Indians Hand Tigers 15th Consecutive Loss With 7-2 WinWith two more games left in the series this week, the Indians have a chance to match their team record for consecutive wins against a team in one season, set against Baltimore from May 21-Sept. 6, 1954. Just what the Indians need.
Yankees Sweep Doubleheader From TigersIt's been an injury-plagued season for the Yankees — slugger Giancarlo Stanton has played only nine games. Encarnación missed 30 games with a broken right wrist after he was hit by pitch from Boston's Josh Smith on Aug. 3.
Tigers-Yankees To Play Twin Bill ThursdayThe New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers were rained out Wednesday night, and the game was rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Thursday. Sabathia, who has dealt with right knee problems this season, had his start pushed back to the second game of the twinbill.
Tigers Finally Give Home Fans Reason To Cheer With 12-11 Walk-Off Win Over Yankees"When a team hits six homers and gives you 11 runs, you have to win the game," Yankees opener Nelson Cortez Jr. said. "We let those guys down. There's no way around it."
Tigers Big Bats Take Down Royals 6-4Harold Castro started the comeback with an RBI single in the third, and Detroit took a 4-3 lead in the fourth off Glenn Sparkman (3-11) when Brandon Dixon and Dawel Lugo homered on consecutive pitches with one out and Mercer went deep with two outs for the Tigers' first three-homer inning this year.
Skateboard Accident Takes Life Of Tiger Minor Leaguer Chance NumataTigers minor league catcher Chace Numata died Monday, days after being injured in a skateboarding accident in Pennsylvania. He was 27.
Clevinger and The Tribe Sweep Tigers 3 StraightThe Indians entered the game in the AL's first wild-card spot and 3½ games behind AL Central-leading Minnesota. Cleveland has won 50 of its last 75 games after starting the season 29-30.
Indians Down Tigers 13th Time In A Row With 4-2 VictoryDetroit starter Jordan Zimmermann allowed two runs in six innings, but Buck Farmer (5-5) allowed Lindor's one-out solo shot in the eighth, which bounced of the top of the wall and over in center field. That gave the Indians a 3-2 lead.
Indians Dominate Tigers 10-1Franmil Reyes hit a three-run homer to highlight a six-run seventh inning, and the Indians won their 12th straight game against the Tigers, routing them 10-1.
Minnesota To Much For Tigers In Series FinaleC.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop homered, Martín Pérez pitched six solid innings and Minnesota beat the last-place Detroit Tigers 7-4 on Sunday to win two of three in the weekend series.
Former Tiger Justin Verlander Feuds With Detroit Free Press Writer Anthony FenechAmid criticism from Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros on Thursday defended the team's decision to deny a newspaper reporter access to the clubhouse until after ace pitcher Justin Verlander finished his postgame session with the media.
Tigers Two Homers Foil Verlander Gem, Detroit Wins 2-1Justin Verlander was splendid against the Detroit Tigers, pitching a two-hitter and fanning 11 in another dominant performance for the Astros.
Astros Launch Three Rockets To Take Down Tigers 6-3George Springer, Jose Altuve and Martín Maldonado homered to lead the Astros to a 6-3 victory Tuesday night before manager A.J. Hinch announced the impending moves.
Tigers Strand 11 Runners in 5-4 Loss To AstrosThe Astros jumped on Detroit starter Edwin Jackson (3-6) for four runs in the first inning to go on top 4-1. They led by 3 when Detroit's Ronny Rodriguez hit a solo homer in the sixth before Travis Demeritte added one in the seventh to cut the lead to 5-4.
Tigers Win On Mercers First Career Walk-Off Homer"All I was really thinking was how cold the Gatorade bath was going to be," he said. "I couldn't wait to get to the plate, but they really got me."