Chris Tillman outpitched Justin Verlander, allowing one run while working into the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 Sunday to avoid getting swept.
Torii Hunter homered and drove in five runs, and the Detroit Tigers withstood a five-run ninth inning by Baltimore to beat the Orioles 7-6 on Saturday.
Miguel Cabrera homered in eighth inning for his 2,000th career hit, and the Detroit Tigers rolled to a 10-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday.
New Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is no longer perfect on challenges, thanks to a goofy rule akin to the NFL’s “completing the process” rule.
If nothing else, the opening series of the regular season provided the Baltimore Orioles a good look at what could be their main source of competition this year.
The Tigers today claimed the contract of lefthanded pitcher Mike Belfiore from the Baltimore Orioles and optioned his contract to Triple A Toledo.
The Detroit Tigers continue to bring in pieces with hopes of adequately compensating for the loss of Jose Iglesias.
Two-time AL Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana agreed Tuesday to a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles as he tries to come back from the second major operation on his left shoulder.
Henry Urrutia, who defected from Cuba last year, will likely platoon at DH for the Orioles.
Outfielder Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized an $8 million, one-year contract, a deal that puts him on track to become the team’s regular designated hitter.