Sox in Enemy Territory – Games 2 and 3

The White Sox took to the field for game two of the series with high hopes after winning game one. Hector Noesi against Max Scherzer was going to be a real pitchers duel. Noesi has been building on some great outings and this one would need to be one of his best for the Sox to have a chance. An hour’s rain delay would be the hiccup that the Sox did not need. the bottom of the first...
Via In The Neutral Zone
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

How did Austin Jackson compare to Curtis Granderson?

The two former Tigers center fielders have a lot more in common than just being former Tigers center fielders. Granderson was traded in 2009 as part of a deal that landed the Tigers a young Max Scherzer, who as you know, would go on to win the 2013 Cy Young. Jackson was dealt on Thursday for former Cy Young winner David Price. Their careers in the Old English D were similar, too...
Via Detroit4lyfe
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Austin Jackson gets standing ovation after being traded

What a bizarre scene at Comerica Park on Thursday when the the game had to be delayed for a moment in the 7th inning so that Brad Ausmus could pull center fielder Austin Jackson because he had just been dealt as part of the David Price trade.  #Tigers Scherzer: Dave was in the dugout & he's on the phone w/the commissioner's office,screaming, You've gotta get Austin...
Via Detroit4lyfe
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Winners and Losers of the MLB Trading Deadline

What an exciting day! Most trade deadlines tend to disappoint, but baseball fans received everything they could have wished for today. Which teams came out on top today? Keep reading for my humble opinion. Winners 1. The Boston Red Sox The Boston Red Sox had a brilliant deadline (I am going back and including the Peavy and Dubront deals also). GM Ben Cherington realized this season...
Via Total Sports Blog
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Price trade is bittersweet for Tigers

DETROIT -- A "baby buzz" went to a loud explosion for the Tigers in the seventh inning of Thursday's game. President and general manager Dave Dombrowski hung up the phone and hurried to the clubhouse to relay the news that they had traded Austin Jackson to Seattle and Drew Smyly and shortstop prospect Willy Adames to Tampa for Rays ace David Price. "Dave was right...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers get David Price in three-team deal

In a complex, star-laden three-way deal at Thursday afternoon’s trade deadline, the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers acquired former Cy Young Award winner David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays, strengthening a rotation that already featured Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander. The primary players: The Seattle Mariners received outfielder Austin Jackson from the Tigers. The Tigers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers acquire David Price

The Detroit Tigers have acquired Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Source: #Tigers get Price. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 31, 2014 The deal for Price reportedly also involves the Seattle Mariners. Detroit will send outfielder Austin Jackson to Seattle while Tampa Bay receives left-hander Drew Smyly from the Tigers and infielder...
Via Sports-Glory
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers win the David Price Sweepstakes! Reality has finally set in for the Tampa Bay Rays as they pulled the trigger on their prize phenom. Price will definitely be a huge difference maker for Detroit Tigers as he immediately puts the Tigers rotation as the best in baseball.  The Tigers rotation will include Scherzer, Price, Verlander, Sanchez and Porcello. The odds of the Rays making the playoffs were beyond...
Via Reading Between The Seams
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Detroit Tigers Acquire David Price From Rays

Detroit’s rotation will now feature Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander, AND David Price – Mandatory Credit: Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images via The Detroit Tigers have reportedly acquired starting ace David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays, according to FOX reporter Ken Rosenthal. According to CBS’ Sports Jon Heyman, this is a three-way trade between Detroit, Tampa Bay, and the...
Via The Sports Journal
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Acquires David Price in 3-team Deal

DETROIT – With under a half hour on the clock to make a move, Dave Dombrowski and the Tigers struck a three-team deal to acquire David Price to add more firepower to the already-dominant starting rotation. Price, a 4-time All-Star winning the Cy Young award and MVP award in 2012, has been an ace off of the mount for Tampa the last six years. This year he has posted a 10-8 record...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer stops bleeding for Tigers

DETROIT -- The better Max Scherzer pitches this season, the more money he's going to make in the winter. Right now, no one at Comerica Park is worried about that. With the Tigers looking at a five-game losing streak and the unthinkable possibility of letting another team back into the AL Central race, Scherzer did exactly what an ace is supposed to do. He pitched seven innings...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. White Sox (7/30) Game Preview: Detroit looking to snap 4-game slide

Looking to erase a four-game losing streak and hold off the competition for the division lead the Tigers (57-46) take on the White Sox (52-55) in game 2 of a 3 game midweek set. Hector Noesi gets the start for Chicago while the Tigers go with 12 game winner Max Scherzer. First pitch is scheduled for 7:08PM ET from Comerica Park and you can watch it live on FOX Sports Detroit or dial...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 2014.104: White Sox at Tigers

Baseball Reference Game Preview Hector Noesi vs. Max Scherzer Let me offer the following radical theory as to why the Tigers lose when they lose: The players didn’t play well enough. I know I’m going out on a limb to suggest that players on the field are responsible for making the plays, getting the outs, and scoring the runs, but I’ve decided to make this my bully pulpit for...
Via Tigers Weblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Road Trip Continues In Motown

The White Sox continue their road trip this week with a three game series against the Tigers in Detroit.  The Sox took three out of four in Minnesota but were unable to complete the sweep on Sunday.  The Sox are now 51-55 on the year, eight games back of the Tigers in the Central and 5.5 games out of the last wild card spot.  Even with the series win in Minnesota the Sox are seven...
Via Grab Some Bench
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels' 4-0 win over Tigers may be a glimpse of October

Never have the Angels and Detroit Tigers met in October. If this series is some sort of playoff preview, bring it on. The Oakland Athletics have the best record in the major leagues, followed by the Angels and then the Tigers. It is a long way to October, but the standings set up now for the teams to play what could be an enticing first-round postseason series. We could see just...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Max Scherzer fans 11 for 12th victory

Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer got his 12th win of the season Thursday night in a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. The reigning American League Cy Young Award winner allowed three runs and six hits over seven innings and struck out 11. “I felt good with everything tonight and had all four pitches going,” Scherzer said, via the Associated Press. “I hadn’t been...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Richards' streak snapped as Halos fall to Tigers

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- One big inning deserves another. Three was the magic number at Angel Stadium Thursday night. The Angels put up three against the Max Scherzer in the bottom of the fifth. The Tigers then answered with three runs of their own against Garrett Richards in the top of the sixth to take a lead they wouldn't relinquish in a 6-4 win. Richards for the first time in a...
Via Fox Sports West
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer wins 12th, Tigers beat Angels 6-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Nick Castellanos drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a double in the sixth inning and Max Scherzer won his fourth straight decision, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night. Scherzer (12-3) tied teammate Rick Porcello and New York's Masahiro Tanaka for the league lead in wins. He allowed three runs...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: Angels vs. Tigers 7/24/14

Game 101 of 162 Angel Stadium: Anaheim, CA, 7:05 PM PSTTV: FS-West Pitching Matchup:LAA- RHP Garrett Richards (11-2 2.47 ERA)vs.DET- RHP Max Scherzer (11-3 3.34 ERA) No Roster MovesLineup:Kole Calhoun RFMike Trout CFAlbert Pujols 1BJosh Hamilton LFErick Aybar SSHowie Kendrick 2BDavid Freese 3BC.J. Cron DHHank Conger CInteresting/Notable Stats and Facts: Huston Street nailed down...
Via In The Neutral Zone
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer, Richards face off in Tigers-Angels series opener Thursday

In the last month, Max Scherzer has often pitched like the Cy Young Award winner he's become. Over the past seven weeks, Garrett Richards has been even better for the Los Angeles Angels. Both right-handers will try for a 12th victory Thursday night (10:05 p.m. with Tigers Live beginning at 9 p.m.) when the AL Central-leading Tigers look to avoid a seventh consecutive loss in...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers trade Joakim Soria to Tigers

The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. The Rangers will get right-handed pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel from the Tigers. Thompson (No. 3) and Knebel (No. 5) are two of the top five prospects in the Tigers organization. Soria has 17 saves, a 1-3 record with a 2.70 ERA in his second season with Texas.  The Rangers had...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How much does it cost to create a single run?

What is one run worth? In recent years, we have seen the salaries of Major League Baseball players increase dramatically.  Almost every year there seems to be a new record setting deal signed, which shows that teams are willing to go to great lengths to sign a player who they desire. For the interest of accurately gauging the cost one run created, we will take statistics from the...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  1 Comment

Tigers' Porcello will be oh so close to free agency

The Detroit Tigers could be facing double jeopardy this offseason. They could have the two biggest winners on their pitching staff both hitting the free agent market in November. You know all about Max Scherzer (11-3), who turned down a six-year deal for $144 million in spring training and will become the object of every team with deep pockets in four months. But did you know that...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians poised for first sweep in Detroit in six seasons

The Cleveland Indians not only have a chance to sweep their first series at Detroit in six seasons, but also trim another game off the Tigers' lead in the AL Central. The Indians can complete the four-game sweep with a fifth consecutive victory Sunday against the Tigers, who will try to avoid matching a season high with their fifth straight defeat. After Corey Kluber came one...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians look to take down Scherzer

Fresh off earning the win in this week's All-Star game, Max Scherzer is ready to continue his recent dominance for the Detroit Tigers. The right-hander tries for a fifth straight strong start Saturday in the nightcap of a day-night doubleheader against the visiting Cleveland Indians. Scherzer (11-3, 3.35 ERA) allowed 10 runs in four innings of an 11-4 home loss to Kansas City...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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