There was no television or radio coverage, but we know for certain that New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda made his 2014 debut on Friday night against the Detroit Tigers. We also know this: It went well. Like, really well. Pineda, of course, has been a question mark ever since he underwent labrum surgery in May of 2012. Show More Summary
Yankees fifth starter candidate Michael Pineda struck out four and gave up one hit over two shutout innings in his first spring training start, New York's 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Torii Hunter puckered up next to the mouth of wide-eyed alligator — and it was hard to tell if the fun-loving Detroit outfielder was more amused or terrified.
The spring training game between the Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies has been canceled because of rain.
Max Scherzer struck out three in three impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 3-0 on Wednesday.
Joba Chamberlain is sporting a new uniform this year, but the pitcher isn't sure what his face will look like on Opening Day. The Detroit Tigers reliever wants the fans to pick what type of facial hair he will sport to start the season: It seems like a cool way to get the fans involved. Show More Summary
Charlie Morton allowed one hit in three scoreless innings, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.
I've been referring to the blockbuster that the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers pulled off in November as "the Prince Fielder trade." Beyond having a nice ring to it, it's struck me as appropriate to name the deal after its principal component. But right now, it's hard to ignore that Ian Kinsler was also a pretty important part of the deal. Show More Summary
There are times in life when one must stare fear in the face and give it a big fat kiss. This was one of those times for Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter. Justin Verlander dared his teammate to pucker up and lay one on the gator, and Hunter came through in the clutch. Show More Summary
Ian Kinsler will enjoy a new start with the Detroit Tigers this season, but not before taking some parting shots at his old team. According to ESPN The Magazine's Robert Sanchez, Kinsler had some interesting things to say regarding the Texas Rangers, including expressing a desire for them to finish winless in 2014. Show More Summary
There’s really not much of a difference between us normal folk and professional athletes, as we all like to unwind with a good, old-fashioned pool party at the end of a long week of work. The only real difference between the two is that...Show More Summary
Jhonny Peralta homered twice against his former team, going deep in his only plate appearances Monday in the St. Louis Cardinals' 8-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers.
Kate Upton may be one of the world's top models, but she recently decided to take a break and let someone else steal the spotlight. On Sunday, Detroit Tigers reliever Joba Chamberlain let the world see Tigers catcher Bryan Holaday in a one-piece swimsuit: For once, the supermodel wasn't the center of attention in the photo. Show More Summary
Spring Training R&R.
Detroit's Anibal Sanchez allowed one hit in two scoreless innings Sunday in a game that eventually ended in a 0-0, 10-inning tie between the Tigers and an Atlanta Braves split squad.
Scott Feldman pitched two scoreless innings in his first spring start for Houston, allowing only one hit in the Astros' 5-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
Jimmy Rollins hit a three-run homer in his second plate appearance of an eight-run third inning Friday, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-6 win over a Detroit Tigers split-squad.
Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ third base rankings for AL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1. Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers Although Miguel Cabrera is playing first base this year, he maintains eligibility at third base in...Show More Summary
Detroit newcomers Joba Chamberlain and Joe Nathan each pitched a scoreless inning Thursday, helping the Tigers beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2.
Fresh off their third straight American League Central title, the Detroit Tigers have had a busy offseason, trading off a pair of key pieces from last year's team after being ousted in the ALCS. First, they shipped Prince Fielder and...Show More Summary