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4/20/2014 | Kinsler scores on unusual three-error play

Ian Kinsler came around to score on a rare, error-riddled play, scoring from first base after the Angels had three different miscues after Miguel Cabrera's walk.

4/20/2014 | Romine to have opportunity to contribute at short

Andrew Romine has a chance to be a key contributor at shortstop, where he will split time with newly called up Danny Worth now that the Tigers have released Alex Gonzalez.

4/20/2014 | Tigers expected to swap reliever for bench bat soon

While the Tigers shuffled their shortstops, that was the only move they made Sunday. Their expected move to bring back a fourth bench player and pare back their bullpen to seven relievers didn't happen Sunday.

4/20/2014 | Scioscia loses replay challenge on pickoff play

Angels manager Mike Scioscia lost his second challenge in three tries, when umpires ruled Sunday that an initial call on a pickoff play stands, and Torii Hunter was safe in the eighth inning.

4/20/2014 | Porcello's redemption leads Tigers to series win

Rick Porcello gave up three first-inning singles, but just two hits for the next six innings, pitching his way through a duel with Hector Santiago for a 2-1 Tigers win Sunday afternoon in the rubber match of the three-game series at Comerica Park.

4/20/2014 | Tigers release Gonzalez, call up Worth

Alex Gonzalez's tenure as Tigers shortstop is over after three weeks. The Tigers released the 37-year-old on Sunday morning and called up infielder Danny Worth from Triple-A Toledo.

4/19/2014 | Tigers' Porcello, Angels' Santiago square off in finale

The Tigers turn to Rick Porcello to counter the Angels' Hector Santiago as the two teams wrap up their three-game series with the rubber match on Sunday in Detroit.

4/19/2014 | Scherzer notches first win with seven-inning gem

After allowing a leadoff home run, Max Scherzer settled in, gave the bullpen some much-needed rest and earned his first win of the season as the Tigers topped the Angels, 5-2, on Saturday afternoon.

4/19/2014 | Tigers, Angels each benefit from overturned calls

Replay overturned the original call that third baseman Ian Stewart had tagged Miguel Cabrera out, and another review led to another out call overturned the next inning. Stewart was originally ruled out trying to steal second base with two outs on Max Scherzer, but replay showed Stewart sliding in ahead of the tag.

4/19/2014 | Davis back at leadoff with slew of lefties on deck

Rajai Davis' tenure hitting leadoff in Detroit appeared to be on hiatus when the Tigers returned home and regained the designated hitter spot. A few days later, it's back on.

4/19/2014 | Ausmus waits for more clarity on transfer rule

On the whole, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said, baseball's replay system has worked out well. That said, he has some issues he'd like to see worked out. The transfer rule regarding fielders switching the ball from their glove to their throwing hand would be foremost among them.

4/19/2014 | Former Tiger Boesch making most of new start

Brennan Boesch is a visiting player now, but his return to the big leagues with the Angels landed him back in a familiar spot to start out. He made his Angels debut as a late-inning substitute in Friday's series opener before getting the start in right field on Saturday.

4/18/2014 | Tigers' Scherzer strategizing to neutralize Angels

Against the Angels' righty-centric lineup Saturday, one can expect a healthy dose of sliders and changeups from Tigers starter Max Scherzer. C.J. Wilson will be on the hill opposite Scherzer as the Angels try to follow up Friday's win at Comerica Park.

4/18/2014 | Smyly struggles, knocked out early by Angels

Left-hander Drew Smyly, making his first start as the No. 5 starter for the Tigers, struggled from the get-go on Friday night in an 11-6 loss to the Angels at Comerica Park. Smyly allowed four runs on six hits over three innings.

4/18/2014 | Ausmus recalls Pujols' 2005 NLCS home run

Only one hitter has caused Tigers manager Brad Ausmus to lose sleep the night of a game during his playing career -- Albert Pujols.

4/18/2014 | Chamberlain regaining form on mound

Two weeks ago, Joba Chamberlain looked like a pitcher struggling to find his old form, booed off the mound after a rough ninth inning against the Orioles. But, as one American League scout who watched his four outs Thursday said, Chamberlain looks like he could be the Tigers' next setup man.

4/18/2014 | Miggy's numbers at 31 mirror Aaron's

Miguel Cabrera celebrated his 31st birthday on Friday, giving rise to comparisons with Hall of Famer Hank Aaron.

4/18/2014 | Tigers promote righty Miller to bolster bullpen

The Tigers on Friday recalled right-hander Justin Miller from Triple-A Toledo to supplement a taxed bullpen and optioned rookie outfielder Tyler Collins to Triple-A.

4/18/2014 | Miggy to receive GIBBY awards after 31st birthday

Taking Detroit third baseman Nick Castellanos under his wing, Miguel Cabrera -- who is set to receive a pair of GIBBY Awards -- has shown the young Tiger the ropes at his former position.

4/17/2014 | Nathan records save; dead arm feels 'livelier'

When Joe Nathan talked about dead arm last week, he also talked about how quickly it can come back to life. That resuscitation seems to have started with his second save of the season on Thursday.

4/17/2014 | Ausmus stands by decision for Torii's sacrifice bunt

Brad Ausmus follows former manager Jim Leyland's adage that certain decisions may not be bad regardless of whether they work out, but he did take a second look at his choice to have Torii Hunter attempt to lay down a sac bunt in the eighth on Wednesday.

4/17/2014 | Slider-inclined Alburquerque improves on fastball

All the emphasis the Tigers placed on Al Alburquerque in Spring Training about throwing his fastball and locating it might have paid off. Detroit's slider-throwing reliever, known for swing-and-miss stuff but also missing the strike zone for stretches, threw a scoreless inning Wednesday night without a walk or a strikeout.

4/17/2014 | Veteran Gonzalez inconsistent at shortstop

Manager Brad Ausmus said Alex Gonzalez "has scuffled" occasionally on defense, and he expressed his desire to get backup Andrew Romine more playing time.

4/17/2014 | Kinsler's huge day leads Tigers over Tribe

Ian Kinsler continued his hot start with a three-run homer in a four-run fifth inning to propel Detroit to a 7-5 win on Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park. Kinsler later added an RBI single.

4/16/2014 | Tigers face tough task in Indians' Salazar

On Thursday, the Tigers will face likely the hardest-throwing starter they have seen so far this season in the Indians' Danny Salazar.

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