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2017 Schedule
11-9, 1st in AL Cent
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Cruz hits 2-run homer (0:21)
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Paxton dominant as Mariners blank Tigers 8-0

James Paxton struck out nine in seven outstanding innings, and Nelson Cruz and Guillermo Heredia homered to lift the Seattle Mariners to an 8-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.

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The Tigers were hitting on all cylinders on Tuesday and put together one of their best offense performances in recent memory.

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Tigers pound King Felix, Mariners (1:15)
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Tigers score 9 in 5th, rout Mariners 19-9

James McCann, Justin Upton and Alex Avila homered for Detroit -- and that was before the Tigers added nine runs in the fifth inning en route to a 19-9 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday.

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Upton, Avila slug back-to-back HRs for Tigers (0:39)
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2dThomas Neumann

For Aussie Saupold, baseball has ups and downs

Even though his latest stint with the Detroit Tigers didn't last long, Perth native Warwick Saupold is learning what it takes to be a major league pitcher.

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Sano banned 1 game for 'aggressive actions'

Minnesota's Miguel Sano has been suspended for one game for his role in a benches-clearing incident over the weekend. The players' association has appealed the ban.

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Tigers' Jones 'lucky' after HBP, gets 9 stitches

Tigers center fielder JaCoby Jones required nine stitches to repair a cut on his lip after he was hit in the face by a fastball Saturday and feels "lucky" he didn't get hurt worse.

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Will Tigers, Twins face discipline over scuffle? (0:51)
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Tempers flare after Tigers' Jones HBP in face

Miguel Sano and Matthew Boyd were ejected after the lefty threw a pitch behind the slugger. The incident might have been a retaliation after Detroit's JaCoby Jones was hit in the face by a pitch.

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Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos hit his 3rd HR of the season on Saturday. He entered the day second in the majors in hard-hit percentage behind only Bryce Harper.

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Miguel Cabrera has been placed on the Disabled List for the 2nd time in his career. Since the start of 2004, Ichiro (2,039) is the only player to play more games than Miguel Cabrera (2,025).

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Justin Verlander is having a roller coaster start to his 2017 season. In Friday's game against the Twins, he allowed three home runs and failed to retire the first four batters in the sixth inning before his night ended.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Forget the tipping pitches question involving Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander -- tonight he just had trouble finding the strike zone. He walked six, one shy of his career-high, and issued three straight free passes to start Minnesota's six-run sixth.

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Can defense keep AL Central close?

Keeping up with the Indians won't be easy, but thanks to a healthy Lorenzo Cain, the Royals join the Twins and Tigers in bidding to win with improved defense.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs1035th
Batting Average.2567th
On Base Percentage.3395th
Slugging Percentage.4544th
Earned Run Average5.4330th
Quality Starts11Tied-5th
WHIP1.5530th
BAA.27029th

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