Placido Polanco

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Polanco's RBI Lifts Tigs Over BoSox 10-9

(Newser) - Placido Polanco hit a broken-bat, tiebreaking single with two outs in the ninth off Jonathan Papelbon to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 10-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Boston had everything set up for its sixth straight win, rallying from a four-run deficit with its... More »

Polanco Homers Twice, Tigers Top Yanks 6-2

(Newser) - The Detroit Tigers are well on their way to putting their terrible start behind them. Placido Polanco homered twice and Marcus Thames also went deep to help Detroit beat New York 6-2 Wednesday night in the Yankees' first game with Alex Rodriguez on the disabled list. More »

Tigers Cruise by Angels

Polanco, Ordonez drive in runs for fourth win in five game

(Newser) - Placido Polanco and Magglio Ordonez each drove in a pair of runs, and Detroit beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-4 today for the Tigers' fourth win in five games. Tigers rookie Armando Galarraga didn't get a decision after pitching 5 2/3 hitless innings to start the game. He wound up... More »

Zumaya Tears Shoulder in Freak Accident

Detroit fireballer was packing up Chula Vista home as wildfires threatened

(Newser) - After a heavy box fell on Joel Zumaya's pitching shoulder, causing a tear in the AC joint, Detroit's flamethrowing reliever will be rehabbing from surgery until at least the middle of the 2008 season, reports the Detroit Free Press. Zumaya was helping his family prepare for evacuation from their Chula... More »

Tribe Tramples Tigers to Tie Division Lead

Cleveland's Carmona hurls squad into another victory

(Newser) - After dropping the first of a two-game series, the Indians bested the Tigers last night 5-2, tying Detroit for the top spot in the American League Central division. The Indian's Fausto Carmona fanned a career-best 10 batters on the way to his 14th victory, with ace closer Joe Borowski recording... More »

Tigers Pounce on Sabathia

Detroit ousts All-Star lefty after only four innings; Verlander dominates in 12-3 win

(Newser) - The Tigers shelled baseball's winningest pitcher last night, earning 7 runs off Cleveland's C.C. Sabathia in only 4 innings. Justin Verlander was dominant for Detroit, fanning seven on their way to a 12-3 rout and his 10th win of the season. Homers from Gary Sheffield, Placido Polanco, and Carlos... More »

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