Round 2 Recap: Robert Streb and Jimmy Walker tie records, hold 2-stroke lead at Baltusrol

Overnight rains left the course at Baltusrol primed and ready for plummeting scores. And plummet they did. The field came into today looking up at day-one leader Jimmy Walker, who followed up his opening round -5 (65) with a day two score of -4 (66), giving him a share of the clubhouse lead at -9. The surprise … Read more

Caldwell on Matthew Stafford: “He’s a very, very strong leader”

On the opening day of training camp, head coach Jim Caldwell took the podium and addressed various questions about his team. In the middle of the questioning, he was asked about his quarterback, Matthew Stafford. Caldwell did not mince words when describing his appreciation for Stafford’s leadership skills and how he sees the veteran quarterback … Read more

Round 1 Recap: Dustin Johnson struggles, Jimmy Walker sets pace on Day 1

When the 98th PGA Championship came on the air at 1:00 PM EST, scores were low and Phil Mickelson and his group were finishing up. At this point, Jimmy Walker was working on a solid showing in round one and leading the tournament by one shot over Emiliano Grillo. At twenty-five minutes past the hour, one … Read more

PREVIEW: Baltusrol GC hosts the 98th PGA Championship

Ten days ago, Henrik Stenson walked off the 18th green at Royal Troon as the “Champion golfer of the year.” Now the world’s best players will be competing for the final major of the year, the PGA Championship. This week will be the last shot players have at glory, the last chance they’ll have to win … Read more

Tigers take first two games of series in Boston after winning a wild one 9-8

On Tuesday, the Tigers looked to build on the momentum they gained from Monday’s 4-2 victory against the Red Sox in hopes of earning a series victory in game two of a three-game series in Boston. Mike Pelfrey was hoping to put together another good outing for Detroit, he had allowed just one ER in three of his … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 101, Detroit Tigers @ Boston Red Sox

DETROIT TIGERS (52-48) @ BOSTON RED SOX (55-42)

WHERE: Fenway Park – Boston, MA

FIRST PITCH: 7:10 EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 83°F • Partly Cloudy • 0% PoP

TV/RADIO: FSD/ 97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Mike Pelfrey (3-9, 4.78 ERA) v. Steven Wright (12-5, 2.67 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
6. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. Mike Aviles (R) RF
8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
9. Tyler Collins (L) CF

Boston Red Sox

1. Mookie Betts (R) RF
2. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B
3. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS
4. David Ortiz (L) DH
5. Hanley Ramirez (R) 1B
6. Jackie Bradley Jr. (L) CF
7. Travis Shaw (L) 3B
8. Ryan Hanigan (R) C
9. Brock Holt (L) LF

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Norris, Zimmermann to make second rehab start; Martinez assigned to rehab in Toledo

The Tigers have been doing all they can to stay afloat amid an injury bug that has been passed around the clubhouse. Today it was announced that the club has both Jordan Zimmerman and Daniel Norris scheduled to make a second rehab start and that J.D. Martinez will be heading to Toledo to start his … Read more

Tigers win game 4-2, and series against Royals with Walk-off blast

On Sunday afternoon the Tigers looked to bounce back from the 8-4 beating at the hands of the Royals Saturday night, and win the rubber match of the three-game series. Getting off to a good second half start with a series win was priority number one coming into the game. They couldn’t have a better … Read more

Henrik Stenson shoots 63 in final round, captures first major championship

At 9:35 a.m. EST this morning the bell rung and a heavyweight championship began. These fighters, however, weren’t taping up Everlast boxing gloves, they were teeing up Callaway and Titleist golf balls. There were 81 golfers that teed the ball up this weekend at Royal Troon; in reality, there were only two that mattered, Phil … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 92, Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

KANSAS CITY ROYALS (46-44) @ DETROIT TIGERS (47-44)

WHERE: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI

FIRST PITCH: 1:10 p.m. EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 89°F • Clear • 0% PoP

TV/RADIO: FSD/ 97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Yordano Ventura (6-7, 5.15) vs. Michael Fulmer (9-2, 2.11 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Kansas City Royals

1. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
2. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B
3. Kendrys Morales (S) DH
4. Salvador Perez (R) C
5. Alex Gordon (L) LF
6. Paulo Orlando (R) RF
7. Cheslor Cuthbert (R) 3B
8. Christian Colon (R) 2B
9. Jarrod Dyson (L) CF

Detroit Tigers

  1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
  2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
  3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
  4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
  5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
  6. Justin Upton (R) LF
  7. Tyler Collins (L) RF
  8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
  9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

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British Open Day 3: Stenson turns in another strong round to take lead at Royal Troon

Day 3 at Royal Troon was nothing out of the ordinary for an Open Championship. The course itself played at a +2 average on the day, with only 13 of the players in the field carding a round under par. Two players who did shoot under par were the guys who have led the entire … Read more

Tigers score three in the 7th, complete 4-2 comeback victory over Royals

The Tigers hosted the Kansas City Royals in the first of three games at Comerica Park to kick off the second half of the season. Justin Verlander (8-6, 4.05 ERA) took the mound looking to give the Tigers a solid start to begin the second half push. He faced off against Ian Kennedy (6-7, 3.95 … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 90, Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

KANSAS CITY ROYALS (45-43) @ DETROIT TIGERS (46-43)

WHERE: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI

FIRST PITCH: 7:10 p.m. EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 85°F • Rain • 67% PoP

TV/RADIO: FSD/ 97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Ian Kennedy (6-7, 3.97 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (8-6, 4.07 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Kansas City Royals

  1. Whit Merrifield (R) 2B
  2. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B
  3. Kendrys Morales (S) DH
  4. Salvador Perez (R) C
  5. Alex Gordon (L) LF
  6. Cheslor Cuthbert (R) 3B
  7. Brett Eibner (R) RF
  8. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
  9. Jarrod Dyson (L) CF

Detroit Tigers

  1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
  2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
  3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
  4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
  5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
  6. Steven Moya (L) RF
  7. James McCann (R) C
  8. Tyler Collins (L) LF
  9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

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British Open Day 2: Tough weather conditions make for an interesting weekend

If you happened to catch both of the opening rounds of this year’s Open Championship, you would be hard-pressed to believe you were watching the same tournament. Day one was a day full of sunshine, warm temperatures, and low scores. Phil Mickelson was certainly enjoying the weather on day one, he came within inches of … Read more

Phil Mickelson flirts with history; sets pace on day one at Royal Troon

Early this morning, at 1:30 EST, the first tee ball was struck in the 145th Open Championship. The course, Royal Troon first took its current form in 1888, and this year is hosting its 9th Open Championship. And while most of us were sleeping, except for the few die-hards that pushed through the wee hours of the … Read more