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Hicks, Reyes power Tigers past Orioles in 12 innings 8-4

Sep. 14, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — John Hicks had a walk-off bunt last season. He said this one felt way better. His game-ending grand slam in the 12th inning gave the the Detroit Tigers an 8-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night, a blast that was set up by Victor Reyes, who hit a game-tying home run with two...

More injury woes for Yankees in doubleheader sweep of Tigers

Sep. 12, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The New York Yankees wrapped up their visit to Detroit with two victories and a couple new injuries. All-Star catcher Gary Sánchez became the Yankees' latest health concern when he exited the second game of Thursday's doubleheader with left groin tightness as New York beat Detroit 6-4...

Mercer homers in rare Tigers' rally, 6-4 win over Royals

Sep. 5, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jordy Mercer fired up his teammates and helped them end to another skid in a sorry season. Mercer put the Tigers ahead with their third home run of the fourth inning, and Detroit overcame a three-run deficit in a victory for the first time this year by beating the Kansas City Royals...

Soler eclipses KC home run record, Royals beat Tigers

Sep. 4, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jorge Soler got Kansas City going with a record-breaking home run before Ryan O'Hearn ended the game with one swing of his bat. Soler eclipsed the franchise home run mark with his 39th homer of the season and O'Hearn hit a pinch-hit, game-ending home run in the bottom of the ninth...

Cave, Cruz drive in two runs as Twins beat Tigers 8-3

Sep. 1, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are baseball's new home-run kings, but that hasn't been the reason they've won two of three games against the Detroit Tigers this weekend. The Twins homered once in a 13-5 win on Friday, hit six in a 10-7 loss on Saturday to pass the 2018 New York Yankees' record, then...

Reyes homers in six-run seventh, Indians beat Tigers 10-1

Aug. 27, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Cleveland Indians found out Tuesday that star third baseman Jose Ramirez will miss the rest of the regular season because of a wrist injury. They couldn't have picked a better place to get the news. Hours after the team announced Ramirez had undergone surgery, the Indians did what...

Gurriel has 2 RBIs, helps Astros over Tigers 5-4

Aug. 20, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros allowed 14 hits on Monday night against the Detroit Tigers. They were able to escape with a win despite all the traffic on the bases by making big pitches when it mattered most. Yuli Gurriel had two hits and drove in two runs as the Astros built a lead with a big first...

Seager, Murphy combine for five homers in Mariners win

Aug. 14, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Kyle Seager left Comerica Park with the first three-homer game of his career and he had no idea how it happened. Seager homered in the fourth, sixth and ninth innings, driving in six runs as the Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 11-6 on Tuesday night. "I don't remember ever hitting...

Montgomery records 12 Ks, Royals beat Tigers 7-0

Aug. 10, 2019 10:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Montgomery finally got Kansas City a win, 11 years after being drafted by the Royals. The 30-year-old Montgomery struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings as the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-0 Saturday. "It took a little while to get my first win as a Royal, but it feels good,"...

Nova pitches 8 scoreless, White Sox beat Tigers 8-1

Aug. 7, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago White Sox came to Detroit on Monday with baseball's third-worst offense. They received a nice boost from the Tigers' pitching staff. According to Fox Sports Detroit, the White Sox became the first major league team since at least 1974 to put a runner on base in every inning of a...