Is It Now Or Never For Tigers’ Closer Joe Nathan?

Other than being the goaltender for the Detroit Red Wings, or the quarterback for the Detroit Lions, having the role as the closer for the Detroit Tigers is the most scrutinized job in the city. With the 2015 season right around the corner, Joe Nathan is once again the holder of that job, at least for … Read more

Detroit Tigers’ Farm System Ranked Dead Last

In a world of breaking news, this piece may compare to a story that talks about how the Sun is hot, or maybe about how water is wet.  That being said, this is about our beloved Detroit Tigers, so it must be told! Keith Law, of ESPN, wrote a story yesterday ranking the farm systems of … Read more

Could Manfred’s Latest Suggestions for Change in the MLB Spark Realignment?

If you are an avid fan and follower of everything baseball, you are well aware by now that new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has already come storming out of the gates early with big ideas. In the last 48 hours or so, Manfred has created some conversation and controversy throughout the baseball world, with his latest … Read more

Mr. Reliable: Top 5 Don Kelly Moments as a Tiger

The man could simply do it all for the Detroit Tigers. For six seasons in the Motor City, super utility man Don Kelly was certainly a must in the clubhouse for a number of reasons. He was a popular player among the Tiger faithful as well as in house for former manger Jim Leyland. Jimmy Smokes liked … Read more

9/26 Tigers Roundup: Tigers Can Clinch Tonight, Tram & Gibby Fired in AZ

–The Detroit Tigers (89-70) will try to clinch their 4th straight AL Central title tonight, when they face the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Detroit will need a little bit of help to do so, however. They will need to take care of business against the Twins, then hope the White Sox can defeat the … Read more

Tigers Roundup: Final Road Trip Begins, Rookie Dress Up Day, Avila Status, and more!

— The Detroit Tigers (83-66; 1st AL Central) are in Twins Territory as they being a 3-game weekday series in Minnesota tonight. The Twins (63-86; Last in AL Central) have given the Tigers a terrible time this season, with the season series even at 6 wins a piece. The Tigers last trip to Minnesota didn’t … Read more

Tigers Manage Split; Rout Twins 13-4

The Tigers managed a split of the 4 game series against the Minnesota Twins with a much needed 13-4 win today at Target Field. The Detroit offense came to play, busting out 18 hits and the 1st time they’ve scored in double digits in over 3 weeks. Victor Martinez continues to swing a red-hot bat, … Read more

On Deck: Tigers at Twins

Fresh off their first series win on the road against an AL opponent in more than a month, the Detroit Tigers head north to take on the Minnesota Twins in a big divisional matchup this weekend at Target Field. The Tigers (68-57; 2nd AL Central) see this as a big opportunity to get back on … Read more

Detroit Tigers | Tigers Rally For 7-6 Victory Over Twins

<hr width="80%" / [show_scoreboard scbd_id=”62″] W: Benoit L: Burton S: Valverde DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Tigers won their 3rd game in a row in come back fashion as they defeated the Minnesota Twins 7-6 tonight at Comerica Park. Miguel Cabrera continued his phenomenal home run streak by hitting one out in the 1st inning … Read more

Red Hot Detroit Tigers Take Down Twins, 6-1

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”48″]   WP: Verlander (3-2)        LP:  Worley (0-4) DETROIT, Michigan — Prince Fielder, Miguel Cabrera, and Alex Avila all went deep and Justin Verlander shut down the Minnesota offense for the Detroit Tigers’ 5th straight win on Tuesday night. The Comerica Park crowd of better than 31,000 saw the Tigers jump … Read more

Scherzer, Prince Lead Detroit To 4-3 Win Over Twins

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”47″]     WP: Scherzer (3-0)  LP: Pelfrey (2-3)   S: Benoit (2) DETROIT, Michigan — Max Scherzer finally settled in, and Prince Fielder hit the difference making 3-run home run in the bottom of the 6th to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win in the series opener on Monday night. The Twins … Read more

Tiger Bats Remain Silent; Villarreal Roughed Up In 8-2 Loss To Twins

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”27″]     MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — For the third straight game, the Tigers offense fails to put up runs, and yet again, the bullpen was hit hard. This time it was Brayan Villarreal’s turn to act as the punching bag. Villarreal allowed 5 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning, extending the Twins … Read more

Twins 9th Inning Rally Drops Tigers

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”26″]   WP: Perkins (1-0)              LP: Coke (0-1) MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota– Just two games into the season and the Detroit Tigers biggest flaw has already stuck out like a sore thumb. After Drew Smyly struggled in relief yesterday, Joaquin Benoit and Phil Coke let today’s game slip away in … 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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