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4/19/2015 | V-Mart may see fewer lefty ABs as knee issue lingers

Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez's left knee doesn't bother him when he's batting right-handed, but his status as a left-handed hitter against right-handed pitchers moving forward will be monitored.


4/19/2015 | Greene pounds the zone, improves to 3-0

Shane Greene couldn't quite make history, but another top-notch performance helped the Tigers to a 9-1 win over the White Sox on Sunday to give Detroit the series win at Comerica Park.


4/19/2015 | Cespedes hits 2 HRs, plates 6

Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes launched a grand slam in the first inning and a two-run homer in the third to set a career high with six RBIs against the White Sox on Sunday at Comerica Park


4/19/2015 | Tigers' bats cooled off by opposition

The Tigers enteried Sunday's series finale against the White Sox having scored just 12 runs over their previous five games, but manager Brad Ausmus isn't concerned about it.


4/19/2015 | Sabathia, Simon to duel as Yanks, Tigers open set

The Yankees and Tigers will open a four-game series on Monday at Comerica Park, with left-hander CC Sabathia taking the ball against right-hander Alfredo Simon.


4/18/2015 | Nathan throws unplanned pitches after long toss

Saturday was a good day for Tigers reliever Joe Nathan, who opted to throw a few pitches after a good long-toss session before Detroit's 12-3 loss to the White Sox.


4/18/2015 | Sanchez susceptible to long ball early in season

It took just three starts to surpass a mark from last season for Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez, but it's not a good one. After Saturday's 12-3 loss to the White Sox, Sanchez has given up more home runs this season (five), than he did all of last season (four).


4/18/2015 | Iglesias off to hot start after struggling in spring

Despite Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias' struggles at the plate in Spring Training, manager Brad Ausmus remained optimistic. Nearly two weeks into the regular season, Ausmus' faith has been rewarded.


4/18/2015 | Tigers to slow down Verlander's rehab plan

The Tigers aren't saying much about Justin Verlander, but his return from a right triceps strain seems to be going slower than expected. Verlander cut a simulated start short Wednesday in Pittsburgh due to fatigue, and soreness carried into Friday.


4/18/2015 | Greene looks to make history vs. Quintana in finale

The Tigers and White Sox wrap up their three-game series at Comerica Park on Sunday, as Detroit looks to create more distance between the teams in the American League Central standings. Shane Greene is set to take on lefty Jose Quintana.


4/18/2015 | Huge innings, Abreu's slam lift White Sox over Tigers

Melky Cabrera, Jose Abreu and Adam LaRoche combined to go 10-for-16 with three doubles, two homers, 10 RBIs and six runs in Chicago's 12-3 win over Detroit. Chris Sale struck out six over six strong innings, and J.D. Martinez homered for the Tigers.


4/17/2015 | Soreness will keep Verlander from Tuesday's start

Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander, who cut short a simulated game on Wednesday due to fatigue, has been ruled out of a potential Tuesday start against the Yankees.


4/17/2015 | Struggling with runners in scoring position, Tigers break through

The Tigers had just one hit with runners in scoring position, but they made it count.


4/17/2015 | Motivated by Shark, Price turns in stellar start

David Price says he's getting better with each start, and he matched up with the Jeff Samardzija, the White Sox's big offseason acquisition, in a pitchers' duel on Friday afternoon at Comerica Park.


4/17/2015 | Bang-bang play at second looms large in rally

Safe or out? Challenge or don't challenge? Those were the prevalent questions circling the bottom of the ninth of the Tigers' 2-1 walk-off victory over the White Sox on Friday at Comerica Park. Nick Castellanos opened the frame with a sinking line drive to right off reliever Zach Duke that Avisail Garcia couldn't quite corral.


4/17/2015 | Sale-Sanchez duel set for Comerica Park

Two of the American League Central's top pitchers will duel at Comerica Park on Saturday when Chris Sale and Anibal Sanchez face off in the second game of a three-game series between the White Sox and Tigers in Detroit.


4/17/2015 | Following pitchers' duel, Tigers walk off vs. White Sox

A true pitchers' duel between Jeff Samardzija and David Price ended with a 2-1 Tigers victory over the White Sox when Jose Iglesias delivered a walk-off single against Chicago reliever Zach Duke at Comerica Park on Friday afternoon.


4/17/2015 | Ausmus: Rondon's return to Majors still long ways off

Right-handed reliever Bruce Rondon was expected to pick up a ball and throw before Friday's game against the White Sox, but his return remains far off.


4/16/2015 | Question mark entering season, rotation looking strong

Through two turns in the rotation, the Tigers have four shutouts in nine games. Not only did Detroit's star-studded pitching staffs of the past few seasons not do that, no Tigers team has. The club heads into this weekend's series against the White Sox with a 19-inning scoreless streak, after setting an AL record with 24 consecutive scoreless innings to begin the season.


4/16/2015 | Simon copies Tigers' strong pitching blueprint

With what little solid contact the Pirates generated Wednesday night, Alfredo Simon was essentially playing catch with his rookie catcher, James McCann, for eight innings in the Tigers' 1-0 victory.


4/16/2015 | Confusion ensues after ball hits umpire Layne in mask

The Tigers' 1-0 win over the Pirates at PNC Park on Wednesday night was delayed for more than 10 minutes in the top of the ninth inning after home-plate umpire Jerry Layne was hit in the mask by a 3-2 pitch from Pittsburgh closer Mark Melancon.


4/15/2015 | Simon, Rajai deliver as Tigers blank Bucs

Right-hander Alfredo Simon threw eight shutout innings and center fielder Rajai Davis swatted the go-ahead hit for the second consecutive night as the Tigers beat the Pirates, 1-0, on Wednesday at PNC Park. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, saw another solid start go to waste, as left-hander Francisco Liriano gave up four hits and struck out seven over six innings of work.


4/15/2015 | Rajai reflects on Jackie's legacy, then homers

Like everyone in the Majors, the Tigers were all wearing No. 42 on Wednesday to celebrate the anniversary of Jackie Robinson's Major League debut. It's an occasion that is not lost on them. On Jackie Robinson Day, Rajai Davis was the only guy in PNC Park to cross home plate.


4/15/2015 | Verlander's sim game ends early due to fatigue

Justin Verlander threw 45 pitches over three innings in a simulated game Wednesday afternoon at PNC Park. What it means for his chances of pitching in an actual game soon remains to be seen. Manager Brad Ausmus said a day earlier that Verlander was expected to throw four innings of about 15 pitches each, possibly longer if he felt good. Verlander said the session ended earlier due to shoulder fatigue, not pain.


4/15/2015 | Samardzija draws Price in first start against Tigers

The White Sox continue their trek around the American League Central, heading to Detroit for the first of three consecutive games. Jeff Samardzija gets the start for Chicago, facing his new division rival in Detroit for the first time in his career. David Price looks to build upon his 14 consecutive scoreless innings to begin the season.




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