Detroit Tigers

Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante (14) and Alcides Escobar (2) are congratulated at the end of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The Royals won 6-2. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Royals, Tigers ready for pivotal AL Central series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar stood in front of his locker after hitting a home run that helped boost the Royals to a victory over the White Sox, and glanced at a TV […]

09/18/2014

Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer is greeted in the dugout after scoring from third on a single by teammate Lorenzo Cain during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Shields shuts down Tigers as Royals win 3-0

DETROIT (AP) — James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop […]

09/10/2014

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar jumps over Detroit Tigers' Alex Avila on a force out during the second inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Scherzer, Tigers beat Royals again, 4-2

DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer figured he had squandered another lead when Alex Gordon’s fifth-inning drive sailed down the line in right field. “When that came off the bat, I was sure that thing was […]

09/10/2014

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Two day games on MLB schedule, including Angels

UNDATED (AP) — It’s not customary for there to be day games on a non-holiday Monday, but there are two games on tap this afternoon. In Detroit, the Tigers and Royals start a key series […]

09/08/2014

San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval hits a home run against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Peavy waits out delay, Giants beat Tigers 8-2

DETROIT (AP) — Jake Peavy pitched six innings without allowing an earned run — even remaining in the game after a rain delay of 2 hours, 42 minutes — and the San Francisco Giants routed […]

09/05/2014

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 in Minneapolis.  (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Justin Verlander addresses online photo hacking

CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Verlander wants to keep his private life just that — private. The Tigers’ star pitcher commented for the first time Tuesday after nude photos of him and model girlfriend Kate Upton […]

09/02/2014

Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Scott Atchison throws to a batter in the eighth inning 0f a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

MLB Overview

(AP) — A third team has worked its way into the American League Central race. The Cleveland Indians are within 3 ½ games of the division-leading Royals after scoring twice in the bottom of the […]

08/31/2014

New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury, right, signals safe after stealing second base as Detroit Tigers shortstop Eugenio Suarez holds the ball in the third inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

DETROIT (AP) — It was an inning that defied explanation — the New York Yankees banging out hit after hit against one of the best pitchers in baseball. “Sometimes it just happens. The game doesn’t […]

08/27/2014

Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter laugh before a baseball game in Detroit Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Tigers honor Jeter with seats from Tiger Stadium

DETROIT (AP) — Derek Jeter was given two seats from Tiger Stadium during a ceremony before the New York Yankees played Detroit on Wednesday night. The three-game series will be the retiring shortstop’s final appearance […]

08/27/2014

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer is pulled by manager Brad Ausmus during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Detroit, Saturday, June 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Ausmus apologizes for remark about beating wife

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers manager Brad Ausmus quickly apologized for making a sarcastic remark after Detroit’s latest loss when he told reporters that he beats his wife when his team isn’t playing well. Ausmus was […]

06/18/2014

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