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    • 12:01 AM, Aug. 2, 2014

    David Price's 12-game stretch better than any recent Tigers' run

    Price arrives as a sizzling pitcher. Since the end of May, he's pitched extremely well, and to this extent, comparisons are fair.

    • 11:42 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    As Tigers await David Price's arrival, it's back to business as usual

    David Price was still in Florida tying up loose ends he would arrive today. Austin Jackson and Drew Smyly had said their goodbyes and were off to join their new teams.

    • 12:13 AM, Aug. 2, 2014
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    Justin Verlander delivers when it counts as Tigers win series opener

    The Tigers scored three runs in the fifth, were able to keep the Rockies from tying the game in the seventh, then added their final run in the bottom of the seventh.

    • 1:44 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Tigers likely want David Price for long haul, at the risk of bloated payroll

    The Tigers understood two realities Thursday when they replaced the Richter scale with the Dombrowski scale as a new means for measuring seismic activity, at least in terms of big-league baseball transactions.

    • 8:50 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    By trading for an ace, Tigers also acquire a top dog David Price's pup, Astro

    The Tigers manager acknowledged he's not sure what the team policy is on dogs. It's certainly worth looking into, now that David Price and his 4-year-old French bulldog, Astro, have been traded to Tigers Nation.

    • 12:46 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Five keys to blockbuster deal: Added ace gives Tigers playoff edge

    In union with his devotion to power pitchers, Dave Dombrowski's mantra is a conviction that starters who are more like locomotives are the difference in those best 3-of-5 and 4-of-7 matches that define October's playoffs.

    • 11:42 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Rajai Davis quickly hits stride as Tigers' primary center fielder

    With Austin Jackson traded to Seattle, Davis also stepped into the leadoff spot in the batting order. He responded with two hits, including a two-run single that snapped a scoreless tie in the fifth, and he scored two runs in the Tigers' 4-2 win over the Rockies.

    • 7:57 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Fair or Foul: Tigers will miss the minor-leaguers they gave up in July trades

    Actually, the trade amounts to Jackson and Smyly for Price and Ezequiel Carrera because without the roster room created by Jackson's departure, there'd be no room for Carrera to come up from Toledo and play center field for the Tigers.

    • 12:44 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Dave Dombrowski: Sacrificing offense for David Price not a significant risk

    Piecing together perhaps the most-intimidating starting rotation in all of baseball did not come without sacrifice for the Tigers. Most notably, they gave up their starting center fielder, Austin Jackson, a guy who was absolutely scorching at the plate at a time when much of the rest of the lineup has struggled.

    • 12:26 AM, Aug. 2, 2014
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    While prize was a dandy, Tigers grapple with emotional side of megatrade

    Likewise, it's tough to watch your teammates leave like Drew Smyly, who'd only been in the Tigers organization before the trade, and Austin Jackson, a big part of the franchise for four years.

    • 6:02 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Debate over who sent troll-tastic text: A's Billy Beane or Tigers' Dave Dombrowski

    So, who really sent the text? A's general manager Billy Beane on Thursday told a reporter he received it from Detroit GM Dave Dombrowski, but the Tigers insisted Friday afternoon it was the other way around.

    • 2:22 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Tigers pay price for 3 Cy Young winners in arms race

    The arms escalation reached stunning heights Thursday as the Tigers pulled off a trade that was ruthless, bold and unconventional.

    • 9:21 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Players stunned as deal's drama unfolds before them

    The fact that it came together so quickly and so abruptly, for the players involved made for a surreal scene Thursday afternoon, where the Tigers' 7-4 loss to the White Sox quickly became an afterthought.

    • 1:19 AM, Aug. 2, 2014
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    Tigers' Brad Ausmus on newcomer Ezequiel Carrera: 'He makes things happen'

    Tigers brass have wrestled for quite some time with a way, any way, to get Ezequiel Carrera up to the major leagues.

    • 8:34 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Pudge Rodriguez was cornerstone of current Tigers' success

    Rodriguez started the surge when he signed a five-year, $40 million contract in 2004, right after winning a World Series with the Marlins.

    • 12:35 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    The Tigers' new rotation, by the numbers

    It would be unfair to call David Price the Tigers' new ace because with three Cy Young starters, it looks like they have a rotation of aces. But he's certainly ...

    • 3:48 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Tigers improve odds of winning World Series

    The Tigers' blockbuster trade to land David Price on Thursday has improved their odds of winning the World Series, according to one online oddsmaker.

    • 7:11 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Friday's Tigers-Rockies live tweets: Joe Nathan picks up save in Detroit's 4-2 win

    Tigers takes the first game of the three-game series against the Rockies 4-2.

    • 10:57 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    Tigers deal Austin Jackson, Drew Smyly for ace David Price

    The Tigers went shopping for a left-handed pitcher Thursday, and they got one. David Price is officially a Tiger. He sent out a tweet confirming the deal and ...

    • 8:54 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    Suddenly, Tigers' Rajai Davis finds himself at center of attention

    Davis, 33, for one, seems very open to the move. Get this: He said he feels playing center field actually is easier than playing on the corners.

    • 10:42 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    Drama over big trade overshadows loss to White Sox

    The start of the game came first, of course, but the end of the game a 7-4 defeat for the Tigers didn't come until after one of the most unusual moments ...

    • 5:44 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    Five questions on David Price trade: Who plays in center field?

    Likely, Rajai Davis is going to get the immediate reps there, but the Tigers have called up Ezequiel Carrera, signed this offseason as a minor-league free ...

    • 7:53 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    What they're saying about the Tigers' trade for David Price

    A look at what people around the country are saying in the wake of Thursday's blockbuster, three-team trade that brought ace David Price to the Tigers in ...

    • 8:14 AM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    Tigers' inconsistency makes it hard to tell what help they need

    It's scary how good they could be, or should be, especially with their starting pitching. And it's scary how easily their flaws could derail them.

    • 10:35 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    MLB insider: On trade-deadline day, A's swing first -- but Tigers swing back

    The A's and the Tigers are viewed by many as on a collision course for yet another postseason meeting. The Tigers have eliminated the A's in the Division ...

    • 5:34 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    Tigers' huge trade for David Price comes at huge cost

    It was a big trade. It might have been a good trade. But it has little chance of being a great trade the Tigers made Thursday for David Price, a championship- ...

    • 1:00 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    Tigers' Evan Reed blasts sexual assault claims against him: 'I did nothing wrong'

    Tigers minor league pitcher Evan Reed on Thursday said an Oakland County woman who has accused him of improper sexual relations during an alleged incident in ...

    • 2:16 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    In-game trade creates surreal scene for Tigers on field and in dugout

    Depending on who you talked to in the clubhouse following the Tigers' blockbuster trade for David Price on Thursday, and after their 7-4 loss to the White Sox, ...

    • 1:54 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks to resume rehab assignment Friday

    Because he was out more than five days with back inflammation, the six games he's already played on assignment in Lakeland won't count against him.

    • 1:50 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Thursday's MLB trade roundup: Red Sox deal Jon Lester, John Lackey on busy deadline day

    A whopping 18 teams began the day within five games of playoff position, resulting in a dozen deals shortly before Major League Baseball's 4 p.m. EDT trade ...

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