By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT (AP) With his team in need of a victory and an anxious crowd waiting, Joe Nathan took the mound and struck out the last three hitters of the […]
Martin Kaymer captured the US Open by eight strokes, posting a nine-under 271 for the tournament, and the San Antonio Spurs closed out the Miami Heat in five games to end a substandard Finals round […]
Miguel Cabrera hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the fifth to back Rick Porcello’s eighth victory, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series between […]
After being shut down by Anibal Sanchez all night, the Oakland Athletics were happy to finally get a chance at Detroit’s bullpen in the ninth. Josh Donaldson hit a game-ending three-run homer off Joe Nathan […]
Ken Korach, radio play by play announcer for the Oakland A’s, joined us today. He discussed the play of Josh Donaldson and the fact that he is playing like an All Star. Discussed the A’s […]
Pinch-runner Rajai Davis’s decision to steal third base just as Oakland catcher Derek Norris was throwing the ball back to the pitcher caught most everyone by surprise – including several of his Detroit teammates. Tigers […]
Athletics manager Bob Melvin issued a pregame message to his slumping team to grind out at-bats rather look for home runs. Fortunately for the A’s, the players didn’t exactly follow that advice. Kyle Blanks homered […]
“I probably would have never made it through college without baseball, so I’m thankful for that. I really am proud that I got to play on that level.”
Drew Smyly, a strong setup man in the Tigers’ bullpen, moves back into the starting rotation.
Tigers ace Justin Verlander underwent muscle repair surgery Thursday after injuring himself last month during offseason conditioning. Dr. Bill Meyers in Philadelphia performed the operation on Verlander, who is expected to need six weeks of […]
The underachieving San Diego Chargers are 7-7 and just one game out of a postseason slot in the AFC hierarchy, so when the Oakland Raiders travel south this weekend, they have a chance to bury the Bolts in 2013.
DETROIT (AP) Less than two years after boldly signing Prince Fielder to a $214 million contract, the Detroit Tigers traded the slugging first baseman to Texas in another blockbuster move. Fielder was dealt to the […]