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Tigers’ Max Scherzer fans 11 for 12th victory

Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer got his 12th win of the season Thursday night in a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. The reigning American League Cy Young Award winner allowed three runs and six hits over seven innings and struck out 11. “I felt good with everything tonight and had all four pitches going,” Scherzer said, via the Associated Press. “I hadn’t been...
Via Sports-Glory
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Scioscia sees similarities between Trout, Cabrera

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Batting third for the Detroit Tigers: First baseman, No. 24, Miguel Cabrera. Angels fans can get used to hearing that over the course of the next four days. One of the games' most feared hitters, Cabrera and the Tigers are in town for a four-game series with the Angels. As Angles skipper Mike Scioscia looks over the Tigers lineup, he sees a guy in Cabrera who...
Via Fox Sports West
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Rangers trade Joakim Soria to Tigers

The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. The Rangers will get right-handed pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel from the Tigers. Thompson (No. 3) and Knebel (No. 5) are two of the top five prospects in the Tigers organization. Soria has 17 saves, a 1-3 record with a 2.70 ERA in his second season with Texas.  The Rangers had...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Miguel Cabrera Breaks Homer Drought With Three-Run Shot Off the Foul Pole

For the first time this month (not counting his All-Star Game shot off Adam Wainwright), Miguel Cabrera left the yard, breaking a 17-game home run drought. Cabrera’s big fly came in the eighth inning of Detroit’s 11-5 win over Arizona on Wednesday, providing the Tigers with a critical three runs to help snuff out a Diamondbacks rally. The home run was a laser down the line and...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How much does it cost to create a single run?

What is one run worth? In recent years, we have seen the salaries of Major League Baseball players increase dramatically.  Almost every year there seems to be a new record setting deal signed, which shows that teams are willing to go to great lengths to sign a player who they desire. For the interest of accurately gauging the cost one run created, we will take statistics from the...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  1 Comment

First things first: Goldy, Cabrera the best

PHOENIX -- The first base showcase continued this week at Chase Field. After the best first basemen in the National League were in town over the weekend, the best in the game are here now. Detroit's Miguel Cabrera and Paul Goldschmidt can lay claim, even if Cabrera has been forced to the other infield corner this series because the DH is forbidden in interleague games at a National...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Notes: Cabrera will play at third to keep Martinez in lineup

DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera will play third base with Victor Martinez taking his usual first base spot for some of the three-game series beginning Monday with the Diamondbacks in Arizona, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Sunday morning. Martinez starting Sunday at first base against the Cleveland Indians is a good indication the side-back injury that caused him to miss 11 starts...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera denies report he feels lingering effects from injury

Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera denied telling a reporter the groin muscles he had surgically repaired this offseason are still affecting him. A story published by USA Today on Monday said Cabrera, in Spanish, talked about the lingering injury. “There are times when I feel good, but there are always muscles that are tightening, muscles that are not functioning properly,&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Miguel Cabrera’s 2-run homer puts the AL All-Stars on top

Your browser does not support iframes. Reports this week were saying that Miguel Cabrera was still feeling the effects of an injury that plagued him a good portion of last season. If that’s the case, Adam Wainwright couldn’t take advantage. During the first inning of tonight’s All-Star Game from Minneapolis the Tigers first baseman hit a 2-run shot to left that got out in a...
Via The Majors Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera still bothered by groin injury

Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera says that a groin injury that bothered him last season and required him to have sports hernia surgery is still giving him issues. Even though his overall power numbers are down, Cabrera still leads the major leagues with 75 RBI. Last season, Cabrera became the first player in major league history to reach 30 home runs and 90 RBI before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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