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LEADING OFF: Cruz traded to Rays, White Sox vs Brewers

Jul. 23, 2021 03:22 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ NEW HOME Nelson Cruz is headed to a contender in the biggest deal yet ahead of the July 30 trade deadline. The defending AL champion Rays acquired...

Haase, Tigers win 7th straight, finish sweep of Rangers

Jul. 22, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to a season-best seven games by topping the slumping Texas Rangers 7-5 on Thursday. Zack Short and Victor Reyes also homered for the Tigers, who...

LEADING OFF: Alvarez carries U.S. flag, big rivalries abound

Jul. 22, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ BANNER DAY Miami Marlins infielder Eddy Alvarez and four-time Olympic women’s basketball gold medalist Sue Bird will be the U.S. flag bearers for the opening ceremonies...

Grossman homers, Tigers top punchless Rangers for 5 in row

Jul. 21, 2021 00:55 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Robbie Grossman and Eric Haase homered as the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to five games with a rain-delayed 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. The Rangers have lost seven straight and been outscored 43-3 in five games since...

Tigers' Turnbull getting Tommy John surgery; threw May no-no

Jul. 20, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the 2021 season and most or all of 2022, the team announced Tuesday. Turnbull, who threw a no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners on May 18, was 4-2 with a 2.88...

Cabrera drives in 5 in Detroit's 14-0 rout of Texas

Jul. 19, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera drove in five runs, including a bases-loaded double in a four-run fifth inning, and the Detroit Tigers routed the Texas Rangers 14-0 on Monday night. The Rangers have lost six straight, the last three by a combined score of 29-0. The last...

Candelario, Tigers complete sweep of Twins with 7-0 win

Jul. 18, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jeimer Candelario homered, drove in three runs and started two double plays as the Detroit Tigers finished a weekend sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 7-0 win on Sunday. The game was the seventh in a row between the teams. Minnesota swept a four-game...

Tigers rally for doubleheader sweep against Twins

Jul. 17, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera’s bloop single scored Jonathan Schoop from first base, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Saturday for a doubleheader sweep. The second game was tied at 3 after seven innings, and the Twins went in front when...

LEADING OFF: Lindor hurt, Red Sox dominating depleted Yanks

Jul. 17, 2021 05:40 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: SHORT STORY The first-place Mets are waiting for news on Francisco Lindor, who left Friday night's heated 4-1 loss in Pittsburgh with soreness on his right side. New York manager Luis Rojas had no...

LEADING OFF: New guy Pederson could lead off for Braves

Jul. 16, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: JOC AT THE TOP Joc Pederson’s first start with the Atlanta Braves could come Saturday night, and it likely will be as his new team’s leadoff hitter. The Braves acquired...