Tigers scores 7-runs in first, beat Rangers 7-2

DETROIT, Michigan — The Tigers JaCoby Jones made the play of the day as he completed a twisting, backhanded catch in the sixth inning to take away a home run from Adrian Beltre in Detroit’s 7-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday. Detroit scored all seven of their runs in the first, making it…

Detroit Tigers open a four-game Home Series versus Texas, Roster Changes

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Tigers who stand 38-50 in the American Central League Standings, LHP Matthew Boyd (4-6, 4.18) faces the Rangers RHP Yovani Gallardo (2-0, 9.00) on Thursday as Detroit opens a four-game home series versus Texas. The Tigers also announced a series of roster changes. The Tigers have announced the following roster…

Encarnacion’s Grand Slam Lifts Indians past Detroit Tigers 12-2

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Edwin Encarnacion hit an eighth-inning grand slam, completing a three game sweep for the Indians against the Detroit Tigers 12-2 on Sunday for their season-high seventh straight win. Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis also connected for Cleveland, which outscored Detroit 26-3 in the three-games. Adam Plutko (4-1) pitched six innings…

Matt Kemp and Robinson Chirinos ejected after home plate collision

LOS ANGELES, California — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp and Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos were both ejected from Wednesday night’s game at Dodger Stadium after a collision at the plate caused both benches to clear. After attempting to score from second base on Enrique Hernandez’s two-out single to right field in the bottom…

Torii Hunter Honored With 2018 Detroit Tigers Willie Horton African American Legacy Award

DETROIT, Michigan – The Detroit Tigers celebrated the 16th annual Negro Leagues Weekend at Comerica Park, during their series with the Cleveland Indians. Several former Negro Leagues players attended the event, which highlighted the return of former Tiger outfielder and honoree, Torii Hunter who accepted the 2018 Willie Horton African American Legacy Award. Detroit City Council…

Jeimer Candelario’s homer in 12th gives Tigers 4-2 win over Indians

DETROIT, Michigan — Jeimer Candelario’s hit a 2-0 fastball from Cody Allen deep into the right-field stands in the 12th inning, giving the Detroit Tigers a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. The hit came in the 12th inning, his 10th homer this season. One team.One city. One goose.#DetroitSummers pic.twitter.com/ZDnIpV65LC — Detroit Tigers…

Angels’ top Draft pick Jordyn Adams agrees to deal

ANAHEIM, California — Jordyn Adams from Green Hope High School in Cary, N.C., has agreed to terms with the Angels. The 18-year-old outfielder who was drafted by the Angels with the 17th overall pick on Monday night. “I feel really good,” Adams said Tuesday during a conference call with reporters. “Very blessed to be in…

Tigers honor Torii Hunter during 16th annual Negro Leagues Weekend

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Tigers will host the 16th annual Negro Leagues Weekend June 8-10, as the Tigers host the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park. On Saturday, June 9, the Tigers will sport throwback uniforms of the Detroit Stars and the Cleveland Indians will suit up as the Cleveland Buckeyes for the 24th annual…

Detroit Tigers Select RHP Casey Mize No. 1 Overall

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Tigers selected right-handed pitcher Casey Mize from Auburn with the top pick in the 2018 MLB draft. Casey Mize has a 2.95 ERA in 16 starts and Mize struck out 10 or more batters in six different starts this season. With the 44th overall pick, the Detroit Tigers selected CF…

Tigers score three in the eighth to beat Blue Jays 7-4

DETROIT, Michigan — John Hicks delivered when he got to the plate in the eighth inning on Saturday, hitting a two-run single over the head of second baseman Devon Travis, for a 7-4 Tigers win. “He threw me fastballs up and in, and I was just getting enough of them to stay alive,” Hicks said….