Giancarlo Stanton hit his first home run of spring training for Miami and the Marlins lost to the Tigers 3-1 on Sunday.
After Alvarez finished off the ninth with the game scoreless, he had to wait to see if it would become an official no-hitter.
Verlander will seek his first career hit in Sunday’s season finale and help the Tigers try to avoid a three-game sweep to the lowly Miami Marlins.
Detroit’s Jhonny Peralta played in his first game since completing a 50-game suspension, going 1 for 4 with an RBI in the Tigers’ 3-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
Jose Fernandez of the Miami Marlins concluded his rookie year in a way that will not soon be forgotten.
The Miami Marlins have claimed left-hander Duane Below off waivers and optioned him to Triple-A New Orleans.
Miguel Cabrera’s RBI double and Jhonny Peralta’s homer highlighted a three-run first inning that helped send the Detroit Tigers past the Miami Marlins 6-3 on Monday.
There won’t be a whole lot of things to look forward to in Miami this season, but watching Jacob Turner develop will be one of them.
Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon has emerged as a candidate to become the Marlins’ manager.
Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.