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Show Caption Hide Caption Detroit Tigers’ Ty Madden makes first Comerica Park appearance Detroit Tigers right-hander Ty Madden, selected No. 32 overall in the 2021 MLB draft, talks Monday, July 19, 2021, at Comerica Park. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press Detroit Tigers (48-53) vs. Minnesota Twins (41-56) When: 1:10 p.m. Where: Target Field in Minneapolis. TV: Bally Sports Detroit.
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Show Caption Hide Caption Detroit Tigers’ Eric Haase on ‘very frustrating’ loss to Twins Detroit Tigers catcher Eric Haase talks Monday, July 26, 2021, after his team’s 6-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins in extra innings. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press Detroit Tigers manager AJ Hinch mentioned outfielder Akil Baddoo, and he didn’t shy away
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For the second time in three days, the Detroit Tigers trailed by four runs before recording an out. It happened in Sunday’s 6-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Rookie left-hander Tarik Skubal allowed a double, single, three-run home run and solo shot to begin his outing. The same happened Tuesday to lefty Tyler Alexander against the Minnesota
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The Detroit Tigers activated right-handed reliever Michael Fulmer from the injured list Tuesday, following his recovery from a right cervical spine strain. The 28-year-old returned after throwing a pair of scoreless innings for Triple-A Toledo in a rehab assignment. He joined the Tigers in Minnesota on Monday to pitch in front of pitching coach Chris
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Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera is inching toward a pair of immortal baseball milestones. You can now keep track of his numbers at Comerica Park. On Tuesday, the Tigers’ official Twitter account posted photos of green “Miggy Milestones” scoreboards, erected atop the brick wall in left field near the statues of other Tigers greats. The
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The Detroit Tigers put four prospects on Baseball America’s midseason top 100 rankings released Monday. The four players to receive honors: first/third baseman Spencer Torkelson, outfielder Riley Greene, right-hander Matt Manning and right-hander Jackson Jobe. The Tigers selected Jobe — from Heritage Hall High School in Oklahoma City — with the No. 3 overall pick in
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Rookie left-hander Tarik Skubal put the Detroit Tigers behind from the start. The first four Kansas City Royals he faced damaged him by tagging his fastball: Whit Merrifield doubled, Carlos Santana singled, Salvador Perez crushed a 454-foot three-run home run and Jorge Soler followed with a 425-foot solo blast. “Maybe one too many fastballs to Whit, but
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Detroit Tigers manager AJ Hinch isn’t ready to call Akil Baddoo his everyday leadoff hitter. Even as Baddoo appeared atop Sunday’s starting lineup against Kansas City Royals left-hander Daniel Lynch in search of snapping a two-game losing skid at Kauffman Stadium, Hinch was hesitant to call his 22-year-old rookie the team’s primary leadoff hitter. “We’ll see,” Hinch said
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Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila made a bold statement last week when he spoke outside his team’s dugout. “We’re not rebuilding anymore,” Avila said. “We’re building.” For this to be true, owner Christopher Ilitch needs to spend in free agency. Some of the top prospects, specifically Spencer Torkelson and Riley Greene, must be ready
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One swing of the bat wiped away the Detroit Tigers‘ seven-game winning streak. Despite the Tigers (47-52) holding the Kansas City Royals hitless through 2⅔ innings, Ryan O’Hearn’s three-run home run in the fourth was enough to hand Detroit a 5-3 loss Friday in the series opener at Kauffman Stadium. The Tigers had won their first seven
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Chase Wade |  Detroit Free Press The Detroit Historical Museum is gearing up for its annual birthday celebration Saturday as the city turns 320. A widely known capsule of history, education and art, the museum’s latest event will highlight Mickey Lolich, a star of the 1968 World Series-winning Detroit Tigers. The museum also will reveal Lolich’s engraved handprints
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