Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Tigers went 13-for-91 in their three-game series, a mere .143 batting average, and got swept by Cleveland on Sunday in a 5-2 loss at Progressive Field. Along with dropping four straight games, the Tigers (3-6) dug themselves into a deeper hole at the conclusion of the first of three legs in a 10-game road trip. After
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The Detroit Tigers continued their lifeless offense in the top of the eighth inning. They had a chance to even the score or take the lead, but squandered the opportunity with three consecutive strikeouts. Facing Cleveland right-handed reliever James Karinchak, Robbie Grossman took a leadoff walk and, after Willi Castro struck out swinging, stole second base.
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Detroit Tigers veteran Miguel Cabrera had been dealing with soreness in his biceps, but the status of his health came to a breaking point in Saturday’s 11-3 loss to Cleveland at Progressive Field. Cabrera grabbed his left arm in pain after fouling away a seventh-inning changeup from Aaron Civale. He finished the at-bat by grounding out to
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Easter Sunday was a momentous day for both Baltimore Orioles center fielder Cedric Mullins and Detroit Tigers outfielder Akil Baddoo. Mullins went 5-for-5 with three doubles and one walk against the Boston Red Sox. Baddoo, a Rule 5 draft pick, made his MLB debut and crushed an opposite-field home run on the first pitch he saw
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Tarik Skubal looked stone cold. He sounded angry. He perked up, only for a moment, when talking about reliever Alex Lange making his MLB debut. Discussing his performance, however, brought out some negative emotions. And rightfully so, considering Skubal was bombarded by Cleveland in the Detroit Tigers‘ gruesome 11-3 loss Saturday at Progressive Field. “What happened
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Entering Saturday, Cleveland slugger Franmil Reyes had nine home runs in 61 career at-bats against the Detroit Tigers. He added another to the total on Saturday night — following two blasts in Friday’s 4-1 victory — as Cleveland turned in a dominant 11-3 win at Progressive Field. The Tigers (3-5) have lost five of their last six games, including
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Renato Nunez had a choice to make. The Detroit Tigers informed him toward the end of spring training that he wouldn’t make the Opening Day roster. Because the 27-year-old had an opt-out in his minor-league contract, he checked to see if there were other offers on the table. There were “a couple of teams” interested,
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The Detroit Tigers have placed right-hander Julio Teheran on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to April 7, with a right shoulder strain, the team announced Saturday. Right-hander Alex Lange — the team’s No. 29 prospect, according to MLB Pipeline — got called up from the taxi squad. The 25-year-old has yet to make his MLB debut
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Manager AJ Hinch went on his first road trip with the Detroit Tigers and immediately ran into a challenge: His starter, right-hander Julio Teheran, could not take the mound. During warmups, Teheran felt tightness in his triceps and was shut down for precautionary reasons. The Tigers turned to left-hander Derek Holland Friday night at Progressive Field.
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The Detroit Tigers made an unexpected change after batting in the top of the first inning, scratching right-hander Julio Teheran from what would have been his second start of the season Friday night at Cleveland. During Teheran’s normal throwing progression leading up to the game, the 30-year-old felt tightness in his triceps, the team announced.
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Gregory Soto delivered a filthy slider to Andrelton Simmons in a 3-2 count with two outs. The Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins were tied up Tuesday in the top of the 10th inning. With runners on first and second base, Soto didn’t have room for error. They battled, but Soto’s seventh pitch — his 19th slider used that game — brought out his emotions. The unapologetic
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The Detroit Tigers are getting a key piece of their coaching staff back for the first time this season. Pitching coach Chris Fetter has been cleared to return from COVID-19, the team announced Thursday. Missing since the end of spring training, he will travel with the Tigers on their upcoming 10-game road trip, which starts Friday
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