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

    Aug 7, 2015, 7:18 AM EDT

    Ian Kinsler

    A walkoff for Ian Kinsler and the Tigers, a possible double-agent fails and then succeeds in the Astros-A’s game and there is evil afoot in Washington and Atlanta.

  2. Tigers in Transition: The two weeks which changed everything

    Jul 21, 2015, 10:29 AM EDT

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    There are no dynasties in baseball anymore. But the Tigers have been a mini-dynasty in the AL Central, having won it for the past four seasons. In the past two weeks, however, their aims have radically changed.

  3. Looking ahead to the second half: The Tigers are in deep, deep trouble

    Jul 15, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

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    A hurt Miguel Cabrera and a mess of a pitching staff should have the Tigers thinking “rebuild.” But there is no indication that they will.

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

    Jul 7, 2015, 6:55 AM EDT

    Brian Dozier

    Not-an-All-Star Brian Dozier showed that, while his .500+ slugging percentage is apparently not worth a trip to Cincinnati, it’s worth something.

  5. In the wake of the Miguel Cabrera injury the Tigers have few good options

    Jul 4, 2015, 11:49 AM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    The Tigers have no great internal options to replace Miguel Cabrera and not much with which to trade.

  6. Victor Martinez on the Pirates: “I have no respect for no one on that team”

    Jul 2, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    He thinks Gerrit Cole hit him intentionally. He’s probably right.

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

    Jun 24, 2015, 7:20 AM EDT

    Maikel Franco

    The kid does it again: Maikel Franco with five RBI against the Yankees.

  8. Victor Martinez homered Sunday for first time since May 5

    Jun 21, 2015, 2:01 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Victor Martinez is back with the Tigers after missing over a month of action with discomfort in his surgically-repaired left knee and he went way deep in Sunday’s series finale at Yankee Stadium …

  9. Victor Martinez rejoins the Tigers after a month on the disabled list

    Jun 19, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Is his surgically repaired knee still an issue?

  10. Victor Martinez could be activated this weekend

    Jun 16, 2015, 11:19 PM EDT

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    Tigers slugger Victor Martinez was cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment Sunday at Triple-A Toledo and he will remain with the Mud Hens through Thursday. There’s nothing official yet, but V-Mart is expected to …

  11. Victor Martinez expected to begin minor league rehab assignment Sunday

    Jun 13, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT

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    The 36-year-old Martinez has been sidelined for about a month due to inflammation in his surgically-repaired left knee.

  12. Victor Martinez goes on the disabled list with more knee problems

    May 19, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Martinez has hit .216 with one homer and a .578 OPS.

  13. Victor Martinez back in Tigers lineup for first time since last Sunday

    Apr 18, 2015, 11:29 AM EDT

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    V-Mart took a few days off this week to rest his knee.

  14. Victor Martinez out of Tigers’ lineup for fourth straight game

    Apr 17, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Yoenis Cespedes is in the DH spot today, with Rajai Davis and Anthony Gose both in the lineup.

  15. Lingering back injury forces Michael Brantley out of the Indians’ lineup again

    Apr 14, 2015, 2:51 PM EDT

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    Brantley played Opening Day, sat out two games, returned for one game Friday, and is now out of the lineup for a third straight game.

  16. Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez making their Grapefruit League debuts on Sunday

    Mar 22, 2015, 10:01 AM EDT

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    Cabrera will be the designated hitter in the Tigers’ home game against the Nationals and Martinez will DH on the road against the Braves. They’re both expected to get around three at-bats.

  17. 2015 Preview: Detroit Tigers

    Mar 16, 2015, 1:14 PM EDT

    Brad Ausmus

    Can the Tigers win a fifth straight AL Central title?

  18. Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez could play in spring games next week

    Mar 14, 2015, 10:59 PM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    The Tigers could get their two best hitters into spring action quite soon.

  19. Victor Martinez takes batting practice; could be ready for Opening Day?

    Mar 9, 2015, 5:17 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Martinez re-signed with the Tigers on a four-year, $68 million deal as a free agent this offseason after hitting .335 with 32 homers and a career-high .974 OPS at age 35.

  20. Joba Chamberlain’s son had a lot to do with him signing back with the Tigers

    Mar 3, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain

    The million a year helped, but Chamberlain’s son provided the definitive push back to Detroit.

  21. Victor Martinez thinks he’ll be ready for Opening Day

    Mar 3, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Which would be a little ahead of schedule.

  22. Today was a good day for the Tigers

    Mar 2, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Some key players are making some encouraging strides on the health front.

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