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

Watch: Miguel Cabrera brings the rain with 3-run home run as Tigers beat Indians

The Detroit Tigers are in a position where every game left on their schedule is a virtual “must win” and Wednesday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians was no exception. With the game tied 3-3 in the bottom of the fifth inning, and rain in the forecast for the foreseeable future, Miguel Cabrera stepped to … Read more

Do or Die: Projecting the remainder of the Detroit Tigers regular season

Well, it’s September 20th and the Detroit Tigers are not exactly in the position that we hoped they would be at this point of the regular season. They currently sit at 79-70, which puts them 7 GB the Cleveland Indians and 2.5 GB the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles for a Wild Card … 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

We answer YOUR questions regarding the Detroit Tigers playoff push!

A HUGE series kicked off at Comerica Park on Friday night and our Detroit Tigers need more late-inning magic, this time from the bat of Victor Martínez, to propel Detroit to a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles and for the time being tying themselves with Baltimore for one of the two spots in the American League Wild … 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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Chicago’s four-run 8th inning downs Detroit, Tigers fall to White Sox 7-4

The Detroit Tigers were looking to take the three-game series from the Chicago White Sox in Wednesday afternoon’s contest. Anibal Sanchez looked to turn in a solid start and assist with keeping the Tigers in the thick of things regarding the playoff picture. Sanchez went five innings, scattered eight hits, gave up three runs and struck … Read more

No comeback this time as Tigers are shutout by White Sox 2-0

The Detroit Tigers had a great comeback win to beat the Chicago White Sox in the opening game of this three game set in Chicago. Matt Boyd was on the mound in Game 2 to face Miguel Gonzalez. Boyd has been terrific year for the Tigers with a record of 5-2 and a 4.00 ERA. Detroit began the evening tied with the … Read more

ON THIS DAY: Cal Ripken Jr. surpasses Lou Gehrig as MLB’s new ironman

There are just some MLB records that have their own place in history, a place that people could possibly threaten to dethrone, but will never fully conquer the feat. Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles stamped himself into the record books, 0n this day, back in 1995 when be surpassed New York Yankees legend … Read more

Weekly Recap: Tigers play the role of ‘Comeback Kids’ and keep pace in playoff hunt

Detroit finished the month of August and began the month of September with a very impressive and resilient 5-1 record last week, featuring a sweep of the White Sox and a desperately-needed series victory on the road in Kansas City. The ‘resilient’ factor comes in the fact that all five of their victories were of … Read more

Detroit Tigers Burning Questions: Ausmus, playoff race, team MVP’s

The month of September begins with the Detroit Tigers tied for the second American League Wild Card spot in with the Baltimore Orioles. Detroit is also 4.5 games out of first place in the AL Central behind the Cleveland Indians. Detroit Sports Nation has given us reasons not to give up on the season and an … Read more

September Roadmap to the Playoffs: Detroit Tigers Edition

While college and pro football tends to dominate the United States sports landscape in the fall, the Detroit Tigers may have something to say about being in the spotlight just a few weeks longer. Instead of hitting the eject button on the season, the Tigers are definitely still relevant. With two games remaining in August … Read more

On This Day: Rangers defeat Orioles 30-3 in game one of a doubleheader

No, Nation. I promise you are not about to look at a box score of a game between the Cowboys and Ravens. On this day nine years ago, one of the more bizarre and without question the most prolific offensive explosion from any team in major league history. What seemed like just an average baseball … Read more

Must See: Manny Machado charges mound and punches Yordano Ventura

Everything was going along smoothly in Tuesday night’s matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals, until it wasn’t. It all started in the bottom of the fifth inning when Royals flame-thrower Yordano Ventura unleashed a 99-mph fastball that drilled Orioles shortstop Manny Machado in the ribs. As you will see, Machado did … Read more

Michael Fulmer deserves to be in the AL Rookie of the Year conversation

Back in mid-May, general manager, Al Avila compared young Michael Fulmer to an already established veteran for the Tigers and to one of the best pitchers in all of baseball, Justin Verlander, when Aliva said “He reminds me a lot of Verlander when we first got him up here.” He would elaborate more on that comparison. “Great stuff. … Read more

Tigers purchase contract of P Warwick Saupold; send Daniel Norris to Toledo

After Thursday’s 7-5 defeat at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles, the Tigers made a roster move regarding their pitching situation. Tigers purchased contract RHP Warwick Saupold from Toledo. Sent Daniel Norris back — Chris McCosky (@cmccosky) May 13, 2016 Warwick Saupold, who has a 3-1 record with the Toledo Mud Hens this year, will make his … Read more