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  1. Numbers game: Tigers fall victim to baseball’s speed obsession

    Aug 18, 2014, 9:09 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister was a perfectly useful pitcher for Detroit, but he didn’t show up on the radar gun. Now, Fister is leading the National not the playoffs while the Tigers are fighting to stay alive.

  2. Justin Verlander: “I’m going to get other opinions” on shoulder injury

    Aug 14, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT

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    “I’m going to get other opinions. Whether I need to go visit them or not, I don’t know. The more minds you put together to look at something, the better.”

  3. Baseball is designed to break your heart: Example 10,246,893

    Aug 13, 2014, 9:17 AM EDT

    Robbie Ray

    Twelve days ago the Tigers had the best rotation in baseball. Today they’re starting a dude named “Buck Farmer.”

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

    Aug 12, 2014, 6:49 AM EDT

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    The Kansas City Royals are in first place. In mid-August. This is nor a drill.

  5. Justin Verlander to undergo MRI on shoulder on Tuesday

    Aug 11, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Verlander hasn’t looked like himself all season and holds a 4.76 ERA after tonight’s outing.

  6. Kate Upton says Yankees banned her from wearing Tigers gear in support of boyfriend Justin Verlander

    Aug 11, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

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    “You’re not allowed to wear a Tigers’ hat. You’re not allowed to wear any Tigers’ gear.”

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

    Aug 7, 2014, 6:53 AM EDT

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    Joe Kelly gave his old mates fits. Well, maybe he gave them fits before too. Maybe they weren’t his mates. Maybe there were long-simmering disputes between him and the Cardinals about politics and religion and things. We can’t know!

  8. Awwwww: Justin Verlander tossed Kate Upton a baseball

    Aug 5, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Kate Upton had a first-row seat behind Detroit’s dugout for last night’s Yankees-Tigers game in New York.

  9. Bartolo Colon aims for 200th career victory

    Aug 3, 2014, 11:22 AM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    Colon will hit a milestone if he can reel off a third straight victory this afternoon.

  10. Deep Thought: Justin Verlander: playoff relief ace

    Aug 1, 2014, 9:24 AM EDT

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    He’s probably the fifth starter on this Tigers team at the moment. So why not?

  11. Winners and losers at the trade deadline

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EDT

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

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

  12. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    David Price

    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

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

    Jul 31, 2014, 3:55 PM EDT

    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.

  14. Hey, Rube: Phillies pay dearly for Amaro’s misguided loyalty

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

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    The Phillies are paying the bills for their dynastic run, thanks in large part to Ruben Amaro’s mismanagement.

  15. Looking ahead to the second half of the season

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    What contenders are just a pretenders? Who needs to make a big trade? Who actually WILL make a big trade? Come on in for all of your second half preview needs.

  16. First-place Athletics set a franchise mark with 59th win before the All-Star break

    Jul 13, 2014, 11:20 PM EDT

    Jed Lowrie, Mike Zunino

    The Athletics avoided a series sweep in Seattle. With their win, their 59th of the season, the A’s set a franchise mark for wins at the All-Star break.

  17. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 9, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT

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    This was Jacob deGrom’s best performance since he played Jim Morrison in that Oliver Stone Doors flick.

  18. VIDEO: Miguel Cabrera cranks an RBI triple

    Jul 8, 2014, 11:03 PM EDT

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    Watch as Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera finds Comerica Park’s right-center field gap and races in front of a looping throw for a seventh-inning triple Tuesday night against the Dodgers …

  19. Justin Verlander thinks the Tigers influenced the Athletics’ recent pitching acquisitions

    Jul 5, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers' Verlander reacts after leaving the game against Texas Rangers in their MLB American League baseball game in Arlington

    The Tigers — Justin Verlander specifically — have booted the Athletics out of the ALDS in each of the last two seasons in heart-breaking Game Fives. That’s why Verlander thinks that the A’s had them in mind when they acquired Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs on Friday.

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

    Jul 3, 2014, 7:23 AM EDT

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    Edwin Encarnacion: “He hanged it, I banged it.” He actually said that.

  21. Justin Verlander got shelled again

    Jun 17, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

    Justin Verlander

    Something ain’t right with the Tigers’ ace.

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

    Jun 17, 2014, 6:39 AM EDT

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    The Royals are knocking on the door of first place after knocking a former Cy Young Award and MVP winner around pretty good.

  23. Bronson Arroyo lands on the disabled list for the first time in his career

    Jun 16, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Bronson Arroyo has thrown 2,344 2/3 innings over 369 starts and 36 relief appearances in the majors dating back to 2000, but he has managed to avoid the disabled list until now.

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