The 2014 contracts of Scherzer, Martinez, Hunter, Chamberlain and Coke total more than $45 million, according to Spotrac.
“Even though we were down 2-0, all of us expected for us to win this game,” Alex Avila said, “and when you don’t, it’s heartbreaking.”
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The Kansas City Royals hosted the Oakland Athletics Tuesday night and the game had the attention of the boys in blue.
If Price, Scherzer and Verlander are at their best, the Tigers could perhaps be considered World Series favorites, but as the last couple months have shown, that’s no guarantee.
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At some points this season, it looked like the Tigers – a World Series favorite since before the season began – could end up as a wild card or even miss the playoffs altogether.
With the pressure on – the Tigers ultimately delivered, shutting out Minnesota, 3-1.
Has the once-storied rivalry lost some luster? Or are the Red Sox simply honoring the great Derek Jeter by selling his shirts in their store?
The Tigers had a chance to clinch their fourth-straight A.L. Central Division title with a win and a Royals loss; the Royals beat the White Sox, 3-1.
The Detroit Tigers pitching staff recorded 1,428 strikeouts in 2013, a mark that was broken by the Cleveland Indians against the Rays on Friday night.