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Royals need Big Game James, today more than ever

James Shields had his poorest outing of the season against the Detroit Tigers, while Max Scherzer's worst came versus the Kansas City Royals. Neither of these staff aces, Shields in particular, can afford a repeat as the Tigers and Royals continue a crucial three-game series at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday. The bulk of the pressure will be on Shields in the second game of the...
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Remember Max Scherzer's last start against KC? Royals want more of that

Max Scherzer's last start against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park was one of the worst of his career. On Tuesday night, he can atone for that poor outing and pitch the Detroit Tigers into a tie for first place in the AL Central. Detroit (79-65) scored six runs in the third inning Monday in the opener of this three-game series and held on for a 9-5 win to pull within one...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer and the Tigers blow 4-run lead but end up routing Tribe 11-4 in extra innings

It wasn’t pretty but we’ll take it which is pretty much the only way you could sum up the Tigers’ 11-4 extra innings win over the Indians Thursday night to wrap up a 4-game series in Cleveland. 11 runs though? What’s not to like about that? Nothing really. The Tigers were able to pour it onto young Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer early who had trouble finding the strike zone...
Via The Majors Detroit
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tribe tries to gain momentum against Tigers

Max Scherzer doesn't seem too concerned that he hasn't looked completely sharp over his last three starts for the Detroit Tigers. The right-hander looks to bounce back from his worst outing in more than two months Thursday night against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. After yielding 10 runs in four innings of an 11-4 loss to Kansas City on June 17, Scherzer (15...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer stops bleeding for Tigers

DETROIT -- The better Max Scherzer pitches this season, the more money he's going to make in the winter. Right now, no one at Comerica Park is worried about that. With the Tigers looking at a five-game losing streak and the unthinkable possibility of letting another team back into the AL Central race, Scherzer did exactly what an ace is supposed to do. He pitched seven innings...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians look to take down Scherzer

Fresh off earning the win in this week's All-Star game, Max Scherzer is ready to continue his recent dominance for the Detroit Tigers. The right-hander tries for a fifth straight strong start Saturday in the nightcap of a day-night doubleheader against the visiting Cleveland Indians. Scherzer (11-3, 3.35 ERA) allowed 10 runs in four innings of an 11-4 home loss to Kansas City...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

After a whopping 178 starts, Max Scherzer finally pitches first complete game

Your browser does not support iframes. in an utterly unexpected and mind-blowing development, Detroit Tigers starter and 2013 AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer pitched his first career complete game after 178 previous starts, which was the longest active streak in the majors. Scherzer went the distance on Thursday night against the Chicago White […] The post After a whopping...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: two areas of major concern

The Detroit Tigers are in first place by 5 full games in what has once again turned out to be a mediocre AL Central. Their 28-19 record and .596 winning percentages are stellar. Only the Oakland A’s have a better winning % in the AL at .608. Yet once again, Tigers fans far and wide are left to wonder and some have resorted to their annual panic regarding their favorite boys of...
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer says Sports Illustrated 'lied to and misled' him

Max Scherzer is on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated, but the reigning American League Cy Young winner is not happy the magazine chose to focus on his contract dispute with the Detroit Tigers. In March, the Tigers broke off negotiation with Scherzer after he rejected a contract extension offer that reportedly was for $144 million over six years. SI's cover features...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Giant Max Scherzer bobblehead will haunt your dreams

The Detroit Tigers might not have any fans at their season opener Monday afternoon, thanks to a downright frightening imitation of pitcher Max Scherzer that now resides outside the Comerica Park pro shop. The defending American League Cy Young Award winner is depicted in the form of a giant bobblehead outside the Tigers’ home ballpark. The creators deserve credit for nailing the...
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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