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Sparky Anderson Dead at 76
 Sparky Anderson Dead at 76 

Sparky Anderson Dead at 76

Hall of Fame manager led Reds, Tigers to titles

(Newser) - Baseball Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson has died at 76. Anderson guided the Cincinnati Reds to World Series championships in 1975 and 1976 and then led the Detroit Tigers to the 1984 title. Anderson had been in hospice care, and a family spokesman said the cause of death was...

Matt Garza Gives Rays 1st No-Hitter

It's the first such gem in Rays' history

(Newser) - The Tampa Bay Rays finally wound up on the right side of a memorable pitching performance. Matt Garza threw the first no-hitter in franchise history and the fifth in the major leagues this season, beating the Detroit Tigers 5-0 last night. "We needed one. I don't care who it...

Selig Won't Overturn Perfect Game Ruling
 Selig Won't 
 Overturn 
 Perfect Game 
 Ruling 
pitcher, ump get ovation

Selig Won't Overturn Perfect Game Ruling

Crowd cheers at hatchet-burying move

(Newser) - Sorry, Armando Galarraga, baseball chief Bud Selig isn't going to reverse last night's blown call and give you a perfect game, reports AP . The news came as umpire Jim Joyce returned to Tigers Stadium today, and the first person he saw was the man he inadvertently robbed of the feat....

Just Reverse the Call, Bud!
 Just Reverse the Call, Bud! 
OPINION

Just Reverse the Call, Bud!

Shouldn't Bud Selig just set matters right?

(Newser) - The baseball world is up in arms over the blown call that cost Armando Galarraga his perfect game. So here's a radical idea: Why can't Bud Selig just reverse the dang call? “Only a grinch would protest such a thing,” writes Dave Sheinin of the Washington Post . And...

Ump Blows Perfect Game
 Ump Blows Perfect Game 

Ump Blows Perfect Game

Bad call snatches record from Tigers' Galarraga

(Newser) - If umpire Jim Joyce hadn't screwed up, Armando Galarraga would have entered the record books as the first Detroit Tiger in history to pitch a perfect game. But the ump—with 8 and two-thirds innings gone—incorrectly ruled that the Cleveland Indians' Jason Donald was safe, sparking a chorus of...

Ex-Major Leaguer Jose Lima Dead at 37
Ex-Major Leaguer Jose Lima Dead at 37

Ex-Major Leaguer Jose Lima Dead at 37

Pitcher for Dodgers, Astros, Mets suffered heart attack

(Newser) - Former major league pitcher Jose Lima died today at age 37, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced. The Aguilas Cibaenas, Lima's winter ball team in the Dominican Republic, said he died of an apparent heart attack. In 13 major league seasons, Lima was 89-102 with a 5.26 ERA. He hadn't...

Beloved MLB Broadcaster Ernie Harwell Dead at 92

Detroit mourns legendary Tigers broadcaster

(Newser) - Ernie Harwell, the only baseball broadcaster ever traded for a player, has died aged 92 after a long fight with cancer. The beloved sportscaster spent 55 years broadcasting major league games, 42 of them with the Detroit Tigers. The transplanted Southerner, rated as one of the best baseball broadcasters of...

Spring Training in Full Swing
 Spring Training in Full Swing 
BOYS OF SUMMER RETURN

Spring Training in Full Swing

World champion Yankees get homer in ninth, win opener

(Newser) - The boys of summer are starting to shake off the rust, with today seeing the first (nearly) full slate of spring training baseball games in Florida and Arizona. The defending World Series champion New York Yankees were in action, getting a three-run home run in the ninth inning from unlikely-to-make-the-team-yet...

In Classic, Twins Clip Tigers for Final Playoff Spot
 In Classic, Twins Clip Tigers 
 for Final Playoff Spot 
BASEBALL POSTSEASON

In Classic, Twins Clip Tigers for Final Playoff Spot

Minnesota earns right to face Yankees with 6-5 victory in 12 innings

(Newser) - The Minnesota Twins rallied twice tonight, including in extra innings, to beat the Detroit Tigers in a one-game playoff to decide the American League Central division, winning 6-5 in 12 innings and grabbing baseball’s final postseason spot. It’ll be a quick turnaround for the Twins, who begin their...

Halladay Stays; ChiSox Get Peavy
 Halladay Stays; 
 ChiSox Get Peavy 
BASEBALL TRADE ROUNDUP

Halladay Stays; ChiSox Get Peavy

(Newser) - The biggest move on today’s baseball trading deadline looks to be one that wasn’t made, Fox Sports reports: Toronto kept ace right-hander Roy Halladay, who’d drawn interest from contenders in both leagues. The biggest name dealt was right-hander Jake Peavy, sent from San Diego to the Chicago...

Mark 'The Bird' Fidrych Dead at 54

(Newser) - Former major league pitcher Mark "The Bird" Fidrych, who charmed America with his antics on the mound in the mid-1970s, died today at his home in Northborough, Mass., the Boston Globe reports. He was 54. Fidrych was found dead under a 10-wheel truck when a friend dropped by...

Sox a Game Away From Twins Showdown

5-1 win over Indians leaves tough Tigers last obstacle to playoff

(Newser) - The American League Central Division crown is still up for grabs with the resounding White Sox win yesterday over the Cleveland Indians, 5-1, snapping a five-game losing streak. The Sox—a half game behind the Minnesota Twins—play a make-up game against the Detroit Tigers today. If the Sox lose,...

Yanks Get Pudge From Tigers
 Yanks Get Pudge From Tigers 

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.

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...

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...

Royals Sweep Tigers for Second Time This Season

(Newser) - Jose Guillen homered and drove in three runs, Gil Meche pitched seven solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat Detroit 8-4 yesterday to sweep the Tigers. Kansas City won its season-best fourth straight and improved to 6-0 this season against the Tigers, who have lost four in a row...

Verlander Loses Seventh As Tigers Fall to Royals

(Newser) - Luke Hochevar pitched six strong innings and Joey Gathright drove in the only runs, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 on Wednesday night and hand Justin Verlander his AL-leading seventh loss. Hochevar (3-2), the first overall pick in the 2006 draft, limited the Tigers to four...

Guillen Leads Royals Past Tigs
 Guillen Leads Royals Past Tigs 

Guillen Leads Royals Past Tigs

(Newser) - Jose Guillen drove in a pair of runs to help the Kansas City Royals rally to beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Tuesday night. With the game tied 2-2 in the eighth inning, Guillen doubled with two outs off Francisco Cruceta (0-1). Esteban German ran for Guillen. After Billy Butler...

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...

Tigers Hold Off Yankees
 Tigers Hold Off Yankees 

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...

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