shutout innings Sunday in a 4-0 win over Colorado. Sanchez (8-5) retired the first seven batters he faced, gave up two hits and struck out 12 in the win. It was just the fourth time in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sanchez fans 12, Tigers blank Rockies for sweep

DETROIT (AP) -- Anibal Sanchez struck out 12, Victor Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers finished off a weekend sweep of the Colorado Rockies with a 4-0 victory Sunday. Sanchez (8-5) became the third straight Tigers starter to dominate the Rockies, allowing only two hits in seven innings. In the three-game sweep, Justin Verlander, Rick Porcello and Sanchez combined...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sanchez continues to struggle late in loss to White Sox

DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez doesn't understand why his performance takes a nose dive in the seventh inning. Tuesday, it wasn't even his fault. Against the White Sox, he took a 2-2 tie into the seventh inning, and gave up three runs while only getting one out. Joakim Soria followed with a meltdown in his home debut, and the Tigers ended up allowing seven runs in the inning en...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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