5/21/2013 | Tigers, Tribe seek statement win in series finale
Justin Verlander didn't want to spend too much time looking at video or tweaking his mechanics after one of the worst starts of his impressive career Thursday. Instead, he put in a little extra work on the mound to prepare for Wednesday's matchup with Ubaldo Jimenez and the American League Central-leading Indians at Progressive Field.
5/21/2013 | Miggy continues to wow, carry Tigers in division race
The immediate impact of Tuesday's 5-1 Tigers win on the standings was incremental, moving Detroit within a game and a half of Cleveland in the division. The fearsome part is looking ahead at what Miguel Cabrera could mean in the race over the coming weeks if he keeps hitting like he has.
5/21/2013 | Tuiasosopo walks way into rare Tigers company
Sunday night was a performance to behold for at least one Tiger, even if it was in defeat. As Matt Tuiasosopo stepped to the plate time and again, only to toss his bat and take his base, he was walking his way to a career best.
5/21/2013 | Dotel's recovery will require rehab assignment
Octavio Dotel has resumed throwing on schedule as the Tigers try to work him back slowly from the elbow inflammation that has sidelined him for a month.
5/21/2013 | Prospect Worth remains shut down with heel injury
Tigers infield prospect Danny Worth was shut down from baseball activity again last week after suffering a setback with his bruised right heel.
5/21/2013 | Longtime GM Cook to represent Tigers at Draft
For the second consecutive year, the Tigers will use the First-Year Player Draft to pay homage to a longtime Major League general manager on their staff: Murray Cook.
5/21/2013 | Baseball dignitaries will represent at '13 Draft
A star-studded cast of accomplished baseball legends will be on hand for the first day of the First-Year Player Draft on June 6, as the league welcomes its next crop of top prospects.
5/21/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: May 21
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
5/20/2013 | Tigers searching for right mix of arms, roles in 'pen
The Tigers went into Spring Training with a 22-year-old rookie competing at closer. They went into the season with a closer by a committee, then with Joaquin Benoit as the top option before welcoming back Jose Valverde.
5/20/2013 | Miggy's big hitting night in loss a first in MLB
Miguel Cabrera's remarkable display at the plate Sunday night proved to be for naught as the Tigers lost to the Rangers, 11-8. But it made it all the more historic.
5/20/2013 | As encore to Triple Crown, Miggy even better
If you drew up the perfect baseball player -- that is, if you gave someone size and strength and quickness, if you also gave him a dedication to his craft and a commitment to being the best teammate he can be -- you would have Miguel Cabrera.
5/19/2013 | Smyly showing off versatility in bullpen
If everything works out, Drew Smyly will be a reliable member of the Tigers' rotation soon. But for now, he's helping them every way he can out of the bullpen.
5/19/2013 | Infante slotted in leadoff position for finale
Omar Infante had only served as the Tigers' leadoff hitter once this year, but with Austin Jackson and Andy Dirks not playing, he was the first hitter listed in the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Rangers.
5/19/2013 | Miggy putting up big numbers again
A year after becoming the first player to win the Triple Crown in nearly half a century, Miguel Cabrera is on pace to have 42 more RBIs and a batting average 57 points than the one he had last season.
5/19/2013 | Fielder not fazed by recent slump
Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder knocked in his first RBI in over a week on Saturday night as he tries to break out of his offensive funk.
5/19/2013 | Despite Miggy's three HRs, Tigers outslugged
Miguel Cabrera hit three homers and drove in five runs and Prince Fielder had three RBIs, but the Tigers dropped an 11-8 slugfest to the Rangers on Sunday night in Arlington.
5/19/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: May 19
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
5/18/2013 | Leyland's hopes for horse racing milestone dashed
A year ago, Tigers manager Jim Leyland watched Miguel Cabrera become the first player to win a Triple Crown in 45 years. This year, he was rooting for a Triple Crown of a different kind. But Orb was unable to pull off the second leg of horse racing's trifecta Saturday at the Preakness.
5/18/2013 | Changeup helps Porcello move past ugly outing
After his forgettable showing against the Angels on April 20, Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello has turned his season around, largely because of an effective changeup.
5/18/2013 | Bullpen stepping up to assist starting rotation
Manager Jim Leyland has gotten solid work out of a number of Tigers relievers recently. "I'm very happy with [the bullpen]," Leyland said.
5/18/2013 | Garcia starts in center field for Tigers
Avisail Garcia got the start in center field, just his second of the year, and batted eighth for the Tigers in Saturday's game against the Rangers.
5/18/2013 | Anibal unable to get out of third inning vs. Rangers
Right-hander Anibal Sanchez limped out of the gate, allowing five earned runs over 2 2/3 innings, as the Tigers dropped a 7-2 decision to the Rangers on Saturday night in Arlington.
5/17/2013 | Tigers set to honor '68 World Series champs
The Tigers will celebrate one of their most beloved teams when the 1968 World Series champions are honored on Saturday, May 25 at Comerica Park. More than a dozen players and coaches from the '68 team are expected to be in attendance, including Al Kaline, Mickey Lolich, Denny McLain and Mickey Stanley.
5/17/2013 | V-Mart impresses Leyland with tough at-bat
Manager Jim Leyland was impressed with what he called a spectacular at-bat by Victor Martinez in the Tigers' three-run third inning on Thursday night, calling it "one of the best at-bats by any player on any team this season."
5/17/2013 | Verlander, Leyland aren't shaken by one start
Even after one of the roughest starts of Justin Verlander's illustrious career, Tigers manager Jim Leyland has absolutely no concerns about his ace right-hander, who says he can fix inconsistency in his delivery with repetition.
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