Latest Robbie Grossman News

Tigers top Twins 5-3 after Minnesota's flurry of trade deals

Aug. 03, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Riley Greene had two hits and two RBIs as the Detroit Tigers spoiled Minnesota’s big trade deadline day, beating the Twins 5-3 on Tuesday night. Minnesota made big moves to bolster its hopes for a division title by acquiring starter Tyler Mahle and right-handed...

Strider, Rosario power Braves to 13-1 rout of Phillies

Aug. 02, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Strider doesn't relish striking out as many batters as possible. His goal is simply to pitch six or seven innings and give the Atlanta Braves a chance to win. “That's been my focus, my actual narrowed-down goal — the only thing I'm trying to do is deep...

Braves make flurry of trades looking for another title run

Aug. 02, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Looking to replicate the deals that helped carry them to a World Series title in 2021, the Atlanta Braves added another starting pitcher, bolstered their bullpen and bulked up the outfield ahead of the trade deadline Tuesday. After acquiring corner outfielder Robbie...

Braves get OF Robbie Grossman from Tigers for minor leaguer

Aug. 02, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defending World Series champion Atlanta Braves acquired veteran corner outfielder Robbie Grossman in a trade with the Detroit Tigers for minor league pitcher Kris Anglin on Monday night. The 32-year-old Grossman, who is making $5 million this year and can...

Montas to Yankees, Mancini to Astros ahead of trade deadline

Aug. 02, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The trade market got busy ahead of Tuesday's deadline, with the New York Yankees acquiring pitcher Frankie Montas from Oakland for four prospects. As contenders bulked up ahead of stretch runs and possible postseason appearances, San Diego got All-Star closer Josh...

Chapman homers, Berríos gets win as Jays beat Tigers 4-1

Jul. 31, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Matt Chapman hit a two-run homer, José Berríos won his third straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the error-prone Detroit Tigers 4-1 Sunday. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette had RBI doubles for the Blue Jays, who have won 12 of 15 overall after...

Chapman 2 HRs, Kikuchi wins in return as Jays top Tigers 5-3

Jul. 28, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Matt Chapman hit two home runs, Yusei Kikuchi came off the injured list to pitch five solid innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday night for their 10th victory in 12 games. Chapman hit a two-run homer off left-hander Tyler Alexander...

Alfaro gets key 10th-inning hit as Padres beat Tigers 6-4

Jul. 27, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jorge Alfaro capped San Diego's three-run 10th inning with a two-run single, and the Padres beat the Detroit Tigers 6-4 on Tuesday night. Luke Voit finished with three RBIs for San Diego after he was hit by a bases-loaded pitch from All-Star Gregory Soto (2-5) in the...

Tigers pound Manaea, Padres for 12-4 win; SD's Gore injured

Jul. 26, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase hit a grand slam off Sean Manaea, Jeimer Candelario homered twice and the Detroit Tigers routed the San Diego Padres 12-4 Monday night. Miguel Cabrera hit his 506th career homer in the sixth inning and moved past Al Simmons for 13th on the career RBI list...

Murphy's 3-run homer helps A's split DH with Tigers

Jul. 21, 2022 23:15 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Murphy clobbered a baseball and sent it directly through the window of a suite in center field, an impressive drive the Oakland Athletics hope will provide some much-needed momentum to start the second half. Crazy thing, manager Mark Kotsay even had a...