There is someone who slipped through the cracks of the baseball consciousness in recent years. One of Cabrera’s peers who may — and probably should — go down in history as an even greater player.
The starters will be announced Sunday, with the pitchers, reserves and candidates for the final spot to be presented Monday.
The Detroit Tigers added infield depth on Monday, trading for Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Alexi Casilla.
Cabrera may have his sights on winning some more hardware, tweeting out that he wants to participate in this year’s Derby in Cincinnati — but only if he make the All-Star team.
Thanks to a chilly, rainy day, the Tigers-White Sox game was postponed more than two hours before game time. The game will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader on Sept. 21.
Detroit Tigers slugger J.D. Martinez celebrated in style on Friday night, after he crushed a go-ahead home run in the eight inning of a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox.
J.D. Martinez hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, and Joakim Soria worked out of a jam in the ninth to lift the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Friday night.
Former Tiger Prince Fielder has joined his dad Cecil in the 300-homer club, making them the second father-son duo to reach the plateau along with Barry and Bobby Bonds.
Baseball history was made in Northern California when the sport’s first active professional player to come out as gay pitched a shutout before an enthusiastic crowd that seemed more impressed with his performance than his role as a pioneer.
Cespedes hit an RBI double off Trevor Bauer (6-4) in the first inning, homered in the third and added a sacrifice fly in Detroit’s four-run fourth.