| Oct 14, 2012
NEW YORK — Six years. Six long years. Six long, long years.
That's how long Dave Dombrowski and Jim Leyland have been on the mission that drives them — to bring home a World Series title for Mike Ilitch, the 83-year-old owner who has kept...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 10:02 PM
Jose Valverde could've been the goat. But thankfully for him and the Detroit Tigers, Delmon Young was the hero.
Young hit an RBI double to rightfield that got just got by Nick Swisher to score Miguel Cabrera for the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:31 PM
NEW YORK — The big news coming before Game 5 of the American League Division Series on Friday afternoon was that New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had benched their most expensive player, third baseman Alex Rodriguez, due to Rodriguez's continued...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:30 PM
NEW YORK -- If the Orioles advance to the American League Championship Series, their starting pitching options for the first two games in Detroit would hinge on how they use their staff tonight.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said "all hands are on...
| Oct 7, 2012
DETROIT — On the American League side of October, the handwriting is already on the wall.
This sets up to be a playoff showcase for home run hitters and Justin Verlander.
The Tigers' dominator is in a group of five guys who seem likely to be...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 7:32 PM
The Detroit Tigers took game of their best of five American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics Saturday night in Detroit.
Justine Verlander pitched seven strong innings, striking out 11. Oakland's Coco Crisp hit a lead off home run...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Doug Fister set an AL record by striking out nine straight batters and the Detroit Tigers kept their lead in the Central, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Thursday on Alex Avila's grounder in the ninth inning.
The Tigers began the day with a one-...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:49 PM
DETROIT — 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.
Cabrera hit his 42nd homer, putting himself in Triple Crown position...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:38 PM
This was the kind of September slide the South Side embraced rather than feared, one that brought the White Sox nearer the playoffs instead of farther away.
This was right fielder Alex Rios, the team's most valuable player, proving it yet another way by...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:22 PM
After one inning of baseball at Comerica Park on Sunday afternoon, the Orioles were in a five-run hole against the Detroit Tigers. But for these Orioles, it was business as usual, not an insurmountable deficit. In the bullpen, the relievers were still...
| Jul 29, 2012
The Tigers made sure the Blue Jays kept the brooms in the closet.
Jhonny Peralta hit two home runs, and Doug Fister struck out nine in eight innings of work as the Tigers beat the Blue Jays in the series finale at the Rogers Centre.
Peralta hit a three-...