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Ohtani hits 22nd homer of season, Angels beat Tigers 8-3

Jun. 20, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's amazing first three months of the season shows no signs of slowing down. The Japanese slugger homered for the fourth time in five games and matched his high for homers in a season as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers...

Ohtani goes into HR Derby mode as Angels rout Tigers

Jun. 19, 2021 02:34 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani celebrated his appointment to next month's All-Star Home Run Derby in fitting style, connecting twice during the Los Angeles Angels' 11-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Ohtani clubbed his 20th and 21st homers of the...

Ohtani, backed by Ward's slam, leads Angels past Tigers 7-5

Jun. 18, 2021 01:58 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hadn't pitched in front of a full, rowdy crowd at Angel Stadium since he was a major league rookie three years ago, and he had missed the feeling. With 30,709 fans cheering them on, Ohtani and the Angels rode that wave of energy to...

Castro HR, Tigers rally for sweep over skidding Royals

Jun. 16, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Willi Castro homered during a three-run rally in the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Wednesday for a three-game sweep. It was the Tigers’ first sweep in Kansas City since 2014. The...

Mize, Cabrera help Tigers send Royals to 5th straight loss

Jun. 16, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Casey Mize turned in his eighth quality start in his last nine games, Miguel Cabrera got two more hits and the Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City 4-2 Tuesday night, the Royals’ fifth straight loss. Mize (4-4) allowed three runs on seven hits in 6...

Tigers lose 2 pitchers to injuries, end 3-game skid, beat KC

Jun. 15, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit starter Matthew Boyd and reliever Alex Lange both exited with injuries and the Tigers still ended a three-game losing streak, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Willi Castro, Robbie Grossman and Niko Goodrum homered for...

Rodón takes no-hitter into 7th; White Sox sweep Tigers

Jun. 13, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Carlos Rodón took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 4-1 win on Sunday. Rodón (6-2) was going for his second no-hitter of the season. He took a perfect game into the...

Cease improves to 8-0 over Tigers; White Sox romp 15-2

Jun. 12, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Dylan Cease became the first White Sox pitcher to win his first eight career starts against an opponent, cruising to a 15-2 romp over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Cease is the first major league pitcher to win his first eight starts against another...

Hendriks has tantrum over rain, gives up tying homer

Jun. 12, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Liam Hendriks angrily threw a wet ball into foul territory after his first pitch of the ninth inning, leading to a lengthy rain delay, then gave up a tying two-run homer to Daz Cameron before the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 in 10 innings on Friday night. ...

Tigers rally early behind Schoop, beat Mariners 8-3

Jun. 10, 2021 20:05 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Schoop homered and Isaac Paredes hit a go-ahead single as the Detroit Tigers rallied from a first-inning deficit and took advantage of three errors to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 Thursday. Mitch Haniger put Seattle ahead against Tyler Alexander...