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Why do the Detroit Tigers have two different “D’s”

I think we can all agree that the Detroit Tigers boast some of the best looking home uniforms in all of major league baseball. The simple, two-tone appearance of dark blue and white creates a clean, pure look that we’d like to think is closely related to our nation’s pastime. But of course, what puts the overall look over the top is that stunning Old English D. The Old English...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 2014.12: Postgame – Indians 5, Tigers 7

Detroit Tigers: 7-5, 1st place AL Central (up .5) The Tigers save the split in the abbreviated two-game series with Cleveland Thursday, winning 7-5.  The game seemed frantic at times–between the two teams there were 19 hits, 5 errors, and 5 stolen bases–but Detroit went home with the W. Thumbs down: Alex Gonzalez. His bat continues to wither (.167) and his arm was errant. Justin...
Via Tigers Weblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers 7, Indians 5: Salazar’s implosion starts Tribe demise

What was thought to be a pitchers duel turned into something unexpected. The sun splashed afternoon at Comerica Park and Detroit had a much different feel than the frigid night before, but with Justin Verlander and Danny Salazar locking horns, the thought was that the fans in attendance would be in for a quick afternoon. What transpired was three hour and thirty-eight minute affair...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians can't hold lead as Santana, top of order struggle

DETROIT -- For four and a half innings, things were going the Indians' way. They had a 3-1 lead over the Tigers, chased Justin Verlander and were getting a consistent outing from Danny Salazar. And then, as things have a tendency to do, Detroit took advantage of a couple Salazar mistakes and took control. The Tigers scored four runs in the fifth en route to a 7-5 victory and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Salazar Falters After Strong Start; Tigers 7, Indians 5

Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander has started an All-Star Game, won a Cy Young Award and MVP trophy. He is considered one of the top pitchers in the game. Indians starter Danny Salazar hopes to get to that level, eventually. ... Read More
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ian Kinsler, Tigers edge Indians in sloppy afternoon game at Comerica Park

WHAT HAPPENED: Ian Kinsler hit a three-run home run in the Tigers' four-run fourth inning and finished with four RBIs as the Tigers edged the Indians in a sloppy, error-filled game to split their abridged two-game series. The two teams combined for five errors and several pitching changes and made every routine play seem uncertain. Tigers starter Justin Verlander (2-1) threw...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kinsler shines in Tigers' victory over Indians

DETROIT (AP) -- Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. Justin Verlander (2-1) allowed three unearned runs in five innings, and the Tigers trailed 3-1 before Kinsler's three-run homer in the fifth off Danny Salazar (0-2). Detroit never gave up the lead after scoring four runs in the fifth...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Salazar set for duel with Verlander

DETROIT -- In his last outing, Danny Salazar struck out 10 but became the only pitcher in baseball's modern era to do it in a start lasting less than four innings. Salazar is hoping to go deeper this afternoon as the Tribe and Tigers finish up a two-game series at Comerica Park. The right-hander is coming into the game on an extra day of rest after Tuesday's game was postponed...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander takes the mound for Tigers in series finale

After an inconsistent season while pitching under the pressure of a sizable new contract, Justin Verlander has gotten off to a solid start in 2014. No matter how well he pitches, though, the Detroit Tigers are going to need to start putting more runs on the board. Verlander takes the mound as Detroit looks to break out of its slump Thursday against the visiting Cleveland Indians...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians and Tigers postponed in Detroit

It’s April 15 and winter is still clinging on by a thread across the Midwest. After frigid temperatures and a blanket of snow swept across the region on Tuesday, baseball was put on hold. The Indians and Tigers had a scheduled 7:08 p.m. first pitch on Tuesday night in Detroit to kick off a three-game series. Tuesday’s game was ultimately postponed due to freezing temperatures...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Both Tigers and Indians hoping to use upcoming series to get on track

Neither the Tigers nor the Indians are exactly rolling as they prepare to face each other for the first time this season. As the three-game series gets set to open on Tuesday at Comerica Park, the Tribe has dropped five of their last six while the Tigers are 2-4 since opening the season with four straight wins. Even though it is early, Detroit leads the division with the Indians...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander’s first career hit vs. Padres

Verlander, pitcher of two no-hitters in his career, had been held hitless over six years at the plate. He ended that no-no on Saturday with his first of two hits in a 2-for-3 performance.
Via Detroit4lyfe
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit 6, San Diego 2: Tigers' Justin Verlander a hit in his 1st win of year

His excellence has been described in many ways in his career with the Tigers, but on Saturday night, a new phrase could be used: Justin Verlander – he’s a hit. Verlander got the first two hits of his nine-year career and, picking up steam as he went along, held San Diego to two runs over seven innings. Miguel Cabrera’s third-inning RBI double put the Tigers ahead to stay...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 11 (DET vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Forgetting the fact you were at the game and spent all of your time from the 4th inning on at Neil the Beer Man‘s, here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (4-7) dropped the second game of their series against Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers (6-3) last...
Via Padres Public
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander and Tigers top Padres 6-2

Sometime soon, a baseball will be getting a prominent spot among the trophies on Justin Verlander's mantle. It's the ball he hit up the middle for a single in the second inning Saturday night, the one that will forever shut up his teammates. Verlander had the first two hits of his career and recovered from throwing 31 pitches in the first inning to pitch seven strong innings...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander gets first 2 hits, Tigers top Padres 6-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) Justin Verlander had the first two hits of his career and pitched seven strong innings to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
Via FOXSports.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander leads Tigers with his arm and bat

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Justin Verlander had the first two hits of his career and pitched seven strong innings to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Verlander, who came in 0 for 26 with 15 strikeouts, singled up the middle off Ian Kennedy in the second inning and had a base hit to right in the fourth, although he had to hustle to avoid...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander leads Tigers with his arm and bat

Justin Verlander had the first two hits of his career and pitched seven strong innings to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
Via FOXSports.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander breaks nine-year hitless drought

Justin Verlander's nightmare is over. Almost nine years after his first major-league game, Verlander finally got his first hit Saturday night in San Diego, lining a second-inning single up the middle off Ian Kennedy. Verlander was 0-for-26 before the single, and only 10 players in major-league history had more at-bats without a hit. As with most other things, Verlander is proud...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander breaks nine-year hitless drought

Almost nine years after his major-league debut, Justin Verlander finally got his first major-league hit Saturday night.
Via FOXSports.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' bats hit the snooze button in blowout loss to Twins

Yep, it would be easy to blame the shabby outing from No. 5 starter Bruce Chen, and the subsequent shaky effort from the Royals' bullpen. But the truth is, the Royals' pitiful offense once again let them down. The Royals justifiably can point to their early-season offensive struggles after having faced studs such as Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, Chris Sale, Matt Moore and...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Saturday, April 12

Want your voice to be heard? Take 30 seconds and weigh in on our weekly Reader Survey! With the weekend approaching, those of you in H2H leagues are probably looking for some weekend matchups plays. Those of you that play Daily Fantasy are always looking for great, cheap pitchers. These rankings will give you both. Justin Verlander is the day’s top-ranked option, and he might...
Via Baseball Professor
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander: The Most Important Tiger

Initially you’re probably thinking in crazy with the title I chose, especially when there is some guy named Miguel Cabrera on this team, but with this current team make-up a lot will be determined by how good of a season Justin Verlander has.The Tigers have been in the news a lot so far in this young 2014 season. The song of change has swept through the Detroit franchise. Its ranged...
Via The MLB Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Detroit Tigers will make the playoffs

The Detroit Tigers are the clear favorites to win the American League Central division and are even the favorites to represent the American League in the World Series in 2014. There will be plenty of factors that contribute to their success, but the main factors that will lead to another postseason berth include the following. 1. The Starting Rotation The Tigers starting rotation...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Who would have thought Justin Verlander would give the Detroit Tigers their 1st loss of the season?

The Detroit Tigers were beaten by the Baltimore Orioles and it was with the mighty, Justin Verlander on the mound. Who would have thought the Tigers first loss of the 2014 season would have came with Verlander starting the game. He pitched well as always. He pitched 8 innings, only giving up 5 hits and 2 runs. The Tigers offense was held in check by a solid outing by the Orioles...
Via USA Sports 360
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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