The Detroit Tigers returned home this weekend after a 6-game road trip in Cleveland and Pittsburgh where the team went 5-1, pushing their overall record to 8-1. On Friday, they got a first look at the Chicago White Sox, who by many are considered to be not only the most improved teams from this past off-season, but a legitimate threat to dethrone the Tigers from atop the AL Central division. The Sox added a plethora of new players to their team, including starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija, outfielder Melky Cabrera, first baseman Adam LaRoche, and relievers Zach Duke and David Robertson. They will play a big role in 2015 in what is a deeper and more competitive AL Central . This weekend belongs to the Tigers, as they were able to take two of three from Chicago.
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