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Sale remains winless as Tigers beat Red Sox in DH opener

Apr. 23, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale remained winless and frustrated, which was a slight improvement. Sale remained struck out a season-high 10 in five innings but remained winless after five starts as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers 7-4 in a doubleheader opener Tuesday. "A step in the right direction,...

Eovaldi to have elbow surgery, expected out 4-6 weeks

Apr. 22, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston right-hander Nathan Eovaldi is scheduled to have surgery to remove loose bodies from his pitching elbow, an operation expected to sideline the pitcher for four-to-six weeks. The Red Sox said Eovaldi will have surgery on Tuesday, when the team plays a day-night doubleheader against...

Pitching carrying Vols toward their 1st NCAA bid since 2005

Apr. 22, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

Tennessee's pitching has given the Volunteers an excellent opportunity to end the Southeastern Conference's longest NCAA Tournament drought. The Vols (30-11, 9-9 SEC) have allowed two runs or less in seven of their last eight games. Tennessee has gone 7-1 during that stretch and won three straight at Kentucky...

Norris gets first win since 2017, Tigers top White Sox, 4-3

Apr. 21, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — With closer Shane Greene making saves routine for the Detroit Tigers this year, pitcher Daniel Norris will try to do the same with wins. He got the first one out of the way. The left-handed former top prospect earned his first victory in two years, striking out six batters in five innings to...

White Sox, Tigers rained out; doubleheader on Aug. 6

Apr. 20, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The game between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox has been postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Aug. 6. The teams will wrap up the series on Sunday with a different approach to pitching. The Tigers will bump left-hander Daniel Norris (0-0, 4.32 ERA)...

Moncada hits long homer as White Sox beat Tigers 7-3

Apr. 19, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — It was a big night for the bench coaches at Comerica Park. With both managers gone because of a suspension and an ejection, Joe McEwing and Steve Liddle guided their teams through the late innings Friday night. McEwing's Chicago White Sox ultimately won, beating Liddle's Detroit Tigers 7-3....

Tigers manager Gardenhire ejected against White Sox

Apr. 19, 2019 8:41 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected from Detroit's game against the Chicago White Sox on Friday night after pitcher Jordan Zimmermann walked in a run in the top of the fifth inning. Zimmermann looked frustrated after plate umpire Todd Tichenor called ball four, although a replay showed...

Castellanos, Cabrera, Tigers top Chisox 9-7, end 5-game skid

Apr. 18, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ron Gardenhire called a team meeting Thursday morning and gave his Detroit Tigers a simple message. "Have some fun," the manager told them. "When you get into a losing streak, it gets hard to do that, but you aren't going to play good baseball if you aren't enjoying yourself." The message...

Pirates top Tigers in 10 innings again, 3-2

Apr. 17, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — At this point, Clint Hurdle is probably used to managing for more than nine innings. Colin Moran hit an RBI single in the top of the 10th, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Wednesday night. It was the second straight night Hurdle's Pirates beat Detroit in 10 innings,...

Detroit's Moore out for the season following surgery

Apr. 17, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's Matt Moore is expected to miss the rest of the season after right knee surgery, the latest setback for the left-hander who was once one of the game's rising stars. The 29-year-old Moore signed with the Tigers in the offseason and did not allow a run in 10 innings this year, but he...