Leyland's Lineup Shake-Up Works Well For Jackson, Offense In GeneralInstead of being the first hitter of the game to try and pick apart the opposing pitcher, Jackson got to watch seven other guys do it first, and he said it helped.
Jackson Leads Revamped Detroit Lineup To 7-3 Win Austin Jackson was dropped from first to eighth in the batting order, and suddenly the Boston Red Sox couldn't get him out.
Leyland Is A Genius – For At Least One NightAll the buzz heading into Game 4 was about Jim Leyland’s lineup.
Jim Leyland Explains Lineup Changes, Batting Cabrera Second, Fielder ThirdDetroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland made a decidedly uncharacteristic move Wednesday.
Avila On Offense: 'At This Time Of Year, Pitching Always Dominates' [VIDEO]Rather than worry about the lack of offense, though, the Tigers simply credited John Lackey.
Hunter On Close Losses: 'You Don't Say It Hurts'Some losses sting more than others, and the last two losses by the Detroit Tigers fit in categories that rank among the worst.
Valenti and Foster: Should Austin Jackson Be Dropped In The Lineup?"I wouldn't hate it, the only problem is that his numbers are good against Boston," Valenti said on his radio show Friday.
Struggling In The Series, Austin Jackson Redeems Himself With Clutch HitAfter the game, Jackson could not stop smiling.
Leyland Surprised By Lack Of ALDS HRs So Far, Says Tigers Have Not Hit The Ball Hard Little surprises Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland. After all, he has been in and around the game for nearly half a century. What throws him off a little, though, is the Tigers' current lack of power.
Cabrera, Jackson Named AL Players Of The WeekThe Detroit Tigers are 17-5 in the second half of the season, and two of the team's players have been named American League Players of the Week: Miguel Cabrera and Austin Jackson.
Jackson Has 4 Hits, Tigers Beat Blue Jays 11-1Justin Verlander pitched seven shutout innings.
Is Austin Jackson The MVP Of The Tigers Right Now?Miguel Cabrera is the unquestioned best hitter in baseball, but Austin Jackson is more valuable to the Tigers right now.
Austin Jackson Is BackThe Detroit Tigers have activated centerfielder and leadoff hitter Austin Jackson, and he is expected to be back in action Friday.
Austin Jackson Progressing In Rehab GamesTigers outfielder Austin Jackson went 2 for 5 during Thursday's rehab game.
Austin Jackson Looks Rusty To Begin RehabTigers outfielder Austin Jackson started his rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo Monday night.