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Well, the Tigers got swept on a no-hitter (via a walkoff wild pitch) but at least Verlander looked good.

Tigers No-Hit In Final Game of the Season… On Walkoff Wild Pitch

The Tigers ended the 2013 regular season in fine fashion, as they were swept by the lowly Miami Marlins on a walkoff wild pitch. Oh yeah, and they also got no hit by Henderson Alvarez. According to Matthew Mowery, they were the first playoff-bound team ever to be no hit to end the season—eight previous […]

Game 162: Tigers (93-68) @ Marlins (61-100)

The Tigers hope to salvage one against the lowly Miami Marlins, probably. Justin Verlander (13-12, 3.56 ERA) makes his final start of the season. Henderson Alvarez (4-6, 3.94 ERA) starts for the Marlins. Tigers J. Verlander — R) 1. Don Kelly (L) CF 2. Andy Dirks (L) RF 3. Prince Fielder (L) 1B 4. Jhonny […]

Down in front!

Tigers’ Offense Continues Its September Slumber, Joaquín Benoit Blows Save In Extra Innings Loss

Let’s get the good out of the way: Anibal Sanchez pretty much clinched the AL ERA title with five shutout innings. Jhonny Peralta had a 2-for-5 night. Alex Avila knocked in the Tigers’ only RBI. Miguel Cabrera had two more hits to seal up the batting title. Drew Smyly looked sharper, and his velocity was […]

Miguel Cabrera moved better Friday night.

Tigers Drop Opener in Miami, As Jhonny Peralta Returns From Suspension

Giancarlo Stanton provided all the offense the Marlins would need, and the Tigers couldn’t cash in on a couple opportunities against Miami’s Tom Koehler as they fell 3-2 in the first game since clinching their third consecutive AL Central title on Wednesday. José Alvarez, making the start in place of Rick Porcello, took the loss, […]

Pitching Picks Up Offense As Tigers Wrap Up Division

There is good news and bad news in the Tigers’ performance on Wednesday night. If you want the bad news, it’s that if you’re worried about the offense, this one won’t do much to calm your fears. Good news? Who cares? The Tigers have finally clinched the AL Central with a 1-0 victory in Minneapolis, […]

Game 159: Tigers (92-66) at Twins (66-91), 8:10 PM

The Tigers no longer need the Indians’ opponent to help them out if they want to clinch the division. It’s all in their hands tonight – one win and it’s over. So don’t worry about that scoreboard watching! Dylan Axelrod is pitching for Chicago anyway. You probably don’t want to. The lineups: Tigers (M. Scherzer – […]

Closers stumble, and Tigers no closer to popping the bubbly.

Uno. Eins. Number one with a bullet? The question coming into the Monday Nighter: would the Tigers have pushed that “Magic Number” down to a single digit…by night’s end? It certainly boded well for the boys from the “D” that they would miss Joe Mauer in this series! Mr. Head & Shoulders was still foggy […]

Game 157: last week of the regular season (DET in Minny.)

DET: 1. Austin Jackson (R) CF 2. Torii Hunter (R) RF 3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 3B 4. Prince Fielder (L) 1B 5. Victor Martinez (S) DH 6. Andy Dirks (L) LF 7. Omar Infante (R) 2B 8. Alex Avila (L) C 9. Ramon Santiago (S) SS SP: Verlander MIN: 1. Alex Presley (L) CF 2. […]

Duck Dynasty stars graced Comerica Park with their collective presence.

The Champagne Will Have to Wait: Tigers Fall in Series Finale to Sox; Indians Win Again

On the first official day of fall, the boys of summer had a chance to seal up their third straight division title and book a third consecutive postseason appearance. Unfortunately for the Tigers, the division clinching celebration will have to be temporarily postponed as the White Sox take the finale of the three-game series, 6-3. […]

Game 156: White Sox (60-94) @ Tigers (91-64)

The Tigers could still clinch the division today at Comerica Park if they do their job against Chicago and Cleveland loses against Houston. White Sox (E. Johnson — R) 1. Alejandro De Aza (L) LF 2. Alexei Ramirez (R) SS 3. Conor Gillaspie (L) 1B 4. Avisail Garcia (R) RF 5. Jordan Danks (L) CF […]

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