Detroit Tigers

Tigers sign fifth-round Draft pick McMillan
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The Tigers took a chance in last week’s Draft when they used their fifth-round pick on high school catcher Sam McMillan. While they were happy to take advantage after McMillan fell that far, they were also taking a chance that McMillan might decide to go to college, instead, anticipating a higher pick (and higher bonus) […]

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J.D. Martinez feels Trade Deadline looming
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The Tigers are all well-aware of the ramifications of a subpar record as the non-waiver Trade Deadline nears. No one might be more keenly aware than outfielder J.D. Martinez.

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Norris looking for third straight win
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The Mariners’ No. 4 prospect and No. 2 pitching prospect, Andrew Moore, will make his Major League debut Thursday against the Tigers at Safeco Field. He’ll face Detroit’s Daniel Norris.

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Tigers not affected by Trade Deadline talk
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Though Detroit entered Wednesday’s game against the Mariners having lost nine of 12 to fall six games under .500 with the Trade Deadline about six weeks away, manager Brad Ausmus said it’s not a factor for them right now.

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Rivera highlights Tigers' latest Draft signings
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The Tigers continue to sign their Draft picks at a rapid rate. Detroit announced deals Tuesday with 17 of its 40 selections in last week’s Draft, including eight of their top 10 selections.

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Verlander to face familiar foe vs. Mariners
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Two aces will face off on Wednesday night at Safeco Field as Detroit’s Justin Verlander starts opposite Seattle’s James Paxton in the third game of a four-game series.

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Tigers vow to fight on, avoid panic
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For a moment, the Tigers had run and slugged their way to new life Tuesday at Safeco Field, building an eighth-inning rally on a mad dash around the bases by Ian Kinsler and a game-tying homer from J.D. Martinez. They had the makings of a comeback win that could propel them out of their midseason […]

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Tigers hit 3 HRs but fall in 10th to Mariners
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Kyle Seager doubled in pinch-runner Tyler Smith with no outs in the bottom of the 10th inning for a walk-off win as the Mariners topped the Tigers, 5-4, for their first extra-inning win in five chances this season.

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Morgan highlights slate of Draft signees
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Three summers ago, Joey Morgan was a college catcher without a college, his scholarship having been pulled from the University of Oregon when they overrecruited on catchers. This week, Morgan officially became a pro catcher, signing with the Tigers after becoming their third-round pick in last week’s MLB Draft.

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Verlander: Pitcher-catcher signs slow game
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The Tigers know all about the debate over pace of play in baseball. With the third-highest average time of game in the Majors at 3:19 — 15 minutes longer than last year — they’re arguably at the heart of the debate. Ask Justin Verlander why, and he’ll contribute to the debate by pointing to the […]

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After 'refresh,' Sanchez impresses in return
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The Tigers lost Monday for the seventh time in 10 games. Don’t blame Anibal Sanchez.

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Tigers' missed chances add up in loss to M's
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Mike Zunino slugged a pair of two-run home runs, Guillermo Heredia launched one of his own and Mariners’ bullpen did not allow a run in a 6-2 win over the Tigers on Monday night at Safeco Field, opening a four-game series.

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