Phillies Looking to the Future with Deadline Trades

The Philadelphia Phillies know they aren’t going to make the playoffs this season, so they decided to trade some players that can be useful to other teams for prospects that can help their future. If you want to bet on the Phillies, check out the current sportsbook odds for the season. After a 10-3 victory … Read more

Martinez twins lead Tigers to a 6-5 series win over Orioles

Baltimore Orioles (23-16) vs. Detroit Tigers  (20-19) First Pitch: 1:10 EST Stadium: Comerica Park, Detroit, MI Weather:  86°F • Partly Cloudy/Wind • 20% PoP Media: Fox Sports Detroit / 97.1 The Ticket Tigers Lineup: Ian Kinsler (2B) Nicholas Castellanos (3B) J.D. Martinez (RF) Victor Martinez (DH) Justin Upton (LF) Alex Avila (C) Tyler Collins(CF) Andrew … Read more

Justin Verlander ‘drops mic’ on Baltimore reporter who throws shade at AL starting pitchers

On Tuesday, the Baseball Writer’s Association of America (BBWAA) announced the finalists for the 2016 American League Cy Young Award and Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers deservedly made the cut. Joining Verlander in the final three are former Tigers starter Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox and Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians. … Read more

Weekly Recap: Tigers fail to gain ground in playoff chase

The Detroit Tigers last week had a prime opportunity to really plant their flag among the American League playoff contenders with series against a White Sox club they have had success against in 2016, and an Orioles team that is neck-and-neck with Detroit for a playoff spot but also going in the wrong direction. However, a … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 140, Baltimore Orioles @ Detroit Tigers

BALTIMORE ORIOLES (76-63) @ DETROIT TIGERS (75-64)

WHERE: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI

FIRST PITCH: 7:05 p.m. EST

TV/RADIO: FOX Sports Detroit; 97.1 The Ticket

GAMETIME FORECAST: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

PROBABLE STARTERS: Kevin Gausman (7-10, 3.58 ERA) vs. Michael Fulmer (10-6, 2.77 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Baltimore Orioles

1. Adam Jones (R) CF

2. Jonathan Schoop (R) 2B

3. Manny Machado (R) 3B

4. Chris Davis (L) 1B

5. Mark Trumbo (R) RF

6. Matt Wieters (S) C

7. Pedro Alvarez (L) DH

8. J.J. Hardy (R) SS

9. Hyun Soo Kim (L) LF

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B

2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF

3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B

4. Victor Martinez (S) DH

5. J.D. Martinez (R) RF

6. Justin Upton (R) LF

7. James McCann (R) C

8. Erick Aybar (S) 3B

9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

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