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DETROIT, MI - MAY 23: Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers rounds second base during the sixth inning of the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on May 23, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Tangers 7-2.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Kinsler To Replace Injured Martinez On All-Star Roster

Kinsler is now an All-Star for the fourth time and advances to the Midsummer Classic in his first year with the Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–07/11/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 05: Joakim Soria #28 of the Texas Rangers delivers a pitch against the New York Mets in the ninth inning during a game on July 5, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Rangers defeated the Mets 5-3. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers Talking With Rangers About Reliever Joakim Soria

Morosi tweeted that the Los Angeles Angels and Toronto Blue Jays have also expressed interest in Soria.

CBS Detroit–07/11/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 08: Eugenio Suarez #30 and Andrew Romine #27 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate an win over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Comerica Park on July 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Dodgers 14-5.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Handling Transition To Majors With ‘Aplomb,’ Suarez Could Be More Than Temporary Fix For Tigers

Ausmus reached into the upper echelons of his Dartmouth-informed vocabulary to describe how Suarez has handled his transition to the majors.

CBS Detroit–07/11/2014

Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his home run with Nick Castellanos #9 in the fifth inning during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on July 10, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Tigers Wallop Royals 16-4

Everybody in Detroit’s lineup had at least one hit and scored one run …

97.1 The Ticket–07/10/2014

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 15:  Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the fifth 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)

Porcello Not Voted Into All-Star Game

Porcello threw back-to-back complete-game shutouts, a remarkable achievement that vaulted him into contention for midseason honors.

CBS Detroit–07/10/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 9:  J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after scoring against the Los Angeles Dodgers from second base on a single by Nick Castellanos during the four inning of an interleague game at Comerica Park on July 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Hunter Has Not Seen A Start Like That Of J.D. Martinez ‘Since Trout And Miguel’

The numbers speak for themselves. Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez now has 42 hits in his last 30 games.

CBS Detroit–07/10/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 28:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers shakes hands with Alex Avila #13 afte the final out against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on June 28, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

In Up-And-Down Season, Joe Nathan Up Again, Confident Age Is No Factor

Age-related injuries began when Joe Nathan had Tommy John surgery at 35, and Nathan has given Tigers fans reason to wonder again this season.

CBS Detroit–07/10/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 9:  Pitcher Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers delivers against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the sixth inning of an interleague game at Comerica Park on July 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Scherzer recorded his 11th win in the Tigers 4-1 victory. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Scherzer Seeing Dividends From Tweak He Made After Debacle Against Kansas City

When a Cy Young Award winner gets rocked for 10 runs, everyone takes notice – most of all the pitcher himself.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2014

Austin Jackson of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) FILE

Scherzer Outduels Greinke; Tigers Top Dodgers 4-1

Austin Jackson opened the bottom of the inning with a triple and scored on Ian Kinsler’s single. Kinsler advanced to second on a wild pitch and scored on a two-out single by Don Kelly off Greink.

97.1 The Ticket–07/09/2014