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OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 05: Drew Smyly #33 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at Coliseum on August 5, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Drew Smyly Loses His First Start As A Ray

The Tampa Bay Rays have been reeling since trading ace David Price to Detroit last week. They finally got a chance to see one of the pieces they got back in that deal.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 05:  David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 5, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Worth The Price: David Price As Good As Advertised In Debut For Tigers

“I’m happy it’s over and I’m happy we won,” David Price said after the Tigers beat the Yankees, 4-3. “I finally feel a part of the team.”

CBS Detroit–08/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 2:  Jim Johnson #45 of the Oakland Athletics talks with pitching coach Curt Young #41 during the sixth inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on July 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Johnson gave up four runs on four hits in the sixth inning. The Tigers defeated the Athletics 9-3. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers Sign Reliever Jim Johnson To Minor-League Deal

The Detroit Tigers have signed reliever Jim Johnson to a minor-league contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.

CBS Detroit–08/05/2014

Jacob Turner at Joker Marchant Stadium on March 1, 2011 in Lakeland, Florida. (Getty Images)

Marlins Designate For Assignment Jacob Turner, Whom Tigers Traded For Sanchez

The 23-year-old Turner, whom the Tigers drafted 9th overall in 2009, had a 5.97 ERA as of Monday, when the move was announced.

CBS Detroit–08/05/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Actor Jeff Bridges reacts after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the start of the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

‘The Dude’ From ‘The Big Lebowski’ Bowls First Pitch At Dodger Stadium

Jeff Bridges was promoting his new movie “The Giver” Friday night at Dodgers stadium and threw out the first pitch.

97.1 The Ticket–08/04/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 03: David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers watches the action from the dugout during the game against the Colorado Rockies at Comerica Park on August 3, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

David Price: ‘I Know I Can Pitch In The Postseason’

As well as Price has thrown the ball lately, some have pointed to his relative mediocrity in the playoffs as a downside.

CBS Detroit–08/04/2014

JUPITER, FL - MARCH 10:  Ezequiel Carrera #61 of the Detroit Tigers swings at a pitch in the third inning during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium on March 10, 2014 in Jupiter, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Ausmus Discusses Plan For Center Field, Impressions Of Carrera

How much Ezequiel Carrera will play, as he shares center field with Rajai Davis, is still up in the air, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said.

CBS Detroit–08/01/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 25: Pitcher David Price #14 of the Tampa Bay Rays lifts his hat to the crowd as he comes off the mound after giving up a solo home run to Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates during the ninth inning of a game on June 25, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rays Expect To Stay In Race Despite Dealing Price

The Tampa Bay Rays insist they haven’t given up on their season by trading David Price.

97.1 The Ticket–08/01/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 31: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers runs off the field after being traded to the Seattle Mariners by Rajai Davis #20 during the seventh inning of the game against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on July 31, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The White Sox defeated the Tigers 7-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Smyly, Jackson Dazed By Trade, Sad To Leave Detroit

“I get that the guy we’re getting is very talented as well,” Scherzer said, “but right now it stinks.”

CBS Detroit–08/01/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 30: Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners slides into second as shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera #13 of the Cleveland Indians catches the throw during the fourth inning at Progressive Field on July 30, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Indians Drop Game And Cabrera

Another difficult day on the trade front ended with a disappointing loss for the Cleveland Indians.


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