1. Jose Valverde Blows 2-Run Lead, Detroit Tigers Lose to Oakland A's in Walk-off

    The Tigers' 4-3 loss Wednesday night was a heart-breaker and may have been a back-breaker for Jose Valverde as he blew a two-run lead in the bottom of the ninth and the A's forced a game five...

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  2. 5 Reasons Anibal Sanchez Will Win the Detroit Tigers the AL Central Title

    The Tigers are going for it. As Major League Baseball's trade deadline neared Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski pulled the trigger and traded Detroit's most coveted prospect , pitcher ...

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  3. Prince Fielder Blasts Monster Fountain Bombs in All-Star Home Run Derby

    Monday night the Prince was the King—King of the 2012 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby. Fielder must certainly enjoy the Missouri jet stream, flexing his muscles once again against the Show Me State's Midwest skies...

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  4. Detroit Tigers' Early-Season Struggles Will End Up Paying off in the Long Run

    It's official—the Detroit Tigers have a winning streak. Having won three in a row and seven of their last 10 the Tigers seem to have turned the corner out of the dark alley their season's path was headed...

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  5. Quintin Berry 1st MLB Rookie to Reach 5-Hit Game Plateau

    In the midst of the Detroit Tigers' third straight series victory, rookie call-up Quintin Berry became MLB 's first rookie to knock five hits in a game this season...

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  6. Doug Fister Notches 1st Win, Tigers Even Series with 4-1 Victory over Rockies

    It took better than one-third of the season and two stints on the disabled list, but the Tigers ' Doug Fister finally broke into the win column with an outstanding performance after his first game back in 19 days...

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  7. Tigers Find Magic in Late-Inning Rally, Steal Series from Reds with 7-6 Win

    Nearly ready to hit the panic button, the Detroit Tigers may have found the mojo they were looking for by way of a late-inning comeback 7-6 win against one of the National League's best teams in the Cincinnati Reds ...

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  8. Detroit Tigers: 3 Reasons Why June Will Be Their Turnaround Month

    At five games under .500 and 5.5 games back of the scorching Chicago White Sox, the Detroit Tigers look more like pussycats than ferocious beasts...

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  9. Detroit Rookie Casey Crosby Gets First Win, Halts Tigers' Skid Against Cleveland

    Detroit rookie Casey Crosby earned his first MLB win, and the Tigers managed to hang on to a two-run lead in salvaging the final game of their three-game set with visiting division-rival Cleveland...

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  10. 5 Ways to Get the Detroit Tigers Offense Hot

    There's little doubt that the key to the Detroit Tigers' ability to get consistent in the win column is to get more consistent at the plate...

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  11. Magglio Ordonez Retires: His 5 Most Memorable Detroit Tigers Highlights

    One of the greatest Venezuelan-born players in the history of baseball and the holder of arguably the greatest walk-off home runs in the annals of the Tigers ' storied franchise, ...

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  12. Miguel Cabrera's Bomb Caps Sweep of Twins, Tigers Head to Boston Hot

    Headed into the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Tigers were feeling anything but celebratory following a three-game sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Indians to start a 10-game road trip...

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  13. Detroit Tigers: Who's Most to Blame for Team's Early Struggles?

    Although the Detroit Tigers are not any further off-pace this season than they were at this point a year ago, the excitement and expectation that were placed on a team put together to make a run at a World Series title is souring quickly...

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  14. Detroit Tigers: 5 Critical Goals for Upcoming 10-Game Road Trip

    At 20-21 the Tigers are nowhere near the place they wanted to be heading into a 10-game road trip to close out an up and down second month of the MLB season...

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  15. Detroit Tigers: Can Starters Win in Playoffs If Bullpen Never Rebounds?

    The chucker and the ace looked awfully good this weekend in the Tigers sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates who visited Motown for this season's first taste of interleague play over the weekend...

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  16. Can Detroit Trust Drew Smyly in the Playoffs If Max Scherzer Never Rebounds?

    The rookie Drew Smyly and now more veteran-like Max Scherzer have traveled different paths for Detroit in 2012. The Tigers were expecting a solid season from Scherzer as their No...

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  17. Detroit Tigers Unleash Explosive Offense; Knock Down Oakland A's, 10-6

    The Tigers caught a bit of nostalgic karma in Oakland late last night, visiting the Bay Area for the first time since clinching the American League Central Pennant last fall...

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  18. Detroit Tigers Should Show Greater Concern for Jose Valverde's Struggles

    Let's get this right out in the open so there's no whining about it later— Jose Valverde is not the same closer he was a year ago. Period. In fact, he's not even close...

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  19. 3 Keys to Getting Prince Fielder Back on Track for the Tigers

    Prince Fielder has provided the struggling Detroit Tigers the only true offensive consistency they've had all season—and he's only hit five home runs...

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  20. Rick Porcello Back on Track, Detroit Tigers Snap Skid in 9-3 Win over Royals

    April behind them, the Detroit Tigers kicked off the month of May with a much-needed homestand victory...

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  21. Drew Smyly Gets First MLB Win, Detroit Tigers End Skid, Beat Yankees 7-5

    Drew Smyly has done everything that the Detroit Tigers could ask in his rookie season—all he's been waiting for in return was his first big-league victory...

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  22. Detroit Tigers: Brandon Inge Given Outright Release by Team

    It seemed almost inevitable, Brandon Inge 's days were numbered in the Old English D. CBS Sports baseball insider, Danny Knobler, has confirmed that the Tigers have released their ...

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  23. Max Scherzer: 5 Things He Needs to Fix to Finally Reach His High Ceiling

    Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers are 17 games into the season, and neither is where they would prefer to be at this point. The Tigers looked to have a great start to the 2012 campaign, winning their first four games of the season...

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  24. Brennan Boesch Catches Fire with Multiple RBI Knocks: Tigers Defeat Rays, 7-2

    Tigers outfielder Brennan Boesch found his stroke on Thursday afternoon, and the Tampa Bay Rays paid the price. Boesch's Tigers defeated the Rays 7-2 and moved to 5-1 on the season with their second series win of the season...

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  25. Detroit Tigers Ace Justin Verlander Unravels in 9th; Tigers Lose, 4-2

    For eight innings, the ace of Detroit's staff was well in control of his second outing this season. Justin Verlander unraveled in the ninth, and the Tigers lost their first game this season...

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