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The Tigers Leadoff: Detroit welcomes the White Sox to town for a weekend series

After a six game road trip and a 2-1 series win against the Pirates, the Tigers (8-1) open up a weekend series against AL Central rival Chicago (3-5) today from Comerica Park. Lefty ace David Price takes the hill for Detroit looking for his second win of the season while the White Sox will counter with righty Jeff Samardzija whose had a rough start to the season. The Tigers meanwhile...
Via The Majors Detroit
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Tigers Leadoff: Price looks to propel Detroit to a 5-0 start.

After ruining the home opener for the Cleveland Indians (2-2) yesterday with a 8-4 victory, the Detroit Tigers (4-0) send their ace to the hill to try and move to 5-0 on the season and keeping pace with the also 4-0 Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. First Pitch: 4:10 PM ET Location: Progressive Field – Cleveland, Ohio First Pitch Forecast: Sunny and 47 degrees with...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Four Observations from Opening Day

Here are four observations I noticed in the Detroit Tigers’ opening day win against the Minnesota Twins. 1. JD Martinez is carrying his power from last season into this year That guy who hit .315 with 23 home runs and 76 runs batted in last year hasn’t gone anywhere. In his first at bat, Martinez hits an absolute shot to right center field to start the Tigers three run rally...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Price Dominates in Historic Opening Day Start

Everyone knows how good David Price is. What everyone didn’t know, however, was just how good he would be in the Tigers’ season opener Monday. Price took the mound to face the Twins and, simply put, shut them down. He was one out shy of going the distance, striking out five and yielding hits to five more, before Joe Nathan took over and shut the door. Price’s performance was...
Via Baseball Essential
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Price throws opening day gem in 4-0 win over the Twins

Newly crowned Detroit ace David Price was every bit the title this afternoon as the lefty made a nice first step in netting a huge contract this offseason. Price ended up going 8 2/3 innings in a 4-0 win over AL Central foe Minnesota on opening day from Comerica Park. In fact Price was just one out in the 9th from capturing the complete game shutout until the first two Twins batters...
Via The Majors Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Price rocked for 7 runs as Tigers lose to Pirates

  David Price was rocked for seven runs over six innings in his final start of spring training for the Detroit Tigers, a 7-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday. Price is to start Monday's opener against Minnesota, ending Justin Verlander's streak of pitching seven straight Detroit openers. Price cruised through the first three innings before allowing four run in the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tigers and David Price open lines of communication regarding a contract extension

It looks as though there’s mutual interest between the Tigers and impending free agent lefty David Price heading into a contract year. According to’s Jason Beck, Price himself has told reports that Detroit did in fact contact his agent Bo McKinnis about the notions of a contract extension with the team. Price however was very casual in his comments regarding...
Via The Majors Detroit
23 days ago  |  Discuss

David Price, not Verlander, Tigers' Opening Day starter

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has made his decision on who the Opening Day starter will be, and his name isn’t Justin Verlander. According to reports, pitcher David Price will be the starter for the Tigers on Opening Day when they host the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. The Tigers acquired Price from the Tampa Bay Rays just minutes before the trade deadline in July in...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: David Price ready to have big year

With Max Scherzer and Rick Porcello both on different teams, the starting rotation of the Detroit Tigers is now down to only three familiar faces. Anibal Sanchez, Justin Verlander, and David Price will be the three pitchers who will try to lead the team back to the playoffs this season. For Price though, he looks to be set up to have a big season for the Tigers in 2015. In 11 games...
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Was David Price pitching with a foreign substance on his cap?

David Price rebounded from arguably his worst outing of the season (in which he gave up nine consecutive hits which lead to eight earned runs) by pitching a gem on Monday night. He helped the Tigers rout the Indians, 12-1. And he did it by going seven innings and giving up only one earned run in the AL Central matchup. But was he pitching with a foreign substance on his hand...
Via The Sports Daily
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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