Detroit Tigers

Tiger Pitchers Give up Two Grand Salami’s in Loss to Mets
Last night was one of those days which Tiger pitchers just want to forget.  Five Tiger pitchers gave up 18 hits in route to a 14 to 3 loss to the New York Mets.  Tiger starter Rick Porcello took the loss and relief pitcher Daniel Schlereth gave up grand slams in back-to-back innings...
Tiger Hitters Explode with Two Outs in Eighth
The Detroit Tigers waited until they had four outs left to erupt for seven runs in the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday afternoon.  The Final score:  8 – 3.  Reliever Al Alburquerque picked up his fifth win.  Pinch hitter Don Kelly started the rally …
Tigers Hammer Rockies in Series Finale.
The Tigers finally figured out how to beat the Colorado Rockies … put Justin Verlander on the mound.  JV pitched another complete game in a 9 – 1 win over Colorado.  Verlander only allowed four Rockies hits in picking up his fourth complete game of the year...
Tigers Beat Indians to take First Place
The Tigers were the recipients of good pitching from starter Max Scherzer and relief pitchers Al Albuquerque, Joaquin Benoit and Jose Valverde in route to a 6 – 2 win over Cleveland.  The Tigers also picked up back to back homers from Jhonny Peralta and Ryan Raburn to break the game open …
Tigers Fall Back into Tie for First
The Tigers fell back into a tie for first place after losing to the Indians last night.  The final score: 6 – 4.  Relief pitcher Charlie Furbush took the loss. The two teams go back at it this afternoon at Comerica Park.  Max Scherzer will take the mound for the Tigers...
Tiger Ace two Hits the Indians in Win
Tiger ace Justin Verlander took another no-hit bid into the eighth inning last night, before finishing with a complete game, two hit win against the Cleveland Indians.  The final score:  Tigers 4 – Indians 0.  JV also managed to punch out twelve Indians in the effort...
Tigers Win on Walk off Triple in 10th Inning
The Tigers pulled out a well pitched, makeup game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.  Tiger starter Phil Coke pitched six and a third innings of shutout ball, before giving way to the relief staff.  Ramon Santiago hit a 10th inning triple, which scored Victor Martinez from first b…
Tigers Win on another Verlander Gem
The Tigers and starting pitcher Justin Verlander continued their winning ways last night.  They beat the Seattle Mariners 4 – 1 in the opener of their four game series at Comerica Park.  JV pitched another strong eight innings, giving up just one run on five hits while walking one an…
The Tigers Lose One from the ’68 Team
The Tigers lost one of the heroes from the 1968 World Series winning team.  Jim Northrup, versatile outfielder with the Tigers for eleven seasons, died Wednesday after a lengthy illness.  He was 71.  Northrup is perhaps best known to Tiger fans for a two-out, bases-loaded triple in th…
Tiger Hitters Pound Texas Pitchers, AGAIN!
The Tigers continue to swing hot bats and set season highs for hits on back-to-back nights, destroying Texas pitching for 20 hits on Tuesday night in an 8 - 1 victory over the AL West-leading Rangers.  Austin Jackson, Victor Martinez, Casper Wells and Alex Avila all picked up three hits a piece…
Tigers Bats Wake Up in Opener against Texas
Brennan Boesch had a career night against the Texas Rangers last night.  Boesch went 5 for 6 with two home runs and 5 RBI’s in route to a 13 – 7 win over the Rangers.  Andy Dirks and Alex Avila also hit bombs for Detroit.  Pitcher Max Scherzer picked up his seven…

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