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Cabrera homers, Skubal strikes out 11 as Tigers top Orioles

May. 15, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera blasted his 505th career home run, Tarik Skubal equaled his career high with 11 strikeouts, and the Detroit Tigers completed their first series sweep this season by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Sunday. Cabrera had two hits, scored two runs...

Correa gets 3 hits; Twins top Tigers to go 6-0 in homestand

Apr. 28, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Correa broke out of a slump with three hits and three RBIs and the Minnesota Twins completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 7-1 victory on Thursday. Gio Urshela, Trevor Larnach, and Gilbert Celestino all had two hits for the Twins, who...

Cole gets career-low 5 outs, pen leads Yanks over Tigers 4-2

Apr. 19, 2022 23:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Gerrit Cole lasted a career-low 1 2/3 innings, and Clarke Schmidt combined with four relievers to pitch three-hit shutout ball and lead the New York Yankees over the Detroit Tigers 4-2 Tuesday night in a series opener. On a frigid April night in Detroit, Coleneeded...

Cost-cutting takes a bite out of offense for Cincinnati Reds

Apr. 03, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds corner outfielders Nick Castellanos and Jesse Winker were All-Star Game starters for the National League last year. Third baseman Eugenio Suárez slammed 129 home runs in the last four seasons and was a fan favorite. They're gone. ...

American League Central Preview Capsules

Mar. 30, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

Capsules of American League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ CHICAGO WHITE SOX 2021: 93-69, first place, lost to Houston in ALDS. Manager: Tony La Russa (second season of second stint with team). ...

National League Central Preview Capsules

Mar. 30, 2022 21:11 PM EDT

Capsules of National League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ MILWAUKEE BREWERS 2021: 95-67, first place, lost to Atlanta in Division Series. Manager: Craig Counsell (eighth season). Opening Day: April...

Detroit Tigers spent big money in offseason to be relevant

Mar. 30, 2022 08:24 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers are suddenly on the verge of being relevant again after spending big money in free agency to jolt a franchise that has been focused on drafting and developing players in a long rebuilding process. Detroit was 77-85 last season, but it was its best...

India, Stephenson need to carry more of the load for Reds

Mar. 22, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Jonathan India exceeded expectations by winning the Reds’ second base job and then National League Rookie of the Year. Rookie Tyler Stephenson last season showed that he could be Cincinnati’s everyday catcher. Both will try to avoid a...

Active Tigers add to rotation, sign RHP Michael Pineda

Mar. 19, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Pitcher Michael Pineda and the Detroit Tigers reached a one-year deal Saturday, the latest move by a team that's been active before and after the 99-day lockout. Pineda was 9-8 with a 3.62 ERA for Minnesota last season. The 33-year-old right-hander went 5-0...

Twins get pitching vet Gray from Reds for 1st-rounder Petty

Mar. 13, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

The Minnesota Twins emerged from the lockout with a pressing need for starting pitching. Prices are as steep as ever: Getting Sonny Gray from the Cincinnati Reds cost the Twins most recent first-round draft pick. The Twins took their first significant step toward...