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Byrnes Breaks Slump, D-Backs TopTigers

Arizona capitalizes on Guillen throwing error in seventh inning

(Newser) - Eric Byrnes lined out to left field in his first at-bat Friday night and finally felt good about his swing. Byrnes broke out of a monthlong slump with a homer and two RBIs, Dan Haren pitched seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Detroit 4-3 to hand the slumping Tigers... More »

Mauer's Single Caps Twins' Comeback Win

Minnesota overcomes six-run first inning by Detroit

(Newser) - Joe Mauer completed a Minnesota rally from a six-run, first-inning deficit, slapping a two-run single up the middle in the seventh to lift the Twins past the Detroit Tigers 7-6 on Sunday for their fifth straight win. A two-out error in the inning by third baseman Carlos Guillen, set up... 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 »

Tigers Run Over Rangers, 19-6

Detroit enjoys an 11-run sixth inning for third-straight win

(Newser) - The bats came alive for the struggling Tigers last night in a 19-6 win over the Texas Rangers. Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer, while Carlos Guillen had three of his five RBIs in an 11-run sixth inning for Detroit. Jacque Jones also homered for the Tigers who started the... More »

Braves Trade Renteria for Prospects

Detroit fills SS gap; Atlanta ushers in youth movement

(Newser) - The Tigers have signaled that the future is now; with the window closing on last year's AL champions, Detroit has traded two stellar prospects for the veteran bat and glove of Edgar Renteria. Atlanta will receive righty fireballer Jair Jurrjens, 21, and outfielder Gorkys Hernandez, 20, who hit .293 and... More »

Tigers Edge Yanks 5-4

Injury benches ace Jurrjens as Detroit holds on to down New York

(Newser) - The Tigers paid a price for their dramatic 5-4 win over the Yankees yesterday. Curtis Granderson's in-the-park homer earned Detroit the win, but ace starter Jair Jurrjens—a key weapon in the Tigers' battle for the American League Central—went out early with an injury to his throwing shoulder and... More »

Tigers Trounce Yanks, 8-5

Detroit takes the first of a crucial four-game series in the Bronx

(Newser) - Carlos Guillen's first-inning grand slam off Yankee hurler Mike Mussina set the pace for Detroit's 8-5 triumph in the Bronx last night. New York, unable to muster much offense outside of a Bobby Abreu homer in the third, continued its bullpen woes: reliever Ron Villon's meltdown in the seventh all... 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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