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 | Two HRs, solid Anibal keep Tigers in Wild hunt
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.
8/20/2016 | Rain delaying start of Red Sox-Tigers game
Rain has delayed the start of Saturday night's game between the Tigers and Red Sox at Comerica Park.
8/20/2016 | Castellanos improving, but return a ways off
Nick Castellanos' injured left hand is progressing, according to tests, but the Tigers' third baseman remains a ways off from being able to swing a bat, let alone return to game action.
8/20/2016 | Verlander, Tigers seek split against Red Sox
Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander will start Sunday afternoon's finale of a four-game series at Comerica Park against the Red Sox, who scratched left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez in favor of left-hander Henry Owens.
8/20/2016 | Red Sox edge Tigers on Papi's 2-run HR
David Ortiz received a retirement gift from the Tigers, then reminded them he's still working. His three-hit game included a two-run home run to put the Red Sox up for good -- though by inches at the end -- in a 3-2 win Saturday at Comerica Park.
8/19/2016 | Red Sox rout Tigers in Porcello return to Detroit
Rick Porcello returned to Comerica Park and quieted his old team, holding down the Tigers for seven innings as the Red Sox roughed up rookie Michael Fulmer for a 10-2 win Friday night.
8/19/2016 | Tigers look to reward Norris vs. Pomeranz, Red Sox
Daniel Norris has allowed one earned run in each of his two starts since returning from an oblique injury, but he is 0-1 in that span. Norris will be looking for his first win since June 29 when he and the Tigers face Drew Pomeranz and the Red Sox on Saturday at Comerica Park.
8/19/2016 | Maybin, Zimmermann, Pelfrey progressing
The list of injured Tigers has been growing for long enough. It's finally nearing time where the list can start dwindling. Cameron Maybin could be among the first.
8/19/2016 | Romine producing without putting ball in play
The list of Major League leaders in bases-loaded walks includes reigning American League MVP Josh Donaldson, his slugging Toronto teammate Troy Tulowitzki, home run producers Chris Carter and Mark Reynolds, and selective slugger Shin-Soo Choo. It also includes Andrew Romine.
8/18/2016 | Tigers rediscover clutch gene at right moment
The Tigers don't put too much emphasis on one game, let alone innings. It's a 162-game schedule, and at least publicly, they like to treat them relatively equally. And yet, as they wound down from two dramatic innings and a 4-3 win over the Red Sox Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park, they were in agreement: It was big.
8/18/2016 | Dombrowski: 'Mixed emotions' in Detroit return
As Tigers general manager, Dave Dombrowski watched plenty of former Tigers walk down the tunnel at Comerica Park and make the unfamiliar right turn for the visiting clubhouse. On Thursday, it was his turn.
8/18/2016 | Upton gets time to clear head; Presley in left
When Tigers manager Brad Ausmus sat Justin Upton out of Wednesday's game, he was asked if he thought about sitting Upton for a few days, like the Pirates did with Andrew McCutchen. They considered it, Ausmus said at the time.
8/18/2016 | Porcello set for first start in Detroit with Sox
Rick Porcello (16-3, 3.30 ERA) will make his first start at Comerica Park since the Tigers traded him to the Red Sox after the 2014 season when the clubs meet Friday for the second of a four-game series rife with Wild Card implications. Porcello, having the best season of his career, will square off vs. Tigers rookie Michael Fulmer (10-3, 2.25 ERA).
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