The Tigers survived a bumpy road to the World Series, only to come up feeling empty after being swept in four games.
Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder are coming up short for the Detroit Tigers in the 2012 World Series, writes Jerry Crasnick
A less-than-dominant Justin Verlander joined some undistinguished World Series company as the Tigers dropped Game 1.
Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder have a strong bond that has fueled the Detroit Tigers.
The Tigers threw a knockout punch in the ALCS, and now they're in the World Series.
Phil Coke is enjoying every minute of his newly found fame in his role as the Tigers' closer.
In their loss in Game 3, the Yankees showed they simply can't hit. They're also running out of explanations and time.
Justin Verlander, arguably baseball's best pitcher, will pose a huge challenge for Yankees' struggling lineup in Game 3.
Anibal Sanchez gave the Tigers a lift in Game 2, but the team's bullpen issues still need to be solved.
Losing Derek Jeter for the remainder of the postseason is a major hit to a suddenly fragile Yankees team.
Justin Verlander should become the first back-to-back AL Cy Young winner since Pedro Martinez of the 1999-2000 Red Sox.
The Tigers are confident, knowing they'll have their ace on the mound in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.
Game 5. In the Bronx. Against a franchise with 27 titles. The Tigers survived it all, edging the Yankees 3-2 to advance to the ALCS.
Doug Fister and Delmon Young weren't part of the Tigers' roster when the season began, but both will play key roles in Game 5 versus the Yankees and help decide whether Detroit's year continues.
The Yankees hadn't planned on having A.J. Burnett start a game in this ALDS, but there he was in a win-or-go-home Game 4 and he delivered to save New York's season.
Justin Verlander didn't have his no-hit stuff, but the Tigers' ace did what aces do -- grinded out eight innings and got a win when his team needed him.