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LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Vance Wilson #13 poses for a portrait during the Detroit Tigers Photo Day on February 24, 2007 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Vance Wilson To Manage Northwest Arkansas Naturals

The Kansas City Royals have named former major league catcher Vance Wilson as manager of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.

97.1 The Ticket–11/01/2013

Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with teammates Ramon Santiago #39 after hitting a solo run home run during the eight inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

How Important Is Home Field Advantage In The ALDS?

Two weeks to go in the season. The Tigers and A’s are settling into a heated race for the two-seed in the AL Playoffs. It also is beginning to look like they will play each other in the ALDS. How important is home field advantage in the ALDS?

97.1 The Ticket–09/16/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers is tagged out at home by Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals in the ninth inning to end the game at Comerica Park on September 14, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Royals defeated the Tigers 1-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Fielder Out At Home In 9th, Royals Beat Tigers 1-0

Prince Fielder was thrown out at home plate to end the game, preserving Ervin Santana’s impressive outing and leading the Kansas City Royals to a 1-0 victory Saturday night over the Detroit Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–09/14/2013

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: Relief pitcher Chen-Chang Lee #20 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field on September 10, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Indians Miss Chances, Lose 6-3 To Royals

They had chances to score and didn’t. And, they could have climbed in the AL’s wild-card standings and didn’t do that either.

97.1 The Ticket–09/11/2013

Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers hits a double in the fourth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on April September 8, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals 5, Tigers 2

Bruce Chen picked up Kansas City’s beleaguered starters with seven solid innings and the Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2013

Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a third inning pitch while playing the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on August 18, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Cabrera’s 40th HR Leads Scherzer, Tigers Over KC

Scherzer (18-1) gave up two runs on five hits over eight innings. Scherzer and Roger Clemens are the pitchers since 1919 to have 18 wins in their first 19 decisions.

97.1 The Ticket–08/18/2013

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after being thrown out at first base during game on Aug. 13, 2013. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cabrera Lifts Tigers Past Royals With Walk-off Home Run

Cabrera leads the major leagues with a .358 batting average and 117 RBI and trails only Baltimore’s Chris Davis in homers.

97.1 The Ticket–08/18/2013

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 16: Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after getting hit by a pitch in the third inning and is attended to by head trainer Kevin Rand and first base coach Rafael Belliard #17 during game one of a double header against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on August 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Royals defeated the Tigers 2-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Duffy Takes No-Hitter Into 6th, Royals Beat Tigers

Danny Duffy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and beat Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on a combined two-hitter Friday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.

97.1 The Ticket–08/16/2013

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 15: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by teammate Andy Dirks #12 after hitting a two run home run in the first inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on August 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Fielder Homers, Tigers Beat Royals 4-1

Prince Fielder homered for the first time in three weeks, hitting a two-run shot in the first inning to help the Detroit Tigers to a 4-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–08/15/2013

DETROIT, MI - JULY 31: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning during the game against the Washington Nationals at Comerica Park on July 31, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers, AL Central On Fire Since All-Star Break

The American League Central often gets billed as a weak division. Not today.

97.1 The Ticket–08/02/2013

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