The Tigers (76-63), who entered play a half-game behind Kansas City in the AL Central, won the first two games of the crucial series against their division rivals.
39-year-old Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan has seen his share of pennant races, and for him, Sept. 1 marks the start of scoreboard watching.
Martinez’s one-out shot over the center-field wall bailed out the Tigers, who had been unable to get a clutch hit for eight innings.
Justin Verlander wants to keep his private life just that — private.
David Price would like to forget everything about Aug. 27, maybe the ugliest game of his career.
The biggest issue for Detroit was its defense, particularly in the early going.
Detroit sent down Kyle Lobstein and brought up two other pitchers – reliever Evan Reed and starting pitcher Kyle Ryan.
Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday.
That most likely isn’t what manager Brad Ausmus wants to see, knowing that Cabrera is already slightly injured.
Price looked simply unrecognizable. He lasted just two innings and allowed eight runs on 12 hits – including nine in a row.
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