Detroit Free Press

Evan Petzold Detroit Free Press Published 9:40 AM EDT Sep 16, 2020 Matthew Boyd’s outing didn’t end the way he would’ve liked. Two runners on. Two outs. Once again, Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire trotted out to the mound so he could remove his left-hander, this time in Tuesday’s game against the Kansas City Royals.  “I’m good,” Boyd pleaded,
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Evan Petzold Detroit Free Press Published 6:03 AM EDT Sep 16, 2020 Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila said in late August it would take an injury to spark Jake Rogers’ return to the majors, joining four of the organization’s best seven prospects and continuing the rebuild. He wasn’t exaggerating. The demotion Tuesday of backup
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Kirkland Crawford Detroit Free Press Published 5:21 PM EDT Sep 13, 2020 Detroit Tigers (20-25) vs. Chicago White Sox (29-16) When: 2:10 p.m. Where: Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago. TV: Fox Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1; other radio affiliates). First-pitch weather forecast: Sunny, 72 degrees. Probable starting pitchers: Tigers RHP Spencer Turnbull (4-2, 3.32 ERA) vs.
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Evan Petzold Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EDT Sep 13, 2020 Saturday night in Chicago, Detroit Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer said he felt better than ever since undergoing Tommy John surgery in March 2019. His body told him he could pitch into the fifth inning, even after a three-run, 32-pitch first frame. He thought his command was
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Evan Petzold Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EDT Sep 12, 2020 Detroit Tigers bench coach Lloyd McClendon peered into a camera after fielding a question on a Zoom conference about outfielder Victor Reyes. He paused, smiled and, finally, he chuckled. That’s because he didn’t have a clue Reyes was going to be this good. McClendon worked with him for the
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Evan Petzold Detroit Free Press Published 1:13 AM EDT Sep 12, 2020 Detroit Tigers right-hander Casey Mize didn’t need much run support. He no-hit the Chicago White Sox through five innings, but the Tigers (20-24) ended up losing, 4-3, Friday at Guaranteed Rate Field.  Mize walked Nomar Mazara to begin the sixth inning, then allowed a double
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Evan Petzold Detroit Free Press Published 10:00 AM EDT Sep 11, 2020 Detroit Tigers infielder Jeimer Candelario began to scream at teammate Jorge Bonifacio in the seventh inning of Thursday’s doubleheader. Bonifacio was confidently trotting around the bases; rightfully so, Candelario was pumped up. This came moments after both players helped guide the Tigers (20-23) to a 6-3 win
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Evan Petzold Detroit Free Press Published 11:48 PM EDT Sep 10, 2020 Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire wasn’t sure if right-handed pitcher Jordan Zimmermann was nervous. It was his first time on the mound since Sept. 26, 2019. The 34-year-old’s right forearm strain in July’s summer camp — combined with three career worsts in 2019: a 1-13 record,
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