Detroit Tigers

Kirk Gibson

Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The 1988 National League MVP was fired in September as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks after four-plus seasons. He now calls Tigers games for Fox Sports Detroit, […]

04/28/2015

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