The Detroit Tigers had two different seven run leads on Thursday, but then needed a five out save from Alex Wilson to hold off Baltimore 9-8. The Tigers have won two in a row. Ian Kinsler, Jose Iglesias, and Yoenis Cespedes all had three hits. Cespedes, who hit a home run, also drove in three runs, as did JD Martinez, who had two doubles. Game two of a four game
The Detroit Tigers have traded closer Joakim Soria to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league infielder/outfield JaCoby Jones. Soria had 23 saves this season for Detroit and was acquired last year just before the MLB trade dead line. Jones has 10 home runs and 60 RBI with 15 stolen bases at Altoona in AA baseball this season. The dead line for making non waiver trades in
The dealing has begun for the Detroit Tigers, as they have moved soon to be free agent pitcher David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays for three left handed minor league pitchers. The Tigers get Daniel Norris, Jairo Labourt, and Matt Boyd. Boyd is (9-2) with an ERA under two runs a game in A and AA ball this season. Norris (AAA Buffalo) and Labourt (AA Dunedin) have both struggled
In the end Justin Verlander won a pitchers duel in Tampa on Wednesday, gaining a 2-1 Tigers victory over the Rays. However, Tampa starter Chris Archer was perfect into the 7th inning, retiring the first 19 Detroit hitters in a row, while striking out 11. Jose Iglesias reached on a infield single to break things up and the Tigers went on to scratch out two runs on three hits and an
Curt Casali hit two more home runs and drove in three more runs as the Tampa Bay Rays crushed the Tigers 10-2 on Tuesday night. Tim Beckham added two hits and four RBI for the Rays. Yoenis Cespedes hit a home run for the Tigers. The final game of a three game series is set for Wednesday afternoon.
Curt Casali hit two home runs and knocked in three to pace the Tampa Bay Rays in a 5-2 win over the Tigers on Monday night in Florida. Casali entered the game with three career home runs and a .184 career batting average. Yoenis Cespedes hit a home run for the Tigers and drove in both Detroit runs. Game two of a three game series is set for Tuesday night.
Ryan McNamee and Dieter Schulz won the Riggin Four Ball Tournament at Port Huron Golf Club firing a two day, 54-hole total of 202 to win by seven strokes. Patrick Cansfield and Scott Wilbrett finished second with a 209, while joe Mericka and Mason Motte shot 210 to finish third.
The Kromer Flight Doubles Tournament wrapped up over the weekend at Sanborn. Dane Wirtz and Paul Brettschneider won the Men's Championship Flight, while Glenn Johnson and Tom Fodell took the Men's First Flight, and John Anderson and Gary Gorski won the Men's Second Flight. On the ladies side, the Championship Flight went to Claire Brooks and Isabella Murray, while the
The Boston Red Sox got 20 hits, led by David Ortiz, who hqd four, including two home runs and seven RBI, on their way to an 11-1 win over the Tigers on Sunday night. Detroit had three hits, and scored its lone run on a solo home run from Nick Castellanos. The Tigers head to Tampa Bay to play on Monday, now two game under 500 for the season.
Yoenis Cespedes and Nick Castellanos hit home runs as the Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 in Boston on Saturday. Castellanos drove in three runs, while Alfredo Simon pitched six solid innings allowing just one run. The final game of a three game series is Sunday night at Fenway.