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Recap: Detroit vs. Cleveland

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 months ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - It's safe to say Brandon Moss likes playing at Comerica Park. Moss went 3-for-5, homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs as the Indians crushed the Tigers 13-1 in the opener of a three-game series. In 11 career games at Detroit's home park, Moss has produced like a Hall-of- Famer with seven home runs, six doubles, 22 RBI and a .465 batting...

Nathan to have season-ending surgery

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan will miss the remainder of the season because of a right elbow injury that will require surgery. Nathan was placed on the disabled list during the opening week of the season with a strained right elbow and was pulled from a rehab assignment Wednesday after feeling what Tigers manager Brad Ausmus described as a "pop" in the...

Recap: Detroit vs. NY Yankees

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Tigers beat CC Sabathia in his best outing of the season to remain the top team in baseball. J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes delivered RBI singles off Sabathia in the seventh inning and the Tigers turned a key double play to escape with a 2-1 win over the New York Yankees in the opener of a four-game series on Monday. Sabathia (0-3)...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Detroit

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Rajai Davis homered and Alfredo Simon continued a string of good starting pitching for the Detroit Tigers in a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. Simon (2-0) gave up the only two Pirates hits, both singles, in eight innings and struck out two without walking a batter. Joakim Soria then threw a 1-2-3 ninth inning for his fourth save of...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Detroit

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Shane Greene is 2-for-2 with the Detroit Tigers. Two starts, two dominating wins. The 26-year-old right-hander threw eight more shutout innings in a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Acquired in December from the New York Yankees, Greene (2-0) gave up three hits, no walks and struck out three over his eight frames, retiring...

Recap: Detroit vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The season couldn't have started much better for the Detroit Tigers. Things can only improve for the Minnesota Twins. Shane Greene threw eight spectacular innings in his Tigers debut after sitting through a 3 1/2-rain delay and Detroit beat Minnesota 7-1 Thursday to complete a dominating three-game sweep. The Tigers held the Twins scoreless for the...

Verlander lands on DL for first time in career

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Tigers placed starting pitcher Justin Verlander on the 15-day disabled list due to a right triceps strain. The move is retroactive to March 29. Verlander was placed on the DL for the first time in his career. The Tigers also announced Wednesday they recalled pitcher Kyle Lobstein from Triple-A Toledo. Lobstein is tentatively scheduled to...

Tigers place Nathan on DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Tigers have placed closer Joe Nathan on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow. Nathan recorded the final out of Monday's season opener to pick up his first save of the season in a 4-0 Tigers win over Minnesota. According to club president Dave Dombrowski, Nathan had been complaining about his elbow over the past week so they are...

Verlander to start season on DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Lakeland, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander will start the season on the disabled list because of a triceps injury. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus made the announcement Thursday morning. Verlander left a spring training game last Friday because of soreness in the triceps and threw again on Wednesday. He was ruled out of a potential minor league spring training...

Recap: Baltimore vs. Detroit

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Sarasota, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - A day after being hit by a pitch, Nick Castellanos hit a two-run homer to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-4 Grapefruit League win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Anibal Sanchez struck out one in two scoreless innings in his spring debut for the Tigers. The Orioles mounted a late rally with four runs over the final two innings, culminating in...