| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter.
"Congratulations to the Tigers,...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Max Scherzer's unbeaten run ended Saturday night when the Texas Rangers tagged the Detroit All-Star with his first loss of the season, Tigers 7-1. Scherzer (13-1), trying to become the first pitcher in the majors to start 14-0 since Roger Clemens in 1986,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:49 PM
New York Yankee closer Mariano Rivera's last All-Star game appearance may have been bad news for the National League, but it did little to boost ratings for the midsummer classic. The 84th All-Star contest -- won by the American League -- drew an...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:26 PM
NEW YORK — Mariano Rivera pitched a perfect eighth inning in his final All-Star appearance, Jose Bautista, J.J. Hardy and Jason Kipnis drove in runs to back a night of pulsating pitching, and the American League beat the National League 3-0...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:41 AM
NEW YORK -- San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy, the manager of the National League All-Star team, left Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig off the team. In the days before the team was announced, Bochy explained that he could not justify picking a player who...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Dodgers fans can talk about what might be. Angels fans can talk about what might have been.
When the rosters for Major League Baseball's All-Star game were announced Saturday afternoon, the National League team included Dodgers left-hander Clayton...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Delmon Young was activated by the Detroit Tigers on Monday, and the American League division series hero will be in left field and batting third in Game 2 of the AL championship series against the Texas Rangers at the Ballpark in Arlington....
| Dec 5, 2013
DETROIT The Tigers have gone through a transformation this off-season.
They have a better, more experienced closer after signing Joe Nathan to a two-year deal. And yes, that means he's old. But he's still younger than his manager.
They have a better,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Both Highland Park baseball player Liam Carter and golfer Patrick Flavin signed letters-of-intent to play at the Division I level of their respective sports on Nov. 12.
The paths they took to get there, however, were a little different.
Flavin, who is...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:05 AM
"It is what it is."
That was a favorite Prince Fielder expression. He'd shrug and say, "It is what it is." After a slump. After a strikeout. After a botched play. "It is what it is." He'd also say, "Nah," or "Nothing you can do about it" or "That's...