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Cabrera hit 500th home run in Tigers' best season since 2016

Oct. 04, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera joined the 500-home run club and the Detroit Tigers had their best season in five years. The historic feat was worth celebrating in late August, when Cabrera became the 28th major leaguer to reach the milestone. It allowed some joy for a...

Tigers end losing season by beating playoff-bound White Sox

Oct. 03, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Daz Cameron homered leading off the ninth to spark a three-run inning, and the Detroit Tigers closed their fifth straight losing season with a 5-2 win over the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Detroit finished third at 77-85, 16 games...

Giolito solid, Moncada HR, Chisox top Tigers, 6th win in row

Oct. 03, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito tuned up for the playoffs with a solid start, Yoán Moncada hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win. The AL Central champion...

Lynn, Abreu lift White Sox over Tigers for 5th straight win

Oct. 02, 2021 00:35 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Lance Lynn pitched one-run ball over five innings, José Abreu homered and drove in four runs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 Friday night for their fifth straight win. Tim Anderson added four hits for the AL Central champions as...

Goodrum, Tigers defeat Twins 10-7 in slugfest with 7 homers

Oct. 01, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Niko Goodrum homered twice and drove in four runs, Jonathan Schoop hit a solo homer and the Detroit Tigers rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 10-7 on Thursday night in a slugfest with seven homers. Dustin Garneau’s sacrifice fly and Willi...

Wainwright to start NL wild-card game for Cardinals

Sep. 30, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt named Adam Wainwright as the starter in the NL wild-card game next week against either the Los Angeles Dodgers or San Francisco Giants. Wainwright is 17-7 with a 3.08 ERA this season. “He...

White Sox SS Tim Anderson suspended for contact with umpire

Sep. 30, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson has been suspended for three games and fined for making contact with umpire Tim Timmons during Monday's 8-7 win at Detroit. Major League Baseball announced the punishment on Wednesday. Anderson decided to appeal, and he...

Polanco, Pineda help Twins beat Tigers 5-2

Sep. 29, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco launched a three-run homer and Michael Pineda was solid in his last start of the year as the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Wednesday night. Minnesota began the game with three hits against right-hander Casey Mize. After...

Sanó homers, Twins withstand late rally to beat Tigers 3-2

Sep. 29, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sanó homered and Minnesota pitchers shut down Detroit until the ninth inning, as the Twins beat the Tigers 3-2 on Tuesday night. Caleb Thielbar (7-0) was one of four relievers with scoreless innings in relief of starter Charlie Barnes....

White Sox hold off Tigers with 8-7 win after benches clear

Sep. 27, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a two-run home run, Yasmani Grandal homered to spark a six-run fourth inning and the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox held off the Detroit Tigers in a testy 8-7 win on Monday. The benches cleared after Chicago first baseman Jose...