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DETROIT, MI - MARCH 31: Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus #7 celebrates his first win the Tigers as they defeated the Kansas City Royals on Opening Day  at Comerica Park on March 31, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Royals 4-3.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

New Tigers Look Solid In Comeback Win On Opening Day

Joe Nathan, Alex Gonzalez and Tyler Collins were among the new players who chalked up some big plays on Opening Day.

CBS Detroit–03/31/2014

LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 23:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers poses for a portrait during photo day on February 23, 2014 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Joe Nathan On Opening Day Jitters: ‘I Get Nervous Every Time I Step Out There’

“For me, the most important thing is for guys to relax,” Nathan continued. “We’ve got to go down there, continue to have fun.”

CBS Detroit–03/31/2014

WWJ Photo: Bill Szumanski

Tigers Fans On Opening Day: “It’s Like Christmas”

“It’s like Christmas.” That’s how many Detroit Tigers fans refer to Opening Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

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Play Ball! It’s Opening Day!

It’s opening day and WWJ is broadcasting live from the Champions Club at Comerica Park as the Detroit Tigers begin their 114th season with a game versus the Kansas City Royals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies hits an RBI scoring Corey Dickerson #6 during the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on September 11, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

Nolan Arenado Looks To Turn Corner For Rockies

The Rockies expect big things from Nolan Arenado. But can he put it all together at the plate?


All major league parks will have metal detectors for the 2015 season, and the Detroit Tigers are one of several teams that are implementing the security measure a year early. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak)

New Metal Detectors Could Cause Fans Slight Delay On Opening Day

Even with the addition of metal detectors, security at Comerica will not be as intense as it is at other venues.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2014

Comerica Park underwent its final preparations the weekend before Opening Day. (Photo By Ashley Dunkak)

New Field At Comerica Ready To Go Despite Winter Weather Challenges

For all the trouble weather caused Nabozny and the rest of the Detroit Tigers grounds crew, the process could have been even more hectic.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2014

DUNEDIN, FL - MARCH 22:  Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus wacthes the action from the dugout during the spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on March 22, 2014 in Dunedin, Florida. The Blue Jays defeated the Tigers 9-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Announces Opening Day Lineup; Bullpen Roles Still Undefined

Brad Ausmus had the piece of paper with the Opening Day lineup ready to go Sunday. “I know you’ve been waiting,” he said with a grin.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 13: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Giants’ Madison Bumgarner Poised To Join MLB’s Elite Pitchers

The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner, entering his sixth season, is beginning to show mastery of his pitches.


MIAMI, FL - MARCH 12:  LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on during a game against the Brooklyn Nets at American Airlines Arena on March 12, 2014 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice:  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

LeBron James On Miguel Cabrera’s Contract: ‘I’d Opt Out For That’

Even as he smiled, James made it clear he found the idea of such a contract quite enticing.

CBS Detroit–03/28/2014

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97.1 The Ticket’s 2014 Opening Day Block Party

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Baseball Shots Of The Week – April 8, 2013

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending April 8, 2013.

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MLB Preseason Power Rankings

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the MLB. Here’s what to look for this year as baseball gets under way.

Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after he was called out at home plate by umpire Dan Iassogna in the second inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Prince Fielder’s ‘Almost’ Run In World Series Game 2

Detroit Tigers’ Prince Fielder reacts after he was tagged out by catcher Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants during the second inning of Game Two of the World Series.

Detroit Tigers Depart Detroit For San Francisco

Detroit Tigers Depart For World Series In San Francisco

WWJ’s Mike Campbell snapped some shots of Detroit Tigers and their families before they boarded the plane.

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