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6 MLB All-Stars That You May Not Know

Here are 6 MLB All-Stars that you may not know.


BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


DETROIT, MI - MAY 5:  Rajai Davis #20 of the Detroit Tigers singles in the seventh inning to drive in Nick Castellanos and take a 1-0 lead over the Houston Astros at Comerica Park on May 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Davis Has Game-Winning Grand Slam For Tigers

Eugenio Suarez struck out but Sean Doolittle walked Austin Jackson — just the second walk he has issued this season — to load the bases.

97.1 The Ticket–06/30/2014

Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Porcello Earns Eighth Win As Tigers Split Series

Porcello (8-2) overcame a career-high six walks, three shy of his season total coming into Thursday’s start.

97.1 The Ticket–05/29/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 11: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by teammates after the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics in Game Five of the American League Division Series at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 9, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mike Valenti: The Tigers Will Advance To The ALCS

“Book your tickets to Boston. It’s in the bag.”

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics slides into home plate to score a run in the fourth inning against Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

A’s Top Tigers 6-3 For 2-1 AL Division Series Lead

Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Seth Smith homered for the Oakland Athletics …

97.1 The Ticket–10/07/2013

Anibal Sanchez all but clinched the AL ERA title by pitching five scoreless innings Saturday against the Miami Marlins. (Getty Images/MarcSerota)

Times Set For Games Three And Four Of ALDS At Comerica Park

Ready … set … go! Time to call your boss and take your day off. The times for games three and four of the American League Divisional Series between the Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics have been announced.

CBS Detroit–10/04/2013

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Terry Foster: The Oakland Athletics Are Overrated

“What the A’s did is that they pissed the Tigers off,” Foster said Friday on his radio show.

CBS Detroit–10/04/2013

Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers runs back to the dugout in the eighth inning during the game aginst the Washington Nationals at Comerica Park on July 31, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Nationals 11-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Official: Peralta To Left Field, Porcello To Bullpen

Leyland still has yet to reveal what his starting rotation will look like during the postseason or who will get the nod as the number one starter against a likely opponent in Oakland.

97.1 The Ticket–09/27/2013

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a first inning pitch while playing the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Verlander On Mound Vs. Oakland

While the Detroit Tigers are happy to see Prince Fielder has transformed his fortunes against the Oakland Athletics, they hope nothing changes with Justin Verlander’s recent history in the series.

97.1 The Ticket–04/13/2013