There are guys who hit home runs, and then there are home run hitters. For most of his superlative career, the Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera has landed squarely in the second category. He's a beast, a masher. A hitter opposing pitchers genuinely fear. Show More Summary
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.
On Saturday night, the Cleveland Indians lost a heartbreaker against the Detroit Tigers, falling 5-4 after a two-run homer in the eighth inning. Frustrated with losing another tough game to a division rival, an Indians fan tagged second baseman Jason Kipnis in an angry tweet. Show More Summary
Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead homer in the seventh and the Detroit Tigers swept a three-game series against Cleveland by beating the Indians 6-4 Sunday.
Avila hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth, and the Detroit Tigers held on to a slim lead in their division, edging the visiting Cleveland Indians, 5-4.
Alex Avila hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers kept their slim AL Central lead, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Saturday night.
The Royals and Tigers remain in an virtual tie after Kansas City struggles against Allen Webster and the Boston Red Sox while Detroit cruises against the Cleveland. Outside of the aptly-named "Big Game" James Shields, there really isn't much going for the Royals in terms of significant September/October experience. Show More Summary
J.D. Martinez homered, tripled and drove in four runs, and David Price pitched into the eighth inning to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.
With a seventh-inning single Sunday against the San Francisco Giants, Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers recorded RBI No. 100 on the season, reaching this mark for the 11th consecutive year. Cabrera's first season reaching triple-digit RBI numbers came back in 2004 as a member of the Florida Marlins. Show More Summary
The Tigers’ bullpen has been the bane of the team’s existence for a long time now. During the past eight seasons, Detroit has ranked 10th or worse in ERA in the American League seven times. They have also blown big postseason opportunities—last year’s ALCS being particularly painful. Show More Summary
James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central.
With a little less than three weeks remaining in the season, it looks like the American League wild-card race will come down to the wire. The Seattle Mariners and Detroit Tigers have been narrowly separated in the standings for the past few weeks, with the Tigers currently half a game ahead. Show More Summary
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin “Megatron” Johnson had a typically amazing game to open the 2014 season on Monday night, racking up 164 yards on just six receptions, including a 67-yard touchdown just a few minutes into the game. That being said, the highlight of every Detroit sports fan’s week might still be 2x AL […]
In a way, the Detroit Tigers' 2014 season has been like each of the past three. No, they may not be all alone atop the American League Central like they were for much of 2011 through 2013, but the club once again is in position to make the playoffs for a fourth straight time. Show More Summary
Max Scherzer escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fifth, Rajai Davis and J.D. Martinez homered, and the Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City 4-2 on Tuesday night to pull within percentage points of the Royals atop the AL Central.
Earlier this month, the Detroit Tigers expanded their playing roster with the annual September call-ups. This coterie of youngsters has arrived in Motown at the back end of Detroit’s roller-coaster season. They may play an importantShow More Summary
Torii Hunter had two of his three hits in a six-run third inning and the Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City 9-5 Monday to move within a game of the American League Central-leading Royals.
Monday, September 8Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland Indians (MLBN 1 pm) Local BroadcastKansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers (MLBN 4 pm) Local BroadcastChicago Cubs at Toronto Blue Jays (WGNA 7 pm) Len Kasper, Jim DeshaisesSt. Louis Cardinals...Show More Summary
Detroit rookie Kyle Lobstein earned his first major league win, and Miguel Cabrera homered for the third time in two days in the Tigers' 6-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday night.