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COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 24:  Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members during induction weekend on July 24, 2010 in Cooperstown, New York.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Baseball Hall Of Fame Cuts Election Eligibility To 10 Years

Three players with 11-15 years will remain eligible: Don Mattingly (15th year in 2015), Alan Trammell (14th) and Lee Smith (13th).

CBS Detroit–07/26/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 08:  Joakim Soria #28 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the top of the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on May 8, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Soria A Strong Addition To Detroit Bullpen

The Tigers added one of the game’s better relievers this week, acquiring Soria, but that may only be the beginning of a significant overhaul in the way Detroit approaches the late innings.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2014

(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame

Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.

07/25/2014

PHILADELPHIA - AUGUST 29: Relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo #37 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch during a game against the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park on August 29, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Mets won 3-2. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers Targeting Phillies Reliever Bastardo, Possibly Papelbon

Bastardo is in the midst of his sixth season with the Phillies, posting a 3.38 ERA with 51 strikeouts and 24 walks.

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2014

Photo Credit: THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP/Getty Images

Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

Minnesota Twins v Detroit Tigers

Indians Top Tigers 6-2 And 5-2, Sweep Doubleheader

Ian Krol and Joba Chamberlain combined to pitch 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief before Nathan gave up two hits, two walks — one intentional — and struck out two in the pivotal ninth.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 26:  Corey Knebel #49 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the sixth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 26, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Tigers Call Up Knebel To Replace Smith

The Tigers have also transferred right-hander Joel Hanrahan to the 60-day disabled list.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 15:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers walks back to the dugout after striking out during the first inning of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on June 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-3.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Sputter, Lose To Indians 6-2 In Doubleheader Opener

Kluber had little trouble with the Detroit lineup — he did not allow a baserunner after the fifth, striking out the side in the seventh.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 17:  Al Alburquerque #62 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bullpen Struggles As Tigers Fall To Indians, 9-3

Anibal Sanchez retired the first seven batters he faced and had a 3-0 lead. He ended up giving up four runs, six hits, walking one and striking out seven in an uneven performance.

97.1 The Ticket–07/18/2014

(Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

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