Tigers

Hector Santiago #53 of the Chicago White Sox pitches in the first inning during the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on August 2, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Red-Hot Tigers Beat Sliding White Sox 2-1

DETROIT (AP) — Doug Fister pitched eight impressive innings, Austin Jackson homered and Jose Iglesias drove in a run in his Detroit debut to lead the Tigers to a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox […]

08/02/2013

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Abrams Scores 29, Illinois Beats Auburn 81-79

Tracy Abrams scored a career-high 29 points and No. 12 Illinois beat Auburn 81-79 on Saturday.

12/29/2012

Ryan Theriot slides to home in Game 4 of the World Series. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants Win World Series With Four-Game Sweep Of Tigers

Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years.

10/28/2012

Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with his teammates after scoring a run off of Brandon Crawford #35 single to center field against Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning during Game Three of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 27, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Giants Take 3-0 World Series Lead

Ryan Vogelsong escaped trouble three times and Gregor Blanco hit a go-ahead triple to lead San Francisco over the Detroit Tigers 2-0 on Saturday night and move the Giants into a 3-0 World Series lead.

10/27/2012

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TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]

10/26/2012

Gregor Blanco #7, Brandon Crawford #35, Hunter Pence #8 and Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after they won 2-0 against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Take 2-0 Lead In World Series

A Giant dose of small ball, and suddenly San Francisco finds itself in a most unique position — way ahead in a postseason series.

10/25/2012

Andy Dirks #12, Avisail Garcia #34 and Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate after they won 8-1 against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Advance To World Series

Max Scherzer capped a stupendous stretch for Detroit’s starting rotation, and the Tigers advanced to the World Series for the second time in seven years by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the AL championship series.

10/18/2012

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

The Detroit Tigers celebrate their series victory over Oakland. (Credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Verlander, Tigers Eliminate Oakland

On the mound and in the clubhouse, Justin Verlander made sure Detroit’s postseason party wasn’t over yet.

10/12/2012

Rick Porcello #48 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium on October 1, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Tigers Clinch AL Central

Miguel Cabrera had four hits, including a homer during a five-run sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers held off the Kansas City Royals 6-3 Monday night to clinch the AL Central title.

10/01/2012

Desmond Jennings #8 of the Tampa Bay Rays steals second base in the first inning as Gordon Beckham #15 of the Chicago White Sox takes the throw on September 29, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Gap With Detroit Worsens To 2 Games

Matt Moore pitched one-hit ball into the sixth, Matt Joyce homered twice and the Tampa Bay Rays stayed three games behind in the chase for the second AL wild card Saturday by beating the sliding Chicago White Sox 10-4.

09/29/2012

Alexei Ramirez #10 of the Chicago White Sox forces out Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning on September 28, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Distance Behind Tigers Narrows To 1 Game

Alex Rios hit his career-high 25th homer and the Chicago White Sox gave their fading playoff hopes a boost, beating Tampa Bay 3-1 on Friday night to end the Rays’ eight-game winning streak.

09/28/2012

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers is out as Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins defends home plate during the sixth inning of the game on September 28, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tigers Lose To Twins, Giving White Sox Hope In Division Fight

Ryan Doumit had four RBIs for Minnesota, including the go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning to help the Twins beat Detroit 4-2 on Friday and keep the Tigers from moving any closer to the AL Central title.

09/28/2012

Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a solo home run in the second inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 24, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Persistent Tigers Beat Royals 6-2, Stalk Closer To White Sox

Justin Verlander breezed through eight innings and Prince Fielder hit a solo homer, helping the Detroit Tigers steady themselves with a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

09/24/2012

Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers turns a double play and misses the slide of Trevor Plouffe #24 of the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on September 23, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins won 10-4 (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Tigers Drop 2nd Game Of Doubleheader, Lag Behind White Sox 1 Game

Jamey Carroll hit an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Minnesota Twins beat Detroit 2-1 Sunday, winning both games of a doubleheader to prevent the Tigers from at least tying the Chicago White Sox atop the AL Central.

09/23/2012

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers rounds the bases after hitting a home run off of Tony Sipp #49 (not pictured) of the Cleveland Indians during the seventh inning of their game on September 15, 2012 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Tigers defeated the Indians 5-3. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Victorious Tigers Stay In Pursuit Of White Sox

Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Saturday despite losing a run on an appeal play.

09/15/2012

Orlando Hudson #5 of the Chicago White Sox celebrates scoring against the Minnesota Twins during the ninth inning on September 15, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The White Sox defeated the Twins 5-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

White Sox Beat Twins 5-3, Stay Ahead Of Tigers In AL Central

Francisco Liriano is a difficult pitcher to figure out.

09/15/2012

Justin Verlander. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Tigers Beat Indians 4-0, Continue Stalking White Sox In AL Central

Justin Verlander pitched seven shutout innings and made sure Detroit stayed in step with first-place Chicago in the AL Central, leading the Tigers to a 4-0 win over the downward spiraling Cleveland Indians on Friday night.

09/14/2012

People under umbrellas during a rain delay during a game between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers on September 13, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Rain Postpones Key Game Between White Sox, Tigers

The makeup game will be played Monday at 1:10 p.m. Game tickets and parking coupons for tonight’s postponed contest will be honored then.

09/13/2012

Alex Rios #51 of the Chicago White Sox slides into third base, advancing on a fly ball hit by teammate A.J. Pierzynski #12, as third baseman Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers waits for the throw from the outfield during the second inning at U.S. Cellular Field on September 10, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

White Sox Strengthen Division Lead Against Tigers With 6-1 Win

Jose Quintana pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Alex Rios and A.J. Pierzynski hit back-to-back homers in the sixth and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Monday night to increase their AL Central lead to three games.

09/10/2012

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