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Tigers Must Weather Storm During Dog Days

Since the All-Star break, the Detroit Tigers have been one of the most disappointing teams in all of baseball. The All-Star break was almost one month ago to the date. When games resumed play on Friday, July 18th, the Tigers held a 53-39 record and a 6.5 game division lead. One month later, on August 19th, the Tigers are 66-56 and now face a 2 game division deficit. The only silver...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2014.123: Tigers at Rays

Baseball Reference Game Preview Max Scherzer vs. Chris Archer Things aren’t going well for the Detroit Tigers these days. Not only are they not playing well as a team, but in addition to the DL-injured Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria, and the non-DL injured Justin Verlander, now speed demon and dropper of fly balls Rajai Davis is day to day with a bruised thumb. Sunday’s 8-1...
Via Tigers Weblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

King Me: Can The Kansas City Royals Win the AL Central Crown?

The Kansas City Royals have been in first place in the AL Central three separate times this year: April 18–19 (tied), June 17–19 (sole possession), and now August 11 to the present and, potentially, beyond. Unlike the other two blips which brought the Royals up to the level of the Detroit Tigers, this time the tables have turned: the Tigers look weakened and the Royals have sorted...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Week in Review – AL Central

The Minnesota Twins are having another down season and will miss the playoffs again (via puckettspond) 1st Place: Detroit Tigers (63-52). Last Week: 2-5 Uh oh. That .5 game lead over Kansas City is not what the Tigers were planning for, especially after they believed they could compete with Oakland for the best team in the MLB. Now, all they need to focus on is just winning their...
Via Grandstand University
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Leadoff: Beaten Tigers turn to Robbie Ray in Pittsburgh

If Robbie Ray is going to prove to be any value to Detroit, tonight is a good game to show that potential as the reeling Tigers (63-53) take on the Pirates (63-55) in game two of the two game series. Getting the start for Pittsburgh is right-hander Edinson Volquez who’s looking for his 1oth win of the season while Detroit is looking to reclaim first place in the AL Central. First...
Via The Majors Detroit
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Wednesday, Aug 13

Wednesday lacks marquee pitching names — unless you consider Jordan Zimmermann, Hisashi Iwakuma, and Homer Bailey “marquee”…OK, Iwakuma might be — but as always I have some thoughts on the day’s action! The Tigers lost Anibal Sanchez and now maybe Justin Verlander to injury. Buck Farmer gets the call on Wednesday. Who’s Farmer? Aside from having one of the better names...
Via Baseball Professor
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Is It Time for Tigers Fans to Panic?

After losing Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria to the disabled list, losing a 19-inning heartbreaker on Sunday, and losing a laugher to Pittsburgh on Monday, the Tigers are now in second place in the AL Central. And with Justin Verlander getting an MRI for right shoulder soreness, and for a fan base that’s prone to overreact, has the time finally come to actually worry about the 2014 season?
Via tigers.scout.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Justin Verlander exits Monday’s start after one inning

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander endured the shortest outing of his career on Monday in Pittsburgh. Verlander began Monday’s game, and struggled. A team trainer came out to check on Verlander in the first inning, and the former Cy Young award winner was deemed OK. Playing in the Pirates National League stadium, Verlander was due up to bat the next half inning. Detroit immediately...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Make Flurry of Moves Following 19 Inning Marathon

Following their 19 inning disastrous marathon against the Blue Jays on Sunday, the Tigers knew they would need to make plenty of moves surrounding their exhausted pitching staff. With Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria out with injuries and Joe Nathan scheduled to be “unavailable”, Detroit relied on the arms of Pat McCoy and Blaine Hardy heavily in the series ending loss. Needless...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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 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...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria both land on the 15-day DL

The news got even worse after Detroit’s 10 inning loss to the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday. According to various reports including James Schmehl of Mlive.com, starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez and reliever Joakim Soria both landed on the 15-day DL after in-game injuries. Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria both placed on DL. #Tigers will need to make corresponding moves. — James Schmehl...
Via The Majors Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria to DL

The Detroit Tigers have placed both Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria on the disabled list after losing them to in-game injuries on Friday and Saturday as reported by James Schmehl.Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria both placed on DL. #Tigers will need to make corresponding moves.— James Schmehl (@jamesschmehl) August 10, 2014#453128910 / gettyimages.comAnibal SanchezSanchez left...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers place Anibal Sanchez on DL

getty image Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has landed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right pectoral muscle. Sanchez, 30, was removed from his start on Friday. He is expected to miss the next 3-4 weeks which is a significant blow to the Tigers. Robbie Ray figures to be Sanchez’s replacement in the rotation. In 21 starts this season Sanchez was 8-5 with...
Via Tireball.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez exits start with right pectoral strain

Bad news for the first-place Tigers, as right-hander Anibal Sanchez was forced to exit his start against the Blue Jays last night due to a strain of his right pectoral muscle. Sanchez was in obvious discomfort after he attempted a pickoff throw to first base with two outs in the fifth inning. He threw one warm-up pitch before leaving the ballgame. Sanchez has a history of shoulder...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez exits game with right pectoral muscle strain

Detroit Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez left Friday night’s 5-4 win against theToronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning with a right pectoral muscle strain. He’ll return to Detroit on Saturday for an MRI exam. “It’s an odd area to have an injury in baseball,” manager Brad Ausmus said. “It’s not something that’s common. I don’t know if that’s a good thing or a...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers 5, Toronto 4: Back-to-back homers in 9th lift Tigers to victory

It didn’t look good for the Tigers, failing to drive in some early runs, falling behind 4-0 and seeing starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez leave in the fifth inning with a right pectoralis strain. But back-to-back home runs by Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez in the ninth inning propelled the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday night at Rogers Centre. Castellanos...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez exits with pectoral strain

Detroit Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez had a rough Friday night, in more than one way. After giving up ten hits and four earned runs in 4 2/3 innings, Sanchez left the game in pain with what was later diagnosed as a right pectoral muscle strain, as reported by MLB.com's Jason Beck. The right-hander told Beck that the pain was too great for there to be any chance of him continuing...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Castellanos, Suarez propel Tigers to 5-4 victory over Blue Jays, Sanchez injured

It wasn’t the prettiest win of the year for the Tigers but they’ll very much take it. Trailing virtually the entire game, Detroit scored three runs in the 9th inning en route to a 5-4 win over the Blue Jays Friday night snapping a two game losing streak. The runs came off the bats of first Nick Castellanos whose two run shot helped tie the game at 4 a piece. Then one batter...
Via The Majors Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Tops Jays Late, Sanchez Injured

Eugenio Suarez hits what would prove to be the game-winning home run in the top of the ninth in Toronto Friday night. After virtually no offense against the Yankees, the Tigers offense sprang to life in the ninth inning against the Blue Jays Friday night. Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez hit back-to-back home runs in the top of the ninth to give the Tigers a 5-4 lead. The Blue...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers RHP Sanchez leaves with strained muscle

TORONTO (AP) -- Detroit Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez left Friday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning with a strained muscle in his right side. The team said he will be re-evaluated Saturday. Sanchez lifted his right arm as if trying to stretch after striking out Josh Thole for the second out of the fifth. Detroit's trainer came to the mound...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers RHP Sanchez leaves with strained muscle

TORONTO (AP) -- Detroit Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez left Friday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning with a strained muscle in his right side. The team said he will be re-evaluated Saturday. Sanchez lifted his right arm as if trying to stretch after striking out Josh Thole for the second out of the fifth. Detroit's trainer came to the mound...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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