Detroit Tigers

Tigers and Verlander Beat Twins in Series Opener
Justin Verlander picked up his 13 win of the season as the Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins, 6 – 2 last night.  Jhonny Peralta drove in three runs with three hits and Brennan Boesch hit a two-run homer as the Tigers beat the Twins for the 10th straight time...
Rookie Starter Does His Job in Loss
Rookie starter Duane Below pitched five innings and limited the Oakland A’s to three runs in his first career start.  It was the relief help that let the Tigers down.  Relief pitcher David Purcey picked up his second loss for the Tigers...
Tigers Win Second Game in a Row
The Tigers took the first game of a short two game series with the Oakland A’s last night.  The final score:  Tigers 8, Athletics 3.  Starter Rick Porcello picked up his ninth win of the year.  Miguel Cabrera and Carlos Guillen each hit a two-run homer in Detroit&…
Tigers Come Back to Win Series Finale Against Chisox
The Tigers managed just enough offense to win the series finale from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon.  The final:  Tigers 4, Chisox 3.  Starter Brad Penny picked up his seventh win of the season.  Carlos Guillen hit a tiebreaking RBI single in Detroit's three-…
Tigers Start the Second Half of Season Against White Sox
The Tigers will get the second half of their 2011 season underway on Friday night.  The Tigers ended the first half of the season in first place in the Central Division.  The second half gets kicked off with a series against division foe, the Chicago White Sox...
Tigers Head to All-Star Break with Win!
Tiger hitters produced just enough offense to help Justin Verlander pick up his 12th win of the year.  The final score:  Tigers 2, KC Royals 1.  Verlander threw 119 pitches in 7 2/3 innings for the win vaulting Detroit into first place in the AL Central...
Tiger Pitching Pounded by Royals in Loss
Starter Charlie Furbush was roughed up by the Kansas City Royals Saturday night in KC.  The final:  KC 13 – Tigers 6.  Furbush gave up nine hits and nine runs in 2 2/3 innings pitched for the loss.  Brennan Boesch and Ryan Raburn provided much of the hitting power, with Boe…
Tigers Win Two in a Row
The Detroit Tigers won their second game in a row last night, this time in the series opener against the Kansas City Royals.  The final score:  Tigers 3 – Royals 1.  Starter Max Scherzer pitched a strong 6 & 2/3 innings giving up six hits and one earned run.  ...
Tigers Hang on to Take One from Angels
Tiger starter Brad Penny gave up three early runs but buckled down to pitch seven strong innings for the victory.  The final score:  Tigers 5 – Angels 4.  The Tigers finally managed some timely hitting from Victor Martinez, Andy Dirks and Miguel Cabrera to pull out the win...
Tiger Bats Held to Two Hits in Loss
Tiger ace Justin Verlander was out dueled by Los Angeles Angel starter Dan Haren last night.  The Final score:   1 – 0.  Haren pitched a two-hitter while besting Verlander for his 100th career victory,  The Angels beat the Tigers for their 10th win in 12 games...
Tiger Bats Quiet as West Coast Swing Begins
Tiger hitters managed only five hits and one run against Los Angeles Angel pitching last night.  Jhonny Peralta picked up two hits to lead the Tigers hitters.  Newly inserted starter Charlie Furbush gave up three runs in 4 and 2/3 innings of action...
Tiger Pitchers Pounded for 16 Run in Loss
Tiger pitchers can only hope that the New York Mets are getting tired of swinging the bat … because nothing else seems to be able to stop them.  It got so bad for the pitching staff that infielder Don Kelly finished the game on the mound...

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