Jim Leyland announced Monday he is stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers after eight seasons that included three division titles and two trips to the World Series.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland has selected Ventura and Blue Jays manager John Gibbons as his coaches for the AL All-Star squad
The 22-year-old right-hander dominated three levels of the minors last year, earning Detroit’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year Award.
The team announced Tuesday that Leyland has a contract for next season, and his coaching staff also has been invited to return.
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.
Jake Peavy’s final appearance stands as an emblem of his time on the White Sox.
Miguel Cabrera moved one step closer toward doing something no one has done in 45 years while helping the Detroit Tigers keep their hopes high in the AL Central race.
Lonnie Chisenhall singled in the winning run with one out in the ninth inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 7-6 win over Detroit, dealing the Tigers a crucial loss Sunday.
While Adam Dunn’s early numbers might still not be where they once were, they’re much better than they were last year.
You likely wouldn’t want to get too close to the pair of underwear Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland presumably finally took off on Thursday.
White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen no longer sees the fight in his team. Paul Konerko doesn’t see it, either. The Chicago bullpen blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the White Sox 6-5 in 10 innings on Wednesday.
Justin Verlander took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers expanded their AL Central lead over Chicago with an 8-1 win over the White Sox on Friday night.
Alejandro De Aza returned to the majors Wednesday and it sure looks as if he plans on staying for a while. De Aza hit a two-run homer in his first at-bat of the season and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Wednesday.
What Verlander did in the eighth last night was the classic definition of a horse, an ace, whatever phrase seems appropriate to define the top starting pitcher on his team.