After bold May proclamation, Justin Verlander gets one final shot to build Cy Young case

After a strong finish to an injury shortened 2015 season, many believed that Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander had finally returned to the form that made him a Cy Young winner and AL MVP winner. There were hopes that Verlander would once again be the ace that Detroit needed in their questionable rotation. Unfortunately, things did not start out that way … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 138, Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

Detroit Tigers (75-62) at Chicago White Sox (65-72) Where: U.S. Cellular Field; Chicago, IL First Pitch: 8:15 PM EST Weather: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket Probable Pitchers: Matt Boyd (5-2, 4.00 ERA) vs. Miguel Gonzalez (2-6, 4.05 … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 134, Detroit Tigers @ Kansas City Royals

DETROIT TIGERS (72-61) at KANSAS CITY ROYALS (69-64)

FIRST PITCH: 8:15 PM EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 73°F • Clear • 0% PoP

TV/RADIO: FSD/97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Anibal Sanchez (7-13, 5.92 ERA) vs. Danny Duffy (11-2, 3.01 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. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
  6. Justin Upton (R) LF
  7. JaCoby Jones (R) CF
  8. James McCann (R) C
  9. Erick Aybar (S) 3B

Kansas City Royals

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

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Gameday Thread: Game 128, Los Angeles Angels @ Detroit Tigers

Los Angeles Angels (54-73) at Detroit Tigers (68-59) Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI First Pitch: 7:10 PM EST TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket Weather: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind. Probable Pitchers: Ricky Nolasco (4-11, 5.22 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (13-7, 3.38 ERA) Lineups Los Angeles 1. Kole Calhoun (L) RF 2. Mike Trout (R) CF … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 122, Boston Red Sox @ Detroit Tigers

Boston Red Sox (67-53) at Detroit Tigers (64-57) Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI First Pitch: 7:10 PM EST TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket Weather: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello (16-3, 3.30 ERA) vs. Michael Fulmer (10-3, 2.25 ERA) … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 119, Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

Kansas City Royals (58-60) at Detroit Tigers (63-55) Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI First Pitch: 7:10 PM EST Weather: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket Probable Pitchers: Danny Duffy (9-1, 2.82 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (12-6, 3.42 ERA) Lineups Kansas City 1. Paulo Orlando … Read more