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Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a fourth inning home run with Miguel Cabrera #24 while playing the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on April 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kinsler’s Hit Lifts Tigers Over Royals 2-1 In 10

Ian Kinsler homered and drove in the winning run with a single in the 10th inning to lift the Detroit Tigers over the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2014

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 31: A detailed view of Comerica Park on Opening Day prior to the start of the game between the Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers on March 31, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

First Time Tigers Share Their Feeling On Their First Opening Day [VIDEO]

By now you know this 2014 edition of the Detroit Tigers looks a bit different than in years past.

97.1 The Ticket–03/31/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 22: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers scrambles for the loose ball during the fifth inning of the game against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on September 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The FOUR Key Tigers for 2014

We already know the x-factors for the Tigers – Nick Castellanos, Ian Kinsler and Drew Smyly.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2014

PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 05: Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners hits a RBI single against the Colorado Rockies during the fifth inning of the spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 5, 2014 in Peoria, Arizona.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Second Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/04/2014

LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 23: Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers poses for a portrait during photo day on February 23, 2014 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kinsler Says Comments Were Taken Out Of Context

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler says an ESPN The Magazine story about him was “written for drama” — and he says some critical comments attributed to him about the Texas Rangers were taken out of context.

97.1 The Ticket–03/04/2014

LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 23: Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers poses for a portrait during photo day on February 23, 2014 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ian Kinsler Hopes Worst For Former Team: ‘I Hope They Lose Their Ass’

While Kinsler said he will miss certain teammates, he hardly wishes the best for the Rangers in the future.

CBS Detroit–03/04/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 21: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after scoring on the double to right field by Torii Hunter #48 in the seventh inning during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on August 21, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Has Decisions To Make With Detroit Lineup

Austin Jackson has already bounced around the batting order a bit at spring training, hitting fifth, sixth and even fourth for the Detroit Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–03/03/2014

LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 23:  Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers poses for a portrait during photo day on February 23, 2014 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ausmus Announces Lineup For First Spring Training Game

What Ausmus has revealed of the batting order looks quite different from what the lineup looked like in 2013.

CBS Detroit–02/24/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 16: Infielder Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers leads off against the Tampa Bay Rays September 16, 2013 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Rays won 6 - 2. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Kinsler Excited For Change Of Scenery

New Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler doesn’t mind admitting he had gotten comfortable in Texas.

97.1 The Ticket–02/18/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 29:  Joe Nathan #36 and Geovany Soto #8 of the Texas Rangers celebrate after a 6-2 win against the Los Angeles Angels at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 29, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers will now play a American League Wild Card tie-breaker game on Monday September 30, 2013.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

New Closer Joe Nathan Excited For What Revamped Roster Will Do For Tigers

As much of a topic as offense has been this off-season, Nathan believes the defense will make the difference in 2014.

CBS Detroit–01/31/2014

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