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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....

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...

Berrios sharp, Hildenberger clutch as Twins beat Tigers 6-4

Apr. 14, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Berrios calls himself "a normal guy," and his teammates describe him as "humble." "I'm feeling proud, but not like the way, 'Oh, I'm the guy,'" Berrios said. Two standing ovations in two home games suggest he very much is "the guy." Minnesota's ace pitched into the seventh inning...

Tigers' Matt Moore to have surgery for torn meniscus

Apr. 14, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Detroit left-hander Matt Moore will undergo surgery this week to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. The Tigers said Sunday they won't have a definite timetable for Moore's return until after Wednesday's scheduled procedure in Dallas, although Moore said he's hoping for a recovery...

Ross sharp, Tigers win 5th straight; KC drops 6th in row

Apr. 7, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tyson Ross finally pitched at Comerica Park — and certainly enjoyed his new surroundings. Ross pitched seven impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to five with a 3-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Ross signed with the Tigers in the...

Stewart's grand slam lifts Tigers over Royals 7-4

Apr. 6, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — This was the type of win that Detroit fans can be encouraged by — not only did the Tigers rally in the late innings, but one of their top young players delivered the key home run. Christin Stewart hit a two-out grand slam in the seventh inning, lifting Detroit to a 7-4 victory over...

Detroit's Moore leaves game with sprained knee

Apr. 6, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Matt Moore left Detroit's game against Kansas City on Saturday with a sprained right knee after pitching the first three innings. Moore retired the first eight hitters he faced, striking out the side in the second, but with two out in the third, he went to the ground to field Billy...

Turnbull solid, and Tigers beat Royals 5-4 in home opener

Apr. 4, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — With only four previous starts in the major leagues, Spencer Turnbull was easily the least experienced member of Detroit's starting rotation. That made him an interesting choice to start the home opener — but the 26-year-old right-hander was up to the challenge. "It was a dream come...

Castellanos lifts Tigers over Blue Jays 4-3 in 11 innings

Mar. 31, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — After getting blanked in back-to-back losses, the Detroit Tigers scored just enough runs Sunday to leave Canada on a winning note. Nicholas Castellanos had an RBI single in the 11th inning, Jeimer Candelario got five hits and the Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 despite blowing a late...