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Levine: Epstein Sees ‘Tremendous Progress’ Amid Cubs’ Struggles

The young hitters give reason for hope, but quality young arms aren’t arriving anytime soon.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2014

Avisail Garcia #26 of the Chicago White Sox singles to left field scoring Conor Gillaspie #12 during the fifth inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on September 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

White Sox Beat Tigers 6-3

Erik Johnson pitched into the seventh inning in his fourth career start, and the Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 6-3 to end any chance of the Tigers clinching the AL Central title in their home finale Sunday.

09/22/2013

Josh Phegley #36 of the Chicago White Sox (R) steals second base as second baseman Omar Infante #4 of the Detroit Tigers puts on a late tag during the fifth inning at U.S. Cellular Field on September 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Tigers Beat White Sox 1-0

Anibal Sanchez struck out 10 in a terrific performance, helping the Detroit Tigers top the Chicago White Sox 1-0 on Wednesday night.

09/11/2013

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Marlins’ Fire Sale, Trade For Jacob Turner Will Help Team In Long Term

There won’t be a whole lot of things to look forward to in Miami this season, but watching Jacob Turner develop will be one of them.

03/19/2013

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Zach McAllister Gives Indians Innings Eater In Rotation

Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.

03/11/2013

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Spiegel: Cubs Seemingly Just A Pawn In Anibal Sanchez’s Game

The near misses for Theo Epstein’s Cubs are piling up.

670 The Score–12/14/2012

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers scores on a RBI single hit by Delmon Young #21 in the top of the sixth inning against the New York Yankees during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Sanchez, Tigers Beat Yanks For 2-0 Lead In ALCS

The Detroit Tigers got a big boost from Anibal Sanchez’s arm. They got a helping hand from an umpire, too. The reward: a commanding 2-0 lead in the AL championship series, and a trip home with their ace ready to start.

10/15/2012

Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 9, 2012 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Anderson Pitches A’s Past Tigers To Stay Alive In ALDS

Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the upstart Oakland Athletics avoided another playoff sweep by Detroit, beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday night in their AL division series.

10/09/2012

Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson scores on the single by first baseman Prince Fielder and is congratulated by designated hitter Delmon Young during the first inning of the game against the Kansas City Royasl at Comerica Park on September 25, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Shut Out Royals, Tie Sox For Division Lead

Anibal Sanchez threw his first shutout in over a year, and the Detroit Tigers moved into a tie for first in the AL Central with a 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

09/25/2012

Austin Jackson (R) #14 of the Detroit Tigers is caught stealing by shortstop Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the sixth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 9, 2012 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Tigers Swept By Angels, Stay 2 Games Back Of Sox

Zack Greinke pitched seven strong innings of five-hit ball, Mike Trout hit a leadoff homer for the second straight day and the Los Angeles Angels completed their second straight series sweep with a 3-2 victory over the slumping Detroit Tigers on Sunday.

09/09/2012

Miami Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee hits a grand slam home run in the 5th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 17, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lee’s Slam Helps Ozzie Get First Win In Chicago As Marlin

Carlos Lee hit a grand slam and the Florida Marlins beat the Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night, giving Ozzie Guillen a win in his first game back managing in Chicago.

07/17/2012