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Ausmus hits shuffle button on Tigers Rotation

Detroit Tigers’ Manager Brad Ausmus announced today that he’s going to use the opportunity of tomorrow’s off day to shuffle the rotation for this weekend’s series when they visit the Kansas City Royals. Kyle Lobstein was supposed to start the series opener on Friday night, but he will be pushed back to Monday’s series opener against the Chicago White Sox. Ausmus will then...
Via The Majors Detroit
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: time for Brad Ausmus to get a clue

The Detroit Tigers had a magical victory ripped from their grasp last night thanks to the continued failures of closer Joe Nathan. After being shut down in earnest for eight torturous innings, and trailing 2-0 in the 9th, the Tigers managed to sneak two guys on base for Mr. Clutch. And once again JD Martinez delivered. He smashed a Glen Perkins fastball over the right field wall...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Alex Avila still not symptom-free

The Detroit Tigers lost to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday by the score of 4-3. The loss dropped to Tigers to 84-67 on the season, first in the American League Central. The Tigers have been excellent all season offensively, ranked 2nd in the Major League in runs scored. They were without catcher Alex Avila, who is still dealing with concussion symptoms. Bryan Holaday started for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 2014.151: Tigers at Twins

Scherzer went from Marvelous Max to Maddening Max in the span of a few batters last night, and a rare BB BB start by Joba Chamberlain opened the door for those pesky Twins to tie the game, 6-6, in the bottom of the 8th. Phil Coke did okay, but the savior last night was Kyle Ryan, who came in and immediately induced an inning ending double play. Three pitches and two bombs later,...
Via Tigers Weblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera Launch Back-to-Back Home Runs

The Detroit Tigers were on the brink of an inexcusable loss in Minnesota on Monday — they led 6-0, with Max Scherzer on the hill — before allowing the Twins to tie the game. But rookie Kyle Ryan recorded a huge double play to end the bottom of the eighth, then Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera wrestled a win back in the top of the ninth on back-to-back home runs. Your browser...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Justin Verlander, Alex Avila

With the Detroit Tigers fighting for a division title and having only two weeks left, now is not the time for new injuries to occur. Yet, the Tigers must now keep and eye on pitcher Justin Verlander and catcher Alex Avila. Verlander has a recurring blister, and Avila has light-headedness. The good news is that they are both merely day-to-day.Justin VerlanderMichigan Live'...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ian Kinsler Proving to be Key Acquisition for Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers currently enjoy a 1.5 game lead on the Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. With just 13 games remaining, the Tigers odds of winning the division sit at 75 percent, and they are virtually assured of a playoff spot. Though they endured an extended rough patch, this team should be dangerous in the playoffs. The Tigers have plenty of star power....
Via Baseball News Source
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Rookies Dressed Up Like Lingerie Football League Players

The Detroit Tigers gave their rookies a little bit of initiation/hazing this past weekend and it’s pretty funny. Nothing like getting your rookies dressed up for a lingerie football league game to stay relaxed coming into the home stretch of the season. Quite possibly the greatest rookie dress up EVER!! #tigersrookies pic.twitter.com/UMIU968eZ7 — Justin Verlander […] The post...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Make Rookies Dress Up As Lingerie Football Players, Win Hazing In Baseball This Year

The Detroit Tigers successfully proved that not all hazing is bad hazing when they made their rookies dress up like lingerie football players and play a game of two-hand touch before boarding a plane to Minnesota this weekend. Rookie hazing seems to be an annual event in baseball every September, and there are usually some good ideas – though I don’t know if I’ve seen one...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez targeting mound session Monday

There is hope in Detroit as Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez looks to return to the rotation at some point this season.  James Schmehl is reporting that Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is "cautiously optimistic" that he will soon be able to return.In his six career postseason starts, Sanchez has been one of the club's best starters.  His late addition could make the Tigers...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Avila’s homer lifts Tigers to 5-4 win over Cleveland

http://themajors.net/detroit/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/mlbtv_cledet_36231305_1200K.mp4 As the Royals led the Red Sox comfortably the Tigers were in danger of losing their half-game lead over Kansas City trailing Cleveland by a run in the bottom of the 8th with two outs. That was until Alex Avila, whose become incredibly clutch sent a 3-2 pitch from Bryan Shaw out over the right...
Via The Majors Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Roundup: Tigers Control First, J.D. Becoming Clutch, Sanchez Update

The Detroit Tigers have been trailing in the AL Central race for what seems like an eternity. The Tigers have been able to chip away at Kansas City’s lead in the division in the past few weeks thanks to solid play and more consistent wins, the Royals on the other hand have struggled over the past few weeks with a low scoring offense and error prone play. This has led to the Royals...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Avila jumps into screen for sweet catch

Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is doing everything he can to keep the Tigers in the hunt for the AL Central crown. In the fifth inning of Friday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians, he chased down a foul ball hit by Indians OF Mike Aviles. He dived and made the catch. But in doing so, he hit into the safety net, bounced...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Back in driver’s seat in AL Central

With a win over the Cleveland Indians last night and the Kansas City Royals losing to the Boston Red Sox, the Detroit Tigers find themselves in a position they haven’t been in since August 11th; first place in the AL Central. The real questions is though, can they hold the lead? Yes, it is only a half of a game lead, but it is still the lead. With a team that is loaded with talent...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miguel Cabrera throws ball to Megatron in stands

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera always has fun when he’s on the diamond. When he’s not crushing home runs and racking up RBIs, he’s making his teammates and everyone around him laugh. Tuesday’s game against KC was no different. Megatron was in the house for the AL Central matchup at Comerica Park, along with Matthew Stafford, Joe Fauria, Reggie Bush and others. So...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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