7/22/2016 | Tigers catching tandem offers differing styles
There are no personal catchers on the Tigers, but there are personal styles catchers bring behind the plate with them -- some by preference, some by experience level, as evidenced by Detroit catchers Jarrod Saltalamacchia and James McCann.
7/22/2016 | Cabrera surpasses 1,500 career RBIs in win
Miguel Cabrera had four hits and knocked in the go-ahead runs on Friday against the White Sox. He surpassed the 1,500 RBI plateau in doing so.
7/22/2016 | Cabrera's four-hit night tops White Sox
Miguel Cabrera had four hits and knocked in two runs in the seventh inning to break a tie, leading the Tigers to victory over the White Sox. Justin Morneau gave Chicago a lift with a three-run home run, but the White Sox bullpen couldn't hold the lead.
7/22/2016 | Sale, Boyd square off at U.S. Cellular Field
Chris Sale gets another crack at win No. 15 when he faced the Tigers on Saturday. Matt Boyd, who tossed six shutout innings vs. the Twins the last time out, gets the nod for Detroit.
7/22/2016 | Miggy's bat awakens vs. White Sox
After a line-drive single in the first inning and a hard-luck lineout to third in the third, Miguel Cabrera finally got the result he needed. And as his fifth-inning drive sailed into the left-field seats, a drive estimated at 422 feet by Statcast™, he gave the Tigers a lead that stood up through a two-hour rain delay for a 2-1 Tigers win over the White Sox.
7/22/2016 | Homers give Tigers the edge on South Side
Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera broke the Tigers out of their offensive funk with fifth-inning solo homers off James Shields, powering Mike Pelfrey to his third win in 19 starts with a rain-shortened 2-1 victory over the White Sox on Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field.
7/21/2016 | Turner looks to improve on White Sox debut
When Jacob Turner squares off with Michael Fulmer and the Tigers on Friday at U.S. Cellular Field, the right-hander will try to improve on the White Sox debut he made last week.
7/21/2016 | Ausmus stays out of Trade Deadline discussions
A year ago around this point in the season, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was asked whether he wanted to sit in on the club's trade discussions. Ausmus said no. He didn't want to sell at last year's Trade Deadline in the first place, and he didn't want to have to watch the steps of his team being broken up.
7/21/2016 | McGehee may offer a right-field option
Casey McGehee continues to toil in Toledo, his big league time this season limited to one pinch-hit appearance last month despite a batting .329 average that ranks second in the International League. So it was a curiosity when McGehee, primarily a corner infielder, was spotted taking fly balls in the outfield with roving defensive instructor Gene Roof.
7/19/2016 | Anibal collects K's, much-needed confidence
Sometimes this year, the only way Anibal Sanchez seemed likely to get another ovation at Comerica Park would be on his way off the Tigers. So a reception like the one he received Tuesday felt surreal, if not for the pitching that preceded it.
7/19/2016 | Milone dominates for 8, Twins hold off Tigers in 9th
An unexpected pitching duel between Tommy Milone and Anibal Sanchez broke out before the Twins busted out a five-run seventh inning, capped by a Brian Dozier two-run home run, for a 6-2 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday at Comerica Park.
7/19/2016 | July stars Verlander, Santana meet in Detroit
Justin Verlander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of his last five starts, and each of his last three. He puts that streak on the line Wednesday when the Tigers host Ervin Santana and the Twins in the finale of a three-game series at Comerica Park.
7/19/2016 | J-Up sees Tigers as contenders, potential buyers
Justin Upton took a puzzled look Monday night when asked if the next 12 games were vital for the Tigers buying or selling leading into the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline. To him, there shouldn't be much debate.
7/19/2016 | Where will Norris make next start?
Daniel Norris returned to Comerica Park on Tuesday feeling fine following his rehab start for Triple-A Toledo on Monday night, but the Tigers are holding off until at least Wednesday on a decision for his next step.
7/19/2016 | MLBPAA announces team winners of 2016 Heart and Hustle Award
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) announced the 30 preliminary winners of the 2016 Heart and Hustle Award on Tuesday, honoring one player from each of the 30 Major League teams.
7/19/2016 | Upton reaches 200-homer plateau
Justin Upton and Ian Kinsler had a friendly competition going earlier this season over who would reach 200 career home runs first. Ian Kinsler won the race July 3.
7/19/2016 | Well-grounded Boyd dominates Twins
Some ballplayers escape to exotic locations for the All-Star break. Matt Boyd found peace and quiet with his wife along the lakeshore at a vacation house in Traverse City. He also had to find a place to do his weighted-ball workout routine, though, so he found an old tree stump.
7/18/2016 | Tigers out to continue dominance vs. Twins
The Tigers look to continue their success against American League Central rival Twins on Tuesday night as Anibal Sanchez (5-10, 6.75 ERA) squares off with Tommy Milone (2-2, 5.23 ERA).
7/18/2016 | Boyd, Upton power Tigers past Twins
Matt Boyd tossed six scoreless innings in arguably his best outing as a Tiger, allowing Justin Upton's second-inning solo homer off Ricky Nolasco to stand as the lone run in a 1-0 win over the Twins on Monday at Comerica Park.
7/18/2016 | Ausmus not worried about Miggy's slump
The snapshot of Miguel Cabrera's July to date might have happened in the first inning Sunday afternoon. Cabrera centered a pitch from Yordano Ventura, a pitcher he normally hits, and sent a bouncer past the mound and up the middle, seemingly headed for center. Cameron Maybin, on first base after a one-out single, was running on the play.
7/18/2016 | Zimmermann getting closer to rehab outing
While Daniel Norris readied for his first rehab start for Triple-A Toledo on Monday night, eyeing a potential return to the Tigers' rotation this weekend, Jordan Zimmermann made his own progression by getting on the mound to throw a bullpen session Monday afternoon at Comerica Park.
7/18/2016 | Pair of Phillies, Indians lead Prospect Team of the Week
This week's Pipeline Prospect Team of the Week features a pair of Carolina League teammates and a pair of Futures Game participants who were opponents in San Diego. Three of this week's squad came from the 2015 Draft class, including a first-round pick just getting his pro career going in earnest.
7/17/2016 | Expecting bunt sign, Salty homers instead
Jarrod Saltalamacchia stepped into the batter's box in the ninth inning of Sunday's 4-2 win over the Royals expecting a bunt sign. Never mind the three game-tying or go-ahead home runs he hit in the first two weeks of the season.
7/17/2016 | Fulmer settles in to pitch a career-high 8 innings
Rookie Michael Fulmer entered Sunday's outing against the Royals with a streak of nine straight starts allowing one or no earned runs. The Royals ended that streak in the third inning, but then Fulmer settled in to retire 15 of the last 17 batters he faced as the Tigers won the rubber match of the series, 4-2, at Comerica Park.
7/17/2016 | Salty drives walk-off HR to propel Tigers over KC
The first RBI of Sunday afternoon for the Tigers came on the last swing of the day. Jarrod Saltalamacchia's two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth was a walk-off blast, sending Detroit to a 4-2 win over Kansas City to take the three-game series at Comerica Park.
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