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GIF: Guthrie delivers an eephus pitch to Torii… Torii laughs

There’s been plenty to laugh about tonight during the Tigers/Royals game. The Tigers’ hitting (which has been phenomenal yet again), Raul Ibanez playing left field, Ned Yost, the Royals’ pitching… And speaking of the Royals’ pitching here’s Jeremy Guthrie making an eephus pitch to Torii Hunter (made famous by Bugs Bunny) who laughed it off. As you may remember, Hunter...
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The Red Wings re-sign Dan Cleary to a one-year deal

The Red Wings are bringing back forward Dan Cleary on a one-year deal according to the team’s official Twitter page. Per club policy, details on the contract will not be disclosed however Cleary did have a previous cap hit of around $1.7M last years. UPDATE: The #RedWings have re-signed Daniel Cleary to a one-year deal. — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 10, 2014 To...
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Detroit Sports Edge 33 – Why the Wings didn’t go big in free agency (AUDIO)

So why didn’t Ken Holland and the Red Wings pull the trigger on a big time free agent? In this weeks episode of the Detroit Sports Edge we take a look at the various theories including not wanting to overspend, Babcock and Detroit no longer being a ‘desirable destination’ for free agents. In addition we also discuss the following topics: Pinpointing the cause of JV’s problems...
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VIDEO: Tomas Jurco’s showing more impressive stick skills

Prior to being drafted by the Red Wings, forward Tomas Jurco was a YouTube sensation displaying some pretty fancy stick work that at times was downright incredible. Well he’s at it again in this latest video where Jurco throws his stick into the air while juggling the puck. He then catches the stick, then the puck and continues juggling. Amazing. Anyways, back to ******** and...
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Tigers vs. Royals (7/10) Game Preview: Tigers look for strong 4 game set against KC this time around

The Tigers (50-37) head on the road to take on the 2nd place Kansas City Royals (47-43) tonight from Kauffman Stadium. Looking to avenge their last four game set against the Royals where the Tigers went 1-3, Detroit sends Drew Smyly to the mound to take on Jeremy Guthrie. Tonight’s first pitch is scheduled for 8:10 PM ET and you can watch the game live on FOX Sports Detroit or...
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Victor Martinez likely won’t return until after the All-Star Break

A vital bat in the Tigers’ lineup looks to be shelved until after the All-Star Break. Manager Brad Ausmus indicated Wednesday that Victor Martinez, who has been suffering from some side and back problems likely will not return to the lineup until after the All-Star Break reports Lynn Henning of the Detroit News. Ausmus confirmed Victor Martinez likely to sit out 4 games at K.C...
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Tigers vs. Dodgers (7/9) Game Preview: The Tigers look for the short two-game sweep of the Dodgers

After last night’s 20 hit, 14 run blow out of the Dodgers, the Tigers (49-37) the Los Angeles Dodgers (50-42) in the finale of a a short two game midweek series from Comerica. Today’s first pitch is scheduled for 1:08 PM ET and you can watch the game live on FOX Sports Detroit or listen live on 97.1FM The Ticket. As always on you can track the game on both the Majors Detroit...
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Wings target Caps defenseman Mike Green as he’s ‘destined to be traded’

It’s been a difficult offseason thus far for the Red Wings fans who patiently await word on which defenseman could be the newest addition to the blue line this upcoming year. After being unable to sign the likes of  Dan Boyle, Matt Niskanen, and Anton Stralman last week Ken Holland and the Red Wings front office now turn to the trade market to fulfill that need. Arizona defenseman...
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Tigers vs. Dodgers Game 1 Preview (7-8-14): Tigers take on one of the NL’s best

The Detroit Tigers (48-37) take on one of the National League’s best in the Los Angeles Dodgers (50-41) in a short two game midweek series. Tonight’s first pitch is scheduled for 7:08 PM ET and you can watch the game live on FOX Sports Detroit or listen live on 97.1FM The Ticket. As always on you can track the game on both the Majors Detroit Facebook and Twitter Feeds. MLB...
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PHOTO: Prince Fielder’s ESPN body issue cover…

In case you were sitting on the edge of your seat WAITING for the ESPN The Magazine Body Issue of Prince Fielder in all his glory here it is. Prince Fielder on @ESPNMag #ESPNBody issue http://t.co/wjFmCl00EP pic.twitter.com/XJQH7gD6CY — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) July 8, 2014 I don’t think any snarky comments are necessary (other than the guy has a lot of tats). The picture...
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Kind of the head scratcher: The Pistons sign ex-Kings C Aaron Gray

In what was pure depth move, the Pistons signed former Kings center Aaron Gray to a multi-year deal with the terms of the contract going undisclosed. Aaron Gray agrees to a multi year deal with Pistons, source said. Terms undisclosed. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 7, 2014 Gray, who perhaps may see some time behind Andre Drummond career-wise average 3.4 ppg with 3.7 rebound...
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Red Wings continue to explore trade options for Buffalo’s Tyler Myers

After being unable to come to terms with any free agent defenseman thus far, Ken Holland and the Detroit Red Wings continue to look at trade options, specifically surrounding Buffalo’s Tyler Myers. According to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, the Wings continue to look at scenarios when it comes to the big, young Sabres blue liner who signed a large seven-year, $38...
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Tigers vs. Rays (7/4) Game Preview: Detroit looks to keep the fireworks going

The Tigers (48-34) look to keep the fireworks going tonight when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays (38-50) in the second game of their four game set from Comerica Park. Tonight’s first pitch is scheduled for 7:08 PM ET and you can watch the game live on FOX Sports Detroit or listen live on 97.1FM The Ticket. As always on you can track the game on both the Majors Detroit Facebook and Twitter F...
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Tigers vs. Rays Game 1 Preview (7/3): Tigers look to stay hot against AL East cellar dwellers

The red hot Tigers (47-34) take on the last place Tampa Bay Rays (38-49) in the start of a weekend series from Comerica Park. Despite that losing record though the Rays come in equally as hot winning their last five including a sweep of the New York Yankees in the Bronx. Tonight’s first pitch is scheduled for 7:08 PM ET and you can watch the game live on FOX Sports Detroit or...
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Greg Monroe seems to deny he wants Josh Smith traded

It seems that the growing sentiment among Detroit Pistons fans is Josh Smith needs to be gone. That line of thinking certainly makes sense when you consider the $40.5M left on his 4-year deal and the horrendous shot selection he takes whenever on the floor. Not to mention a front court of Smith, Monroe and Andre Drummond that does much more harm than good in what turned out to be...
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Live Blog: Red Wings embark on NHL Free Agency

With NHL Free Agency here, we’ll continue to update this page with the very latest surrounding the Detroit Red Wings! UPDATE: The New York Rangers are said to be going hard after D Dan Boyle who is a target of the Red Wings this off season. UPDATE: Jarome Iginla reportedly seeking a three-year deal. If Jarome Iginla is searching for a 3-year deal…I’d be surprised he’d get...
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Live Blog: Stan Van Gundy and Pistons begin free agency

NBA Free Agency is here for Stan Van Gundy and the Pistons. Throughout the day we’ll update you here on all the happenings with Detroit on this very busy day! UPDATE: Add Cleveland to the list of suitors for Greg Monroe. Hearing: Cleveland is another weighing whether to join the bidding for Pistons RFA Greg Monroe. Atlanta, Portland and Orlando all interested — Marc Stein (...
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VIDEO: Rajai Davis stuns A’s with 9th inning walk-off grand slam

Your browser does not support iframes. Down 4-1 entering the bottom of the 9th, Rajai Davis capped off what was initially a pretty cool night when it came to the offense with a walk-off grand slam via Athletics closer Sean Doolittle. Let’s also not forget that the table setters in front of Davis came from the bottom of the lineup as Castellanos and Avila reached on singles while...
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Tigers grand slam prompts utter sadness from Athletics Twitter account

Rajai Davis hit a walk-off grand slam for the Tigers tonight which obviously prompted tremendous joy and jubilee for the team and their fans. Especially after getting pretty much shut down by Oakland pitching all night. However with outright excitement and happiness, there’s also utter sadness which was perfectly conveyed by the Oakland Athletics twitter account. I guess Tigers...
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Tigers vs. Athletics (6/30) Game Preview: The Tigers kick off their series with the A’s by honoring the 1984 World Series team

After going a 7-2 on their recent road trip the Tigers (44-34) take on the Oakland A’s (51-30) in a three game set from Comerica that will feature two of the AL’s best team’s at just about the midway point of the MLB season. Aside from that though the Tigers will also pay honor to the 1984 Detroit team that won the World Series 30 years ago this year. Tonight’s first pitch...
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Red Wings 2014 NHL Draft Recap

With the 2014 NHL Draft now over and done with the Red Wings came out with seven new prospects to add to what’s becoming a pretty deep developmental system for Detroit. Let’s take a look at each pick including the good the bad and final grades. 1st Round (15th overall) – Dylan Larkin Center - University of Michigan, USA U-18 DOB: July 30 1996, Waterford, MI Height 6’1...
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VIDEO: Kinsler’s three run 9th inning bomb sends Tigers to 4-3 win over Astros

Ian Kinsler continues to make Tigers fans forget about Prince Fielder. With two outs in the top of the 9th and down 2-1, Kinsler sent a shot out to left field on a 2-0 count to give the Tigers a 4-1 lead. Houston would get within one in the 9th but Nathan was able to shut it down for his 17th save of the season. By the way, how’s that Prince Fielder deal working out for you Jon...
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Lidstrom says thanks but no thanks when offered Red Wings assistant coaching job

After losing yet another assistant coach to the NHL head coaching reigns, Babcock turned to a familiar face to fill the vacancy this offseason… Nicklas Lidstrom. The only problem is the former captain wasn’t biting. According to Ansar Khan of Mlive.com, Babcock called up Lidstrom testing the waters on his interest in working behind the bench. “I phoned Nick Lidstrom, I offered...
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Tigers vs. Astros (6/28) Game Preview: Max and the Tigers look to avoid another big losing streak

The last time the Tigers (43-33) came off a big winning streak, they went on to lose 20 of their next 29 games. They’ll look to avoid that this time around as they take on the Houston Astros (35-46) in game two of their weekend series from Minute Maid Park. Tonight’s first pitch is scheduled for 4:10 PM ET and you can watch the game live on FOX Sports Detroit or listen live...
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Report: Daniel Alfredsson to play for Red Wings or retire

The Wings aren’t going to make any quick decisions on free agent Daniel Alfredsson but the veteran forward has decided his future will go one of two ways, play for Detroit in 2014-15 or retire. According to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, Alfredsson said he and his family will live in Detroit next season despite what happens. Meanwhile the Red Wings will wait till August...
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