Dan Haren, much like his Washington Nationals, has used a recent surge to bounce back from a less-than-ideal start.
Alex Avila hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.
The Tigers announced Monday that starter Doug Fister was not charged for two questionable runs in Sunday’s no-decision against the Angels, MLive.com reports.
If the Los Angeles Angels are to complete another home sweep of the Detroit Tigers, they’ll likely need to be the first opponent this season to get the best of Doug Fister.
Aaron Harang faces a difficult task against the top hitting team in baseball as he makes his debut for the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Miguel Cabrera tripled, scored twice and even stole a base, and the Detroit Tigers knocked Josh Johnson out of the game with a five-run second inning en route to an 11-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday.
Fister gave up two runs and seven hits over six innings for the Detroit Tigers in a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay Rays in the exhibition finale for both teams on Saturday.
Doug Fister did all he could to keep the ball in the park on a blustery day at Tradition Field.
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to 2013 contracts with righthanded pitchers Doug Fister and Rick Porcello, lefthanded pitcher Phil Coke, catcher Alex Avila and outfielders Brennan Boesch and Austin Jackson.
In what’s likely the most significant step yet toward protective headgear for pitchers, 12 or more major-league hurlers will soon begin testing padded caps.