Tigers Bats Come Alive In 8-3 Opening Day Win

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”29″]   WP: Fister (1-0)   LP: Nova  (0-1)   SV: Smyly (1) DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Tiger faithful were out in full force, and the guys wearing the Old English D didn’t disappoint. A record-setting Opening Day crowd of 45,051 saw the Tigers belt 3 home runs, 2 by Prince Fielder, to defeat the … Read more

Opening Day vs. NYY — Lineups & Notes

It’s Opening Day at Comerica Park in Downtown Detroit!! The Detroit Tigers take on a familiar foe from last years ALCS, the New York Yankees. Here are today’s starting lineups: For the visiting New York Yankees: 1. CF Gardner 2. 2B Cano 3. 3B Youkilis 4. DH Hafner 5. RF Boesch 6. SS Nunez 7. LF Suzuki … Read more

Tiger Bats Remain Silent; Villarreal Roughed Up In 8-2 Loss To Twins

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”27″]     MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — For the third straight game, the Tigers offense fails to put up runs, and yet again, the bullpen was hit hard. This time it was Brayan Villarreal’s turn to act as the punching bag. Villarreal allowed 5 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning, extending the Twins … Read more

Twins 9th Inning Rally Drops Tigers

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”26″]   WP: Perkins (1-0)              LP: Coke (0-1) MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota– Just two games into the season and the Detroit Tigers biggest flaw has already stuck out like a sore thumb. After Drew Smyly struggled in relief yesterday, Joaquin Benoit and Phil Coke let today’s game slip away in … Read more

Why I Wouldn’t Bet On Verlander Being A “Tiger For Life”

Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email, [email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer   Yesterday, Justin Verlander made his first start since signing his record five-year $180 million contract extension. When … Read more

Tigers Trounce Twins On Frigid Opening Day


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WP: Justin Verlander (1-0)      LP: Vance Worley (0-1)      SV: Phil Coke (1)

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota —

Justin Verlander threw 5 scoreless innings and the Tigers got some early runs in a 4-2 Opening Day defeat of the Minnesota Twins. The win was Verlander’s 1st career Opening Day win in 6 tries. Detroit scored two in the top of the first when Austin Jackson scored on a fielder’s choice, then Prince Fielder smacked a double to left, scoring Miguel Cabrera. Omar Infante followed up in the 2nd with an RBI single, scoring Jhonny Peralta.

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2013 Detroit Tigers Season Preview

DETROIT, Michigan —

It’s just about that time of year, Tigers fans! The weather may not feel like it, but baseball season is finally upon us. The Detroit Tigers are out to repeat as American League Champions and look to get back to the World Series. Here is your 2013 Detroit Tigers season preview:

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Tigers Cut Ties With OF Boesch

LAKELAND, Florida — The Detroit Tigers have officially cut ties with estranged outfielder Brennan Boesch. With the signing of OF Torii Hunter in the off-season, there were no remaining open spots in the Tiger outfield. Andy Dirks and Quintin Berry are in line to compete for the left field spot. Dave Dombrowski has been trying … Read more

Castellanos, Cabrera Power Tigers To 10-1 Win Over Phils

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Detroit Tigers improved to 2-1-1 in Spring Training play thanks to a 10-1 slugfest win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday afternoon in Clearwater. Top prospect Nick Castellanos, as well as reigning MVP Miguel Cabrera highlighted a 6-run 5th with a long ball each. It was Miggy’s 2nd home run of … Read more

Successful Start To Spring For Tigers

2-24-2013 KALAMAZOO, Mich. —  After a brief off-season, the Detroit Tigers are primed for another run for October. All the work, however, begins in February. Detroit’s opening Spring Training game came on Friday at Disney World against the Atlanta Braves. Offense was hard to come by, but some late inning hits sprung the Tigers to … Read more

Tigers Prep For Spring Training Opener

LAKELAND, Florida —- The Detroit Tigers are just days away from opening up the 2013 Spring Training season. On Friday, the Tigers will face the Atlanta Braves to officially start Grapefruit League play. The Tigers have spent the past few days getting back into the swing of things (pun intended). Here are a few notes … Read more

Tigers Full Squad Reports to Lakeland

LAKELAND, Florida— The Detroit Tigers have officially begun defense of their American League Championship. With pitchers and catchers having been in Lakeland since early in the week, the rest of the team reported yesterday in anticipation of first workouts today. It’s been a cool, damp morning in Lakeland, so the team had been spending time … Read more

Tigers Quick Hits: Peralta on PEDs; Martinez Injury Update

DETROIT, Michigan — According to a Sports Illustrated story dated yesterday, a report has come out that links Tigers SS Jhonny Peralta to Tony Bosch, a man being currently being investigated by Major League Baseball for giving out performance enhancing drugs. So far, Peralta is the 12th MLB player to have come up in Bosch’s … Read more