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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 06: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees in the fourth inning during a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on August 6, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Verlander, Tigers Stall As Salazar Pitches First Shutout In Indians’ 7-0 Win

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.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 1: Catcher Yan Gomes #10 of the Cleveland Indians watches as J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after scoring on a solo home run during the third inning a Progressive Field on September 1, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Scoreboard-Watching Season In Session As Tigers Try To Catch Royals

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.

CBS Detroit–09/03/2014

Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates. FILE (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

J.D. Martinez Hits 3-Run Homer, Tigers Win 4-2

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.

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 29:  Starting pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers smiles as he stands in the dugout after pitching the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on August 29, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Justin Verlander Addresses Online Photo Hacking

Justin Verlander wants to keep his private life just that — private.

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 1: Rajai Davis #20 celebrates with Ezequiel Carrera #61 of the Detroit Tigers after the Tigers defeated the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on September 1, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Tigers defeated the Indians 12-1. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Price, Cabrera Lead Tigers To 12-1 Rout Of Indians

David Price would like to forget everything about Aug. 27, maybe the ugliest game of his career.

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2014

Manager Brad Ausmus (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Fall To White Sox 6-2

The biggest issue for Detroit was its defense, particularly in the early going.

97.1 The Ticket–08/31/2014

Evan Reed #57 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Comerica Park on April 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Angles defeated the Tigers 11-6. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Send Down Kyle Lobstein, Bring Up Evan Reed, Kyle Ryan

Detroit sent down Kyle Lobstein and brought up two other pitchers – reliever Evan Reed and starting pitcher Kyle Ryan.

CBS Detroit–08/28/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 28: Kyle Lobstein #53 of the Detroit Tigers makes his Major League debut during the first inning of the game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on August 28, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Avila’s 2-Out Hit In 9th Lifts Tigers Over Yanks

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.

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 03:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers bats during the third inning of the game against the Colorado Rockies at Comerica Park on August 3, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Rockies 4-0.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Somersaults After Nearly Getting Hit [VIDEO]

That most likely isn’t what manager Brad Ausmus wants to see, knowing that Cabrera is already slightly injured.

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 27:  David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers leaves the dugout after being pulled by Manager Brad Ausmus during the third inning of a game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on August 27, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Price gave up eight runs on 12 hits in a 8-4 loss to the Yankees. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

David Price: ‘That’s Probably The Worst Game I’ve Ever Had In My Life’

Price looked simply unrecognizable. He lasted just two innings and allowed eight runs on 12 hits – including nine in a row.

CBS Detroit–08/28/2014

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Baseball Shots Of The Week – September 17, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on September 17th.

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