Series Preview: Detroit Tigers head to Beantown to take on Red Sox

Detroit Tigers (29-30) vs. Boston Red Sox (32-27)  Game 1 Jordan Zimmermann (5-4, 5.98 ERA) vs. Brian Johnson (2-0, 2.57) Friday, June 9 @ 7:10 EST TV: Fox Sports Detroit & MLB Network (Out of Market only) | Radio: 97.1 The Ticket The Tigers send Jordan Zimmermann to the mound hoping he can build off his … 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

Detroit Tigers leave Winter Meetings completely inactive, and that’s fine

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. When all 30 Major League Baseball clubs get together for the … Read more

EDITORIAL: MLB ban on smokeless tobacco setting a dangerous precedent

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. Late Wednesday night, MLB and the Players’ Union came to an … Read more

Justin Upton stays scorching hot, homers in 11th to give Tigers 5-3 win over White Sox

On the heels of a huge series victory on the road in Kansas City, the Tigers took their show to the south side of Chicago for the first of three with the White Sox. The team teams just met one week ago in the Motor City. Game 1 featured the same pitching match-up that was … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 137, Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

DETROIT TIGERS (74-62) @ CHICAGO WHITE SOX (65-71)

WHERE: U.S. Cellular Field – Chicago

FIRST PITCH: 4:10 p.m. ET

TV/RADIO: Fox Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket

GAMETIME FORECAST: 86°F • Partly Cloudy • 0% PoP

PROBABLE STARTERS: Justin Verlander (14-7, 3.30 ERA) vs. Chris Sale (15-7, 3.10 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

1. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
2. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
6. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. JaCoby Jones (R) 3B
8. James McCann (R) C
9. Andrew Romine (S) 2B

Chicago White Sox

1. Adam Eaton (L) CF
2. Tim Anderson (R) SS
3. Melky Cabrera (S) LF
4. Jose Abreu (R) 1B
5. Justin Morneau (L) DH
6. Todd Frazier (R) 3B
7. Alex Avila (L) C
8. Avisail Garcia (R) RF
9. Tyler Saladino (R) 2B

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Can Michael Fulmer win the AL Rookie of the Year AND the Cy Young?

No matter how you slice it, Tigers rookie phenom Michael Fulmer had the best outing of his very young career on Sunday when tossed a four-hit complete game shutout against the Texas Rangers, securing a series win for the team. More importantly for Fulmer himself, he officially entered consideration for some hardware at the end of the … Read more

J.D. Martinez homers in dramatic fashion, Tigers win 8th straight 2-1

Wednesday evening the Tigers looked to push their 7-game winning streak to 8. The Tigers sent Michael Fulmer (9-2, 2.50 ERA) to the hill, squaring off against the ace of the White Sox, Chris Sale (14-4, 3.17 ERA). INNINGS 1 – 3 It was a pitchers duel for the first three frames. Fulmer gave n … Read more

UPDATE: White Sox defeat Tigers 4-3 after play resumes following last night’s rain

The last time the Detroit Tigers faced Saturday’s scheduled starter for the White Sox Chris Sale, they tagged him for three runs over seven innings back on June 15 en route to a 5-3 victory. Sale and Detroit’s starter Matt Boyd were slated to oppose one another on Saturday. However, a bizarre situation in the White Sox clubhouse that … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 98, Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

DETROIT TIGERS (51-46) @ CHICAGO WHITE SOX (46-50)

WHERE: U.S. Cellular Field – Chicago

FIRST PITCH: 7:10 p.m. EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 85°F • Mostly Cloudy • 4% PoP

TV/RADIO: Fox Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Matt Boyd (1-2, 4.91 ERA) vs. Chris Sale (14-3, 3.18 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
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. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

Chicago White Sox

1. Adam Eaton (L) RF
2. Tim Anderson (R) SS
3. Melky Cabrera (S) LF
4. Jose Abreu (R) 1B
5. Todd Frazier (R) 3B
6. Tyler Saladino (R) 2B
7. Avisail Garcia (R) DH
8. Dioner Navarro (S) C
9. J.B. Shuck (L) CF

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Five-year summary of the AL Central, 2016 predictions

Despite the fact that the American League Central Division has been perceived as one of the weaker divisions in baseball over the years, the division has been much improved in the last handful of years. Believe it or not, the AL Central has combined for the most World Series appearances in baseball over the course … Read more

On Deck: Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

Despite a rough start to the season overall, the Detroit Tigers are heading into this weekend’s series against the Chicago White Sox on the rise. After taking 2 of 3 from the Cleveland Indians and winning 3 of their last 4 games overall, the Tigers are looking to continue their recent success against another AL … Read more

On Deck: Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

The Detroit Tigers have hit the skids, and there is really nothing else that needs to be said. They have now lost seven straight games and ten out of their last twelve, all coming against AL West foes. The thought was that playing at home following a brutal West Coast trip would turn things around for … 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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