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A-Rod Homers As Yankees Down Tigers, 11-2

Alfredo Simon allowed six first-inning runs before settling down with two shutout innings. Joe Nathan, Joba Chamberlain and Joakim Soria also pitched scoreless inning for the Tigers.

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Opinion: David Price Is Right Choice For Tigers Opening Day

Price told reporters Friday that he was so sure Verlander would be starting on Opening Day that Price told his family members to schedule their trip to Detroit for the second game of the season.

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PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - MARCH 06: David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the second inning of the game against the New York Mets at Tradition Field on March 6, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

David Price Will Start On Tigers Opening Day

The choice comes as a bit of a surprise considering Justin Verlander has started Opening Day each of the last seven seasons.

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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14:  Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus #7 watches the action from the dugout during the fourth inning of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Indians 6-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Verlander, Price Poke Fun At Ausmus ‘Glamour Shots’ On Twitter

The two most venerable starting pitchers for the Tigers had a little Twitter fun at the expense of manager Brad Ausmus on Friday morning.

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30 Players: Lindor A Superstar In The Making For Indians

Drafted in the first round of the 2011 Draft eighth overall as a 17-year-old, Lindor has rapidly risen through the Tribe’s Minor League system and he appears to be on the cusp of the Major Leagues at just 21 years old … though his Indians’ debut won’t come right away.


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30 Players: d’Arnaud Ready To Build On Late Surge For Mets

The Mets were hoping they had acquired their catcher of the future when they traded for d’Arnaud in 2013. After a slow start to his Mets career he broke out late last season and looks poised for a big year this season.


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30 Players: Detroit Tigers Hope Iglesias Is Fully Recovered From Injuries

SS Jose Iglesias had a breakout year in 2013, but it’s been a tough road for the promising young shortstop. A healthy return could be huge for Iglesias and the Tigers in 2015.


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Rajai Davis Forgets His Jersey, Borrows Gene Lamont’s For Game Vs. Yankees [PHOTO]

Spring Training is a time for all ball players to work out the kinks and get ready for the start of the regular season. One thing they shouldn’t have to work on is dressing themselves…

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LAKELAND, FL - MARCH 14:  Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch during the first inning of a spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Joker Marchant Stadium on March 14, 2015 in Lakeland, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Sanchez Roughed Up As Phillies Top Tigers, 5-4, In Split-Squad Game

Sanchez gave up four runs on four hits and a walk in four innings. He was 8-5 with a 3.43 ERA last year.

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Yankees’ Pineda Sends Tigers To 4-1 Split-Squad Loss

Pineda struck out four, including three in the second inning, and walked one. He retired eight in a row before walking and then picking Andrew Romine off first base.

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