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  1. Mariners considering free agent Melky Cabrera

    Dec 5, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    Toronto Blue Jays' Cabrera heads to the batters box during the first inning of their MLB baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, California

    Free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera is now on the Mariners’ radar and seems to be a good fit for the club.

  2. Tigers face losing Max Scherzer, Victor Martinez to free agency

    Oct 6, 2014, 12:17 AM EST

    Max Scherzer

    GM Dave Drombowski and owner Mike Ilitch will have to dig deep to keep the team together this winter.

  3. Brad Ausmus doesn’t want to make the tough calls

    Oct 3, 2014, 4:52 PM EST

    Brad Ausmus

    Detroit’s manager has looked like a rookie these last two days.

  4. Rajai Davis’ groin injury is a problem for Tigers

    Oct 2, 2014, 9:31 PM EST

    Detroit Tigers v Kansas City Royals

    Detroit’s center fielder was very limited in Game 1.

  5. Despite groin injury, Rajai Davis is on Tigers’ ALDS roster

    Oct 2, 2014, 2:14 PM EST

    Rajai Davis Getty

    In addition to taking over for Austin Jackson in center field Davis has also hit .282 with a .721 OPS and 36 steals in 134 games.

  6. Tigers center fielder Rajai Davis could miss ALDS with groin injury

    Sep 30, 2014, 2:14 PM EST

    Rajai Davis AP

    Davis isn’t a big name, but he stepped in as the primary center fielder when the Tigers traded Austin Jackson to the Mariners in the three-team swap that netted them David Price from the Rays.

  7. Pouliot’s 2014 American League awards picks

    Sep 29, 2014, 12:40 PM EST

    Mike Trout

    Trout vs. Martinez? Hernandez vs. Kluber? Here are one person’s picks for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.

  8. Rajai Davis suffered a Grade 1 pubic strain on Saturday

    Sep 28, 2014, 10:37 AM EST

    rajai davis getty

    As reported by Lynn G. Henning of the Detroit News, outfielder Rajai Davis suffered a Grade 1 strain of his pubic symphysis Saturday night while sprinting down the first base line on a second-inning groundout. It’s essentially a minor groin strain …

  9. Mariners keep Wild Card hopes alive with walk-off in the 11th inning

    Sep 28, 2014, 1:15 AM EST

    Kyle Seager

    The Mariners walked off in the 11th inning on Saturday, keeping their Wild Card hopes alive. They can force a tie-breaker with a win and an Athletics loss on Sunday.

  10. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 9, 2014, 6:18 AM EST

    Tyler Flowers

    Tyler Flowers hit two homers to crush the Athletics, Marcus Stroman hurled a Maddux and the Cardinals can’t be stopped.

  11. Austin Jackson’s arrival in Seattle pushes James Jones back to the minors

    Aug 1, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

    James Jones Mariners

    James Jones has been the Mariners’ starting center fielder since making his MLB debut in mid-April, logging more than 300 plate appearances, but now the 25-year-old is headed back to Triple-A following yesterday’s trade for Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson.

  12. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 1, 2014, 6:35 AM EST

    Clayton Kershaw

    A good day for Clayton Kershaw. A bad day for Cliff Lee, Tyler Skaggs and Eric Hosmer.

  13. Winners and losers at the trade deadline

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EST

    A.J. Burnett, Ruben Amaro Jr., Ryne Sandberg

    Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.

  14. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EST

    David Price

    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  15. ACES GALORE: The Rays trade David Price to the Tigers

    Jul 31, 2014, 3:55 PM EST

    David Price

    With Price in town, a guy who one the AL MVP and Cy Young Award a couple of years ago is now the TIgers fourth starter.

  16. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 24, 2014, 7:01 AM EST

    Alex Cobb

    The Rays stay hot, the Yankees get an assist from Mother Nature and Mike Moustakas showed us how to jar a bar loose from the catcher’s mitt without breaking the home plate collision rules.

  17. VIDEO: Rajai Davis hits walk-off grand slam against Athletics

    Jun 30, 2014, 11:48 PM EST

    Rajai Davis Getty

    Athletics closer Sean Doolittle issued a rare walk before serving up a walk-off grand slam to Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis this evening in Detroit.

  18. Settling the Scores: Saturday’s results

    Jun 8, 2014, 7:40 AM EST

    Screen Shot 2014-06-08 at 7.39.00 AM

    “We’re going streaking!!!” screamed the obnoxious drunk guy. “OK!” shouted back the Red Sox.

  19. Starling Marte: leadoff-hitting strikeout machine

    Apr 26, 2014, 4:47 PM EST

    Starling Marte

    At least a Pirates hitter is leading the majors in something.

  20. 2014 Previews: National League Central

    Mar 31, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    adam wainwright getty

    For the past few weeks we’ve been previewing the 2014 season. Here, in handy one-stop-shopping form, is our package of previews from the National League Central. The Cardinals won the pennant, but they got even better. The Reds and Pirates stood mostly pat. The Brewers have Ryan Braun back, but will that get them anything more than…

  21. Tigers move Austin Jackson in lineup, make Ian Kinsler their leadoff hitter

    Mar 30, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Kinsler

    The Tigers have made second baseman Ian Kinsler their leadoff hitter, bumping center fielder Austin Jackson down to the fifth slot in the lineup, MLB.com’s Jason Beck writes in his latest column. Since joining the Tigers in December 2009 in a three-way trade with the Diamondbacks and Yankees, Jackson has taken 2,554 of his 2,574 career…

  22. Ian Kinsler wants to steal more bases. He might.

    Jan 3, 2014, 10:59 AM EST

    Ian Kinsler

    There’s a story in the Detroit Free Press about Ian Kinsler‘s dissatisfaction with his stolen base totals from last year. He swiped only 15 bases and was caught 11 times. The former total was his lowest since his rookie season, the latter total was his highest ever. He discusses the reasons for why this was…

  23. Tigers will be hard-pressed to make big signing this winter

    Nov 3, 2013, 7:10 PM EST

    ALCS - Boston Red Sox v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

    The Tigers have made a habit of big splashes in the offseasons. Three years ago, it was Victor Martinez. Then Prince Fielder. Last winter, the Tigers signed both Anibal Sanchez and Torii Hunter. Those deals have helped them reach the postseason each year, but the ultimate prize has remained out of reach. As the Tigers…

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