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Mariners get Austin Jackson from Tigers in three-team trade

CLEVELAND – Unlike seasons past, the Seattle Mariners were in an unusual position at the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. They were buyers.


MLB notes: Tigers add Joakim Soria, bolstering shaky bullpen

The Detroit Tigers had seen enough from their shaky bullpen to know something had to be done. So the A.L. Central leaders acquired right-hander Joakim Soria. “Obviously, I’m excited to …


MLB notes: Tigers end Royals’ 10-game winning streak

The Kansas City Royals finally lost, but slugger Billy Butler hopes their impressive push in the A.L. Central will go on. “This doesn’t end anything,” he said. “We’ve got 10-1 …


Kinsler a fit for Tigers

Ian Kinsler says joining the Detroit Tigers has been a bit of a relief so far. His team is in first place and he’s among the league leaders in hitting …


Tigers down Mariners 6-3

SEATTLE – Victor Martinez and Miguel Cabrera hit two-out homers off Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma, Detroit’s Justin Verlander made just one mistake on the mound in 7 2/3 strong innings, …


Tigers use long ball to dump M’s

Detroit’s Victor Martinez and Miguel Cabrera hit two-out homers off Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma and the Tigers beat the Mariners 6-3 on Friday night.


MLB Notes: Miguel Cabrera gets record contract

Miguel Cabrera’s bid to become one of the greatest hitters of all time apparently will take place in a Detroit Tigers uniform. CBS Sports first reported Thursday that the Tigers …


McCutchen, Cabrera honored with MVP awards

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen and Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera both coasted Thursday to Most Valuable Player awards. McCutchen won the National League honor by a surprisingly wide …


Leyland stepping down

Jim Leyland announced Monday he is stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers after eight seasons that included three division titles and two trips to the World Series. Leyland …


Big swing sends the Red Sox on to the World Series

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox are going back to the World Series for the third time in 10 seasons. Shane Victorino’s seventh-inning grand slam propelled Boston to a 5-2 …


Scherzer, Tigers in way of Red Sox

BOSTON – One victory to reach the World Series. And all that’s in Boston’s way is 21-game winner Max Scherzer, with Justin Verlander on deck for a seventh game – …


Tigers take advantage of Red Sox generosity

DETROIT – Dustin Pedroia’s untimely bobble and a pair of four-pitch walks by Jake Peavy cost the Boston Red Sox a chance to take control of the A.L. Championship Series. …


Peavy, Red Sox falter in Game 4 as Tigers tie ALCS

An untimely bobble by Dustin Pedroia and a pair of four-pitch walks from Jake Peavy cost the Boston Red Sox a chance to take control of the A.L. championship series.


Down 5-0 in Game 2, Red Sox rallies to tie series

BOSTON – David Ortiz’s line drive sailed just beyond Torii Hunter’s reach and into the Boston bullpen, sending the Tigers right fielder flopping headfirst over the wall after it. With …


Tigers hit wall as Red Sox rally

David Ortiz’s grand slam erased an eighth-inning deficit and Jonny Gomes scored the game-winning run in the ninth Sunday night to give Boston a 6-5 victory over Detroit.


Tigers hold Red Sox to one hit in ALCS opener

BOSTON – Lose the no-hitter, win the game. That’s a trade Anibal Sanchez and the Detroit Tigers were happy to make to take the lead over the Boston Red Sox …


Verlander sends Tigers past A’s in Game 5 gem

OAKLAND, Calif. – With the season on the line once more in Oakland, Justin Verlander pitched another Game 5 gem. Verlander carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and …


Tigers turn to Verlander again for Game 5

OAKLAND, Calif. – These decisive Game 5s sure are becoming familiar for Justin Verlander. Just like last October in Oakland, the Tigers have been pushed to a winner-take-all fifth game …


A’s on verge of moving on to ALCS

DETROIT – The Oakland Athletics have beaten Detroit with both pitching and power. And that’s left the Tigers on the brink of elimination – and simmering with frustration. Brandon Moss, …


Peralta’s new tack

Jhonny Peralta returned from a 50-game suspension Friday night, starting in left field for the Detroit Tigers against the Miami Marlins. That’s right, the career infielder is trying a new …


Martinez hit sinks Mariners in Detroit

Seattle manager Eric Wedge intentionally walked Victor Martinez twice — and still watched his team lose on an extra-base hit by the Detroit slugger.


Cabrera homers, Tigers beat Mariners

Miguel Cabrera homered, Austin Jackson hit a two-run single and the Detroit Tigers held on despite a short-handed bullpen, beating the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Tuesday night.


Saunders chased

DETROIT – Joe Saunders was much better against Detroit than he was in his previous start. Then the Tigers broke through in the sixth inning – a frustrating finish for …


Cabrera powers Detroit past Seattle

Doug Fister has pitched enough in his career at Safeco Field to know just how difficult it is — even with shorter fences — to hit a line drive out …


Hunter giving Tigers what they expected

DETROIT – Torii Hunter was walking through the Detroit clubhouse last weekend, carrying a mesh bag with some contraptions that turned heads. “This is how I stay on the field,” …


Tigers retain Sanchez

The Detroit Tigers have made another major move to help their quest to win a World Series for the first time since 1984. Right-handed pitcher Anibal Sanchez agreed to an …


Giants complete World Series sweep of Tigers

DETROIT — Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game …


Tigers ride Justin Verlander back to ALCS

OAKLAND, Calif. – Already an ace and MVP, Justin Verlander proved to be the Detroit Tigers’ ultimate closer, too. Verlander struck out 11 in a four-hitter, pitching Detroit into a …


Detroit takes series opener over Oakland

DETROIT – Justin Verlander allowed a home run to the first batter of the game – and quickly shrugged it off. This hard-throwing ace doesn’t usually hit his stride until …


Nats, Tigers win divisions

Thanks to strong pitching from Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper’s burst of energy and Adam LaRoche’s slugging, the Washington Nationals won enough from April through September that even …