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MLB capsules: Jose Ramirez, Cleveland Indians rock Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers

Jose Ramirez was 4 for 4 with a pair of three-run homers for Cleveland, and Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander matched a career high by allowing nine runs Saturday in …

Spring Training Roundup: Blake Treinen gets Nats’ closer job; Mike Pelfrey cut

Blake Treinen will begin the season as Washington’s closer, even though he has only one big league save. After the Nationals lost Mark Melancon to the San Francisco Giants in …

Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez makes only appearance before WBC

Detroit Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez struggling with his control in his only game action before leaving for the World Baseball Classic, walking two in a brief stint against the Yankees. …

Detroit Tigers, Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch dies at age 87

Billionaire pizza mogul and Detroit Tigers and Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch has died. Ilitch built Little Caesars from a single suburban Detroit restaurant into the world’s largest carry-out pizza …

MLB record 6 teams to pay luxury tax

A record six teams are paying baseball’s luxury tax this season, led by the Los Angeles Dodgers at $31.8 million and the New York Yankees at $27.4 million.

Ex-Tiger Casey McGehee signs 1-year deal with Japan’s Giants

Former Detroit Tigers infielder Casey McGehee has agreed to a one-year deal with the Yomiuri Giants of Japan’s Central League worth $1.7 million.

Nelson Cruz’s eighth-inning homer guides Mariners to sweep

There was little to separate Felix Hernandez and Detroit’s Justin Verlander over the first seven innings Tuesday at Safeco Field.

Mariners score twice in 15th inning to defeat Detroit

You really do have to stick around with these Mariners.

MLB notes: Mets sign Jose Reyes to minor league contract

The New York Mets signed shortstop Jose Reyes to a minor league contract on Saturday, creating a reunion with the team’s former star who now must overcome a suspension for …

Mariners’ losing streak hits six after Tigers win on wild pitch in 10th inning

Pinch runner Cameron Maybin easily scored on a bases-loaded wild pitch by Steve Cishek with two outs in the 10th inning Thursday, giving the Detroit Tigers a 5-4 win over …

Steven Moya homers twice as Detroit hands Mariners fifth consecutive setback

Steven Moya homered twice, and the Detroit Tigers withstood a shaky fifth inning from right-hander Michael Fulmer to beat the Seattle Mariners 5-1 on Wednesday night.

James Paxton’s strong start can’t get Mariners over June swoon

Mike Aviles drove in the tiebreaking run with an infield single in the eighth inning, and the Detroit Tigers went on to beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Tuesday night.

Tigers’ Upton latest to pounce on Mariners’ bullpen

Justin Upton hit a line drive over the left-field wall in the 12th inning for his second home run of the game, lifting the Detroit Tigers to an 8-7 victory …

Yankees concerned about Mark Teixeira’s health

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Jim Harbaugh helps coach Tigers to 10-3 rout of Pirates

With Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh moonlighting as their first base coach, a split squad of Detroit Tigers scored four runs in the first inning Wednesday and beat the Pittsburgh …

Mike Zunino’s RBI double lifts Mariners to victory over Tigers in 12 innings

DETROIT – The many scouts who showed up at Comerica Park to get a look at pending free-agent pitchers Hisashi Iwakuma and David Price…well, they got an eyeful in a …

Mariners implode in Tigers’ eight-run third inning in loss

DETROIT – The Mariners’ quest to win back-to-back games encountered a minor impediment along the way on Wednesday night. It’s funny how an eight-run inning can sidetrack a team’s chances …

UPDATED: Wed., July 22, 2015, 9:31 p.m.

Mariners allow 8 runs in 3rd, lose to Tigers

DETROIT — Kyle Seager had an inning to forget. The Seattle third baseman made two errors in the third, and the Detroit Tigers scored eight runs in the inning in …

Franklin Gutierrez’ pinch-hit grand slam helps Seattle Mariners beat Detroit Tigers 11-9

DETROIT – Franklin Gutierrez knows he is no longer the same player from the 2009 season, his first with the Mariners. Injuries, illness, multiple trips to the disabled list and …

UPDATED: Tue., July 21, 2015, 10:10 p.m.

Grand slam by Franklin Gutierrez gives Seattle win over Tigers

DETROIT — Nelson Cruz and J.D. Martinez traded mammoth home runs — then Franklin Gutierrez upstaged them both.

Lowe latest reliever to fall short for Mariners

DETROIT – This is when you know things are going bad. Even Mark Lowe, previously impregnable, is now affected by the home-run paralysis gripping the Mariners’ bullpen. Lowe served up …

Kinsler’s home run beats Mariners

Mark Lowe served up a two-run blast Monday night in the eighth inning to former Spokane Indian Ian Kinsler that sent the Seattle Mariners to a 5-4 loss to the …

Mariners rally back from another three-run deficit but lose 5-4 to Tigers

SEATTLE – Traction remains maddenly elusive for the Seattle Mariners as the All-Star break approaches. A pulsating walk-off victory Tuesday night in 11 innings produced no follow-up momentum Wednesday afternoon …

UPDATED: Wed., July 8, 2015, 6:51 p.m.

Mariners go 0 for 14 with RISP in loss to Tigers

SEATTLE — Scoring runs has not been a problem lately for the Seattle Mariners. Scoring enough to win has been the issue.

Robinson Cano’s walk-off RBI single lifts Mariners to 7-6 victory over Tigers in 11 innings

SEATTLE – After overcoming a three-run deficit and then blowing two leads, the Seattle Mariners had the last word Tuesday night in a 7-6 walk-off victory over the Detroit Tigers …

UPDATED: Tue., July 7, 2015, 11:18 p.m.

Robinson Cano’s winner gives Seattle win over Detroit

SEATTLE — Robinson Cano lined an RBI single into the right-field corner with one out in the 11th inning, giving the Seattle Mariners a 7-6 win over the Detroit Tigers …

Rookies rocked

SEATTLE — Hisashi Iwakuma is pitching again for the Seattle Mariners after nearly 11 weeks on the disabled list. But back? No, he’s not back in form. Not after giving …

Tigers rough up young Seattle pitchers

Just-summoned rookie relievers Mayckol Guaipe and David Rollins imploded and the Mariners saw a possible victory slip away Monday in a 12-5 drubbing by the Detroit Tigers at Safeco Field.

Justin Verlander headed to DL for 1st time in big league career

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is headed to the disabled list for the first time in his major league career. The Tigers said Thursday the right-hander won’t be on the …

Tigers finalize $68M, 4-year deal with Victor Martinez

The Tigers have finalized a $68 million, four-year deal to keep A.L MVP runner-up Victor Martinez in Detroit. Team president Dave Dombrowski says Martinez is one of the premier hitters …