Detroit Tigers

Verlander peaking with latest gem vs. Pirates
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The crowd at Comerica Park rose to its feet once again for Justin Verlander. This time, it wasn’t about his potential last start with the Tigers, but his latest one.

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Tigers rake at plate as Verlander baffles Bucs
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Two days after being blanked by the Pirates to begin the Interleague home-and-home series in Pittsburgh, the Tigers returned the favor at Comerica Park. Justin Verlander took a no-hit bid into the sixth before settling on eight innings of one-hit ball in a 10-0 victory on Wednesday night.

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Verlander eyeing continued success vs. Bucs
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Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander will have the opportunity to continue his recent string of success when he faces Pirates right-hander Ivan Nova on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

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Fulmer says right elbow inflammation is gone
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Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer said on Tuesday that the inflammation in his right elbow that landed him on the disabled list last week is gone. He’ll see a team doctor on Wednesday to make sure.

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Candelario optioned after first hit with Tigers
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Jeimer Candelario’s first stint with the Tigers will most likely end up more like a cameo appearance. With shortstop Jose Iglesias returning from the bereavement list on Wednesday, Candelario was optioned back to Triple-A Toledo.

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Tigers unable to stop Bucs as Boyd labors
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Right-hander Chad Kuhl pitched six solid innings and drove in two runs, while Andrew McCutchen homered as the Pirates continued to roll with a 6-3 win over the Tigers on Tuesday night at PNC Park.

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Since break, Zim proving to be reliable vet
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The Tigers went through the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline with no illusions about trading Jordan Zimmermann, not with three more seasons and $74 million remaining on his contract. His first season and a half as a Tiger was too shaky. His starts leading up to the Deadline and since are at least proving he […]

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Prospect Burrows shows flashes of brilliance
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Beau Burrows has his fair share of stretches when he looks like a 20-year-old pitcher in Double-A ball, trying to hold his own against hitters a few years older than he is. But then, he’ll have those moments that remind everyone why he’s in Double-A ball at age 20, and why he’s one of the […]

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Tigers call up infield prospect Candelario
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A week after Jeimer Candelario joined the Tigers’ organization from the Cubs, he’s set to make his debut with Detroit. The Tigers called up the corner infielder from Triple-A Toledo on Monday to fill a roster spot while shortstop Jose Iglesias is on the bereavement list.

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Boyd out to rebound in rare start at NL park
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Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has enjoyed witnessing right-hander Chad Kuhl’s progression this season. Kuhl’s struggled at times during his first full season in Pittsburgh’s rotation, but he’s steadily improved in the past month. He can take another step in the right direction Tuesday when he opposes left-hander Matthew Boyd and the Tigers at PNC Park.

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Zim's solid effort for naught as Tigers shut out
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Trevor Williams received a standing ovation from the fans at PNC Park as he walked off the mound after the seventh inning. The applause was well deserved, as Williams held the Tigers to just one hit. John Jaso gave the Pirates some separation in the bottom of the seventh with a two-run long ball that […]

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Tigers place Iglesias on bereavement list
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The Tigers placed infielder Jose Iglesias on the bereavement list after a death occurred in his family on Sunday. The team has not announced who will be called up to replace the shortstop on the active roster.

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