Pineda goes 6 innings, Twins beat Tigers 4-3

Baseball 04/13/19, 17:53

The Minnesota Twins' offense managed just enough to back Michael Pineda through his tough outing.Pineda labored through six innings and Eddie Rosario drove in two runs as Minnesota had just five singles in 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.The Twins entered the game with 26 walks, the fewest ...

Twins postpone Tigers series opener due to wintry weather

Sports 04/11/19, 16:54

The Minnesota Twins have postponed their series opener against the Detroit Tigers because of wintry weather, opting for a doubleheader next month.The Twins announced Thursday afternoon they were calling off Friday night's game, a decision made about 28 hours before the scheduled first pitch. The region was blanketed by wet ...

Bieber shuts down Tigers in Cleveland’s 4-0 win

Baseball 04/11/19, 15:06

Shane Bieber allowed three hits in seven innings, Leonys Martin homered in his return to Detroit and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Thursday.Bieber (1-0) struck out six with one walk, improving to 8-0 on the road in his young career. Cleveland has won six of seven ...

4 Cleveland HRs power Kluber to 1st win, 8-2 over Tigers

Baseball 04/09/19, 15:12

Corey Kluber earned his first win of the season in his third start, powered by four Cleveland home runs that sent the Indians over the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Tuesday.The Indians won their fifth straight game. Detroit had won five in a row.Kluber (1-2) allowed one earned run over six ...

Ross sharp, Tigers win 5th straight; KC drops 6th in row

Baseball 04/07/19, 14:42

Tyson Ross pitched seven impressive innings in his Comerica Park debut, and the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to five with a 3-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.Ross (1-1) signed with the Tigers in the offseason, and this was the last current ballpark he hadn't pitched ...

Stewart’s grand slam lifts Tigers over Royals 7-4

Baseball 04/06/19, 15:10

Christin Stewart hit a two-out grand slam in the seventh inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 7-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.The Tigers trailed 4-2 in the seventh but rallied against Kansas City's struggling bullpen. Kevin McCarthy (0-1) allowed three hits and a hit batter. The ...

Turnbull solid, and Tigers beat Royals 5-4 in home opener

Baseball 04/04/19, 15:09

Spencer Turnbull struck out 10 in six innings, and the Detroit Tigers drew four straight walks to start the bottom of the seventh, taking the lead for good in their 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday.Josh Harrison stole two bases and scored three times for the Tigers ...

Tigers’ Boyd carves up Yankees, who lose Tulo to calf strain

Sports 04/03/19, 17:56

Matthew Boyd junk-balled his way to a career-high 13 strikeouts, Gordon Beckham hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the hobbled New York Yankees 2-1 on Wednesday.The Yankees struck out 18 times overall, a team record for a nine-inning game.A year after winning ...

Another one down: Yanks’ Tulo leaves with strained left calf

Baseball 04/03/19, 16:30

Yankees shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has been pulled from a game with a strained left calf and taken to a hospital for further testing, another blow for the majors' most hobbled club.Tulowitzki fielded a routine grounder in the second inning and popped up in his only at-bat in the bottom of ...

Peterson’s 1st MLB hit in 9th sends Tigers past Yankees 3-1

Sports 04/02/19, 20:46

Dustin Peterson laced a tiebreaking double off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning for his first major league hit, and the Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 3-1 on a nippy Tuesday night.Jordy Mercer added an RBI single for insurance, and the Tigers got another strong start from Jordan ...

Judge gives Yanks a scare, but sprawling catch preserves win

Baseball 04/02/19, 03:03

Giancarlo Stanton and Miguel Andujar had already joined the Yankees' long injured list when Aaron Judge sprinted into right-center field and made a spectacular, sprawling grab on Niko Goodrum's hard-hit liner to preserve a two-run lead in the eighth inning.Judge snapped the webbing around the ball as his gloved left ...

Yanks beat Tigers, lose Stanton and Andujar to injuries

Baseball 04/01/19, 22:09

Domingo German overcame control problems on a chilly night to win for the first time since last June, Gary Sanchez and Brett Gardner homered and the banged-up New York Yankees beat the punchless Detroit Tigers 3-1 Monday.Aaron Judge made a sprawling, backhand catch on Niko Goodrum's hard-hit liner after Adam ...

German steadies Yanks with 3-1 win over punchless Tigers

Baseball 04/01/19, 20:45

Domingo German overcame control problems on a chilly night to win for the first time since last June, Gary Sanchez and Brett Gardner homered and the banged-up New York Yankees beat the punchless Detroit Tigers 3-1 Monday.Aaron Judge made a sprawling, backhand catch on Niko Goodrum's hard-hit liner after Adam ...

Blue Jays RHP Luciano is first big leaguer born this century

Baseball 03/31/19, 18:05

While Major League Baseball no longer has a single player who was active during the previous century, it now has its first player born in this one.Blue Jays right-hander Elvis Luciano became the youngest pitcher in Toronto history when he debuted Sunday against the Detroit Tigers. Luciano, who turned 19 ...

Castellanos lifts Tigers over Blue Jays 4-3 in 11 innings

Baseball 03/31/19, 15:57

Nicholas Castellanos singled home the go-ahead run in the 11th inning, Jeimer Candelario had five hits and the Detroit Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Sunday after blowing a late lead.Castellanos drove in Grayson Greiner, and the Tigers salvaged a split of the four-game series to open the ...

Sanchez, Blue Jays pitch 2nd shutout in row, top Tigers 3-0

Baseball 03/30/19, 17:20

Aaron Sanchez and four relievers combined to pitch Toronto's second straight shutout, leading the Blue Jays over the Detroit Tigers 3-0.The Blue Jays threw just three shutouts all of last season, the second fewest in the majors. Detroit was last with two.The Tigers were blanked an MLB-leading 18 times in ...

Shoemaker, Blue Jays blank Tigers 6-0, Montoyo gets 1st win

Baseball 03/29/19, 21:00

Matt Shoemaker pitched seven sharp innings to win his Toronto debut and the Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 6-0 Friday night, giving Charlie Montoyo his first victory as a major league manager.Justin Smoak and Freddy Galvis each drove in two runs, a day after the Blue Jays were blanked ...

Big league teams appreciate the value of versatility

Baseball 03/29/19, 12:11

In his rookie season with the Detroit Tigers, Niko Goodrum spent time at first base, second base, third base, shortstop and both corner outfield spots.The next logical step was to try him in center field, and manager Ron Gardenhire did just that during spring training this month."We're just looking for ...

Zimmermann perfect into 7th, Tigers top Blue Jays 2-0 in 10

Baseball 03/28/19, 18:13

Jordan Zimmermann took a perfect game into the seventh inning, Christian Stewart hit a two-run homer in the 10th and the Detroit Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 Thursday on opening day.Zimmermann, who pitched a no-hitter for Washington on the final day of the 2014 season, came close to ...

Tigers’ Zimmermann loses perfect game in 7th vs Blue Jays

Sports 03/28/19, 16:47

Detroit Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann has lost his perfect game in Toronto with two outs in the seventh inning on an infield single.Teoscar Hernandez hit a grounder up the middle that second baseman Josh Harrison smothered, but the throw was late and wide Thursday.Hall of Famer Bob Feller is the ...

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