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Fan falls through Detroit footbridge on way to Tigers game

May. 16, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A man walking on a footbridge to a Detroit Tigers game said he fell 15 feet (4.6 meters) to the ground when part of the concrete collapsed. Ely Hydes said the incident occurred May 9, but the bridge still was open until The Detroit News reached out to the state...

Royals fire hitting coach Bradshaw, promote Zumwalt to job

May. 16, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals fired hitting coach Terry Bradshaw and promoted Alex Zumwalt to fill his role Monday in a shakeup of the coaching staff that they hope will wake up one of the worst offenses in the majors this season. The Royals have scored 118 runs...

Cabrera homers, Skubal strikes out 11 as Tigers top Orioles

May. 15, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera blasted his 505th career home run, Tarik Skubal equaled his career high with 11 strikeouts, and the Detroit Tigers completed their first series sweep this season by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Sunday. Cabrera had two hits, scored two runs...

LEADING OFF: Harper gets injection, Acuña MRI, Pineda out

May. 14, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ HARPER'S SHOT Phillies star Bryce Harper is scheduled to get a platelet-rich plasma injection to help with a small tear in his right elbow, causing him to miss the series finale at Dodger...

Pineda exits after liner breaks finger, Tigers blank O's 3-0

May. 14, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers starter Michael Pineda exited early after a line drive broke a finger on his pitching hand and the Detroit bullpen dominated the rest of the way, teaming on a four-hitter to beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 Saturday. Pineda retired all four hitters he faced, but...

Cabrera leads Tigers to 4-2 win over Orioles

May. 14, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera doubled and homered to help the slumping Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Friday night. Eduardo Rodriguez (1-2) pitched 6 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing five hits and walking four as the Tigers won for just the second time in 11 games....

Brown hits go-ahead HR in 8th, A's take 4 of 5 from Tigers

May. 12, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Seth Brown hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday. Michael Fulmer (1-2) got the first two outs of the eighth, but Jed Lowrie drew a walk and Brown homered to right on a 92-mph fastball....

Logue pitches gem in 2nd start, A's pound Tigers 9-0

May. 11, 2022 23:18 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Zach Logue pitched seven sharp innings in his second major league start and the Oakland Athletics spoiled the debut of Joey Wentz by thumping the floundering Detroit Tigers 9-0 on Wednesday night. Sean Murphy and Kevin Smith each drove in two while Christian...

Astros' Verlander loses no-hit bid with 1 out in 8th

May. 10, 2022 22:28 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander lost a no-hit bid with one out in the eighth inning Tuesday night when the Minnesota Twins' Gio Urshela lined a clean single to right field. Verlander was five outs away from completing his fourth no-hitter when Urshela poked...

Road teams sweep unusual A's-Tigers doubleheader

May. 10, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tarik Skubal was planning to head to the mound for the day's first pitch. Then he realized the Detroit Tigers were the visiting team at Comerica Park and Oakland's Frankie Montas would be on the rubber. “Thank God someone mentioned it before the game, because I...