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Jones Misses Hanging Out in Clubhouse

Pitcher says today's players arrive early and leave right after game

(Newser) - Major League clubhouses are not what they used to be, reports Detroit Tigers reliever Todd Jones on his blog for the Sporting News. Years ago, players used to arrive late and leave even later after games, sometimes hanging out together til 3 in the morning. Now players arrive way earlier... 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 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 »

Renteria Homers in Tigers' Win Over Jays

Toronto has lost six in a row at Rogers Centre

(Newser) - Edgar Renteria hit a two-run home run, Kenny Rogers won for the first time since July and Detroit beat the Blue Jays 8-4 on Friday, handing Toronto its sixth consecutive home defeat. The Blue Jays have not won at home since April 6, when they completed a three-game sweep of... More »

Detroit Re-Signs Closer Jones for 1-year $7 Million

With Zumaya out until mid-season Tigers needed bullpen help

(Newser) - After young flamethrower Joel Zumaya seriously injured his shoulder moving boxes in the recent California wildfires, the Tigers needed to find a closer. Fortunately, Todd Jones was willing to re-sign with the team. With Zumaya out until mid-season the club offered Jones, who saved 75 games over the past two... 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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