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Betts, Benintendi lead Red Sox to 10-6 win over Tigers

Jul. 7, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — It has taken the Boston Red Sox a long time to win the first two games of their weekend series with the Detroit Tigers. They'd love to finish off a sweep quickly. "We've got one more game until the All-Star break," Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. "Let's come in here, take care of business...

Jason deGrom, Alonso lead Mets past East-leading Braves 10-2

Jun. 19, 2019 12:55 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jacob deGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his young career, and the New York Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves 10-2 on Tuesday night. Bouncing back from an ugly 12-3 loss in the series opener, the Mets pounded...

Tigers slip by sloppy Pirates 5-4, snap 4-game losing streak

Jun. 18, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Christin Stewart's sped his thinking up and slowed down his feet, helping the Detroit Tigers end a four-game losing streak in the process. Stewart was on first with the bases loaded and one out in the eighth inning of a tie game on Tuesday night when Brandon Dixon hit a sharp grounder to...

Jones homers twice, drives in 5 as Tigers beat Twins 9-3

Jun. 8, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers haven't given their fans much to cheer about at home this season. Playing in front of 26,818 fans — their biggest crowd since opening day — the Tigers routed the Minnesota Twins 9-3 Saturday for a rare home win. "I'll take exactly that again tomorrow," Tigers...

Goodrum's 2 homers, 5 hits lead Tigers past Braves 8-2

May. 31, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Niko Goodrum was an unlikely offensive force. To do it before the home folks made it even sweeter. Coming into the night batting just .208, Goodrum homered twice and had a career-high five hits to lead the Detroit Tigers to an 8-2 rout of the Atlanta Braves on Friday. Nicholas Castellanos...

Boyd gets Tigers started in 3-0 shutout of skidding Orioles

May. 28, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For the first time in weeks, the Detroit Tigers played the game of baseball the way it's supposed to be performed. They pitched well. They didn't make an error. Not only that, but the Tigers even added a notch to their AL-low home run total. Matthew Boyd took a five-hitter into the seventh...

Nido homers in 13th, Ramos homers twice as Mets beat Tigers

May. 25, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Needing to play catch-up yet again, the New York Mets got their biggest swings from backstops Tomás Nido and Wilson Ramos in another dramatic win. Nido homered against Buck Farmer leading off the 13th inning, Ramos went deep twice and the Mets beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Saturday...

Tigers outslug Mets 9-8 to snap 9-game skid

May. 25, 2019 1:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Winless for almost two weeks, the Detroit Tigers finally busted loose for nine runs and needed every last one of them. JaCoby Jones homered and had a career-high four RBIs , including a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera also connected as the Tigers halted their...

Marlins rally for 5th straight win, 6-3 over Tigers

May. 22, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — For the second straight night, a Miami player celebrated his first major league homer. Harold Ramirez hit his less than two weeks after his debut. Garrett Cooper had a much longer wait. Cooper hit his first big league home run in the sixth inning, and that was the start of an impressive...