VIDEO: After 189 days of hospitalization, a thrilled 5-year old Ari Shultz is released

Need a little positivity in your life? Pause for a moment and enjoy the pure joy of young Ari Schultz. Ari and his family received the news recently that he would be released from the hospital after 189 days of treatment for critical aortic stenosis. This 5-year-old boy has had 3 heart surgeries in his short … Read more

Chad Bell returns to the Detroit Tigers in place of Arcenio León

The relief pitching carousel for the Detroit Tigers continues. Today the team announced another move involving farm team affiliate the Toledo Mud Hens. The Tigers today have optioned RHP Arcenio León to Triple A Toledo and recalled LHP Chad Bell from Triple A Toledo. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) June 11, 2017 Arcenio León had been used mostly … Read more

MUST SEE: Michael Kopech throws 110 MPH at Chicago White Sox camp

When the Chicago White Sox traded Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox many AL Central teams, including the Detroit Tigers, probably breathed a sigh of relief. Let’s face it, having a five-time All-Star and former AL strikeout leader like Sale out of the division is not a bad thing. That said, what the White Sox got in return may open … Read more

Look out MLB, Justin Verlander will take out his frustrations in 2017

What went down on Wednesday evening will forever be remembered as one of the biggest screw jobs in the history of the Cy Young Award as Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander finished in second place behind Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox, despite having more first place votes. Rest assured, coming in second place … Read more

LOOK: David Ortiz is literally etched into Fenway Park for final homestand

Outside of the tightly-contested playoff races going on this weekend, one of the more underlying storylines around Major League Baseball will be the final series played by long-time Boston Red Sox designated hitter and Tiger killer (really killer of every team) David Ortíz. The 20-year big league veteran is putting together quite a swan song, clubbing 37 … 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

MLB team payrolls again proving that a World Series cannot be bought

Mid-September’s arrival means that the baseball playoff races are in full swing. As of this writing, teams across the league have between 16-18 games remaining on their schedules, and the only race with an already definitive outcome is in the National League Central, as the Chicago Cubs have wrapped up the division title. But how have teams … Read more

Detroit Tigers 2017 Schedule Released

The Detroit Tigers released their schedule for the 2017 regular season today. Opening Day at Comerica Park will be April 7 against the Boston Red Sox. The schedule also features interleague series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Arizona Diamondbacks. Additionally, 17 of the final 20 games of the season feature American … Read more

Tigers score three in the 8th, complete comeback victory 4-3 over Red Sox

Hoping to get a sour taste out of their mouth after being swept by division rival Kansas City, the Detroit Tigers were right back at it on Thursday with a day game against the Boston Red Sox for the first of four this weekend. Boston has been hot as of late despite all the traveling they had … Read more

Weekly recap: Consecutive shutout wins vs. Rangers salvage rough week for Tigers

If one were to look at the hitting stats from the Detroit Tigers on their recently completed west region trip in Seattle and Texas, one would be scratching their head as to how the Tigers registered a respectable .261/.318/.404 team slash line in six games, but also managed to average just 3.5 runs per contest and … Read more

Offense explodes for 14 runs, Tigers take down the Astros 14-6

The Detroit Tigers returned home from a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park to do battle with the Houston Astros. Matt Boyd toed the slab for the Tigers as he looked to assist in getting Detroit off to a good start in the first game of a three-game series. Boyd lasted … Read more

Ian Kinsler beats Jose Iglesias in paper-rock-scissors, proceeds to bash him in head with water jug [Video]

Prior to Wednesday’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox, Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler and SS Jose Iglesias decided to kill a bit of time in the clubhouse by engaging in a friendly game of paper-rock-scissors. Well, at least it seemed friendly enough until Kinsler’s “scissors” beat Iglesias’ “paper” and Kinsler decided … Read more

9th inning homer from Cabrera propels Tigers to 4-3 victory, sweep of Red Sox

On Wednesday, the Tigers wrapped up their seven-game road trip with a chance to go for their second three-game road sweep of the Boston Red Sox in their last three trips to Fenway Park, and third such sweep since the 198 campaign when they did it in four games. Detroit was giving the ball to rookie … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 102, Detroit Tigers @ Boston Red Sox


WHERE: Fenway Park – Boston, MA

FIRST PITCH: 1:35 p.m. ET

TV/RADIO: FSD or MLB Network/97.1 The Ticket

GAMETIME FORECAST: 87°F • Clear • 0% PoP

PROBABLE STARTERS: Michael Fulmer (9-2, 2.41 ERA) vs. Eduardo Rodriguez (2-4, 6.70 ERA)


Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
6. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. Mike Aviles (R) RF
8. James McCann (R) C
9. Tyler Collins (L) CF

Boston Red Sox

1. Mookie Betts (R) RF
2. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B
3. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS
4. David Ortiz (L) DH
5. Jackie Bradley Jr. (L) CF
6. Aaron Hill (R) 3B
7. Travis Shaw (L) 1B
8. Sandy Leon (S) C
9. Brock Holt (L) LF

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