Parity, Extra Wild Card Gives Many Teams Hope In ALOn the morning of July 27, 1958, the entire eight-team National League was within 8 ½ games of first place, according to STATS LLC.
Tickets For ALDS Games At Comerica Park On Sale NowIndividual game tickets for Detroit Tigers American League Division Series home games at Comerica Park are on sale now!
One Season Later, Indians Break Tigers' A.L. Strikeout RecordThe Detroit Tigers pitching staff recorded 1,428 strikeouts in 2013, a mark that was broken by the Cleveland Indians against the Rays on Friday night.
To Dive Or Not To Dive? Austin Jackson Says He Plans To Do It More OftenNeedless to say, Jackson's catch was relegated to secondary status in the realm of highlights from Monday's game.
J.D. Martinez Named American League Player Of The WeekMartinez batted .444 with three doubles, four homers, 11 RBI and six runs scored in seven games to grab his first-career weekly honor.
Tigers Set New AL Strikeout Record, Approach MLB RecordThe Tigers set a new American League record for strikeouts in a season: 1,384.
Cabrera, Jackson Named AL Players Of The WeekThe Detroit Tigers are 17-5 in the second half of the season, and two of the team's players have been named American League Players of the Week: Miguel Cabrera and Austin Jackson.
Tigers, AL Central On Fire Since All-Star BreakThe American League Central often gets billed as a weak division. Not today.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. OriolesBoth the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Leach’s Lists: MLB Second Half Preview- American LeagueAs we charge past the MLB All-Star break and look towards teams playoff runs, there are a lot if surprise teams, (Oakland, Cleveland, Pittsburgh) that showed us in the first half that they might have what it takes and a lot of teams we thought would be playing a lot better, (Cincinnati, Detroit, Los Angeles Dodgers), that have some work to do.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NLWith 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?
$200 Million For Justin Verlander: Is He Worth It?In the end, the Tigers didn’t really have much of a choice. They had to give their pitching ace Justin Verlander the richest contract ever awarded to a pitcher in Major League Baseball History. If they didn’t do it now, they faced the prospect of losing Verlander to free agency after next season, or being forced into a bidding war where they might have had to pay even more for him.