Detroit Tigers

New closer seals 300th win for Ausmus
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Brad Ausmus recorded his 300th managerial win in a 7-5 Tigers victory in the series opener against the Orioles on Thursday evening. But what looked like an easy win turned into a close game that depended on the arm of newly named closer Shane Greene.

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Trade talk done, Verlander starts in Baltimore
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With the non-waiver Trade Deadline rumors in the rearview mirror, right-hander Justin Verlander will look to continue his success at Camden Yards in his Tigers uniform on Friday night opposite Orioles righty Kevin Gausman.

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Nagging injury sends Fulmer to DL for 1st time
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Tigers All-Star right-hander Michael Fulmer was placed on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Tuesday, with right elbow ulnar neuritis, the team announced on Thursday.

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Up 7 after 2 rain delays, Tigers hold off O's
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Ian Kinsler and Justin Upton homered in the first, the Tigers jumped out to a seven-run lead after 2 1/2 innings and two rain delays, and they held on for a 7-5 series-opening win over the Orioles on Thursday night.

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Candelario stars in Toledo debut
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Jeimer Candelario gave Tigers fans a look at his potential on Wednesday with a powerful performance for Triple-A Toledo. He finished 2-for-4 at the plate, pacing the Mudhens in a 5-1 win over Louisville.

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All 9 for Romine? Veteran can play anywhere
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Andrew Romine was the Tigers’ starting shortstop Wednesday afternoon in place of the injured Jose Iglesias. He was the starting right fielder Tuesday night, a position where he has been platooning since the J.D. Martinez trade. Romine also remains a late-inning replacement at third and first base, and he finished out a game last week […]

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Boyd aims to stay hot as Tigers visit O's
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Matthew Boyd’s between-starts work included diaper changes and housework after pitching for the Tigers the day after his wife delivered their first child. After catching up on sleep the last couple nights, Boyd will be back on the mound Thursday in Baltimore, where the O’s will counter with Chris Tillman to begin a four-game set.

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Source: Verlander placed on revocable waivers
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Now that the non-waiver Trade Deadline has passed, expect the Tigers to put much of their roster on revocable waivers on the chance of an August deal. Justin Verlander was one of the first. Don’t expect anything to come out of it.

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Tigers weather storm to take finale from Yanks
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A Tigers starter kept the Yankees’ lineup quiet for the second game in a row as Jordan Zimmermann tossed seven shutdown innings in Detroit’s 2-0 win on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.

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Tigers taking long view after gritty series win
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The look on Ian Kinsler’s face was matter of fact when he was asked about the challenge of motivation for the Tigers after selling at the non-waiver Trade Deadline.

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Castellanos keeps open mind after 3B trades
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Nicholas Castellanos has not talked with the Tigers about his future at third base. He realizes why inquiring minds would be wondering if he had. The two most advanced prospects the Tigers received in their two major July trades are primary third basemen.

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Tigers homer twice, hold off Yanks for Anibal
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Right-hander Anibal Sanchez pitched a season-high 6 2/3 innings and John Hicks lifted a three-run homer in the Tigers’ 4-3 win over the Yankees on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.

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