DETROIT, MI - JULY 3: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers looks back at the home plate umpire after getting a pitch in close and falling to the ground during the fourth inning of the game against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 3, 2015 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Collect 1 Hit, 1 Walk In Shutout Loss To Orioles

Ian Kinsler cleanly singled to right-center field to open the bottom of the first. Victor Martinez walked later that inning, but Detroit didn’t manage a single baserunner after that.

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OAKLAND, CA - JULY 02:  Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning at Coliseum on July 2, 2015 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Detroit Tigers Scouting Athletics’ Scott Kazmir

In 17 starts this season, Kazmir has a 3.16 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 96 strikeouts and 34 walks.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 11: Torii Hunter #48 of the Minnesota Twins celebrates hitting a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers during the sixth inning of the game on July 11, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Tigers 9-5. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Torii Hunter Gets Diapers And A Walker From His Teammates For His 40th Birthday [PHOTOS]

Hunter has proven he can still play in his old age also — the former Detroit Tiger is batting .259 with 14 home runs and 49 RBIs for the second-place Twins this season.

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Which Stat Categories Do You Need The Most In Fantasy Baseball?

When trying to improve your fantasy roster, it’s important to gauge which statistical categories can help you the most. If you’re last in batting average, maybe it’s not worth it to acquire a .300 hitter. If you’re in the middle of the pack in steals, it might be worth it to find a speedster for your lineup.


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J.D. Martinez Hits 26th Homer As Tigers Beat Orioles, 7-3

Victor Martinez and Jose Iglesias also went deep for Detroit, and Anibal Sanchez worked in and out of trouble for six innings.

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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27:  Dixon Machado #49 of the Detroit Tigers completes a double play over Billy Burns #1 of the Oakland Athletics during the sixth inning at Coliseum on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Detroit Tigers defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-2. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Tigers Call Up Dixon Machado, Place Marc Krauss On Paternity List

Machado was selected an International League All-Star, and he’s hit .272 in 81 games for the Mud Hens this year.

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The Pressure Of Trying To Beat’s ‘Beat The Streak’

We caught up with this year’s longest streak holder in’s Beat The Streak game.


Omaha, NE - JUNE 24  of the Vanderbilt Commodores of the Virginia Cavaliers in the seventh inning during game three of the College World Series Championship Series on June 24, 2015 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

LEADING OFF: Draft Deadline Friday Looms For 3 1st-Rounders

While waiting for play to resume Friday, some numbers to think about: The 30 teams shifted on 13,298 balls in play last year, according to Baseball Info Solutions.

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Forbes Ranks 50 Most Valuable Sports Franchises

One thing is for sure, it’s good to be the owner of a sports franchise.


CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 14:  Commissioner of Major League Baseball Rob Manfred awards American League All-Star Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim the MVP trophy after defeating the National League 6 to 3 in the 86th MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Manfred, Clark Say MLB Nearing New Domestic Violence Policy

Major League Baseball and the players’ association say they are nearing agreement on a new domestic violence policy.

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