1. Victor Martinez: The Key to the Detroit Tigers' Offense in 2013

    If the Detroit Tigers are to match their regular-season expectations with an easy win in the American League Central division, Victor Martinez has to have an impressive year at the plate...

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  2. Tigers' 3 Spring Training Competitions We Are Most Eager to See in Camp

    As we get into the Grapefruit League part of the Detroit Tigers ' 2013 spring training program down in Lakeland , Fla., it is time to take a look at some of the battles shaping up as the Tigers get ready to defend their American League championship...

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  3. Tigers' Spring Training Backup Plans If Bruce Rondon Doesn't Pan out

    One of the big questions the Detroit Tigers have coming into the 2013 season is whether or not Bruce Rondon is ready to handle the closer’s role...

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  4. Octavio Dotel's Calling Out of Miguel Cabrera's Leadership Is a Mixed Bag

    It did not take long for controversy to erupt for the Detroit Tigers at spring training. In an article from Yahoo! Sports Tuesday night, relief pitcher Octavio Dotel called ...

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  5. Rick Porcello: His 2013 Odyssey Starts Friday Against the Atlanta Braves

    Rick Porcello ’s audition starts Friday at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee , Fla., as the Detroit Tigers face the Atlanta Braves in the opener of spring training...

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  6. Complete Detroit Tigers 2013 Season Preview

    The Detroit Tigers look to improve on what most teams would consider a fantastic 2012 campaign. Yet, the Tigers struggled to win the division and saw the San Francisco Giants sweep them out of the World Series...

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  7. Detroit Tigers: Locking Up Verlander and Scherzer the Early Talk of Camp

    The hot discussion so far for the Detroit Tigers this spring training has not been about the year ahead but whether two of their pitchers will hit free agency...

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  8. Miguel Cabrera: Can the Detroit Tigers Slugger Win the Triple Crown Again?

    Major League Baseball went 46 seasons between batting Triple Crown winners. Miguel Cabrera took the honor last year and was the first player to lead the league in batting average, ...

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  9. Report: Justin Verlander Says No to Team USA and 2013 World Baseball Classic

    In a move that Detroit Tigers fans wanted to hear, Justin Verlander told Joe Torre and Team USA that he will not be pitching in this year’s World Baseball Classic. At a press conference today in Lakeland , Fla...

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  10. 10 Things We Want to See from the Detroit Tigers in 2013

    With pitchers and catchers due any day down in Lakeland , Fla., the 2013 Detroit Tigers season will soon be upon us...

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  11. Justin Verlander and Tigers Get Blueprint on Extension After Hernandez Deal

    With Felix Hernandez agreeing to a seven-year and $175 million contract (via USA Today ) to remain with the Seattle Mariners , we now have an estimate of what it will take for the Detroit Tigers to keep Justin Verlander ...

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  12. Should Jim Leyland Be Concerned with a World Series Hangover for Tigers Stars?

    A trip to the World Series is usually considered good enough for most teams. For the 2012 Detroit Tigers , however, it was not enough...

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  13. Report: Detroit Tigers, Max Scherzer Avoid Arbitration

    Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer avoided arbitration Monday night by agreeing to a one-year deal that will pay the 28-year-old $6.725 million, according to CBSSports ...

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  14. Detroit Tigers Should Steer Clear of Andrew Bailey in Search of 2013 Closer

    The Detroit Tigers should be very careful about looking at Boston Red Sox closer Andrew Bailey . In Sunday’s edition of the Boston Globe (subscription required), ...

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  15. Rick Porcello: Where Will He Pitch the 2013 MLB Season?

    One of the big question marks for the Detroit Tigers heading in to the 2013 season is exactly what role Rick Porcello will have with the team—if he is even still with the Tigers when the season starts...

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  16. Potential Breakout Stars of the 2013 World Baseball Classic

    The 2013 World Baseball Classic will get underway March 2 at the Japan Dome in Fukuoka, Japan. Sixteen countries will compete in the third playing of the World Baseball Classic ranging ...

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  17. Grading Tiger Woods' Performance at Torrey Pines

    Tiger Woods earned his 75th career PGA Tour victory Monday with a four-shot win at San Diego’s fabled Torrey Pines South at the Farmers Insurance Open ...

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  18. PGA Tour Misreads Fans and Media in Live-Tweeting Reporters Ban

    The PGA Tour this weekend did not make many friends in the press when they publicly cracked down (via Mobile Sports Report) on reporters doing play-by-play via Twitter...

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  19. Craig Kimbrel: Proud to Be Representing Team USA at the World Baseball Classic

    No one had to convince Craig Kimbrel to pitch for Team USA in the upcoming 2013 World Baseball Classic...

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  20. Australian Open 2013: Bold Predictions for Day 7

    The 2013 Australian Open moves into the Round of 16 Sunday in Melbourne. Half the men’s and women’s fields left will play on Sunday, while the other half will have the big-show courts to themselves on Monday...

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  21. Dissecting Serena Williams' Remaining Path to the Australian Open 2013 Final

    The first week of the 2013 Australian Open, so far, has been very kind to Serena Williams. Even after rolling her ankle in the first round, Williams has only lost two games in the four sets she has played...

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  22. Will David Duval Fight His Way Back onto the PGA Tour?

    Once upon a time, David Duval was the best golfer in the world. Between 1997 and 1999, Duval won 11 times on the PGA Tour...

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  23. Australian Open 2013: Bold Predictions for Day 5

    As the third round begins Friday at the 2013 Australian Open , things are about to get serious "Down Under." The first four days of the championship have gone as the organizers had planned...

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  24. Mike Morse: Grading the 3-Way Deal Between Washington, Seattle and Oakland

    Mike Morse is headed back to the Seattle Mariners. The Mariners Wednesday night acquired the first baseman in a three-way deal (via Adam Kilgore of The Washington Post and Nationals PR ) with the Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics...

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  25. Australian Open 2013 TV Schedule: Complete Listings for Day 4 Action

    The fourth day of play at the 2013 Australian Open will get underway tonight shortly after 7:00 p.m. on the East Coast and the Tennis Channel has you covered for the prime time hours...

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