Magglio Ordonez

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Jeter Hits First Homer, Yanks Finally Beat Tigers

Rasner throws six-plus solid innings

(Newser) - Derek Jeter hit his first homer of the season, Darrell Rasner pitched six-plus strong innings and the New York Yankees ended a six-game losing streak to the Detroit Tigers with a 5-2 victory Saturday. Rasner (2-0) gave up two runs and four hits, departing after Magglio Ordonez's leadoff single in... More »

Twins Baffle Tigers in 11-1 Win

(Newser) - Livan Hernandez baffled Detroit's mighty offense for seven innings and the Twins beat up the Tigers in an 11-1 victory last night. Hernandez (4-1) gave up one run on eight hits to bounce back from a horrendous start in Texas, and the Twins scored four runs off Aquilino Lopez in... More »

Cabrera, Tigers Lower Broom in New York

Detroit earns 1st 3-game sweep at Yankees since 1966

(Newser) - Miguel Cabrera homered, tripled and drove in three runs, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Yankees 8-4 Thursday night for their first three-game sweep in New York since 1966. Reserve infielder Ramon Santiago made the most of his first start at shortstop this season, turning in a key defensive play... 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 »

Ordonez Homers Twice to Lead Tigers

Detroit hits 5 HRs in all in 8-2 win over Rangers

(Newser) - Magglio Ordonez hit two of Detroit's five homers to lead the Tigers to an 8-2 victory over the hapless Texas Rangers on Thursday. Detroit outscored Texas 37-10 in the three-game series, and has now won a season-best four straight. The Rangers have lost seven in a row. Detroit starter... More »

Canseco Links A-Rod to 'Roids in New Book

Claims he introduced Rodriguez to known steroid dealer

(Newser) - Jose Canseco, baseball’s most outspoken steroid user, suggests that reigning AL MVP Alex Rodriguez used performance-enhancing drugs in his new book Vindicated, reports the New York Post. This according to a Massachusetts-based writer, who found a copy yesterday in a local store, although it's not due for release until... More »

Jose Canseco: Tell-All Author, Extortionist?

Sources inside MLB claim foul play over offer to keep Tigers' Ordonez name out of new book, for a fee

(Newser) - Jose Canseco offered Tigers' outfielder Magglio Ordonez an offer he could refuse, say sources within baseball: invest millions in a film project, and be kept clear of allegations of steroid use in Canseco's follow up to tell-all biography, Juiced. MLB referred the case to the FBI, but Ordonez declined to... More »

Tigers Deepen OF, Pick Up Jacque Jones

Detroit gives up utility man Infante to the Cubbies

(Newser) - The busy Detroit Tigers picked up another left-handed bat, acquiring outfielder Jacque Jones from the Chicago Cubs yesterday for Omar Infante. Jones, a nine-year vet, is expected to be the main left fielder but could also spell stars Curtis Granderson and Magglio Ordonez, reports the Associated Press. Jones, set to... More »

Vlad Impales Rios in HR Derby Final

Angels' slugger topples Philly's Howard

(Newser) - Anaheim's Vladimir Guerrero dethroned 2006 champ Ryan Howard in last night's Home Run Derby at China Basin, after a final-round sprint past Blue Jay Alex Rios. The righty needed only 3 dingers to bury Rios, who Fox speculates blew himself out with an record 12-blast second round. More »

Cabrera Steps Away from HR Derby Plate

Phillies' Ryan Howard will defend slugging title in Frisco

(Newser) - Marlins' slugger Miguel Cabrera won't compete in the upcoming Home Run Derby because of an injured left shoulder, he announced yesterday. The showdown still promises its share of flares into McCovey Cove, however: Last year's champ, Philly's Ryan Howard, will defend against Prince Fielder, Justin Morneau, Alex Rios, Vlad Guerrero,... More »

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