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Detroit Tigers' JaCoby Jones celebrates his two-run inside-the-park home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Top prospects still absent, but Tigers are competitive

Aug. 13, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ron Gardenhire's Detroit Tigers sensed an opportunity this season — and these last few weeks have shown why. Detroit is 9-7 and in second place in the AL Central, 1 1/2 games out of first. It may not sound like much, but the Tigers are now more than a quarter of the way through their...

Chicago White Sox' Jose Abreu (79), Tim Anderson, right, and Edwin Encarnacion react after they all scored on teammate Luis Robert's double to right field during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Anderson, Robert lead White Sox past Tigers 7-5

Aug. 12, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — From the first plate appearance of the game, Tim Anderson made this a long day for the opposing pitchers. Anderson homered to cap a 10-pitch at-bat leading off the first inning, and Luis Robert added a bases-clearing double in the fifth to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-5 victory over the...

Chicago White Sox's Eloy Jimenez (74) celebrates his three-run home run with Edwin Encarnacion (23) during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers in a baseball game in Detroit, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

White Sox break through early, beat Tigers 8-4

Aug. 11, 2020 10:46 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Eloy Jimenez hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Chicago White Sox snapped Detroit's four-game wining streak with an 8-4 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday night. Edwin Encarnacion also went deep for the White Sox, who won for only the second time in seven games. Austin Romine...

White Sox activate Anderson, put Garcia on IL

Aug. 11, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have reinstated shortstop Tim Anderson from the injured list and put infielder Leury Garcia on the IL with a sprained left thumb. Garcia appeared to be hurt after sliding into first in Monday might's game at Detroit. He stayed in the game as a runner but was replaced...

Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris, left, dives to tag out Chicago White Sox's Danny Mendick, center, as first baseman C.J. Cron (26) lies injured on the field in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Tigers put Cron on IL with left knee sprain

Aug. 11, 2020 2:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers put first baseman C.J. Cron on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a left knee sprain. Cron exited Monday night's game against the Chicago White Sox in the fourth inning. He was hurt on a freak play in which a hard-hit ball by Danny Mendick bounced off him and was...

Detroit Tigers' JaCoby Jones celebrates his two-run inside-the-park home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Tigers win 4th straight, 5-1 over White Sox

Aug. 10, 2020 11:11 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — JaCoby Jones hit an inside-the-park home run in the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers breezed to their fourth straight victory, 5-1 over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Niko Goodrum homered and had four hits for the Tigers, who handed Chicago its fifth loss in six games. Detroit...

Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris, left, dives to tag out Chicago White Sox's Danny Mendick, center, as first baseman C.J. Cron (26) lies injured on the field in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Cron exits with knee injury after being hit by grounder

Aug. 10, 2020 9:10 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers first baseman C.J. Cron exited Monday night's game against the Chicago White Sox with a left knee injury. Cron was struck by Danny Mendick's hard-hit grounder in the fourth inning and stayed down for a while. He eventually walked off with some assistance. Detroit pitcher Daniel Norris...

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull points skyward after getting Pittsburgh Pirates' JT Riddle to ground out for the last out of the sixth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Doubleheader between Cardinals and Tigers postponed

Aug. 10, 2020 5:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A doubleheader between the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers this week is being postponed to allow more time for additional COVID-19 testing. MLB opted to postpone Thursday’s doubleheader to continue additional testing while players and staff are quarantined before the team...

Miami Marlins' Jesus Aguilar, right, hits a fifth-inning solo home run during a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Marlins, Tigers creating interesting standings early

Aug. 10, 2020 3:33 AM EDT

If you wanted chaos in this abbreviated baseball season, you’re already getting it. The question is: How long it will last? If the playoffs started Monday, the Marlins and Tigers would be in, while last year’s pennant winners — the Nationals and Astros — would not. It still feels...

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera drives in Jonathan Schoop with a hit in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Cabrera's bat, Turnbull's arm help Tigers sweep Pirates 2-1

Aug. 9, 2020 5:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Spencer Turnbull pitched seven strong innings and Miguel Cabrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth as the Detroit Tigers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday to sweep the three-game series. After the Tigers posted 17-13 and 11-5 wins at PNC Park, the finale turned into...