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Tigers 7, White Sox 1: Why the Tigers won on Friday night

Detoit Free Press WHAT HAPPENED: The Tigers scored twice in the third inning to take a 2-1 lead, then broke the game open with a five-run fourth inning. White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu helped the Tigers with two...
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Detroit 7, Chicago 1: Verlander starts slow, finishes strong in stellar outing vs. ChiSox

Detoit Free Press Justin Verlander pitched one of his best games of the season and matched his season-high with eight strikeouts.
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AL Central race: Indians rain runs on Royals, win 6-1

Detoit Free Press Carlos Santana, who homered five times at Kauffman Stadium in a series last month, hit a two-run homer as the Cleveland Indians topped the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Friday night.
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Justin Verlander's strong outing keys Tigers win

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning - The Detroit News) — Chicago — Justin Verlander saved a team's bullpen, and perhaps a manager's mind Friday night as he shepherded the Tigers to a 7-1 victory over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field.
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Squirrels will have to wait for newest Tigers fill-in, Kyle Ryan

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning- The Detroit News) — He is from Florida, just down the road from the Tigers spring training complex in Lakeland, and the only thing he enjoys more than getting a hitter to softly slap his cutter or sinker to a waiting...
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Fast-learner Ryan gets call to pitch for Tigers today

Detoit Free Press Kyle Ryan said this year has been 'a big blur.' Ryan, a 12th-round pick by the Tigers in 2010, spent all of 2013 at high Class A Lakeland. He figured he'd have to spend a full year at each level...
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Today in Chicago: Rain with a chance of no doubleheader

Detoit Free Press 'Right now it doesn't look like the forecast is going to be very accommodating,' Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said of rain that is expected to last all day. 'We'll just take it as it goes.'
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With sex case behind him, Evan Reed returns to Tigers

Detoit Free Press 'When you've got a lot of stuff hanging over your head, it's easy to get down on yourself,' he said. 'Take it one pitch at a time and know what is at stake. Ultimately, I was trying to do...
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Friday's Tigers-White Sox: Lineups and live tweets

The Detroit News (- The Detroit News) — The Tigers, who trail the Royals by 11/2 games in the American League Central Division, open a four-game weekend series against the White Sox. Follow the game with live tweets from our Tigers team:
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Fair or Foul: Tigers need pitching more than a full-strength Miguel Cabrera to reach postseason

The Detroit News (Tom Gage and Lynn Henning- The Detroit News) — Hey, Lynn, let's get right to the subject of Miguel Cabrera. August is almost over and it wasn't exactly the best month he's ever had. Does Cabrera need to have a good September — measured...
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Tigers lineup: Ezequiel Carrera in center for series opener vs. White Sox

Detoit Free Press The Detroit Tigers, with Justin Verlander on the mound, seek to gain more ground on the Kansas City Royals in the AL Central tonight as they open up a 3-game series against a different division...
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Tigers designate reliever Jose Ortega for assignment

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning- The Detroit News) — The Tigers on Friday made room for Evan Reed's addition to the active roster by dropping another right-handed reliever, Jose Ortega, who was designated for assignment.
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Royals have followed the right recipe for small-market success

Detoit Free Press The Royals' opening-day payroll? Just over $91 million, a record for the club. But midway through last week, the five other division leaders - the Orioles, Angels, Nationals, Brewers and Dodgers -...
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A couple of Tigers among those who want plate-blocking rule changed - or dumped

Detoit Free Press 'I hope they get rid of that, like tomorrow,' Tigers veteran outfielder Torii Hunter says. 'This thing is terrible, man. I think, honestly, they should scrap it.'
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National columnist: Can Tigers win it all without Sanchez? (video)

Detoit Free Press Anibal Sanchez has a setback and could miss the rest of the season. USA TODAY Sports baseball expert Bob Nightengale breaks down what that means for the Detroit Tigers.
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AL Central race: Twins top Royals in 10 innings, 11-5

Detoit Free Press Jordan Schafer and the Minnesota Twins finally broke it open in the 10th inning.
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Royals fall to Indians as AL Central lead over Tigers slips to half-game

The Detroit News Kansas City, Mo. — Carlos Santana, who homered five times at Kauffman Stadium in a series last month, hit a two-run homer as the Cleveland Indians topped the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Friday...
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Relieved reliever Evan Reed is back with the Tigers

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning- The Detroit News) — Reed, a 28-year-old right-handed reliever, returned Friday to a big league team he had made at the 11th hour of spring camp in March.
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Tigers' J.D. Martinez continues to deliver beyond expections

The Detroit News (Lynn HenningThe Detroit Tigers) — With three hits, including a double, in Friday night's Tigers victory, 7-1, over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, J.D. Martinez is batting .312 during what continues to be a remarkable season...
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Drew Sharp: Emotion in baseball? You have to just go with the flow

Detoit Free Press Emotion isn't scripted. It's not canned, sitting atop a shelf ready for immediate use like some soup you forgot was back there. It's counterproductive if contrived.
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Blog Articles

Bless You Boys Podcast 126: Starting pitcher bingo

Bless You Boys (Al Beaton) — Big Al and HookSlide welcome another special guest - Jason Beck of MLB.com joins us for a discussion of the AL Central, the rash of Tigers' injuries and his love of obscure jerseys. Bless You...
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Tigers 7, White Sox 1: Justin Verlander cruises to victory

Bless You Boys (Al Beaton) — Justin Verlander pitched out of early trouble against the White Sox, ultimately settling in to toss one of his best outings of 2014. The Detroit Tigers rode a five run fourth inning and seven...
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Game 133 Afterglow

Bless You Boys (NCDee) — Go Cleves, cram it, Hawk, and BASK!!!!
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Game 133 Overflow

Bless You Boys (NCDee) — My kind of town Chicago is.
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Game 133: Tigers at White Sox

Bless You Boys (Al Beaton) — The Tigers start another pitching-straining stretch of four games over three days in Chicago. Game one has Justin Verlander facing Scott Carroll. Detroit Tigers (72-60) at Chicago White Sox...
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Detroit police arrest man in Palmer Park shooting death

Detoit Free Press Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 42-year-old man in the parking lot of a Detroit splash park.
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Do it Yourself - Famous Last Words

Detoit Free Press Of the endless ways to overreach during a project, Adam Helfman looks at some common misjudgments people make.
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Royals have followed the right recipe for small-market success

Detoit Free Press The Royals' opening-day payroll? Just over $91 million, a record for the club. But midway through last week, the five other division leaders - the Orioles, Angels, Nationals, Brewers and Dodgers -...
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Toledo ups spending $2 million on chemicals to treat water

Detoit Free Press Almost four weeks ago, Ohio's fourth-largest city issued a do-not-drink advisory after the city's water supply was contaminated by toxins from algae on Lake Erie.
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A couple of Tigers among those who want plate-blocking rule changed - or dumped

Detoit Free Press 'I hope they get rid of that, like tomorrow,' Tigers veteran outfielder Torii Hunter says. 'This thing is terrible, man. I think, honestly, they should scrap it.'
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Nancy Kaffer: America, towel off and get your priorities straight

Detoit Free Press We Americans spend far too much time worrying about the wrong things.
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Tony Stewart speaks: Fatal accident 'will affect my life forever'

Detoit Free Press Stewart reached out to Kevin Ward Jr.'s family, calling each member by name and said, 'I want them to know I'm thinking about them and praying for them,' as he read from a statement. Stewart was...
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'Batman v. Superman' places its order at Detroit deli

Detoit Free Press The superhero film was on location at the Hygrade Deli on Michigan Avenue on Thursday. It changed the name of the eatery to Ralli's Diner - a reference to a restaurant that has appeared in a...
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Bar owner whose arrest sparked outrage in Michigan town pleads to misdemeanor

Detoit Free Press The Barry Township police chief resigned last month, in part over Jack Nadwornik's arrest, as well as his use of a small army of non-certified, volunteer officers to patrol the town and...
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Hoke feels 'horrible' for Braxton Miller, isn't counting out OSU

Detoit Free Press 'Ohio's got good players,' Hoke said in an interview today on SiriusXM satellite radio. '(Former coach) Jim Tressel did a great job when he was recruiting there and coaching there, and coach...
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Staff predictions: U-M won't lose to Appalachian State this time

Detoit Free Press Michigan had a little trouble the last time it played Appalachian State. Will history repeat itself in Saturday's season opener in Ann Arbor (noon, ESPN2)? Our college football experts can tell...
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National columnist: Can Tigers win it all without Sanchez? (video)

Detoit Free Press Anibal Sanchez has a setback and could miss the rest of the season. USA TODAY Sports baseball expert Bob Nightengale breaks down what that means for the Detroit Tigers.
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Clinton Twp. police seek man who fled fatal armored-car robbery

Detoit Free Press The incident occurred at the Bank of America on Gratiot north of 16 Mile Road, a lieutenant with the Clinton Township Police Department said. The man's accomplice was shot a killed.
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Couple whose dogs mauled Livonia man return to Lapeer courtroom today

Detoit Free Press Valbona Lucaj and Sebastiano Quogliata face up to life in prison if convicted in the July 23 death of Craig Sytsma.
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