Game of the Day: Justin Verlander powers Tigers to 2012 ALCS Game 3 win over Yankees (VIDEO)

Our Game of the Day series continues by taking a look back at the 2012 Detroit Tigers season that saw them advance to the World Series! Of course, they had to get past the New York Yankees in order to do so. Game 3 of the ALCS took place at a rocking Comerica Park. Pitcher … Read more

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 Tiger Phil Coke attempting a comeback

Former Tigers’ relief pitcher Phil Coke will attempt a major league comeback in the upcoming season, and he will do so as a knuckleballer. Coke has not pitched in the majors since 2016, where he only appeared in 10 games (six for the New York Yankees and four with the Pittsburgh Pirates). The 35-year-old last … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: Game 3 in the Grapefruit League, Injury news, Coke’s new gig

The Detroit Tigers are just getting underway down in Lakeland, Florida. Everybody is scratching the surface of wanting to be back on the field, mainly those who will be competing for a roster spot when Opening Day rolls around. Here is what has gone on today from Tiger Town on this Wednesday, March 5th.   TIGERS … Read more

Phil Coke accepts minor league deal with the Chicago Cubs

According to MLB on FOX reporter Ken Rosenthal, Phil Coke has accepted a minor league offer from the Chicago Cubs. Source: Coke to #Cubs on minor-league deal. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) March 5, 2015 Apparently Coke had other offers but decided Chicago was his best option. Coke turned down at least one major-league offer to … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: A Week Into Spring Training

Hey Detroit Tigers fans, can you believe that the spring training has already been going on for a week? Yeah, me neither. Must be nice to be down in Florida right now. Today marks the second day of full-squad workouts for the Tigers. Here is what to catch up on from the day down in Lakeland. … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: Day 2 in Lakeland

The boys in the Old English D are just getting underway at Spring Training down in Lakeland, Florida. Many of the Detroit Tigers pitchers will be very eager to show the coaches and management what they can bring to the table, and perhaps make a push to get on the big league team. Still very much … Read more

Tigers Roundup: Tribe in town, Pink Out the park, playoff schedule and tickets, and more

–The Detroit Tigers (80-66; 2nd in AL Central) begin a huge 3-game series tonight when the Cleveland Indians come to town. The Indians (76-69; 3rd in AL Central) are hanging on to slim playoff hopes, sitting 4 games back of 1st place, and 3 1/2 behind the Tigers. Meanwhile, Detroit is sitting a half game … Read more

Scherzer’s 14 K’s Leads Tigers Past Pirates

With a team struggling, and a bullpen with more questions than answers, the Tigers leaned on one of the aces of their pitching staff to put them in a position to win. Max Scherzer came out yesterday and did what you would expect out of the reigning CY Young winner by striking out 14 batters, … Read more

Game Recap: Another Bullpen Meltdown Sinks Tigers

It’s a painfully familiar story. Once again Tigers fans watched their team fight hard just to see the game slip away at the end due to a faulty bullpen. That story was replayed on Tuesday night, as four relievers were used to get out of the 8th inning in an attempt to keep a one-run … Read more

Exhale, Tiger Fans

“The Reverse the Curse” Red Sox of 2004 did not reverse the curse by winning the World Series.

It was, in the most appropriate sense of the word, an exorcism. The greatest in the history of baseball to date, and the Red Sox needed to do it in Yankee Stadium. They needed to rid themselves of the great demon in the house that he built, or it wouldn’t have been right. It was poetic.

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Tigers Reportedly Listening to Offers for Austin Jackson; Coke Signs

DETROIT, Michigan — One day after the Detroit Tigers pulled the trigger on the biggest trade so far this MLB off-season, reports are surfacing that they may not be far from trading another large part of their lineup. Bob Nightengale from USA Today is reporting that the Tigers are listening to offers for CF Austin … Read more

ALCS Preview: Tigers Aim For Second Straight Trip To World Series

Matchup: Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox Television: All games on FOX Season Series: Detroit wins 4-3 Schedule:  Sat. October 12 8:07 p.m. at Boston FOX Sun. October 13 8:15 p.m. at Boston FOX Tues. October 15 4:07 p.m. at Detroit FOX Wed. October 16 8:07 p.m. at Detroit FOX Thu. October 17 8:07 p.m. at Detroit* … 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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