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    • 6:29 AM, Apr. 24, 2014

    Despite Tigers reliever Phil Coke's struggles, he's 'here to win'

    Watching him pitch in Florida and in Detroit these past two months has been like gazing at a tightrope walker: Phil Coke seems always to be in peril.

    • 11:30 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Thursday's Tigers-White Sox lineups: Danny Worth gets first start

    The Tigers and White Sox play the fourth and final game of their series on Thursday at Comerica Park. First pitch is scheduled for 1:08 p.m. (FSD/97.1-FM and 1270-AM). Here's what you need to know.

    • 1:08 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Tigers bullpen squanders strong outing by Drew Smyly

    Brad Ausmus foresaw a 'nice outing' for Tigers' starter Drew Smyly which is what Smyly responded with. What Ausmus saw after that, however, was a game-changing grand slam by Chicago's Marcus Semien on a 3-1 pitch from Ian Krol in the seventh.

  1. Ex-Michigan center Jordan Morgan aims for NBA tryout

    Performing in front of large crowds is nothing new for Jordan Morgan. He's played in a Final Four and in four NCAA Tournaments. On Wednesday night, he made a quick switch from basketball to baseball, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the White Sox-Tigers game at Comerica Park.

    • 1:09 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Tigers' Brad Ausmus defends leaving Ian Krol in game

    Here is why he stuck with left-hander Ian Krol in the seventh inning against right-handed hitter Marcus Semien with the bases loaded and two outs on Wednesday night after Krol had gotten the first batter he faced, left-handed hitter Jordan Danks on a foul pop-up to third.

    • 1:21 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Tigers expect to overcome front-office miscues covering for Jose Iglesias

    It was necessary to ask Dave Dombrowski during a Monday phone conversation about a player who no longer works for the Tigers. Steve Lombardozzi, specifically.

    • 1:20 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Tigers' Max Scherzer on cover of this week's Sports Illustrated

    Scherzer's salary this year is $15.525 million. If he does not sign an extension before the end of the season he will become a free agent and will be able to sign with any team.

    • 2:29 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Tigers-Indians makeup game will be July 19

    Anyone with tickets to the April 15 game can use them for the first game of the July 19 doubleheader; that game should start at 1:08 p.m.

    • 12:08 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Michael Pineda tossed for pine tar as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-1

    Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night.

    • 4:11 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Wednesday's Tigers lineup: Don Kelly in right for Torii Hunter

    The Tigers and White Sox play the third game of their four-game series on Wednesday night at Comerica Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:08 p.m. (FSD/97.1-FM and 1270-AM). Here's what you need to know.

    • 1:07 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Tigers beat White Sox as bullpen barely holds big lead

    Here's what happened at the wire: After the Sox scored a run in the eighth, Phil Coke gave up three runs with two outs in the ninth, two of them on Adam Dunn's home run on an 0-2 pitch. It took a save from Joba Chamberlain with the tying run at the plate to close it out.

    • 1:19 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Al Kaline says Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera will be just fine

    Among those not worried about the way Miguel Cabrera hit the first 16 games was Al Kaline. Or you could put it this way: The resident Tigers Hall of Famer wasn't worried about their potential Hall of Famer.

    • 7:23 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Ben Verlander thrilled big brother -- finally! -- joined him in hit department

    On April 12, the Verlanders combined for four hits. And if you didn't know any better, you'd think that's four for Ben and zero for Justin.

    • 1:17 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Tigers mailbag: Pistons radio switch could start dominoes falling

    WMGC, launched last summer, needed a professional team to gain credibility, and it just so happened that the Pistons contract was up first. And despite how bad the Pistons have been lately, anything will bring better ratings.

    • 1:24 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Tuesday's Tigers-White Sox lineups: J.D. Martinez to start in left, bat sixth

    Martinez had four home runs and seven runs batted in during the Triple A Mud Hens' doubleheader Saturday against Columbus. He spent the past three seasons with ...

    • 1:00 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Tigers still back slumping backstop Alex Avila, but time is running short

    This was one gruesome slump Avila was trying to subdue Monday. And he might have gotten closer to crushing it when he put together four strong at-bats, which ...

    • 12:59 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Tigers aren't up to the challenge, White Sox prevail

    It's not how you play the game, anymore. It's how you replay the game. And the replays or reviews, or whatever you want to call them on Monday night went ...

    • 1:05 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Danny Worth tries to stick with Tigers this time

    Take Danny Worth's word for it. The drive up is a lot better than the drive down. And it's the drive up from Toledo he most recently made. Worth has been with ...

    • 1:09 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Rick Porcello's impact growing on Tigers' starry staff

    In some ways, he's as grizzled as a 25-year-old guy can be. Rick Porcello has been around for good times, bad times, big times and small times. Half of being a ...

    • 1:06 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Tigers bring up slugging J.D. Martinez from Mud Hens

    He's absolutely scorching at the plate, with 10 home runs, 22 RBIs and a .308 average in 17 games. Martinez had four homers and seven RBIs in a doubleheader ...

    • 10:36 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
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    Tigers' bullpen might be better than first believed

    Is it possible we've overstated the problem with the Tigers' bullpen a bit? For all the stink and for all the ink, the relief corps may not be quite as bad as ...

    • 12:42 AM, Apr. 21, 2014
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    New Tigers farmhand J.D. Martinez shows off his power at Toledo

    No one had to introduce J.D. Martinez to the Tigers. They had known about him for years, long before he signed a big league contract with the Astros in 2009.

    • 1:10 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Tigers minor league report: Justin not only Verlander making name for himself in system

    The Detroit News' Lynn Henning takes a look at who's hot and who's not in the Tigers' minor-league system.

    • 3:36 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
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    Monday's Tigers-White Sox lineups: Victor Martinez closing in on 1,500 hits

    Detroit The Tigers (9-6) and White Sox play the first game of their four-game series on Monday at 7:08 p.m. at Comerica Park (FSD, 97.1-FM and 1270-AM). ...

    • 2:19 PM, Apr. 20, 2014
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    Tigers release shortstop Alex Gonzalez, promote Danny Worth from Toledo

    The injury to Jose Iglesias continues to take its toll on the Tigers. Following the season-ending injury to the starting shortstop in the offseason, the Tigers ...

    • 12:48 AM, Apr. 21, 2014
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    Rick Porcello, scrappy Tigers top sloppy Angels

    The Tigers took advantage of four errors by the Angels including three on one first-inning play and the bullpen closed out another strong performance.

    • 7:06 PM, Apr. 20, 2014
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    Rookie Nick Castellanos comes through at plate again for Tigers

    Castellanos had his second big hit in as many games to help the Tigers defeat the Los Angeles Angels, delivering a run-producing single to center to score ...

    • 7:21 PM, Apr. 20, 2014
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    Albert Pujols swinging hot bat but fails to reach 500 vs. Tigers

    Angels first baseman Albert Pujols looked like he might hit his 500th career home run against the Tigers at Comerica Park this weekend before failing to reach ...

    • 8:59 PM, Apr. 20, 2014
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    Tigers week in review: Tigers tearing it up on basepaths

    A look at how the Tigers fared last week, and what they can expect this week.

    • 7:06 PM, Apr. 20, 2014
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    Sunday's Tigers-Angels lineups: Victor Martinez at 1B, Miguel Cabrera is DH

    The Tigers (8-6) and Angels play the third and deciding game of their series on Sunday at 1:08 p.m. at Comerica Park (FSD, 1270-AM). Here's what you need to ...

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