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

Tigers Capture Central Crown, Top Twins 3-0

For the 4th straight season, the Detroit Tigers are champions of the American League Central Division! David Price went 7 1/3 innings and Ian Kinsler had a solo home run and added a key RBI in the 8th, as Detroit topped Minnesota on the season’s final day, 3-0. Kinsler crushed his 17th home run of … 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

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

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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