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CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 8: Closing pitcher Joaquin Benoit #53 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after the last strike of the tenth inning to defeat the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 8, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio.The Tigers defeated the Indians 4-2 in 10 innings.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Freeman, Delabar Win Fan Spots On All-Stars; Benoit Misses

The final vote for the AL team also had its share of controversy, with Tigers manager Jim Leyland nominating five middle relievers for the spot.

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NL

With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?

07/11/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 25: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a two run home run in the third inning scoring teammate Torii Hunter #48 during the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Comerica Park on June 25, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Cabrera The Final Slugger In Home Run Derby

The final spot in the home run derby has been accepted by Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera, according to a Tweet by ESPN’s SportsCenter.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2013

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Justin Verlander Wants To Be In The Home Run Derby

Justin Verlander has accomplished much in his time with the Tigers

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2013

2012 NBA All-Star Game (Getty Images/Mike Ehrmann)

East All-Stars-West All-Stars Preview

The last All-Star game in Houston was a glimpse of what Miami Heat games would become.
LeBron James scored 29 points and was the MVP.

97.1 The Ticket–02/17/2013

Prince Fielder in the All-Star Home Run Derby. (Getty Images/Dilip Vishwanat)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 7-13-12

In honor of the All Star Game this week, I’m going to limit my weekly winners to a team or someone within Major League Baseball.

97.1 The Ticket–07/13/2012

MANHATTAN, KS - JUNE 21: Singer/Songwriter Luke Bryan performs during the 2012 Country Stampede - Day 1 at Tuttle Creek State Park on June 21, 2012 in Manhattan, Kansas. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

All Star National Anthem Apology

Is it more embarrassing to forget the lyrics to the national anthem while you are performing the song, or to get through the whole thing only by checking the crib sheet on your wrist?

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2012

Prince Fielder. (Getty Images/Jonathan Daniel)

Tigers Fail To Shine, American League Loses 8-0

Verlander allowed five-runs on four hits during one inning of pitching, Fielder who played at first base went 0-2 at bat and Cabrera was hitless in his only appearance at bat.

97.1 The Ticket–07/11/2012

Detroit Tigers v Chicago Cubs

Tigers’ Jackson Outshines Granderson In All Star Showdown

Who would you rather have on your team: Curtis Granderson or Austin Jackson? I have always been a huge Granderson fan, and was dumbfounded and outraged when the Tigers traded him to the Yankees for Jackson, as part of a three-team deal. Jackson seemed like a good young player, with a lot of potential. But Granderson was a superstar in making. This season, however, Jackson has moved even or ahead of Granderson in almost every offensive category.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2012

National League All-Star Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs is tagged out at home plate by American League All-Star Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning of the 82nd MLB All-Star Game at Chase Field on July 12, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

NL Beats AL 5-1

In an All Star Game that included many Detroit Tigers, their bats were fairly quiet during the American League loss to the National League 5-1 on Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2011

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