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Detroit Tigers pitcher Casey Mize throws to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Young pitchers arrive for Detroit, but growing pains follow

Sep. 29, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Shortly after his final start of the season, Casey Mize sounded ready to get right back to work. “I’m going to be really motivated to get a lot better,” the Detroit right-hander said. Mize’s arrival — along with that of fellow pitching prospect Tarik Skubal...

Kansas City Royals' Maikel Franco (7) celebrates as he crosses the plate after hitting a solo home run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Perez, Franco homer as Royals beat Tigers 8-7

Sep. 24, 2020 11:56 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a three-run home run, Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-7 on Thursday night. Franco's eighth homer of the season put the Royals ahead in a game between two teams eliminated from postseason...

Minnesota Twins pitcher Kenta Maeda throws to a Detroit Tigers batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Twins assume first in AL Central with 7-6 win against Tigers

Sep. 23, 2020 11:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Cave hit a pair of home runs, Kenta Maeda finished off his regular season with another strong start and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 7-6 on Wednesday night to take over sole possession of the AL Central lead for the first time since late August. Eddie Rosario added a...

Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler, right, smiles as he scores on a solo home run to tie the baseball game in the eighth inning Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Twins top Tigers 5-4 in 10th, sit half-game behind White Sox

Sep. 23, 2020 12:38 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As a gift from third baseman Josh Donaldson, each of the Minnesota Twins now have dark blue jersey-style bathrobes with their name across the back. Nelson Cruz even started draping his over the shoulders of each teammate who hit a homer. With the division race as tight as ever and a...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco walks to the dugout after striking out Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Carrasco, Ramirez star as Indians top Tigers 7-4

Sep. 20, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — With Carlos Carrasco looking sharp down the stretch, the Cleveland Indians could be a dangerous team in the postseason. Carrasco allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings, and Jose Ramirez homered twice to lift the Indians to a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Cleveland took...

Cleveland Indians pitcher Zach Plesac throws against the Detroit Tigers in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Indians hold on in 9th for 1-0 victory over Tigers

Sep. 18, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Zach Plesac pitched impressively into the eighth inning, and Brad Hand worked out of a jam in the ninth to send the Cleveland Indians to a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Francisco Lindor drove in the game's only run with a fifth-inning sacrifice fly, and Plesac (4-2)...

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a home run against the Kansas City Royals during the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Miguel Cabrera homers to help Tigers beat Royals 6-0

Sep. 15, 2020 11:24 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a homer and a double to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-0 on Tuesday night. Matthew Boyd (2-6) bounced back from a rough outing with a strong performance, throwing five-plus scoreless innings and giving up just two hits. Boyd allowed seven runs over...

Chicago White Sox's Eloy Jimenez celebrates his three-run home run off Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Jose Cisnero during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Jiménez hits 3-run homer as White Sox rally past Tigers 4-3

Sep. 12, 2020 12:30 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox are one confident bunch right now — for good reason. One small opening is enough for Eloy Jiménez and Co. Jiménez hit a three-run homer in Chicago's four-run sixth inning, and the White Sox beat Detroit 4-3 on Friday night for their seventh straight win...

Minnesota Twins pitcher Michael Pineda throws against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Pineda stays sharp with 7 innings as Twins beat Tigers 6-2

Sep. 7, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Jeffers hit his first major league homer to spark Minnesota's four-run third inning, and Michael Pineda stayed sharp in his return from suspension by finishing seven innings for the Twins in a 6-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday. Pineda (1-0) allowed two runs and three hits,...

Detroit Tigers' pitcher Casey Mize throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Greiner, Tigers pounce on Twins bullpen for 10-8 win

Sep. 6, 2020 7:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Grayson Greiner hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning off left fielder Eddie Rosario's glove and the Detroit Tigers rocked Minnesota’s bullpen for eight runs to beat the Twins 10-8 Sunday. Detroit erased a four-run deficit by raking Minnesota’s relievers in the late...