CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 14: Game used baseballs are seen during the 86th MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Brewers Minor Leaguer Says He’s Gay; MLB Lauds His Courage

It had been a long day and night for David Denson, in so many ways.

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HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 15: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on August 15, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Verlander Impressive As Tigers Win 4-2 In Extras

Preston Tucker led off the bottom of the ninth with a homer to right-center against Bruce Rondon to tie it at one, spoiling an impressive start by Justin Verlander.

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With Seven Weeks Left, Make Sure Your Fantasy Team Is On Proper Pace

Every fantasy league has different rules, but most people play in standard Rotisserie leagues that feature limits on both games played by hitters and games started by pitchers—or some variation along those lines. You want to make sure your team isn’t going to go over those limits too soon!


HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 14:  Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros steals second base in the third inning as Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers is late with the tag at Minute Maid Park on August 14, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Keuchel’s 14th Win Helps Astros To 5-1 Win Over Tigers

Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera returned from a six-week stint on the disabled list with a calf strain and went 0 for 3 with two strikeouts and a walk.

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MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 11:  Manager John Farrell #53 of the Boston Red Sox speaks with reporters before the Red Sox met the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on August 11, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)

Boston Manager John Farrell’s Lymphoma Was Discovered During Hernia Surgery In Detroit

Farrell said the cancer of the lymphatic system was discovered when he had hernia surgery in Detroit earlier this week.

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KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 2:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers warms up prior to a game against the Kansas City Royals on May 2, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Activate Miguel Cabrera From DL

On July 3, Cabrera suffered a Grade 3 calf strain while running to second base in a game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: August 10th-August 14th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.


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Staying Loyal To Slumping Players Can Bury Your Fantasy Baseball Team

Staying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he’s going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.


KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 10:  Johnny Cueto #47 of the Kansas City Royals throws in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium on August 10, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals’ Cueto Shuts Down Tigers, 4-0

Johnny Cueto did not allow a runner past second base, struck out eight and walked none. J.D. Martinez doubled in the second inning for the Tigers’ only extra-base hit.

97.1 The Ticket–08/10/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 15: Kyle Ryan #56 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the eighth inning of the game on September 15, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Tigers defeated the Twins 8-6. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tigers Recall Kyle Ryan; Ian Krol Sent To Triple-A

The Detroit Tigers have recalled left-hander Kyle Ryan from Triple-A Toledo and he joined the club Monday for a three-game series against the Kansas City Royals.

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