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Ramirez inks deal with A’s

Manny Ramirez and the Oakland Athletics agreed on a minor league contract Monday that is worth approximately $500,000 if he’s added to the big league team’s roster. The A’s announced …


Leyland enjoying quite a ride with Tigers

DETROIT – It’s becoming almost a daily ritual in these American League playoffs: Jim Leyland acknowledges his team is in a tough spot, talks about what a terrific postseason this …


With a little luck, Detroit, Verlander tie series

DETROIT – If the Detroit Tigers stage an improbable comeback and win this American League championship series against the Texas Rangers, they might want to award a playoff share to …


Fister pitches Tigers past Rangers 5-2 in Game 3

DETROIT – Doug Fister shook off a frustrating first inning and Victor Martinez hurt himself while hitting a tying home run. The banged-up Detroit Tigers are teetering but still standing, …


Tigers have ace Verlander set for opener against Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas – No more watching for Justin Verlander. The Detroit Tigers’ ace is back on his normal routine to start the A.L. championship series opener. Verlander will pitch against …


Yankees knot series with Tigers

DETROIT – Two great catches by Curtis Granderson helped A.J. Burnett save the Yankees’ season. The center fielder foiled his former team with his glove and Burnett came through when …


Yanks squelched

DETROIT – Justin Verlander struck out 11 in eight gritty innings and Jose Valverde stopped a New York Yankees rally for the second straight night, whiffing Derek Jeter with two …


Tigers edge Yankees, even series

NEW YORK — Detroit closer Jose Valverde held off a furious New York ninth-inning rally and the Tigers avoided a major slip-up, beating the Yankees 5-3 on a rainy Sunday …


Detroit Tigers wrap up division crown

Newcomer Doug Fister pitched the Detroit Tigers to the A.L. Central title on Friday night, beating the Oakland Athletics 3-1 to secure the club’s first division title in nearly a …


Olivo’s two homers power Mariners past Tigers

DETROIT — Miguel Olivo took some shots while standing at the plate, then another while crouched behind it. The blows delivered with his bat in his first two-homer game in …


Tigers’ Verlander throws his second no-hitter

Justin Verlander threw his second career no-hitter and the second in the big leagues this week, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 9-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on …


Mariners sweep Tigers

Rookie Michael Pineda struck out nine in six sharp innings, and Miguel Olivo and Luis Rodriguez each homered to help the Seattle Mariners beat Detroit 7-2 on Thursday for a …


Martinez prepares to DH, excited to play for Tigers

DETROIT – As Victor Martinez prepares to spend more time at designated hitter, he can look back on advice he once received from former teammate Travis Hafner, who has been …


Eighth-inning homer give M’s the win

DETROIT — Russell Branyan hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday …