Game 87: Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins

Detroit Tigers (44-42) vs. Minnesota Twins (47-40) Where: Target Field – Minneapolis, MN First Pitch: 4:05 PM ET Weather: Temperatures around 79, with a 35% chance of participation/scattered thunderstorms. 11 mph winds SSE. TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 — The Ticket Probable Pitchers: Alfredo Simon (8-5, 4.18 ERA) vs. Phil Hughes (7-6, 4.19 ERA) Lineups: Detroit Tigers 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B 2. … Read more

Bold second half predictions for the Tigers

[tps_header] NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.  The Detroit Tigers have just passed the official halfway point of the … Read more

Detroit Tigers mid-season report card

  [tps_header] The Detroit Tigers have reached the halfway point in the season. Through 81 games, they are a rather disappointing 41-40, 6.0 games back of the first place Kansas City Royals in the American League Central division, and 1.5 games back for a wild card spot in the AL. Since starting 11-2 on the season, they … Read more

Game 73: Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI First Pitch: 1:08 ET Weather: Cloudy with showers. Thunder possible. High 71F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 MPH. Chance of rain 40%. Probable Pitchers: Carlos Rondon (3-1, 3.75 ERA) vs. Alfredo Simon (7-4, 3.29 ERA) Lineups: Detroit Tigers Rajai Davis CF Ian Kinsler 2B Miguel Cabrera 1B … Read more

Alfredo Simon: Deserving All-Star

At the start of the 2014 season with the Cincinnati Reds, Alfredo Simon didn’t even have a guaranteed starting spot in the rotation. It took an injury from fellow starter, Mat Latos, for Simon to be thrust into the rotation to start the year. Simon went on to excel in his role, leading the NL in wins … Read more

Tigers make a flurry of roster moves on Tuesday

The Detroit Tigers took the field for the first time Tuesday night since coming home from a 7-game west coast road trip. They were looking for answers all up and down the lineup, but only managed to go 2-5, including being on the wrong side of a sweep in Anaheim. Now the Tigers come home to … Read more

Should the Detroit Tigers and Anibal Sanchez part ways?

It has been a rough season for Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez so far in 2015, and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better for the middle rotational starter.  Okay, it has only been ten starts, I know we shouldn’t be trading away every player that is under performing (there wouldn’t be many … Read more

Alfredo Simon heads home for family emergency, will miss start Wednesday

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Alfredo Simon has left the country to tend to a family emergency. Alfredo Simon has left for the Dominican Republic to be with his seriously ill father. Tigers will either start Kyle Ryan, or a BP combo. — Lynn G. Henning (@Lynn_Henning) May 27, 2015 Simon (5-2, 2.67 ERA, 38 SO, 1.20 WHIP) has … Read more

Money talks: Why so many big names are leaving Detroit

Max Scherzer, gone. Ndamukong Suh, gone. Mike Babcock, gone. Yes, ladies and gentlemen this happened. Six months ago all three of these men were on their respective teams, with an impending expiring contract. If you would have told me then that all three would move on to different teams I would have called you crazy. … Read more

Series Recap: Tigers win key series in St. Louis

The Tigers bats opened up the series in St. Louis right where they left off.  The bats came alive in game 1 of the series, followed up by an extra innings game 2, and finished off with a dud in game 3.  While the Tigers picked up there second series win, 2-1, they are still … Read more

Game 38: Detroit Tigers @ St. Louis Cardinals

Where: Busch Stadium; St. Louis, MO First Pitch: 8:05 ET Weather: Considerable cloudiness. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 67 F. Winds S at 10 to 15 MPH. TV/Radio: ESPN/97.1 The Ticket Probable Pitchers: Alfredo Simon (4-1, 3.05 ERA) vs. Lance Lynn (2-3, 3.27 ERA) Lineups Detroit Tigers Anthony Gose CF Ian Kinsler 2B Miguel Cabrera … Read more

Series recap: Tigers salvage game in series loss to Chicago

The Detroit Tigers closed out their 10-game road trip Thursday afternoon against the Chicago White Sox. They came into the series with a 4-3 record on the road trip, having taken two of three from the Minnesota Twins, and winning the latter two games of the 4-game set against the Kansas City Royals. Despite the series loss and a .500 road trip, there is a lot to take away from this series on the south side of Chicago.

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On Deck: Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

The Detroit Tigers (17-9) will conclude their current 10-game road trip when they begin a 3-game series against the Chicago White Sox. Detroit is coming off a series split with the Kansas City Royals, after dropping the first two in the series and being outscored 12-2. In Friday’s match-up, the Tigers did not collect their first hit of the ball game until the 8th inning. The near combined no-hitter by Kansas City was set up by starter Chris Young, who pitched the minimum five innings, striking out nine Tigers hitters and walking three. On Saturday, Detroit could not have asked for a better performance out of their ace David Price. Price threw a complete game, giving up just one earned run on five hits, and striking out three. He was efficient and just what the doctor ordered. The Tigers earned themselves a split in the series after the bats finally woke up in Kansas City, behind a quality start by Anibal Sanchez, giving up three earned runs in 7 1/3 innings.

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