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Crisis throws curve ball at opening of Venezuelan baseball

Nov. 6, 2019 1:52 PM EST

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Maria Graciela Briceno and her two best friends squeezed into their seats behind home plate at the baseball stadium in Venezuela's capital, knowing this season's opening game wouldn't measure up to past years. A deepening crisis has left her nation in shambles, and a recent curve...

After 114 losses, Tigers still waiting on top prospects

Sep. 30, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The most promising moment for the Detroit Tigers this year may have occurred far away from Comerica Park — or any other major league field. On April 29, Casey Mize threw a no-hitter in his debut for Double-A Erie. After narrowly avoiding triple-digit losses the previous two seasons,...

Anderson earns AL batting title at .335 as White Sox win

Sep. 29, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — In honor of Tim Anderson becoming the third Chicago White Sox player to win an American League batting title, a single bottle of champagne sat chilling in his locker on Sunday. The 26-year-old shortstop is hoping for a team-wide toast next season. "Now I think it's time to get on the winning...

Tigers rally past White Sox 4-3 for doubleheader split

Sep. 28, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — With one swing, John Hicks provided a rare moment of triumph at the end of a tough season for the Detroit Tigers. Hicks connected for a three-run homer in the ninth inning, and the Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday night for a doubleheader split. Detroit was down 2-1 when...

Tigers-White Sox rained out, will play 161 games this year

Sep. 27, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The doubleheader between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox scheduled for Friday night was rained out, and as a result the teams will play only 161 games this season. The twinbill started almost an hour late because of thunderstorms, and Detroit led 4-2 in the bottom of the fourth...

Schoop hits Twins' 300th homer in 10-4 win over Tigers

Sep. 26, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Schoop knew he had the best chance to make history for the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. With the Twins recovering from Wednesday night's celebration of their first division title since 2010, Schoop was the only player in Thursday afternoon's lineup with more than 12 of Minnesota's...

Twins clinch AL Central with win over Tigers, Cleveland loss

Sep. 26, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — On this night, the stars were Randy Dobnak, Luis Arraez and Eddie Rosario — but really it could have been anyone. The Minnesota Twins are AL Central champions because of contributions from all over the roster. Arraez and Rosario homered, and Dobnak allowed one hit in six sparkling...

Twins beat Tigers, Odorizzi OK after hamstring cramp

Sep. 24, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Minnesota Twins took another step toward an AL Central title with a 4-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. More importantly, they think they dodged an injury that could have significantly hampered their chances in October. After allowing one run and two hits in the first six...

Haves, have-nots: MLB ties mark for 100-win, 100-loss teams

Sep. 22, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baseball's haves and have-nots sure do have it this year. The Los Angeles Dodgers gave Major League Baseball its third 100-win team while Kansas City became its fourth 100-loss club Sunday, matching big league records for success and futility. The Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4,...

4 homers lead Tigers to 6-3 win over White Sox

Sep. 22, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers ensured they'll dodge some ugly history Sunday. Most of the players had no idea. By beating the Chicago White Sox 6-3, the Tigers improved to 22-56 at Comerica Park, making certain they won't become the first major league team to lose 60 home games. "I had no idea we even...