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VIDEO: Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera Launch Back-to-Back Home Runs

The Detroit Tigers were on the brink of an inexcusable loss in Minnesota on Monday — they led 6-0, with Max Scherzer on the hill — before allowing the Twins to tie the game. But rookie Kyle Ryan recorded a huge double play to end the bottom of the eighth, then Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera wrestled a win back in the top of the ninth on back-to-back home runs. Your browser...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
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Tigers have lots of hidden talents

DETROIT -- The Tigers have all kinds of athletic abilities, but there are quite a few of them that have some unexpected talents. Rookie Kyle Ryan, a native of Auburndale, Fla., has an impressive one. "I hunt anything from squirrels to gators," Ryan said. "We obviously kill it, take it to the processor and they skin it for us. We do a neutral trade. They get the hide...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Tigers look for fifth straight win Tuesday night

The Detroit Tigers aren't getting caught looking ahead to the weekend's crucial series against Kansas City, instead doing everything they can to maintain their slim AL Central lead against the last-place Minnesota Twins. Detroit looks to win a fifth straight game while beating host Minnesota for the fourth consecutive time Tuesday night (7 p.m. pregame, 8:10 first pitch on...
Via AP on Fox
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Tigers look for fifth straight win Tuesday night

The Detroit Tigers aren't getting caught looking ahead to the weekend's crucial series against Kansas City, instead doing everything they can to maintain their slim AL Central lead against the last-place Minnesota Twins. Detroit looks to win a fifth straight game while beating host Minnesota for the fourth consecutive time Tuesday night (7 p.m. pregame, 8:10 first pitch on...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera homer in 9th to lift Tigers over Twins

  Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Tigers lost a 6-0 lead they built by the fifth, but after Joe Mauer's second two-run single tied the game for the Twins in the eighth...
Via AP on Fox
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Twins drop opener to Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Tigers lost a 6-0 lead they built by the fifth, but after Joe Mauer's second two-run single tied the game for the...
Via AP on Fox
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Hunter, Cabrera homer in 9th; Tigers top Twins 8-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Tigers lost a 6-0 lead they built by the fifth, but after Joe Mauer's second two-run single tied the game for the Twins...
Via AP on Fox
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Hunter, Cabrera homer in 9th; Tigers top Twins 8-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Tigers lost a 6-0 lead they built by the fifth, but after Joe Mauer's second two-run single tied the game for the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twins drop opener to Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Tigers lost a 6-0 lead they built by the fifth, but after Joe Mauer's second two-run single tied the game for the...
Via Fox Sports North
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Justin Verlander, Alex Avila

With the Detroit Tigers fighting for a division title and having only two weeks left, now is not the time for new injuries to occur. Yet, the Tigers must now keep and eye on pitcher Justin Verlander and catcher Alex Avila. Verlander has a recurring blister, and Avila has light-headedness. The good news is that they are both merely day-to-day.Justin VerlanderMichigan Live'...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ian Kinsler Proving to be Key Acquisition for Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers currently enjoy a 1.5 game lead on the Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. With just 13 games remaining, the Tigers odds of winning the division sit at 75 percent, and they are virtually assured of a playoff spot. Though they endured an extended rough patch, this team should be dangerous in the playoffs. The Tigers have plenty of star power....
Via Baseball News Source
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Detroit Tigers Rookies Dressed Up Like Lingerie Football League Players

The Detroit Tigers gave their rookies a little bit of initiation/hazing this past weekend and it’s pretty funny. Nothing like getting your rookies dressed up for a lingerie football league game to stay relaxed coming into the home stretch of the season. Quite possibly the greatest rookie dress up EVER!! #tigersrookies pic.twitter.com/UMIU968eZ7 — Justin Verlander […] The post...
Via Diehardsport
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Tigers Roundup: Final Road Trip Begins, Rookie Dress Up Day, Avila Status, and more!

– The Detroit Tigers (83-66; 1st AL Central) are in Twins Territory as they being a 3-game weekday series in Minnesota tonight. The Twins (63-86; Last in AL Central) have given the Tigers a terrible time this season, with the season series even at 6 wins a piece. The Tigers last trip to Minnesota didn’t go so well, as Detroit was shelled in the opening 2 games 20-6 and 12-4....
Via Detroit Sports Nation
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Game 2014.150: Tigers at Minnesota

Det 83-66  – KC 81-67   1.5 _________________ Oak 83-66 +1.5 KC 81-67    – Sea 80-68  1.0 Tor 77-71   4.0 Cle  76-72  5.0 NYY 76-72 5.0 Sep-tober is in full swing. ***************** The Tigers fly into Minnesota for a 3 game series. They’ll have an off day on Thursday and then the weekend set in KC. Minnesota is having a hard time finding reason in baseball life...
Via Tigers Weblog
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Ian Kinsler's two-run homer helps Detroit complete big sweep over Cleveland

The late-inning heroics keep coming for the Tigers. So do the wins. For the second straight day, Detroit beat up a normally stingy Cleveland bullpen and mounted another thrilling come-from-behind win Sunday afternoon to complete a three-game sweep over the third-place Indians at Comerica Park. This time, Ian Kinsler played the role of late-inning hero with a two-run, go-ahead home...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Alex Avila’s Clutch Two-Run Home Run vs. Cleveland

Alex Avila may not be hitting the cover off the ball on a regular basis this season, but he has delivered some huge hits when the Detroit Tigers have needed them most. The latest came Saturday night, with Detroit trailing the Indians by one in the eighth. With the tying run on second and two outs, Avila turned on a 3-2 pitch from Bryan Shaw and launched it into the right-field seats...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer takes mound in series opener against Twins Monday

With 10 of their 13 remaining games against the bottom two teams in the AL Central, the Detroit Tigers' chances for a division title seem strong. They'll try to make good on the favorable schedule beginning Monday night in the opener of a three-game visit with the Minnesota Twins with ace Max Scherzer on the mound (7 p.m. pregame, 8:10 first pitch on FOX Sports Detroit)....
Via AP on Fox
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Tigers Make Rookies Dress Up As Lingerie Football Players, Win Hazing In Baseball This Year

The Detroit Tigers successfully proved that not all hazing is bad hazing when they made their rookies dress up like lingerie football players and play a game of two-hand touch before boarding a plane to Minnesota this weekend. Rookie hazing seems to be an annual event in baseball every September, and there are usually some good ideas – though I don’t know if I’ve seen one...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer takes mound in series opener against Twins Monday

With 10 of their 13 remaining games against the bottom two teams in the AL Central, the Detroit Tigers' chances for a division title seem strong. They'll try to make good on the favorable schedule beginning Monday night in the opener of a three-game visit with the Minnesota Twins with ace Max Scherzer on the mound (7 p.m. pregame, 8:10 first pitch on FOX Sports Detroit)....
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Tigers Injury Update: Alex Avila exits with lightheadedness

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila was pulled early from the win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday after complaining of a headache, reports James Schmehl of MLive.com. Avila left in the seventh inning after someone told manager Brad Ausmus that the catcher did not seem right, as Ausmus himself told Schmehl:"Someone said to me that he didn't seem right on the bench,"...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez targeting mound session Monday

There is hope in Detroit as Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez looks to return to the rotation at some point this season.  James Schmehl is reporting that Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is "cautiously optimistic" that he will soon be able to return.In his six career postseason starts, Sanchez has been one of the club's best starters.  His late addition could make the Tigers...
Via MLB Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers-Twins Preview

With 10 of their 13 remaining games against the bottom two teams in the AL Central, the Detroit Tigers' chances for a division title seem strong. They'll try to make good on the favorable schedule beginning Monday night in the opener of a three-game visit with the Minnesota Twins with ace Max Scherzer on the mound. The Tigers (83-66), who lead Kansas City by 1 1/2 games with...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kinsler homers, Tigers sweep Indians to open up division lead

  Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers opened a 1 1/2-game AL Central lead by beating the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Kinsler's homer off Bryan Shaw (5-5), his first since Aug. 30, followed Rajai Davis' infield single and put the Tigers ahead 4-3. Detroit widened its lead in the eighth on C.C. Lee...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kinsler, Martinez HRs help Tigers beat Indians 6-4

DETROIT (AP) -- Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers opened a 1 1/2-game AL Central lead by beating the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Kinsler's homer off Bryan Shaw (5-5), his first since Aug. 30, followed Rajai Davis' infield single and put the Tigers ahead 4-3. Detroit widened its lead in the eighth...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kinsler, Martinez HRs help Tigers beat Indians 6-4

DETROIT (AP) -- Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers opened a 1 1/2-game AL Central lead by beating the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Kinsler's homer off Bryan Shaw (5-5), his first since Aug. 30, followed Rajai Davis' infield single and put the Tigers ahead 4-3. Detroit widened its lead in the eighth...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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