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Rangers beat Detroit 5-3, handing Tigers another home loss

Jun. 25, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Before the game, Texas manager Chris Woodward said that if Jesse Chavez could pitch efficiently enough, he could last five or six innings. The right-hander surpassed that. Chavez pitched into the seventh in his longest outing in over two years, and the Rangers became the latest visiting team...

Bradley has RBI double in debut, Indians top Tigers 8-3

Jun. 23, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bobby Bradley was showered with applause when he ran onto the field, then soaked with beer upon returning to the home clubhouse. Both experiences were even better than he had imagined. Bradley doubled and drove in a run in his first major league plate appearance as the Cleveland Indians...

Reynolds caps comeback with 3-run blast, Pirates beat Tigers

Jun. 19, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Coming off a hitless night, Bryan Reynolds told teammate Corey Dickerson he felt pressure to produce. Dickerson told the rookie to write a few things down to help him remember what he was doing, and what he was thinking, when he was hot. Dickerson wasn't sure if Reynolds took his advice,...

Bieber sharp, Martin steals home as Indians beat Tigers 4-2

Jun. 15, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Leonys Martin noticed Victor Alcantara putting his head down while preparing to pitch. It was the right time for the Cleveland baserunner to take off for the plate. "I wasn't afraid, man," Martin said. Martin stole home in the eighth inning for an insurance run, and the Indians beat the...

Tigers edge Royals 3-2 before teams head to Omaha

Jun. 13, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After loading the bases with nobody out in the eighth inning, the Detroit Tigers mustered only one run. That was all they needed. Brandon Dixon hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly off reliever Jake Diekman that sent Detroit past the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night. "The guy...

Cruz homers in 4th straight game, Twins trounce Tigers 12-2

Jun. 9, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The way Jake Odorizzi is pitching, the Minnesota Twins know they won't need many runs to win games. Sunday, they took care of that in a hurry. Nelson Cruz homered for the fourth straight game and the Twins connected four times in all to rout the Detroit Tigers 12-2. "The way Jake is pitching...

Orioles get HRs from Núñez, Villar in 5-3 win over Tigers

May. 27, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In a matchup of struggling teams, Baltimore prevailed because of its ability to hit the long ball and its opponent made more mistakes than it did. It was a welcome change for the Orioles. Renato Núñez and Jonathan Villar homered, and Baltimore took advantage of several misplays...

Profar slam, A's romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers

May. 16, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tired after a long trip, the Oakland Athletics felt a little sluggish. But once they hit Comerica Park, they again turned sluggerish. Jurickson Profar launched his first career grand slam and the A's routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. The A's had...

Astros rout Tigers 11-4, extend winning streak to 7

May. 14, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Houston Astros are making these games pretty enjoyable for their starting pitchers. Carlos Correa started another Houston onslaught with a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Astros routed the Detroit Tigers 11-4 on Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to seven games....

Ohtani goes 0 for 4 in season debut, Angels beat Tigers 5-2

May. 7, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Shohei Ohtani looked so eager to make an impact in his highly anticipated season debut that he swung so hard his helmet flew off his head more than once. He finished 0 for 4 with an RBI groundout and walked once as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Tuesday night. "I was...