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  1. Contingency plans for Avila

    Doug Mittler

    There is increasing concern in Detroit over the status of catcher Alex Avila, who continues to suffer the aftereffects of a concussion suffered Sunday when he was tagged in the head against the Cleveland Indians. "The way things are going, the Ti...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  2. Alex Avila hits 2-run HR in 8th to lift Tigers over Indians

    Alex Avila hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers kept their slim AL Central lead, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  3. J.D. Martinez drives in 4 runs, David Price pitches into 8th as T...

    J.D. Martinez homered, tripled and drove in four runs, and David Price pitched into the eighth inning to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  4. Bits: Nationals continue to tear it up

    Eric Karabell

    The hottest team in the National League, much to the chagrin of the suddenly vulnerable Cincinnati Reds, is the Washington Nationals. The Nats have won eight of 10 games and 19 of 25, and among the key hitters in the surge to contention have been thi...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  5. Alex Avila's 3-run homer rallies Tigers in 9th

    Alex Avila's three-run homer in the ninth inning off closer Chris Perez rallied the Detroit Tigers to their ninth straight win, 4-2 on Monday night over the Cleveland Indians.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  6. Valverde, Tigers suffer frustrating loss

    David Schoenfield

    Here's the thing about closers: If they were better pitchers, they'd be starters. Here's another thing: They're often inconsistent from week to week and month to month, let alone season to season. Here's one more thing: Even Mariano Rivera isn'...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  7. Tigers hold off Indians, win 4th straight to keep pace with White...

    Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Saturday despite losing a run on an appeal play.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 15, 2012
  8. Corey Kluber gets first win as Indians edge Tigers

    The Indians beat the Tigers 3-2 on Monday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 03, 2012
  9. Indians as good as overrated Tigers

    David Schoenfield

    OK, I'll give you Justin Verlander. I'll even give you Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder and Austin Jackson. But five through 25? I think I'll take the Cleveland Indians over the Detroit Tigers. The Indians beat the Tigers 5-3 on Tuesday, even ...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  10. 2012 predictions you couldn't predict?

    You Can't Predict Baseball

    Last year, You Can't Predict Baseball came up with bold predictions for the year. We had a lot of fun coming up with them, and then laughing at how hilariously wrong they were at the end of the year. This year, we're bringing these predictions to Swe...

    Blog | February 18, 2012
  11. AL Central: Three fixes for each team

    David Schoenfield

    The American League Central may have a reputation as baseball's skinflint division, but such is not the case: The White Sox, Twins and Tigers each had payrolls over $100 million in 2011 and ranked in the top 10 of highest-salaried ballclubs. The p...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  12. Trio from Boston Red Sox earn Silver Slugger Awards

    Three Boston Red Sox players headline the Silver Slugger Awards which were distributed Thursday by the American League and National League to the best offensive players at each position.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  13. Tigers dismantle Indians to back red-hot Doug Fister

    Doug Fister pitched eight strong innings and Alex Avila drove in three runs to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 14-0 on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  14. Tigers winning with other teams' talent


    It seems as if many of the division races are already all but over. However, the American League Central is an exception. Going into Friday's game, the surprising Cleveland Indians trailed Detroit by only 1.5 games, with nine games remaining between ...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  15. Three homers power Max Scherzer, Tigers past Indians

    Max Scherzer pitched seven strong innings and the first-place Tigers hit three homers in a 4-1 victory over the second-place Indians.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  16. The 2011 MLB All-Star starters at a glance

    Take a deeper dive into the MLB All-Star Game with a statistical breakdown of the teams, coaches and All-Star history.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011