Ivan Rodriguez

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Astro Pudge Catches in Game 2,227

Rodriguez overtakes Fisk for most appearances behind the plate

(Newser) - The Houston Astros' Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez overtook Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk by catching in his 2,227th game in the majors yesterday, the Houston Chronicle reports. The 13-time Golden Glove winner got a raucous cheer from a larger-than-usual crowd at Rangers Stadium. The night was a mixed... More »

Yanks Get Pudge From Tigers

They trade Kyle Farnsworth to Detroit for the all-star catcher

(Newser) - The New York Yankees today brought in Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez from Detroit to replace the injured Jorge Posada, the Post reports. The Yankees traded relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth to the Tigers for the 36-year-old all-star catcher. Posada had shoulder surgery today and is done for the season. More »

Tigers Hold Off Yankees

Rogers pitches into seventh and Rodriguez drives in pair of runs

(Newser) - Kenny Rogers pitched into the seventh inning and Ivan Rodriguez had three hits and drove in a pair of runs to help the Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 6-5 tonight. Rodriguez drove in a pair of runs and Rogers (3-3) held the Yankees to two runs on nine... 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 »

Pudge Rallies Slumping Tigers to Home Win

Detroit improves to MLB-worst 3-10

(Newser) - Ivan Rodriguez hit a tying two-run triple in a six-run eighth inning then scored the go-ahead run on a sacrifice fly to lift the high-priced Detroit Tigers to their first win at home this season, 11-9 over the Minnesota Twins. The Tigers won for the first time in seven games... More »

Tigers Drop to 0-4, Lose 8-5 to ChiSox

Worst start since '03 for Detroit, only winless team left in majors

(Newser) - For the Detroit Tigers, 2008 is starting to resemble 2003. A.J. Pierzynski drove in five runs with three hits, including a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the seventh inning Friday that led the Chicago White Sox over the Tigers 8-5. Detroit, the only winless team in the major leagues, is... 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 »

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