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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 29: Oswaldo Arcia #31 of the Minnesota Twins hits a two run home run as James McCann #34 of the Detroit Tigers catches during the fourth inning of the game on April 29, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Tigers defeated the Twins 10-7. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Insights From Avila Help McCann As He Takes On Role Of Starting Catcher

“He’s really good about helping with those nuances and kind of making that learning curve not as big of a learning curve,” McCann said.

CBS Detroit–05/09/2015

DETROIT, MI - MAY 09: Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers warms up prior to the start of the game against the Kansas City Royals on May 9, 2015 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sanchez Struggles, Royals Beat Tigers, 6-2

Anibal Sanchez allowed six runs and nine hits in six innings, his ERA rising to 5.44 on the young season. He came into the game with a 1.40 ERA in eight career starts against the Royals.

97.1 The Ticket–05/09/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 27: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers congratulates teammate Yoenis Cespedes #52 on a three run home run against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on April 27, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Ausmus, J.D. Martinez Confident Martinez Headed In Right Direction

Martinez has been working with Tigers hitting coach Wally Joyner to get himself back to form, and those efforts have made a difference.

CBS Detroit–05/09/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 2:  David Price #14 starting pitcher of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by teammates after throwing a complete game against the Kansas City Royals on May 2, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Tigers won 2-1. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

MRI On Price Shows Mild Strain Of Right Hamstring; Date Of Next Start To Be Determined

Price suffered the injury Friday against the Kansas City Royals, when he stepped on a bat while covering home plate.

CBS Detroit–05/09/2015

Trevor Plouffe Credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Stable Veterans Flying Under The Radar Can Help Your Fantasy Baseball Team

A lot of fantasy baseball owners like to grab a rookie early and wait for him to pan out on the field. That can take all season, though. Sometimes, it’s best to grab the non-flashy veterans with the steady statistics instead, because at least they’re playing every day—and playing at a level you can rely on to win your league.

05/09/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 2:  David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals on May 2, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Price Suffers Hamstring Injury In Win; Tigers Expect To Know More Saturday

“My heel stepped on the bat, and then it rolled to the front of my foot,” Price said. “It felt like it kind of hyperextended my leg.”

CBS Detroit–05/09/2015

DETROIT, MI - MAY 08:  Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with Anthony Gose #12 after beating the Kansas City Royals in the bottom of the ninth inning at Comerica Park on May 8, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Throwing Error Gives Tigers 6-5 Walk-Off Win Over Royals [VIDEO]

Reliever Yohan Pino threw wildly to first base, allowing Anthony Gose to score the winning run in the ninth inning as the Tigers beat the Royals 6-5 on Friday night.

97.1 The Ticket–05/08/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 4th-May 8th

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.

05/08/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 1:  Kyle Lobstein #53 of the Detroit Tigers throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on May 1, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

More Experience For Lobstein A Major Upside Of Verlander Injury

With every game Verlander misses, however, Lobstein gets another start, and that experience could benefit the Tigers sooner than later.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers runs out a fielder's choice in the fourth inning against the Kansas City Royals on May 3, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

J.D. Martinez Again Batting Sixth, Bumped Down From Fifth Spot

Going into this week’s series, Martinez was 4-for-24 in the last six games, with a batting average of .167 and on-base percentage of .200.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

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