Austin Jackson

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 09: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers follows through on a game tying two run home run in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 9, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Cabrera, Jackson Named AL Players Of The Week

The 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.

CBS Detroit–08/12/2013

TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 4: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers hits a two-run home run in the eighth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 4, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Jackson Has 4 Hits, Tigers Beat Blue Jays 11-1

Justin Verlander pitched seven shutout innings.

97.1 The Ticket–07/05/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 17: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with teammate Miguel Cabrera #24 after scoring on a sacrifice fly to center field by Victor Martinez (not pictured) in the fifth inning of the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park on June 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Is Austin Jackson The MVP Of The Tigers Right Now?

Miguel Cabrera is the unquestioned best hitter in baseball, but Austin Jackson is more valuable to the Tigers right now.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2013

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 30: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with his teammates after beating the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 30, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 6-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Is Back

The Detroit Tigers have activated centerfielder and leadoff hitter Austin Jackson, and he is expected to be back in action Friday.

CBS Detroit–06/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 06: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers catches a fly ball against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 6, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Progressing In Rehab Games

Tigers outfielder Austin Jackson went 2 for 5 during Thursday’s rehab game.

97.1 The Ticket–06/14/2013

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 14: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI single driving in Jhonny Peralta #27 against the Oakland Athletics in the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum on April 14, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Looks Rusty To Begin Rehab

Tigers outfielder Austin Jackson started his rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo Monday night.

97.1 The Ticket–06/11/2013

Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers closes in on a ball hit by Mark Reynolds #12 of the Cleveland Indians for a single in the fifth inning at Comerica Park on May 11, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Reynolds' single drove in Cleveland's Nick Swisher. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Detroit’s Jackson To Begin Rehab Assignment

Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson will join Triple-A Toledo on Monday for a rehab assignment as part of his recovery from a pulled left hamstring.

97.1 The Ticket–06/10/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 27:  Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers passes third base coach Tom Brookens #61 to score from second base on a double by Jhonny Peralta in the fifth inning of an interleague game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Comerica Park on May 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Caputo: Three Players Who Need To Get Going For The Tigers’ Offense To Wake Up

Victor Martinez – He has a tremendous track record as a clutch hitter, but there is a possibility sitting out all of last season and age (34) has caught up to Martinez.

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 11:  Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers closes in on a ball hit by Mark Reynolds #12 of the Cleveland Indians for a single in the fifth inning at Comerica Park on May 11, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Reynolds' single drove in Cleveland's Nick Swisher. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Not Likely To Return When First Eligible

Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson is eligible to return from the 15-day disabled list Monday, but it appears it could be a bit longer, MLive.com reports.

97.1 The Ticket–05/24/2013

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14: Avisail Garcia #34 of the Detroit Tigers hits a RBI single to score Omar Infante (not pictured) #4 in the top of the eighth inning off of Boone Logan #48 of 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 Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tigers Put Austin Jackson On DL; Recall Avisail Garcia

Detroit Tigers have placed CF Austin Jackson on the 15-day DL with a sore hamstring on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2013

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