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O'Hearn, Royals end Tigers' 7-game winning streak, 5-3

Jul. 23, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ryan O’Hearn hit a three-run homer and Carlos Santana also connected as the Kansas City Royals beat Detroit 5-3 Friday night, ending the Tigers’ seven-game winning streak. The Tigers had been 7-0 since the All-Star break. It was their...

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...

Jeffers, Sanó hit homers, lead Happ, Twins over Tigers 5-3

Jul. 08, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Jeffers and Miguel Sanó homered, leading J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins over the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday night. Jeffers’ homer with one out in the fifth inning marked Minnesota’s first runner against Tigers starter Tarik Skubal. ...

Peralta 7 scoreless innings for Tigers in 7-3 win at Rangers

Jul. 05, 2021 23:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Wily Peralta threw seven scoreless innings in his longest big league outing since 2016 and the Detroit Tigers beat the Texas Rangers 7-3 on Monday night. No. 9 batter Zack Short homered for the Tigers, who have won three...

Grossman's 10th-inning squeeze bunt lifts Tigers over Astros

Jun. 27, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Robbie Grossman's squeeze bunt in the 10th inning drove in the winning run and the Detroit Tigers won a duel of small ball, beating the Houston Astros 2-1 Sunday for a split of their four-game series. The Tigers (34-44) went 5-2 against Houston (48-30)...

Correa leads Astros to 11th straight win, 12-3 over Tigers

Jun. 24, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Carlos Correa had three hits, walked twice and drove in three runs, helping the Houston Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 12-3 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to 11. “This has obviously been a lot of fun,” Correa said. “I feel really...

Ohtani goes into HR Derby mode as Angels rout Tigers

Jun. 19, 2021 02:34 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani celebrated his appointment to next month's All-Star Home Run Derby in fitting style, connecting twice during the Los Angeles Angels' 11-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Ohtani clubbed his 20th and 21st homers of the...

Castro HR, Tigers rally for sweep over skidding Royals

Jun. 16, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Willi Castro homered during a three-run rally in the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Wednesday for a three-game sweep. It was the Tigers’ first sweep in Kansas City since 2014. The...

Tigers lose 2 pitchers to injuries, end 3-game skid, beat KC

Jun. 15, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit starter Matthew Boyd and reliever Alex Lange both exited with injuries and the Tigers still ended a three-game losing streak, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Willi Castro, Robbie Grossman and Niko Goodrum homered for...

Moncada, Lamb homer as White Sox beat Tigers 4-1 behind Lynn

Jun. 04, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoán Moncada and Jake Lamb supplied the early power. Yasmani Grandal and Tim Anderson delivered late. Lance Lynn came through with another solid start, and Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa moved into position to make a jump on baseball's career wins...