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Yastrzemski's bat, glove help Giants hold off Tigers 4-3

Jun. 29, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a two-run single and made a beautiful catch in the outfield on Miguel Cabrera's sharp liner, and the San Francisco Giants held off the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Tuesday night. Giants lefty Carlos Rodón (7-4) allowed one run and seven hits in...

Clemens' first career homer lifts Tigers over D-Backs 6-3

Jun. 26, 2022 01:48 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kody Clemens hit his first major league home run to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. The 26-year-old son of seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens hit a three-run homer in the top of the sixth inning off Arizona...

Former Astros GM Luhnow buys Spanish soccer club Leganés

Jun. 25, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — An investment group led by former Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow has bought Spanish soccer club Leganés. “We will do all we can to improve this club,” Luhnow said in Madrid on Thursday after purchasing the second-division team for an undisclosed sum...

Shhh! Detroit's Báez quiets fan with grand slam in Arizona

Jun. 25, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona fan in the front row talked trash to Javier Báez as he stood in the on-deck circle. He kept it going as the Detroit shortstop stepped to the plate. Huge mistake. Báez hit a grand slam to quiet a heckler in the front row and homer for the...

Refsnyder hits 2-run homer as Red Sox sweep Tigers, 6-2

Jun. 22, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rob Refsnyder has learned just how fleeting opportunities are in the major leagues, bouncing around to five different teams in seven seasons. The 31-year-old is already feeling like his sixth stop in Boston is the one he's been waiting for. Refsnyder...

Story's 3-run HR out of Fenway helps Red Sox beat Tigers 5-4

Jun. 21, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Trevor Story hit a three-run homer out of Fenway Park, Christian Vázquez added a solo shot for a key run in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Tuesday night. Boston, wearing unusual yellow jerseys with blue trim, went ahead 4-2...

Grossman leads Tigers past Rangers 7-3 for series split

Jun. 19, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Robbie Grossman homered and drove in four runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Texas Rangers 7-3 Sunday to split the four-game series. The Tigers and their league-worst offense scored five or more runs in consecutive games for the first time this season. Detroit had...

MLB moving forward with long-delayed 13-pitcher limit

Jun. 19, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Come Monday, there is going to be a little more room in big league bullpens, from Seattle to Tampa Bay, and plenty of places in between. Major League Baseball is moving forward with its oft-delayed plan for a 13-pitcher limit on active rosters. The move could affect...

Tigers pound 3 HRs, beat Rangers 14-7 to end 6-game skid

Jun. 18, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase had three hits, including one of three Detroit homers, and the Tigers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 14-7 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday. The Tigers had scored only two runs in their last four games, but set a season high for runs...

Heim, Gray lead Rangers to 7-0 win; Tigers lose 6th in a row

Jun. 17, 2022 23:00 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jonah Heim doubled, homered and drove in three runs and the Texas Rangers beat Detroit 7-0 on Friday night, extending the Tigers' losing streak to six games. Jon Gray (2-3) pitched seven scoreless innings to end a five-start winless streak. He struck out six and did...