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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 15: Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers reacts to giving up a two run home run to Trevor Plouffe #24 of the Minnesota Twins during the fourth inning of the game on June 15, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Anibal Sanchez And Alex Avila Headed To DL

The Tigers have announced that SP Anibal Sanchez and C Alex Avila are headed to the DL.

97.1 The Ticket–06/17/2013

Jose Alvarez #52 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Cleveland Indians in the first inning at Comerica Park on June 9, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Alvarez Draws Attention In First Big-League Start

Alvarez gave up just one run on three hits through six innings. He also recorded seven strikeouts on the way to a 4-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians.

CBS Detroit–06/10/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 01: Miguel Cabrera #24 and Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate after a 10-3 victory against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 1, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Dan Dickerson Recaps The Tigers 10-3 Win Over The Orioles

The Detroit Tigers offense had been quiet for much of this week.

97.1 The Ticket–06/02/2013

HOUSTON - MAY 03: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers hits a two-run home run in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros as catcher Carlos Corporan #22 of the Houston Astros looks on at Minute Maid Park on May 3, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Avila’s 2-Run HR In 9th Lifts Tigers Past Astros

Alex Avila hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.

97.1 The Ticket–05/03/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Baseball’s Best Batteries By Division

Verlander, the Detroit ace, is arguably the best pitcher on the planet (AL MVP in 2011, AL Cy Young runner-up in 2012), and while there are concerns about his heavy usage to date, he’s still in what should be his prime seasons.

97.1 The Ticket–02/11/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 23: Manager Jim Leyland #10 of the Detroit Tigers answers questions during World Series Media Day at AT&T Park on October 23, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The Tigers play the San Francisco Giants tomorrow in game one of the World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Web Diary: Stoney At Tigerfest With Cabrera, Avila, Hunter, Leyland

“He’s a good guy,” Leyland said about Stoney. “I know his heart’s in the right place, he just gets on my nerves once in a while, but I don’t pay any attention to it, he’s all right.”

CBS Detroit–01/28/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 23: Manager Jim Leyland #10 and pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers answer questions during World Series Media Day at AT&T Park on October 23, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The Tigers play the San Francisco Giants tomorrow in game one of the World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Spring Training Reporting Schedule For Pitchers And Catchers

Prominent among the baseball fan’s Holy Days of Obligation (truck day, opening day, start of the playoffs

97.1 The Ticket–01/14/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 1: Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals congratulates Brayan Pena #27 on scoring against the Minnesota Twins during the sixth inning on July 1, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tigers Agree To Terms On One-Year Contract With Brayan Pena

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with catcher Brayan Pena.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2012

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 25: Gerald Laird #9 celebrates with closing pitcher Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers after the Tigers defeated the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 25, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Tigers defeated the Indians 5-3. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tigers Change Lineup For Game 2 Of World Series

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland has changed his team’s lineup for game 2 of the World Series.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2012

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14: Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers reacts in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 14, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Phil Coke On His Strike Out Pitch: “Pretty Good”

Phil Coke was the pitcher who was called in to replace Verlander in the 9th.

97.1 The Ticket–10/17/2012

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