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DETROIT, MI - MAY 08: Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers throws a first inning pitch while playing the Houston Astros at Comerica Park on May 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Astros Beat Tigers 6-2 To Snap Detroit’s Streak

Dallas Keuchel outpitched college roommate Drew Smyly, and the Houston Astros edged Detroit 6-2 on Thursday to snap the Tigers’ eight-game winning streak.

97.1 The Ticket–05/08/2014

Pitcher Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers delivers against the Houston Astros in the second inning at Comerica Park on May 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Edge Astros 3-2 To Win 8th Straight

Porcello allowed a run in the third but the Detroit infield turned double plays in the fifth and sixth to help the 25-year-old right-hander.

97.1 The Ticket–05/07/2014

Robbie Ray #38 of the Detroit Tigers throws a second inning pitch while playing the Houston Astros at Comerica Park on May 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ray, Tigers Mow Down Astros 11-4

Robbie Ray gave up one run in his debut and the Detroit Tigers routed the Houston Astros 11-4 Tuesday night for their season-high seventh straight win.

97.1 The Ticket–05/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers warms up between the second and third innings while playing the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on April 2,  2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

AL-Leading Tigers Top Astros 2-0, 6th Straight Win

The Detroit Tigers are pretty good, too, at the plate and in the field.

97.1 The Ticket–05/05/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 10: J.D. Martinez #14 of the Houston Astros hits an RBI single against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth inning at Busch Stadium on July 10, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

New Swing Of J.D. Martinez Could Give Tigers Some Much-Needed Power

Even after smacking 10 home runs in 17 games for the Toledo Mud Hens, the call up to the Detroit Tigers surprised 26-year-old outfielder J.D. Martinez.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 6: Jonathan Villar #6 of the Houston Astros dives back to first base against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 6, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Jonathan Villar’s Speed An Important Asset For Astros

Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.

03/25/2014

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TTYM: The Indy 500 Winner Buzz and Why You Should Never Eat At A Stadium

Tara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.

05/31/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 15: Jimmy Paredes #38 of the Houston Astros is tagged out by Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers after getting caught in a rundown in the fourth inning at Comerica Park on May 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Astros Finally Beat Tigers, 7-5 With 2-Run 9th

Brandon Barnes caught Miguel Cabrera’s bases-loaded drive against the wall in right-center field for the final out, and the Houston Astros avoided a season sweep against the Detroit Tigers with a 7-5 victory Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–05/15/2013

Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Comerica Park on April 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers 6, Astros 2

Miguel Cabrera homered, Doug Fister pitched seven impressive innings and Andy Dirks gave the Tigers a lift for a second straight night in Detroit’s 6-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–05/14/2013

Jhonny Peralta #27 and Andy Dirks #12 of the Detroit Tigers.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) FILE

Tigers 7, Astros 2

Andy Dirks hit his first career grand slam, part of a six-run fourth inning for the Detroit Tigers in their 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2013

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