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VIDEO: Jose Abreu Crushes A Grand Slam, White Sox Blow Out Tigers

The big bats came out Saturday afternoon for the Chicago White Sox against the Detroit Tigers. Prior to the game, the White Sox had only scored six or more runs once all season. They scored seven runs alone in the fourth inning off of the Tigers, leading to a 12-3 win. Adam LaRoche launched a three-run homer in the third inning off of Anibal Sanchez. In the fourth, slugger Jose...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers unravel for first time this season

DETROIT (AP) -- Jose Abreu hit a grand slam, Adam LaRoche added a three-run homer and four RBIs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 12-3 on Saturday. Chicago, which set a season high for runs, scored 11 runs in the third and fourth innings combined and collected a season-high 17 hits for the game. Abreu and LaRoche had three hits apiece, and Melky Cabrera matched a...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: April 18

Today’s games boast a crown jewel and a bunch of other contenders for games you really ought to check out. With this slate, there’s almost no way you can go wrong. Check ’em out: Chris Sale (CWS) vs. Anibal Sanchez (DET) 1:08 PM ET Sale’s debut against the Twins on Sunday went about as one might expect. The Condor was downright filthy as he fanned eight while walking...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing the Tigers/White Sox Series

We’ve come to expect the offensive production in recent years, but one thing we haven’t been used to seeing from the American League Central-leading Detroit Tigers is a pitching staff that compliments the offensive output. Entering their three game series against the 3-5 White Sox, the 8-1 Tigers are posting a Major League best 1.91 ERA, and have already posted four shutouts...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Tigers, Royals unbeaten, Fenway Park opener

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Monday: --- ON THE PROWL Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers try to wreck Pittsburgh's home opener. Anibal Sanchez hopes to pitch them to their first 7-0 start since 1984, the year Detroit romped to the World Series championship. ROLLIN' ROYALS Danny Duffy starts for 6-0 Kansas City at Target Field. It's the home opener for Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Previewing the Pirates

After 2 consecutive series sweeps of Minnesota and Cleveland, respectively, the Detroit Tigers travel on to Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates for a 3 game series at PNC Park beginning at 1:35 p.m. on Monday. The Tigers will face their toughest challenge yet in opposing pitchers as the Pirates have Gerrit Cole, A.J. Burnett, and Francisco Liriano slated to start on the mound. Anibal...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers set AL record for shutout streak to open season

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers set a modern-day American League record Thursday by extending their season-starting shutout streak to 23 innings. After blanking Minnesota in the first two games of the season - started by David Price and Anibal Sanchez - Shane Greene shut out Minnesota for the first five innings to break the record held by the 1947 Chicago White Sox. According to...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers shut out Minnesota again in 11-0 rout

DETROIT (AP) Anibal Sanchez helped Detroit blank Minnesota for the second straight game, Jose Iglesias had four hits and Alex Avila scored four runs as the Tigers routed the Twins 11-0 Wednesday. Ian Kinsler drove in four runs for Detroit, which had beaten Minnesota 4-0 on opening day behind star left-hander David Price. Sanchez (1-0) was impressive, as well, allowing three hits...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins blanked for third straight game in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) -- Anibal Sanchez helped Detroit blank Minnesota for the second straight game, Jose Iglesias had four hits and Alex Avila scored four runs as the Tigers routed the Twins 11-0 Wednesday. Ian Kinsler drove in four runs for Detroit, which had beaten Minnesota 4-0 on opening day behind star left-hander David Price. Sanchez (1-0) was impressive, as well, allowing three hits...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tigers Leadoff: The Tigers look to make it two straight against the Twins

It’s the battle of former teammates this afternoon when Anibal Sanchez takes the hill for the Tigers against free-agent flop Ricky Nolasco for Minnesota. After signing a 4-year, $49M contract with the Twins last offseason, Nolasco went 6-12 while posting a career worst 5.38 ERA. He also missed five weeks with a flexor pronator strain. Meanwhile, Sanchez (who was limited to 21...
Via The Majors Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins at Tigers

Former teammates Anibal Sanchez and Ricky Nolasco have both been moved up in their respective rotations for different reasons, and at least for now the impact of those changes seem likely to be less damaging to one. Sanchez will try to pitch the Detroit Tigers to their first series win in four tries Wednesday against the visiting Minnesota Twins, who are hoping for a bounce-back...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Sanchez on mound, Davis on 1st, wife on Twitter

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues on Wednesday: --- KEY MAN With longtime Tigers ace Justin Verlander injured, right-hander Anibal Sanchez is even more important to Detroit, and he'll start against Minnesota. Sanchez was hurt down the stretch last season, so this will be his first start since Aug. 8. He appeared in relief in the postseason. BACK ON THE FIELD...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Wednesday, Apr 8

Wednesday is Day 3 of the MLB season (ignoring the day with the STL-CHC game) and brings us some of my favorite starters for 2015, or at least the ones I’m most intrigued to watch — Carlos Carrasco, Gerrit Cole, Anibal Sanchez, Rick Porcello, Mike Leake, Jacob deGrom, and Andrew Cashner in particular. While we all know who the aces are and we love owning them, the successes and...
Via Baseball Professor
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Very Early Pitching Trade Targets

Flickr - BeGreen90 Congratulations everyone, the MLB season is upon us! It is the time of year where hope springs eternal for our MLB and fantasy teams alike. Most people have completed their fantasy drafts, meaning they have made it past 1/3 of their fantasy checkpoints. Up next, roster management. It is time to evaluate our own rosters and determine where our weaknesses and strengths...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Big headlines as Opening Day arrives

With Opening Day about to hit, the Detroit Tigers are finally ready to quit the spring training games and finally start competing at a high level. Players have gotten hurt, gotten healthy, or have just had a strong spring training. So, as Opening Day nears, there are three headlines going into Monday as the Tigers host the Minnesota Twins. Justin Verlander heads to the DL The Tigers...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez dominates as Tigers and Nats play to scoreless tie

VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Detroit's Anibal Sanchez got back to what makes him successful, Washington's Gio Gonzalez was just happy offseason work to strengthen his left shoulder appears to have helped. Each allowed just two hits Thursday in a 0-0, 10-inning tie. Sanchez, who gave up four runs in his previous outing, against Philadelphia, struck out six and walked none in five innings....
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitchers dominate as Nats, Tigers play 0-0, 10-inning tie

VIERA, Fla. (AP) The Detroit Tigers' Anibal Sanchez and the Washington Nationals' Gio Gonzalez and eached pitched two-hit ball in a 0-0, 10-inning tie. Sanchez, who gave up four runs in his previous outing against Philadelphia, struck out six and walked none in five innings. Gonzalez struck out five and walked one in four innings. J.D. Martinez and James McCann had two hits each...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

How Good is the Tigers Rotation Heading Into the 2015 Season?

View image | gettyimages.com With the start of the MLB regular season right around the corner, TopSportsReport thought it was time to ramp up our baseball coverage.  In order to jump start our coverage, we decided it would be smart for us to have an article where we could share some opinions about each team.  In order to do so, we decided to put out a power rankings article...
Via TopSportsReport
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Sanchez struggles in Tigers' loss to Phillies

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Anibal Sanchez was roughed up for the second time this spring, allowing two home runs to Brian Bogusevic as the split-squad Detroit Tigers lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Saturday. Sanchez gave up four runs on four hits and a walk in four innings. He was 8-5 with a 3.43 ERA last year. Struggling Tigers reliever Joe Nathan pitched a scoreless inning. Phillies...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Sanchez roughed up, Bogusevic 2 HRs as Phillies top Tigers

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Anibal Sanchez was roughed up for the second time this spring, allowing two home runs to Brian Bogusevic as the split-squad Detroit Tigers lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Saturday. Sanchez gave up four runs on four hits and a walk in four innings. He was 8-5 with a 3.43 ERA last year. Struggling Tigers reliever Joe Nathan pitched a scoreless inning. Phillies...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday: Phillies (6-4-1) at Tigers (6-6)

Philadelphia Phillies (6-4-1) at Detroit Tigers (6-6) Starting Pitchers:PHI: Paul Clemens vs.DET: Anibal Sanchez Time: 1:05 EST, Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland, FloridaTV: MLB.TVWeather: Sunny, 81 degreesMedia: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today:  Paul Clemens (4 IP, 1 H, 1 SO, 0.00 ERA) gets the start today over Aaron Harang, who was a scratched due to lower back discomfort...
Via Phillies Nation
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Sanchez shaky for Tigers in win over Blue Jays

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Anibal Sanchez was shaky in his second start of the spring, giving up a home run to Jose Bautista as the Detroit Tigers beat a Toronto Blue Jays split squad 6-4 on Monday. Sanchez gave up two runs on four hits and a walk in 2 1-3 innings. He was went 8-5 with a 3.43 ERA in 22 starts for the Tigers last season. Blue Jays starter Daniel Norris allowed three earned...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Spring Glimpse: Anibal Sanchez pitches pair of scoreless innings in debut

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports   SARASOTA, Fla. — Anibal Sanchez took the mound for the Detroit Tigers today at Ed Smith Stadium, where he started against the Baltimore Orioles in their spring training home opener. Sanchez was removed after two scoreless innings, and looked sharp throughout them both. He finished the afternoon after only allowing a single hit, and striking out...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

How Detroit Tigers Fans Will Remember Max Scherzer

Now that Max Scherzer has officially signed with the Washington Nationals and all the dust has settled, how will his time in Detroit be remembered by Tigers fans? 1. The Guy Edwin Jackson was Traded for. Scherzer was a involved in the trade that sent Curtis Granderson to New York and brought Scherzer, Austin Jackson, Phil Coke and Daniel Schlereth to Detroit. Scherzer was acquired...
Via isportsweb.com
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Healthy Anibal Sanchez could be Detroit Tigers ace

Anibal Sanchez was acquired by the Detroit Tigers from the Miami Marlins just before the 2012 trade deadline. The Tigers were so impressed with his pitching abilities that they inked him to a 5-year $80 million deal following the 2012 season. If Sanchez can remain healthy for the 2015 season he could be the ace of arguably the best pitching staff in baseball. Sanchez has taken a...
Via isportsweb.com
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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