Detroit Tigers

Newest Tiger Shines as Pitching and Defense Stink
Newest Tiger Delmon Young hit a homer in his first plate Appearance for the Tigers last night.  But, it wasn’t enough as the pitching staff gave up too many runs and the Tiger defense committed too many errors in route to a 9 – 6 loss to the Minnesota Twins...
Late Tiger Rally Falls Short in Series Finale with Orioles
Tiger starter Doug Fister had trouble keeping the ball in the park and ended up surrendering the series finale to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.  The final score:  Orioles 8, Tigers 5.  The Tigers made a late run at a comeback.  Pinch-hitter Brennan Boesch, who hit a slicing li…
Verlander Picks Up 100th Career Win
Cy Young candidate Justin Verlander picked up his 17th win of the season and the 100th win of his career as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians, 4 – 3.  With the win the Tigers maintain a three game lead at the top of the Central Division...
Indians Beat Tigers in 14th Inning
Newly acquired Tiger reliever David Pauley hit a Cleveland Indian on the left arm with the bases loaded in the 14th inning to force in the winning run as the Indians tightened the AL Central race with a 3 - 2 win on Tuesday night — actually early Wednesday — to close within three games o…
Tigers Lose Series Finale to the Rangers
Tiger starter Brad Penny continued his early inning troubles in Thursday’s loss to the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park.  The Final score:  Rangers 5, Tigers 2.  Penny gave up all five runs in 6 and 2/3rds innings of work.  Victor Martinez and Miguel Cabrera provide…
New Starter Wins First as a Tiger
Starter Doug Fister picked up his first win as a Detroit Tiger last night.  The Tigers took their second in a row against the Texas Rangers, 5 – 4.  Fister allowed three runs, two earned, on eight hits in seven innings.  Jose Valverde got his 30th save in as many attempts this s…
Boesch Homer Trumps Bullpen Failure in Win
Brennan Boesch hit a solo dinger during an eighth-inning rain shower, sending the Detroit Tigers to a 6 - 5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.  Reliever Joaquin Benoit melted down in the top of the eighth inning giving up two homers to tie the game at 5 – 5...
Tiger Pitching Fails Miserably in Loss to Angels
Detroit Tiger starter Brad Penny was rocked for 7 runs in 3 and 1/3 innings of action yesterday in losing to the Los Angeles Angels, 12 – 7.  Relievers David Purcey and Phil Coke didn’t do much better either.  Both were roughed up in the loss...
Tiger Bats Go Silent in Loss to Chisox
The Tigers couldn’t find their offense yesterday afternoon in losing to the Chicago White Sox 2 – 1.  Starting pitcher Max Scherzer made one mistake, a hanging changeup that was hit out for a two-run homer.  Austin Jackson provided the only Tiger offense when he hit a…
JV, Tigers Beat the Chisox in Crucial Matchup
Starter Justin Verlander picked up his 14th victory of the season, as the Tigers came back to beat the Chicago White Sox, 5 – 4.  JV gave up two 2-run homers through eight innings of work, with Jose Valverde closing out the ninth inning...
Tigers Lose to Chisox to Narrow Lead at the Top
Tiger hitters picked up 12 hits, but couldn’t put 'em together as the Chicago White Sox beat the Tigers 6 – 3.  The loss and a win by Cleveland left the Tiger lead at the top of the division to one game.  Rookie starter Duane Below gave up four runs in 4 and 2/3 …
Tigers Take Three Out of Four from the Twins
The Tigers wrapped up their weekend series with the Minnesota by beating the Twins, 5 to 2.  Starter Rick Porcello picked up his 10th win of the season.  Tigers Jhonny Peralta, Wilson Betemit and Ramon Santiago each had an RBI and Victor Martinez added three hits to provide the Detroit wit…

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