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Blockbuster deal has ripple effect

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning) — Five puzzle pieces waiting to be connected following Thursday's whopper of a deal that sent Austin Jackson and Drew Smyly packing and delivered David Price to the Tigers:
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Bob Wojnowski: Tigers pay price for 3 Cy Young winners in arms race

The Detroit News (Bob Wojnowski) — Tigers pay price for 3 Cy Young winners in arms race
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Players stunned as deal drama unfolds before them

The Detroit News (John Niyo) — The fact that it came together so quickly — and so abruptly, for the players involved — made for a surreal scene Thursday afternoon, where the Tigers' 7-4 loss to the White Sox quickly...
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In-game trade creates surreal scene for Tigers on field and in dugout

The Detroit News (Tom Gage- The Detroit News) — Depending on who you talked to in the clubhouse following the Tigers' blockbuster trade for David Price on Thursday, and after their 7-4 loss to the White Sox, the removal of Austin Jackson from...
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MLB insider: A's deal for Jon Lester didn't force for Tigers' hand

The Detroit News (Tony Paul) — The A's and the Tigers are viewed by many as on a collision course for yet another postseason meeting. The Tigers have eliminated the A's in the Division Series the past two years.
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Suddenly, Tigers' Rajai Davis finds himself center of attention

The Detroit News (Tony Paul- The Detroit News) — Davis, 33, for one, seems very open to the move. Get this: He said he feels playing center field actually is easier than playing on the corners.
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What they're saying about the Tigers' trade for David Price

The Detroit News (- The Detroit News) — A look at what people around the country are saying in the wake of Thursday's blockbuster, three-team trade that brought ace David Price to the Tigers in exchange for Austin Jackson, Drew Smyly...
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Five questions on David Price trade: Who plays in center field?

The Detroit News (Tony Paul- The Detroit News) — Likely, Rajai Davis is going to get the immediate reps there, but the Tigers have called up Ezequiel Carrera, signed this offseason as a minor-league free agent. All he's done this year is...
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Tigers' huge trade for David Price comes at huge cost

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning) — It was a big trade. It might have been a good trade. But it has little chance of being a great trade the Tigers reportedly made Thursday for David Price, a championship-brand left-handed starter...
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Clamor surrounding big deal overshadows loss to White Sox

The Detroit News (Tom Gage- The Detroit News) — The start of the game came first, of course, but the end of the game — a 7-4 defeat for the Tigers — didn't come until after one of the most unusual moments ever seen at Comerica Park.
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Reports: Tigers deal Austin Jackson, Drew Smyly for ace David Price

The Detroit News (Tony Paul- The Detroit News) — The Tigers went shopping for a left-handed pitcher Thursday, and they got one. David Price is officially a Tiger, according to multiple reports. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported it first. The...
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Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks to resume rehab assignment Friday

The Detroit News (Tom Gage- The Detroit News) — Because he was out more than five days with back inflammation, the six games he's already played on assignment in Lakeland won't count against him.
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Source: A's acquire Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes from Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes

The Detroit News (Janie McCauleyAssociated Press) — A person with knowledge of the trade says the Oakland Athletics have won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for...
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Thursday's Tigers-White Sox: Lineups and live tweets

The Detroit News (- The Detroit News) — The Tigers go for the series win in a rubber match against the White Sox. Follow the game with live tweets from our Tigers team:
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Tigers' Evan Reed expected in court today on criminal sexual conduct charges

The Detroit News (Tom Greenwood- The Detroit News) — Tigers minor league pitcher Evan Reed is expected to be arraigned today on sexual assault charges stemming from an alleged incident involving an Oakland County woman.
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Tigers' inconsistency makes it hard to tell what help they need

The Detroit News (Bob Wojnowski) — It's scary how good they could be, or should be, especially with their starting pitching. And it's scary how easily their flaws could derail them. It's why Dave Dombrowski probably will keep cell...
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After 6-run first, Max Scherzer does rest as Tigers snap 4-game skid

The Detroit News (Tom Gage- The Detroit News) — The Tigers handed Max Scherzer a six-run lead in the first inning en route to a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
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Tigers shake things up with pregame rituals

The Detroit News (Tom Gage- The Detroit News) — If you can peer into the Tigers dugout about 10 minutes before each game at Comerica Park, you'll see quite a show. It's the way the Tigers are pumping themselves up for the game that's about to...
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Tigers keep looking at relievers as trade deadline looms

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning- The Detroit News) — The Tigers have been scouting left-handed relievers as thoroughly as they studied the right-handed Soria ahead of last week's trade that brought him to Detroit from the Rangers.
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Tigers Mailbag: Doug Fister trade looking worse and worse

The Detroit News (Tony Paul) — The Tigers have the fans all riled up again, thanks to another mini-downslide, an offense that's been snoozing since the All-Star break and a bullpen that continues to look absolutely awful, even...
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Blog Articles

Giraffe dies after head hits highway overpass

Detoit Free Press Those responsible for the death of the giraffe will likely be prosecuted under animal protection laws.
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Harley-Davidson recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

Detoit Free Press Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,300 FXDL Dyna Low Rider bikes because engine vibration can turn the switches from 'on' to 'accessory.'
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'Sharknado 2' whipped up storm of viewers, tweets

Detoit Free Press Syfy says its sequel to the horror spoof 'Sharknado' snapped up 3.9 million viewers Wednesday night.
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Jared DeVries visits Lions camp, talks groceries and D-line

Detoit Free Press 'I did play with some great ones, Luther (Elliss) and Big Baby (Shaun Rogers). Big Daddy (Dan Wilkinson),' DeVries said. 'There were some studs that I played with, and I tell you, they make your...
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Army unveils new camouflage pattern

Detoit Free Press Combat uniforms featuring the Army's newest camouflage pattern will be available for sale starting in the summer of 2015.
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U.S. consumer spending up 0.4% in June

Detoit Free Press U.S. consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three months in June, providing momentum for the economy going into the second half of the year.
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Tropical Storm Bertha forms in the Atlantic

Detoit Free Press Tropical Storm Bertha has formed, becoming the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.
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Oregon not far from Spartans' minds: 'That could be a statement game'

Detoit Free Press Michigan State football players took their conditioning tests Thursday and were due to report to camp today, with the first practice set for Saturday. The season opener against Jacksonville State...
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Banksy's 'Spy Booth' artwork defaced

Detoit Free Press 'Spy Booth' shows three agents in trench coats and trilby hats eavesdropping on a phone booth. It appeared in April on a wall in Cheltenham, western England, home of spy agency GCHQ.
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U.S. employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2%

Detoit Free Press U.S. employers extended this year's hiring surge into July by adding a solid 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are shedding the...
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Widely endorsed device to prevent hot car deaths remains elusive

Detoit Free Press Despite years of efforts, no single device has emerged as a widely accepted solution to this issue.
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PistonPowered: For Pistons to overachieve, it's up to Stan Van Gundy

Detoit Free Press Van Gundy's first eight teams - three in Miami and five in Orlando - made the playoffs. (His third Heat team won the NBA championship, but after Pat Riley replaced Van Gundy after an 11-10 start.)...
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Detroit Democrat Godfrey Dillard expected to drop AG bid, run for secretary of state

Detoit Free Press Michigan Democrats were expected to announce Friday that Detroit attorney Godfrey Dillard is dropping his bid for attorney general and will instead seek the party's nomination for secretary of...
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Crego Park reopens in Lansing after toxic waste closed it for 28 years

Detoit Free Press For the first time in more than 25 years, people are fishing, kayaking and otherwise hanging out in Lansing's largest park.
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Do Not Call registry: 3 things to know

Detoit Free Press The National Do Not Call Registry has had a rocky history, and many people still aren't quite sure how it works.
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Tigers address a need at the deadline, but what are the Royals thinking?

Bless You Boys (Kurt Mensching) — No team in the AL Central deserves an A-plus grade for their work at the (non-waiver) trade deadline, but the Tigers made themselves a better team. Meanwhile the Royals confused everyone with...
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2-pound Michigan baby among smallest in world to undergo heart procedure

Detoit Free Press A week later, Alexandra Mae Van Kirk is showing signs that her heart is working as it should, and she's growing.
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Friday will tell the fortune of 'jobless situation'

Detoit Free Press The Employment Situation report is due today and any surprises could mean big moves for the stock and bond markets.
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Tigers recall Ezequiel Carrera from Triple-A Toledo

Bless You Boys (Patrick OKennedy) — While all eyes were on the blockbuster participants in the David Price trade for Jackson and Smyly, the Tigers called up Ezequiel Carrera to take Jackson's place. They also activated left hander...
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Dick Wagner, Alice Cooper guitarist and former Michigan resident, dies

Detoit Free Press The guitarist, who died at age 71, also played on seminal recordings by Lou Reed, Peter Gabriel and Kiss.
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