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    • 7:18 PM, Sep. 14, 2014

    Surging Tigers sweep Indians, take command of AL Central

    The Tigers, trying to capture their fourth straight AL Central title, were two games behind the Royals on Monday. After taking two of three from the Royals and all three from the Indians, they now lead the division by 1.5 games.

    • 7:02 PM, Sep. 14, 2014
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    Tigers rookies traveling to Minneapolis wearing only skimpy football outfits

    It's a long-standing tradition in Major League Baseball that prior to the final road trip of the regular season, the veterans get to choose the rookies' traveling wardrobe.

    • 7:00 PM, Sep. 14, 2014
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    Tigers Insider: Indians are plenty sick of Victor, J.D. Martinez

    The Martinezes have driven in more than 40 percent of the Tigers runs against the Indians this year, and have accounted for more than half the homers against them.

    • 8:02 PM, Sep. 14, 2014
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    Alex Avila: Tigers' hero one day, knocked out of game the next

    Such was the plight of Avila, who, after hitting the winning home run Saturday, had to be pulled out of the game Sunday after striking out in the seventh inning because of light-headedness.

    • 8:22 PM, Sep. 14, 2014
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    Tigers prospect Daniel Fields faces make-or-break offseason

    Fields figured this was going to be the September he got his call to join the Tigers when the rosters expanded. Instead Fields, the Tigers sixth round pick in 2009, was just a visitor before Sunday's game.

    • 1:34 PM, Sep. 14, 2014
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    Despite shortcomings, Joe Nathan gets job done for Tigers and that's enough

    When the 'Tigers' and 'bullpen' are threaded into the same sentence you can generally add a third word: anxiety. There is simply little confidence the Tigers will have a clean close-out to a game in which their back-end relievers are involved.

    • 5:24 PM, Sep. 14, 2014
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    Tigers sweep away Indians behind Ian Kinsler's home run

    J.D. Martinez pulled the Tigers within 3-2 in the sixth, driving in Miguel Cabrera with a single to center. Martinez, who also homered in the fourth, ended the afternoon of Indians starter Trevor Bauer, who lasted just five innings.

    • 1:14 AM, Sep. 14, 2014
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    Alex Avila's two-run homer in eighth inning keeps Tigers in first place

    The Tigers tried and failed through the fifth, sixth and seventh innings to get the equalizer against the Cleveland Indians Saturday night.

    • 7:20 PM, Sep. 13, 2014
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    Justin Verlander: No special database is necessary when Tigers and Indians square off

    Brooksbaseball.net is a website devoted to tracking, logging and analyzing every pitch thrown in Major League Baseball. It will tell you how often a pitcher throws a certain pitch and what his success rate is with that pitch, and so much more. There's a better chance that Alex Avila had read Proust than Brooks baseball.

    • 5:02 PM, Sep. 13, 2014
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    Tigers' Anibal Sanchez could throw off mound on Monday as rehab continues

    Anibal Sanchez, sitting in front of his locker before the game Saturday, had a big smile on his face. He had just thrown long toss from 120 feet, as he tries to work himself back from a strained right pectoralis muscle.

    • 1:20 AM, Sep. 13, 2014
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    Tigers rediscover swagger in nick of time

    It is one thing to conceive a script for winning. It is quite another, as this team has displayed through much of 2014, to play in a manner envisioned or idealized.

    • 1:44 AM, Sep. 14, 2014
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    Revamped Royals beat Red Sox; trail Tigers by half-game

    Manager Ned Yost overhauled his batting order and got immediate results. The Royals scored seven runs for the first time since Aug. 19, a span of 22 games.

    • 12:34 AM, Sep. 13, 2014
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    Tigers' Alex Avila takes no backstep in deftly scaling net to snag pop foul

    Avila put himself in contention for an ESPN top-10 play in the fifth inning when he leaped into the netting behind home plate to snag a foul pop-up off the bat of Mike Aviles.

    • 6:59 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
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    Brad Ausmus on Tigers' shortstop switch: Eugenio Suarez 'wasn't being punished'

    From the looks of it, manager Brad Ausmus is going to toggle his shortstops the rest of the way, selecting either Andrew Romine or rookie Eugenio Suarez based on matchups, who the Tigers starting pitcher is and who he perceives to be swinging the hottest bat.

    • 7:39 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
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    Fair or Foul: Schedule says Tigers should win the AL Central

    And down the stretch they come they being Tom Gage and Lynn Henning, as the finish line of the regular season draws near.

    • 11:59 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
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    J.D. Martinez's 4-RBI night powers Tigers past Tribe; Detroit takes over 1st place

    The two-run shot was the winning hit as the Tigers, behind a strong performance by David Price, beat the Indians 7-2 before 38,341 fans at Comerica Park.

    • 10:00 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
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    Jose Iglesias, Steven Moya and Devon Travis likely in Tigers' plans for 2015

    Players dressed in heavier blue and white togs were handling the 61-degree chill as they took batting practice ahead of what was expected to be a standing-room- ...

    • 1:39 AM, Sep. 13, 2014
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    Royals fall out of first after losing to Red Sox

    Kansas City lost for the fourth time in five games and fell out of first place in the AL Central for the first time since Aug. 10. The Royals, who are 0-5 ...

    • 11:12 PM, Sep. 11, 2014
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    Home cooking helps Tigers' division, playoff chances

    The Tigers are a step behind the first-place Royals as the Indians pull into Comerica Park for a three-game weekend series as nerve-jangling as most, if not ...

    • 12:29 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
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    Orioles 1B Chris Davis suspended 25 games for positive amphetamine test

    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for an amphetamine.

    • 10:52 AM, Sep. 12, 2014
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    Video: Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton takes pitch to face, has multiple fractures

    The Miami Marlins lost much more than a game Thursday night. They've likely lost slugger Giancarlo Stanton for the rest of the season after a frightening scene ...

    • 11:23 PM, Sep. 11, 2014
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    Tigers' Brad Ausmus not wilting in first pennant race as manager

    A year ago, Ausmus worked in San Diego. His title sounded like something from a big-league version of a Dilbert cartoon: special assistant, baseball operations. ...

    • 12:29 AM, Sep. 12, 2014
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    Tigers, Royals show some fire, setting stage for another hot series

    Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain stood in the on-deck circle and glared out at the mound where Al Alburquerque was wildly pumping his fists and dancing off ...

    • 1:08 AM, Sep. 12, 2014
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    Royals bobble one away against Red Sox, lead over Tigers is half a game

    Moments after the Royals committed three errors in a disheartening 6-3 loss to the last-place Boston Red Sox on Thursday night, a fan wandered into the ...

    • 11:01 AM, Sep. 11, 2014
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    Tigers tickets for possible wild-card, ALDS games at Comerica Park on sale Wednesday

    Tickets for potential Tigers wild-card and American League Division Series games at Comerica Park go on sale Wednesday, Sept. 17 at noon.

    • 11:53 PM, Sep. 10, 2014
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    'Best possible outcome': Exam clears Tigers' Jose Iglesias to prep for 2015

    Jose Iglesias, who six months ago rocked spring camp and changed the Tigers' infield plans for 2014 when his season was lost to stress fractures, has been ...

    • 12:52 AM, Sep. 11, 2014
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    Tigers lose series finale, drop a game back of Royals

    After two rousing, well-played wins, the Tigers were utterly oppressed by Royals right-hander James Shields Wednesday, losing 3-0 and getting their share of ...

    • 1:32 AM, Sep. 10, 2014
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    No more teasing: Tigers flex strength against Royals

    The Tigers don't like getting challenged, but at least they know what to do when it happens.

    • 1:04 AM, Sep. 11, 2014
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    For Tigers' Anibal Sanchez, time running out for regular-season return

    The Tigers steadfastly have refused to rule out a regular-season return for starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez, but the calendar is working against him.

    • 11:24 PM, Sep. 9, 2014
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    Tigers rookie Nick Castellanos deserves time to grow at third base

    Spicing up Tuesday's pregame baseball conversation was a debate made for Detroit. It had to do with Castellanos and critics who don't buy the Tigers third ...

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