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2014: The 2nd Inning (14-4)

Were it not for that sweep-for-the-taking, regrettable Twins series at Comerica, this is a 16-2 run… So the Detroit Tigers are now: SP Verlander SP Scherzer SP Sanchez SP Porcello SP Smyly RP Nathan RP Alburquerque RP Chamberlain RP Coke RP Miller RP Reed RP Krol C Avila C Holaday 1B Cabrera 2B Kinsler SS Romine IF Worth 3B Castellanos IF-OF Kelly RF Hunter CF Jackson OF Davis...
Via Tigers Weblog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fat stacks for Mad Max this offseason?

Over the last two seasons Max Scherzer has been dominant, he stepped up and took over the ace role on the Detroit Tigers pitching staff as Verlander has continued to slump. The Tigers staff consists of Justin Verlander, Anibal Sanchez, Rick Porcello, and eventually David Price came along in a trade that sent Drew Smyly to Tampa Bay. Although Porcello and Sanchez were good almost...
Via On-Base Talk
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Still World Series favorites

Don’t let the headline make you roll your eyes. The Detroit Tigers are getting hot at the right moment, which is one of the reasons why they are once again showing why they’re the favorite to win the World Series. As of yesterday, the Tigers have officially claimed a playoff spot in the Wild Card game, which I don’t considered a playoff spot because the playoffs involves at...
Via isportsweb.com
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez activated, will pitch in relief

The Detroit Tigers defeated the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday by the score of 4-3. The win improved the Tigers to 87-70, a game ahead of the Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. With five games left in the regular season and the playoffs around the corner, the Tigers got some good news on the injury front. Pitcher Anibal Sanchez has been activated and will pitch out...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Sanchez excited to be back; rotation stays same rest of way

DETROIT -- It's probably going to be a bit strange for Anibal Sanchez to pitch in relief, but he's ready for it. Sanchez, who has been on the disabled list with a right pectoralis strain since Aug. 9, was officially activated Tuesday and will pitch out of the bullpen. "I think I have to make adjustments," Sanchez said. "I just try to see how it was (Monday...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanchez will be activated Tuesday, finish season as reliever

DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez will begin his career as a relief pitcher this week, and he won't be getting much time to adjust to the new role. Brad Ausmus said before Monday's game that Sanchez will be activated on Tuesday and will pitch out of the bullpen for the rest of the season. With only a week left in the regular season and no chance for rehab outings, Sanchez won'...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez on course for midweek return

The Detroit Tigers fell to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday by the score of 5-2. Even with the loss, the Tigers are 86-69, first in the American League Central. The Tigers are second in the Major Leagues in runs scored, but 22nd in ERA. They could get a boost this week, though, as Anibal Sanchez could be activated from the disabled list by midweek.#454506498 / gettyimages.comOur...
Via MLB Injury News
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Tigers hope to activate Anibal Sanchez Wednesday or Thursday

The Tigers could get a boost in their push for the AL Central this coming week as it’s being reported P Anibal Sanchez could be activated off the DL either Wednesday or Thursday. This comes after Sanchez threw around 50 pitches in a 3-inning simulated game Sunday. Sanchez was originally put on the DL back on August 9th with a strained right chest muscle. Currently employing an...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Could Sanchez be secret weapon?

The Detroit Tigers find themselves back in first place and with the opportunity to build their lead as they play their final series against the Kansas City Royals who are right on their tail. The Tigers have been able to battle their way back into first place with pitcher Anibal Sanchez on the DL since early August with a pectoral strain. With Sanchez set to return just before the...
Via isportsweb.com
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez throws bullpen, could return as reliever

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchezthrew a 25-pitch bullpen session Monday afternoon and reported no soreness in the right pectoral muscle that has had him sidelined since August 9. He should throw another bullpen session within a few days and then maybe a simulated game. If all goes well, Sanchez could return in time for the postseason. However, the Tigers will have...
Via MLB Injury News
September 16, 2014  |  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
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Sanchez, Verlander feeling good; MVP talk

DETROIT -- So far, so good for Anibal Sanchez. Sanchez, on the 15-day disabled list since Aug. 9 with a right pectoralis major strain, threw at 120 feet before Saturday's game. Sanchez gave the thumbs-up when asked how his long toss session went. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Sanchez would repeat that Sunday. "If he feels fine over the course of those two throwing sessions...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Sanchez plays catch; Soria 'getting close'

DETROIT -- Tigers manager Brad Ausmus reiterated that he has not ruled starter Anibal Sanchez out for the rest of the regular season.   Sanchez, who has been on the disabled list since Aug. 9 with a right pectoralis major strain, played catch for the first time Sunday evening. "It was a light catch," Tigers head athletic trainer Kevin Rand said. "He threw 30 balls...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez pectoral strain confirmed by Dr. James Andrews

Detroit Tigers Anibal Sanchez has a right pectoral strain, Dr. James Andrews confirmed on Wednesday. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus hopes to have Anibal back before the end of the season. “It depends how fast I heal,” Sanchez said. “It’s nothing like they’re going to say, ‘All right, you’re going to wait for two weeks or one week.’ It’s nothing like that. It’s how...
Via Sports-Glory
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Tigers and the Angels Needn’t Scramble for Help

So, this stuff doesn’t really need to be reviewed, because you’re baseball fans, and you’re baseball fans who read FanGraphs, but recently, of course, the Angels lost Garrett Richards for the year. Meanwhile, Anibal Sanchez experienced a setback in his injury rehab, and now it’s unclear whether he’ll be able to return in the regular […]
Via Fangraphs
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Down in Motown: Tigers' Sanchez could be done for season

Tigers SP Anibal Sanchez, who has been out since August 9 due to a strained pectoral muscle, had a setback during a Monday throwing session. The Detroit Free Press reports that Sanchez will throw again when he's pain free, while the team's website says there's "no timetable" for Sanchez's return. Manager Brad Ausmus said, "By no means is he being written...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez could be done for season after setback

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez had a major setback in his recovery from a strained right pectoral muscle. Michigan Live.com's James Schmehl reports that Sanchez's Tuesday ultrasound revealed that the right-hander has torn the muscle and could miss the remainder of the season although that is not yet definite. Anibal Sanchez said he's concerned that he...
Via MLB Injury News
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers' Sanchez has setback in recovery, unsure of return

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers will have their pitching depth tested for at least a little bit longer now that Anibal Sanchez is dealing with a setback in his recovery from a right pectoral strain. Sanchez said he was feeling better Tuesday, but he experienced pain while throwing Monday. Manager Brad Ausmus said Sanchez will not be able to return for Saturday's doubleheader...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Injured Tigers RHP Sanchez has setback in recovery

DETROIT (AP) Detroit right-hander Anibal Sanchez isn't sure when he might return from a right pectoral strain after a setback this week left him dealing with more pain. Sanchez said he was feeling better Tuesday, a day after his latest problem. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus says Sanchez will not be able to return for Saturday's doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox. Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanchez suffers setback, won't start Saturday

DETROIT -- The Tigers will need a starter for Saturday as Anibal Sanchez has suffered a setback in his recovery. Sanchez, who was placed on the disabled list Aug. 9 with a right pectoralis strain, was throwing Monday when he felt pain. "He went quite a ways," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. "He actually backed up to about 150 feet, was throwing good, felt good. Then...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers LIVE on the Web: 8.26.14

Video and photos from Tuesday's Tigers-Yankees game at Comerica Park, including Anibal Sanchez discussing his recent setback. ***If multimedia does not appear right away, please click refresh***
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Worn-out Tigers bullpen relies on rookie starters

It's been quite a week for the Detroit Tigers and their pitchers. Starter Anibal Sanchez (pectoral strain) and newly acquired reliever Joakim Soria (left oblique strain) were placed on the disabled list. Detroit played a 19-inning game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, forcing the Tigers to rotate in eight pitchers unexpectedly. And after allowing five runs in the first...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers place Sanchez, Soria on 15-day DL

TORONTO (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers placed right-handers Joakim Soria and Anibal Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, a blow to the AL Central leaders as they try to hold off Kansas City for the division lead. Detroit began Sunday 1 games up on the Royals. Sanchez, who is 8-5 with a 3.53 ERA, left Friday's game in the fifth inning with a strained pectoral muscle and returned...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers place pitchers Sanchez, Soria on 15-day DL

  The Detroit Tigers placed right-handers Joakim Soria and Anibal Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, a blow to the AL Central leaders as they try to hold off Kansas City for the division lead. Detroit began Sunday 1 1/2 games up on the Royals. Sanchez, who is 8-5 with a 3.53 ERA, left Friday's game in the fifth inning with a strained pectoral muscle and returned to...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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