Detroit Free Press

Riley Greene drilled a leadoff triple to straightaway center field. The ball was hit with a 105.7 mph exit velocity, traveled 413 feet and would’ve been a home run in 22 ballparks. The rookie immediately scored on Javier Báez’s sacrifice fly in the first inning. But Greene saved the big fireworks for the ninth inning. The 21-year-old blasted
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For the final pitch of his outing, Kansas City Royals starter Brad Keller drilled Detroit Tigers rookie Spencer Torkelson in the helmet with an 88 mph changeup in Friday’s seventh inning. “It rung my bell a little bit,” Torkelson said Saturday. Keller tried to get his attention, but Torkelson was already walking off the Comerica Park field and
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Ahmed Fareed used to mimic Detroit Tigers great Lou Whitaker’s batting stance as a high school player in Sparta, Michigan. “He was my Tiger,” Fareed said while talking with the Free Press recently, joking about Detroit’s “Who’s Your Tiger?” campaign that debuted in 2005. Fareed, a Grand Rapids native, hosts “MLB Sunday Leadoff” on NBC’s
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Detroit Tigers (29-46) vs. Kansas City Royals (28-47) When: 4:10 p.m. Saturday. Where: Comerica Park in Detroit. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates). First-pitch forecast: Cloudy, mid-80s. Probable pitchers: Tigers RHP Beau Brieske (1-6, 4.55 ERA) vs. Royals RHP Brady Singer (3-3, 4.33 ERA). • BOX SCORE Tigers lineup: TBA. WAITING FOR E-ROD: ‘No communication’ between Tigers,
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The Detroit Red Wings introduced Derek Lalonde as the team’s new head coach at an 11 a.m. news conference at Little Caesars Arena. Christopher Ilitch, the owner of the Red Wings and Detroit Tigers, fielded questions at the event alongside Lalonde and general manager Steve Yzerman. Ilitch mentioned the Tigers when asked about the rebuilding process for both his
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Detroit Tigers (29-45) vs. Kansas City Royals (27-47) When: 7:10 p.m. Friday. Where: Comerica Park in Detroit. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates). First-pitch forecast: Low 80s, 40% chance of thunderstorms. Probable pitchers: Tigers TBA vs. Royals RHP Brad Keller (2-9, 4.56 ERA) • BOX SCORE Tigers lineup: TBA. CARLOS MONARREZ: Tigers should find some transparency about A.J.
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Detroit Tigers (28-45) vs. San Francisco Giants (40-33) When: 3:45 p.m. Wednesday. Where: Oracle Park in San Francisco. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates). First-pitch forecast: Low-60s, wind gusts nearing 20 mph Probable pitchers: Tigers RHP Rony Garcia (2-2, 4.57 ERA) vs. Giants LHP Alex Wood (5-6, 5.05 ERA). ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Walks hurt Tarik
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Show Caption Hide Caption MLB stars who could be moved before the trade deadline Bob Nightengale and Pete Caldera weigh in on which stars will be dealt before the MLB trade deadline. Sports Seriously, USA TODAY Detroit Tigers (28-45) vs. San Francisco Giants (40-33) When: 3:45 p.m. Wednesday. Where: Oracle Park in San Francisco.  TV: Bally Sports
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Detroit Tigers (28-44) vs. San Francisco Giants (39-33) When: 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. Where: Oracle Park in San Francisco. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates). First-pitch forecast: Low-60s, wind gusts of 15 mph Probable pitchers: Tigers LHP Tarik Skubal (5-5, 3.63 ERA) vs. Giants LHP Carlos Rodon (6-4, 2.70 ERA). SOMETHING NEW: MLB Sunday Leadoff to broadcast Tigers game from
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Gabe Ribas, the Detroit Tigers‘ director of pitching, was on the backfields at TigerTown, setting the tone. “Bring positive energy!” Ribas shouted. Ribas had spent the past four seasons as a pitching coordinator with the Los Angeles Dodgers. But now, it was late February and Ribas was working with a select group of Tigers prospects in
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