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Matt Holliday strikes again as Cardinals move into sole possession of first place in NL Central for first time this season

While tied atop the NL Central with the Brewers entering the final month of the regular season, the Cardinals turned to Lance Lynn in the series opener Monday afternoon at Busch Stadium against the Pirates. Lynn was looking for his 15th win of the season, which would’ve joined Max Scherzer for the only two pitchers in all of base all to have 15 wins in each of the last three seasons...
Via Cardinals Farm
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers – Indians Preview

The Detroit Tigers were able to use a split in their last four game series to get within a half game of the Kansas City Royals for first place in the AL Central. The Indians are the main reason the Tigers were able to get where they are today thanks to their two victories over the Royals. The Indians will look to get back even closer to first place, as they now only sit 3.5 games...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Sale outduels Max Scherzer in White Sox win vs. Tigers

Chris Sale may be known for his quick pitching but when the White Sox ace finally slowed down, his best stuff came out in a 6-3 win over the Tigers on Saturday in front of 20,556 fans at U.S. Cellular Field. It wasn’t the prettiest of starts for Sale. Ian Kinsler led off the game with a home run to left and three batters later, Victor Martinez followed suit with a two-run blast...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sale fans 13, White Sox defeat Tigers' Scherzer in DH opener

Chris Sale overcame a shaky start to strike out a season-high 13, beating Max Scherzer in a matchup of All-Star aces and leading the Chicago White Sox past the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Saturday. Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer and Tyler Flowers also went deep against Scherzer (15-5), who fanned 11 and walked none in 6 2/3 innings. But he was...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox beat Scherzer, Tigers 6-3

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Sale overcame a shaky start to strike out a season-high 13, beating Max Scherzer in a matchup of All-Star aces and leading the Chicago White Sox past the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Saturday. Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer and Tyler Flowers also went deep against Scherzer (15-5), who fanned 11 in 6 2-3 innings. But he was...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sale Ks 13, White Sox beat Scherzer and Tigers 6-3

CHICAGO (AP) Chris Sale overcame a shaky start to strike out a season-high 13, beating Max Scherzer in a matchup of All-Star aces and leading the Chicago White Sox past the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Saturday. Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer and Tyler Flowers also went deep against Scherzer (15-5), who fanned 11 in 6 2-3 innings. But he was touched...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox beat Scherzer, Tigers 6-3

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Sale overcame a shaky start to strike out a season-high 13, beating Max Scherzer in a matchup of All-Star aces and leading the Chicago White Sox past the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Saturday. Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer and Tyler Flowers also went deep against Scherzer (15-5), who fanned 11 in 6 2-3 innings. But he was...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2014.134: Tigers at White Sox

Baseball Reference Game Preview Max Scherzer vs. Chris Sale Huh? What? What are they doing starting so early? More later…
Via Tigers Weblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers-White Sox Preview

There will be a distinct difference in the scheduled games in Saturday's day-night doubleheader between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox. That's because star pitchers Max Scherzer and Chris Sale will meet in the opener while the second game features starters making their big league debuts who have spent part of 2014 at Double-A. This doubleheader was created after...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

With Cabrera sidelined, Tigers pound Twins to gain split

  With Miguel Cabrera on the bench and Max Scherzer struggling, the Detroit Tigers still found a way to win big. Victor Martinez homered and had four RBIs, to lead Detroit to a 13-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Rajai Davis also connected for the Tigers, who have won two straight to earn a split of this four-game series. ''We were having better at-bats, we...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Leadoff: Tigers look for a weekend split with the Twins

After giving up a total of 38 runs so far this series, the Tigers (69-59) were able to pull out a win in the second game of yesterday’s double header and now look to earn a split in the four game series from Target Field. Max Scherzer takes the hill for Detroit looking for his 15th win of the season while Kyle Gibson gets the start for the Twins as he sports a 1.25 WHIP heading...
Via The Majors Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Bauer Power

There are several aces on the mound today including Chris Sale, Max Scherzer, and Stephen Strasburg. If you're looking for a value play Trevor Bauer is the man for the job. His last outing was a rough one, giving up five earned runs in just under five innings against the Twins. Today he'll face the Astros and their 91 wRC+ against right-handed pitching which ranks 20th in...
Via Razzball
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer heads to mound in Tigers' series finale against Twins

Coming off a much-needed victory and sending Max Scherzer to the mound should have the Detroit Tigers feeling confident heading into their series finale with the Minnesota Twins. Scherzer tries to win his fifth straight start against the Twins while looking to help the Tigers earn a split of the four-game road set Sunday (1:00 p.m. pregame, 2:10 first pitch on FOX Sports Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer heads to mound in Tigers' series finale against Twins

Coming off a much-needed victory and sending Max Scherzer to the mound should have the Detroit Tigers feeling confident heading into their series finale with the Minnesota Twins. Scherzer tries to win his fifth straight start against the Twins while looking to help the Tigers earn a split of the four-game road set Sunday (1:00 p.m. pregame, 2:10 first pitch on FOX Sports Detroit...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Two-Startapalooza, Week 22: Dog Days

This is happening on the other side of my laptop as I sit here writing the Two-Startapalooza... Yes, that is a dog dry-humping Boo the star Pomeranian in stuffed animal form. He does it all the time, but for some reason it seemed profound to me and strangely relevant to this week’s batch of pitchers. [Jay's Note: Uhhhh. Okay?] Perhaps my dog represents the fantasy gods,...
Via Razzball
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer continuously developing, refining pitching style

Max Scherzer's internal pep talk as he approaches each season, each game and each pitch goes something like this: "As an athlete, you're either getting better, or you're getting worse." And for Scherzer, there's no option. He's going to get better. This plain-and-simple, professional mantra, along with an ardent curiosity, unyielding determination and...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Rally For Series Opening Win

The Detroit Tigers (67-56) cannot afford to fall any further behind the surging Kansas City Royals, and they came up with a huge come from behind win last night to ensure they wouldn’t. Max Scherzer struggled with comman of his pitches early in the game which led to hitting a batter and eventually walking another in the first inning of the game. That would come back to haunt him...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. Rays Game 1 Preview: Scherzer hopes to get the Tigers going

The Tigers look to get back in the A.L. Central lead, now trailing the Kansas City Royals by a full two games. The Tigers have to play 15 of the next 18 games on the road and get that huge road swing under way in Tampa tonight against the Rays. The Rays have gotten themselves back within 2 games of the .500 mark after being as low as 18 games below. The Tigers offense has been totally...
Via The Majors Detroit
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. If the recent form of Max Scherzer and Chris Archer is any indication, the Detroit Tigers and Tampa Bay Rays could be in for a low-scoring affair in the opener of a three-game series. The right-handers square off Tuesday night at Tropicana Field, and in addition to noteworthy efforts in their last starts, both pitchers were...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers-Rays Preview

If the recent form of Max Scherzer and Chris Archer is any indication, the Detroit Tigers and Tampa Bay Rays could be in for a low-scoring affair in the opener of a three-game series. The right-handers square off Tuesday night at Tropicana Field, and in addition to noteworthy efforts in their last starts, both pitchers were dominant in outings during last month's series in Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

What To Make Of The Yankees’ Replacement Starters

A remarkable thing happened in the first week of August. The New York Yankees took three of four games from a Detroit Tigers team that now boasts about as good a starting rotation as we’ve ever seen, at least on paper. Following their deadline acquisition of former Rays ace David Price, the Tigers can now roll out a rotation featuring Max Scherzer (2013 Cy Young winner), Price...
Via FF Locker Room
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Just How Rare Is a 14-Strikeout Start?

Yesterday, Max Scherzer and Mike Fiers each struck out 14 batters in their respective starts against the Pirates and Cubs. When such a thing happens, there’s a danger in concluding that this sort of thing must not be special, and that it happens all the time. The wiser among us — and me — know […]
Via Fangraphs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: September Call-ups

In Episode 115, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Zach Pincince (@ZachPincince) recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league.. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: Yu Darvish dodges an injury Why Max Scherzer is considered outside the top 10 Whether Mike Fiers’ new pitch selection makes him a buy or...
Via Baseball Professor
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer fans season-high 14 as Detroit defeats Pittsburgh

For the second straight start, Max Scherzer was nearly flawless for eight innings. Only this time, Detroit's bullpen didn't spoil the win for him. Scherzer became the first 14-game winner in the American League this season, striking out a season-high 14 and pitching the Tigers past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-2, on Thursday. It was the second straight victory for the Tigers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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