Detroit Tigers

Boyd tries to slow down hot Twins, Santana
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The Twins, who had been rolling until Saturday night, will look to get back on track in the rubber game against the Tigers on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park. Minnesota will turn to veteran right-hander Ervin Santana, while the Tigers counter with lefty Matthew Boyd.

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Castellanos asks about playing some RF
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Ever since the Tigers made a pair of summer trades that included third base prospects Jeimer Candelario and Dawel Lugo, ranked Nos. 3 and 14, respectively in Detroit’s MLBPipeline.com prospect list, questions arose about the future of current Tigers third baseman Nicholas Castellanos.

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Miggy day to day with lower back tightness
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Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera left Saturday night’s 12-11 walk-off win over the Twins with lower back tightness and is day to day, the club announced.

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Upton's walk-off HR caps big rally over Twins
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Justin Upton flung the ball into the air and the bat out of his hands as his second walk-off homer of the year lifted Detroit to a 12-11 win over Minnesota at Comerica Park on Saturday night. The home run was part of a six-run comeback Detroit compiled over the final three innings to stun […]

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Zimmermann aims to extend 2nd-half surge
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Tigers veteran Jordan Zimmermann, who has recently returned to form, will try to cool down the Twins, who go for their seventh straight win Saturday at Comerica Park. Zimmermann will duel with Twins youngster Jose Berrios, who is enjoying a strong sophomore campaign.

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Anibal can't shake home run bug
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In uncharacteristic fashion, Anibal Sanchez smacked his glove with frustration as the Twins’ Max Kepler sent a two-out fastball over the right-field wall in the fifth inning of Friday’s 9-4 Tigers loss at Comerica Park. A couple of hours later, Sanchez let a cooler head prevail as he explained that he’s not dealing with any […]

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Tigers denied after key Twins homers
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Eddie Rosario’s three-run home run and Max Kepler’s two-run shot powered the Twins in front before withstanding a Tigers charge, earning Minnesota a 9-4 win over Detroit on Friday night at Comerica Park.

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Kinsler claimed, but unlikely to be traded
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The August saga of the Tigers and trade waivers continued Friday with Ian Kinsler, but while the veteran second baseman has been claimed on revocable waivers, a deal is unlikely, sources told MLB.com.

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LIVE Color Feed: Twins vs. Tigers
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Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

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Vizquel, Machado help host local youth event
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Adrian Morales had seen Omar Vizquel before, but only in highlights on YouTube. On Friday afternoon, the 14-year-old Morales saw Vizquel, the former Gold Glove Award-winning shortstop and current Detroit first-base coach, in person, along with shortstop Dixon Machado, at the Tigers’ fourth-annual Día en el Parque event at Comerica Park.

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Reflective Polanco in town for Tigers fiesta
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Craig Monroe rushed into the dining room outside the press lounge at Comerica Park on Friday to greet Placido Polanco, his friend and former Tigers teammate of two-plus years. The two embraced as they spoke back and forth in Spanish, before Monroe, now an analyst with FOX Sports Detroit, switched to English to compliment Polanco […]

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Fulmer feeling good, may start on Tuesday
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Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer could be ready to rejoin the starting rotation during the road series next week against the Rangers. The All-Star pitcher played catch on Wednesday, throwing out to 80 feet without any issue in his right elbow.

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