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    • 12:38 AM, Apr. 16, 2014

    Former Tigers struggling in new locales

    Not all 10 went looking for greener grass — some got traded, others became free agents and weren't brought back. But none is doing anything that would have improved the Tigers 6-4 record.

    • 8:53 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    Tigers' Brad Ausmus uses few words to put his stamp on team's culture

    There was a sense even during spring camp that, after eight years, Leyland's imprint, both as a personality and as a manager, would remain with the team in some fashion, however fleeting. But, without a shard of disrespect for what Leyland accomplished, Ausmus has established his own style and culture. Neither better nor lesser than Leyland's program, it is Ausmus' ship all the way.

    • 1:58 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    Study: Tigers players 13th-best paid in the world

    Tigers players are the 13th-best paid of any sports team in the world, according to a survey by Sporting Intelligence and ESPN the Magazine.

    • 10:54 PM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    Free-agency questions loom for Tigers

    Consider the Tigers and a handful of luminaries who will reach free agency either this autumn or 18 months from now: Victor Martinez, Austin Jackson, Rick Porcello and Alex Avila, even if fans at the moment are not inclined to think of Avila and his batting woes as a matter for renewal.

    • 6:18 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    Tigers mourn death of scout Rolando Casanova, who helped sign Nick Castellanos

    Casanova, a scout with the organization for the last 11 years who was instrumental in the Tigers drafting and signing Nick Castellanos, died after a battle with cancer.

    • 8:53 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    Postponements make it difficult for Tigers players to get into rhythm

    Sooner or later, the season will get underway — and the rhythm of one night game after another will take over. But with wet weather before and after a West Coast trip, there's been no rhythm so far.

    • 12:37 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    Tigers' Verlander, Scherzer ranked (too low?) among MLB's top big-game pitchers

    Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer have combined to win 106 games and two AL Cy Young awards the past three seasons. They've led the Tigers to three consecutive AL Central Division titles.

  1. Torii Hunter Jr., son of Tigers outfielder, ready to blaze his own trail at Notre Dame

    The interviews that start and end with questions about his baseball-playing father — Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter Sr. — and dismiss his own identity are less frequent.

    • 7:02 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    Wednesday's Tigers-Indians lineups: Anibal Sanchez ready to go after one-day delay

    The Tigers will get their series with the Cleveland Indians under way after Tuesday's game was postponed because of inclement weather. First pitch is schedule for 7:08 p.m. (FSD, 97.1 FM) at Comerica Park. Here's what you need to know:

    • 8:34 PM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    Tigers Mailbag: Were Tigers foolish not to make qualifying offers to Jhonny Peralta, Joaquin Benoit?

    The qualifying-offer system still is relatively new, and many teams still are feeling their way around it. And the Tigers absolutely got caught flat-footed in regard to Peralta.

    • 11:44 AM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    Trouble rearing ugly head for first-place Tigers

    Statistics tell the story of a team’s fortunes, good or bad. While delving deep into the science of the first two weeks of the Tigers regular season, one number stood out.

    • 1:25 AM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    Tigers through 10: Aces are least of team's worries

    Seriously, if you've already thrown anything at the television because of the Tigers, you must go through several TVs a year.

    • 2:22 PM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    Tigers' Tuesday night game vs. Indians postponed

    Yes, the Tigers and Indians could've played baseball Tuesday night. But in the end, they decided there was no reason to put the fans through that misery.

    • 6:16 PM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Tony Paul's Week 2 MLB Power Rankings: Red-hot Brewers seize top spot from Tigers

    Tony Paul of The Detroit News goes around the league, with the second of his weekly Major League Baseball power rankings.

    • 2:26 AM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Tigers like the 'baseball savvy' displayed by Erie SS Eugenio Suarez

    Suarez, a shortstop, is batting .273 after Sunday's game against Trenton. He had three home runs and four doubles, which best explained a heavy OPS (on-base ...

    • 12:54 AM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Tigers minor league report: OF Ezequiel Carrera swinging hot bat at Toledo

    The Detroit News' Lynn Henning gives a rundown of who's performing well -- and not so well -- at all levels of the Tigers' minor league system.

    • 9:15 PM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Tigers' Dombrowski: Worries about Joe Nathan's dead arm are 'overblown'

    Dombrowski said Monday the reports of Nathan's 'dead arm' are 'way overblown,' so much so that no team in baseball would list such an ailment on an injury ...

    • 9:05 PM, Apr. 13, 2014
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    Less-than-sharp Scherzer roughed up as Tigers drop series finale

    With three in the fourth off Max Scherzer, now 0-1 after three starts, the Padres downed the Tigers 5-1 at Petco Park. With the win, the Padres won the series, ...

    • 11:10 PM, Apr. 13, 2014
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    Against Tigers, Padres' Tyson Ross looked nothing like a 5-21 pitcher

    Make no mistake, the Padres' Ross bore no resemblance to a 5-21 pitcher. But his miserable won-loss line was there all the same.

    • 12:27 AM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Week in review: Tigers get dinged on West Coast

    Here's a quick look at the Tigers' first road trip, which was a five-game West Coast swing to Los Angeles and San Diego.

    • 2:13 PM, Apr. 13, 2014
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    Tigers-Padres lineups: Max Scherzer takes aim at first victory

    In two starts, Scherzer has give up just two earned runs over 15 innings, with 15 strikeouts, but has a pair of no-decisions. Scherzer's ERA is 1.20 and his ...

  2. Teens in sex-assault case sue ex-Tigers player Chad Curtis

    Prosecutors said the girls were sexually assaulted in 2012 when Curtis worked as a volunteer weight-room strength trainer at a Barry County high school. Curtis ...

    • 1:18 AM, Apr. 13, 2014
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    'In the zone' Justin Verlander pitches -- and hits! -- Tigers to victory

    Ending a long search for his first major-league hit, Verlander singled twice and also scored his first run Saturday in the Tigers' 6-2 win over the Padres. He ...

    • 7:11 PM, Apr. 12, 2014
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    Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is one cool customer

    He is described by the journalists who travel with the Tigers as being 'cool.' And he is — while at the same time he might be regarded as old (somewhat) school. ...

    • 2:56 AM, Apr. 13, 2014
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    Tigers' Justin Verlander, in his 10th year in the majors, finally gets first hit -- and then his second

    Verlander's smile at first base in the second inning Saturday night said it all: 1-for-27 has never felt so good. And 2-for-28, two innings later, felt even ...

    • 8:55 PM, Apr. 12, 2014
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    Tigers' Brad Ausmus explains why Nick Castellanos hasn't started in outfield during interleague play

    With no designated hitter, Victor Martinez a couple times has played first base, moving Miguel Cabrera over to third. That has left Castellanos on the bench ...

    • 12:48 AM, Apr. 13, 2014
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    Saturday's baseball roundup: Yankees unleash five-homer barrage to bounce Red Sox

    Brian McCann put an emphatic end to his season-opening slump, hitting his first two home runs for the Yankees to help beat John Lackey and the Red Sox, 7-4, on ...

    • 3:08 AM, Apr. 12, 2014
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    Cabrera not in swing of things as Tigers held to one hit in loss

    'Sometimes you develop bad habits,' Miguel Cabrera told reporters Friday night after the Tigers lost 6-0 to the San Diego Padres on Andrew Cashner's one-hitter.

    • 3:40 AM, Apr. 12, 2014
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    Brad Ausmus finding it difficult to keep Victor Martinez out of Tigers' lineup

    Martinez had a game-tying single in the ninth inning of the first game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, and a game-winning home run in the 10th inning of the ...

    • 2:37 PM, Apr. 11, 2014
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    Tigers develop starting arms on the farm, but relievers another matter

    Relief pitching threatens to ruin what great starting pitching and a talented batting order have combined to craft through the early and mid-innings of a big- ...

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