Lloyd McClendon wanted this news conference three years ago. He wanted the showy introduction and to be posing for pictures holding his new jersey.
The Seattle team McClendon stands to inherit went 71-91 this season.
Of the batters in the heart of the Detroit Tigers order, designated hitter Victor Martinez might be the one least expected to be intentionally walked twice in a game.
Many questioned the Detroit Tigers skipper Saturday for not pinch-running for the big first baseman, but if the question comes up again, Thursday’s game may well crop up as evidence to back up Leyland’s choice.
Prince Fielder had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning on a close play at the plate, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on Thursday.
Justin Verlander is struggling so much he’s taking consolation in pitching long enough to give the bullpen a rest.
If you have been a baseball fan for any amount of time then you’re no stranger to Raul Ibanez.
Miguel Cabrera homered, Austin Jackson hit a two-run single and the Detroit Tigers held on despite a short-handed bullpen, beating the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Tuesday night.
Rick Porcello struck out 10 in six innings and the Detroit Tigers beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Monday night to move a step closer to their third straight AL Central title.
Jeremy Bonderman had a rough return to the majors.