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8/26/2016 | Verlander provides another true ace effort

The Tigers have withstood injuries and stayed in contention with three young pitchers in their rotation. Friday was a reminder why their chances still rely on the veteran ace.


8/26/2016 | Quiet early, Tigers solve Nolasco, win 5th straight

Justin Upton's go-ahead two-run homer punctuated a sixth-inning outburst in support of Justin Verlander, sending the Tigers to their fifth consecutive win with a 4-2 victory over the Angels on Friday night at Comerica Park.


8/26/2016 | Oberholtzer makes first Angels start vs. rested Fulmer

Brett Oberholtzer makes his first start of the season Saturday night when the Angels face Michael Fulmer and the Tigers at Comerica Park.


8/26/2016 | In first meeting, Aybar reflects on time with Angels

It came as a big surprise to Erick Aybar when the Angels traded him to the Braves last November after 10 seasons with the club. Atlanta traded Aybar to Detroit on Aug. 16, and the shortstop faces the Angels for the first time this weekend at Comerica Park.


8/26/2016 | Tigers eye another break between Fulmer starts

The Tigers have their next scheduled off-day next Thursday. If manager Brad Ausmus kept his rotation on turn, Michael Fulmer would pitch the day after that. However, the Tigers can push him as far back as Sept. 6, the day after Labor Day, without needing an extra starter.


8/26/2016 | Back in Detroit, Iglesias gets extra day before return

Jose Iglesias returned to the Tigers' clubhouse feeling healthy after straining his left hamstring two weeks ago. He did not return from the 15-day disabled list just yet.


8/25/2016 | After strong start, Norris still aiming higher

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said that left-hander Daniel Norris had his best start of the season in Thursday's 8-5 win over the Twins at Target Field, but Norris insisted that he still didn't have his best stuff and that he can continue to work deeper into ballgames.


8/25/2016 | McCann the man as Tigers sweep Twins

After a lull in mid-August, Detroit's offense is starting to heat up. The Tigers stayed hot against the Twins, reaching eight runs for a fourth straight game in an 8-5 win to complete a three-game sweep at Target Field on Thursday.


8/25/2016 | Upton's production up after time off

It's only been five games since his return, but it sure looks like a three-day break to work on his swing and clear his head was exactly what Justin Upton needed to find his groove again.


8/25/2016 | Nolasco set to face Verlander in opener

The surging Tigers will have a chance to continue their postseason push as they enter a six-game homestand against two teams with losing records, starting with Friday's series opener against the Angels at Comerica Park.


8/25/2016 | Show of force: Miggy has 44th four-hit game

Miguel Cabrera notched the 44th four-hit game of his career in the Tigers' 9-4 win on Wednesday, with a solo homer, two doubles and a single, to lead the charge as the Tigers knocked 14 hits.


8/25/2016 | Tigers go for sweep of Twins in Thursday matinee

Daniel Norris of the Tigers and Jose Berrios of the Twins are both relatively new additions to their respective rotations but have trended in opposite directions. They will meet in Thursday afternoon's series finale at Target Field as Detroit goes for its third sweep of Minnesota this season.


8/24/2016 | Tigers take charge early against reeling Twins

Miguel Cabrera set the tone with a solo homer in the first inning, and the Tigers capitalized with a five-run third, capped by a three-run blast from Justin Upton, in a 9-4 win over the Twins on Wednesday at Target Field.


8/24/2016 | Tigers sending scout to Tebow workout

The Tigers have a history of exercising due diligence when it comes to watching showcase workouts, from rehabbing Major Leaguers to Cuban stars to international standouts. With that in mind, they will send a scout to Los Angeles next week to watch football player Tim Tebow work out on the diamond.


8/24/2016 | Zimmermann ready to start rehab assignment

Jordan Zimmermann completed a bullpen session before Wednesday's game without any issues and will begin his rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo on Friday.


8/24/2016 | Boyd, Duffey bring strong track records to tilt at Target

Tigers left-hander Matt Boyd will look to build on his strong track record against the Twins when he takes the mound at Target Field on Wednesday night. Minnesota counters with righty Tyler Duffey, who has enjoyed similar success against Detroit.


8/24/2016 | Anibal looks like Anibal of old against Twins

After a shaky start to the season for the second year in a row, Anibal Sanchez has started to look like his old dominant self in the last month. He stayed the course in Tuesday night's 8-3 victory over the Twins, allowing three runs in seven innings for his fourth quality start in his last five outings.




8/23/2016 | Tigers targeting Sept. 10 for Zimm return

The Tigers hope that Jordan Zimmermann can return to the team as early as Sept. 10, barring any setbacks in his rehab, according to manager Brad Ausmus.


8/22/2016 | Pass it on: Verlander mentoring Fulmer

Justin Verlander has been where Michael Fulmer is now. A decade ago, Verlander was the rookie sensation in the Tigers' rotation, delivering like an ace every five games and pitching Detroit into contention. He was the youngster pitching beyond his previous innings level, trying to maintain not only his rotation spot but the quality pitching that got him there.


8/21/2016 | With mammoth HRs, J-Up busts out in big way

As Justin Upton simmered over the 420-foot double he hit off the center-field wall Saturday night, denied a game-tying home run by inches in his first game back in the lineup, he was asked if he could still take positives out of his return. "I try to take positives out of every day," he said early Sunday morning.


8/21/2016 | J-Up (two 3-run HRs), Tigers thump Red Sox

Justin Upton, denied a potential game-tying home run by Comerica Park's deep center field Saturday night, put a pair of three-run homers into the left-field seats Sunday afternoon, powering the Tigers to a four-game series split against the Red Sox with a 10-5 win.


8/21/2016 | Anibal looking to get Tigers on track against Twins

The Tigers have scuffled a bit lately, but will look to get back on track against the Twins in a three-game series that begins on Tuesday at Target Field.


8/21/2016 | Back sooner than expected, Maybin delivers

Cameron Maybin picked up a bat, stepped into the batter's box and took his swings against Jordan Zimmermann during Zimmermann's simulated game Sunday morning. A couple of hours later, he was taking swings in a game that counted.


8/21/2016 | After extended breather, J-Up nearly delivers

Justin Upton spent three days out of the Tigers lineup, working with hitting coach Wally Joyner on his swing. His best swing on his return will go down as a 420-foot double, and his latest initiation to the deep dimensions of Comerica Park.




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