Anibal Sanchez struck out 17 in eight marvelous innings for Detroit, confounding the Atlanta Braves in a dazzling performance Friday night and leading the Tigers to a 10-0 victory.
Atlanta Braves left-hander Paul Maholm knew his shutout streak would eventually end. Surprisingly, facing the Detroit Tigers could help him put more zeros up on the scoreboard.
The Tigers return home from their nine-game road trip to begin a nine-game homestand at Comerica Park tomorrow night.
Tim Hudson is ready to start on opening day for the Atlanta Braves.
Andrelton Simmons is a good bet to win several gold gloves during his career, and he’s shown the ability to stay within himself and make adjustments at the plate.
Tim Hudson allowed a long home run to Prince Fielder, but Juan Francisco’s three-run shot off Rick Porcello helped the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 victory Wednesday.
As the snow falls in metro Detroit the first sounds of spring are heard as the Detroit Tigers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 in the Grapefruit League opener Friday.
Catcher Gerald Laird will get $3 million for his two-year deal with the Atlanta Braves, and could earn up to $750,000 in performance bonuses if he plays more than expected.
The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year deal with backup catcher Gerald Laird.
The disputed call led to a protest by the Braves – which was quickly denied – and an ugly display as fans littered the field with debris, causing a 19-minute delay.