In his last start of the spring, Justin Verlander outdueled Cliff Lee, shutting out the Phillies over 6 1-3 innings in the Tigers’ 1-0 win.
Darin Ruf is too good of a hitter not to play. The Phillies just need a place for him in the lineup.
The spring training game between the Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies has been canceled because of rain.
Jimmy Rollins hit a three-run homer in his second plate appearance of an eight-run third inning Friday, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-6 win over a Detroit Tigers split-squad.
The Philadelphia Phillies have released outfielder Delmon Young after he cleared waivers and refused an assignment to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Jhonny Peralta’s grand slam capped an eight-run sixth inning for Detroit, and the Tigers overcame Miguel Cabrera’s ejection in a 12-4 win over the collapsing Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Miguel Cabrera homered in his first at-bat after returning from a hip injury and Max Scherzer held Philadelphia to one hit in six innings to become baseball’s first 15-game winner as the Detroit Tigers routed the Phillies 10-0 Saturday night.
The Detroit Tigers official Twitter is that Cabrera will be back in the line-up for tonight’s game.
Alex Avila’s two-run double in the fifth inning put Detroit ahead, and Doug Fister pitched eight impressive innings for the Tigers in a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
If he reaches his potential, Domonic Brown could be a potential All-Star. He can offer power, speed, average, on-base percentage and above-average fielding.