It had been a long day and night for David Denson, in so many ways.
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.
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!
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.
Farrell said the cancer of the lymphatic system was discovered when he had hernia surgery in Detroit earlier this week.
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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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.
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.
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.