Game of the Day: Detroit Tigers advance to 2012 World Series with blowout win vs. Yankees (VIDEO)

We continue our Game of the Day series with a classic Detroit Tigers playoff match from the 2012 American League Championship Series! 6 The Tigers swept the New York Yankees in a quick four games to advance to the World Series for the second time since 2006, taking the deciding game at Comerica Park by … Read more

Former Tigers Farmhands: Where are they now?

The Detroit Tigers have been one of the more aggressive franchises in baseball over the last handful of seasons because they are in ‘win now’ mode. Whether it is former team general manager Dave Dombrowski or current GM Al Avila, the man calling the shots has been given the green light by longtime owner Mike Ilitch. The team has … Read more

Tigers Trade Avisail Garcia to White Sox; Acquire INF Jose Iglesias

DETROIT, Michigan– The Detroit Tigers sent one of their top prospects packing on Tuesday night, as they traded OF Avisail Garcia to the Chicago White Sox as part of a 3-team trade. In return, the Tigers will receive infielder Jose Iglesias from the Boston Red Sox. The other part of the deal is perhaps the … Read more

Braun Suspension First Of Many In Biogenesis Scandal

DETROIT, Michigan – Milwaukee Brewers star left fielder and 2011 NL MVP Ryan Braun was suspended for the remainder of the 2013 season (and playoffs) on Monday afternoon for violating Major League Baseball’s substance policy. Braun is the first of what looks to be the largest group of suspensions handed out by the MLB in … Read more

Tigers SS Jhonny Peralta Could Face 50 Game Ban

DETROIT, Michigan — Tigers SS Jhonny Peralta is one of about 20 Major League Baseball players that could face suspensions for allegedly using performance enhancing drugs. DSN told you about this story last summer, when Peralta’s name was listed as one of the players who had been associated with Miami-based “Biogenesis of America”, founded by … Read more

Tigers Hammer 17 Hits To Defeat Yankees, 8-4

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”31″]   WP: Scherzer (1-0)    LP: Hughes (0-1) DETROIT, Michigan — On a blustery day at Comerica Park, the Detroit Tigers knocked out 17 hits, including 4 from Miguel Cabrera to defeat the New York Yankees, 8-4. The Detroit offense was firing on all cylinders, but especially from the top 3 in the … Read more

Tigers Trounce Twins On Frigid Opening Day


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WP: Justin Verlander (1-0)      LP: Vance Worley (0-1)      SV: Phil Coke (1)

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota —

Justin Verlander threw 5 scoreless innings and the Tigers got some early runs in a 4-2 Opening Day defeat of the Minnesota Twins. The win was Verlander’s 1st career Opening Day win in 6 tries. Detroit scored two in the top of the first when Austin Jackson scored on a fielder’s choice, then Prince Fielder smacked a double to left, scoring Miguel Cabrera. Omar Infante followed up in the 2nd with an RBI single, scoring Jhonny Peralta.

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Tigers Quick Hits: Peralta on PEDs; Martinez Injury Update

DETROIT, Michigan — According to a Sports Illustrated story dated yesterday, a report has come out that links Tigers SS Jhonny Peralta to Tony Bosch, a man being currently being investigated by Major League Baseball for giving out performance enhancing drugs. So far, Peralta is the 12th MLB player to have come up in Bosch’s … Read more