9/27/2016 | Tigers trust Fulmer to deliver in critical start
The Tigers are trying to chase down a Wild Card spot with young stud Michael Fulmer (11-7, 2.95 ERA) on the mound. The Indians, while still fighting for home-field advantage, have already clinched the American League Central, and they will send Zach McAllister (3-2, 3.58 ERA) to the mound Wednesday at Comerica Park in what could shape up to be a bullpen game.
9/27/2016 | Tigers 1 game out of WC with rout of Indians
The Indians' hangover from their American League Central title clincher Monday was a precursor to the onslaught from the Tigers, whose fight for a postseason berth rolls on. Miguel Cabrera and Justin Upton hit three-run home runs, part of a five-RBI game for Cabrera, as Justin Verlander tossed 7 2/3 scoreless innings in a 12-0 Tigers victory Tuesday night at Comerica Park.
9/27/2016 | Big league life of Norris focus of short film
Daniel Norris has embarked on the adventure of a Major League Baseball career, which currently finds him taking part in a late-September postseason race with the Tigers.
9/27/2016 | In need of boost, Tigers activate Castellanos
The Tigers, with their season on the line, will turn back to Nick Castellanos to give them an offensive boost for the stretch run. The team activated the slugging third baseman from the 15-day disabled list before Tuesday's 12-0 win against the Indians following a seven-week absence due to a fractured left hand.
9/27/2016 | Troubles vs. Tribe cost Tigers big this year
While the Indians stormed the field at Comerica Park after the final out of Monday's 7-4 win, most of the Tigers filed down the dugout steps and into the clubhouse. They had little interest in watching Cleveland celebrate a division title on their turf in front of a horde of fans who drove up from Ohio to watch it.
9/27/2016 | Martinez still hesitant going toward wall
The eighth-inning ball down the right-field line that Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez dropped for an error had minor impact besides an add-on run in Cleveland's 7-4 win Monday night. But it reflected a lingering concern for Martinez, who fractured his elbow running into the right-field wall on a similar play in June.
9/27/2016 | Indians turn attention to best record in AL
After clinching their first American League Central crown since 2007, the Indians know there is still work to be done, but manager Terry Francona was willing to allow his team to celebrate Monday.
9/26/2016 | Indians down Tigers to clinch AL Central
The Indians clinched their first American League Central title since 2007 at the ballpark that housed four of the previous five division crowns. In the process, their 7-4 win over the Tigers made Detroit's postseason pursuit much tougher.
9/26/2016 | Romine explains bases-loaded bunt attempt
Andrew Romine affirmed that his bases-loaded bunt in the third inning during Sunday's Tigers loss to the Royals was his call. He also believes it was the right call, based on where the defense was playing.
9/26/2016 | Castellanos gets 3 instructional league ABs
Nick Castellanos went 1-for-3 in a rain-shortened instructional league game in Florida on Monday, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. Castellanos has been on the disabled list since breaking a bone in his left hand on Aug. 6 during a game against the Mets.
9/26/2016 | Beisbol en Espanol: Victor Martinez
As part of the Detroit Tigers Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, the club will be featuring some pieces of content from Tigers Magazine. The following Q&A appeared in the third edition of Tigers Magazine.
9/26/2016 | Santana, Upton share AL Player of the Week
Cleveland Indians designated hitter Carlos Santana and Detroit Tigers outfielder Justin Upton have earned American League co-Player of the Week honors. It is the first time each player has won the award this season.
9/25/2016 | Tigers embrace challenge final week brings
If the Tigers' topsy-turvy September has proven anything, it's the difference that just a few days can make on the outlook of the playoff race. As they enter the final week of the regular season, they have to hope the roller coaster continues.
9/25/2016 | Zimmermann hoping to start next weekend
Jordan Zimmermann was scheduled to throw a simulated game Monday in one last attempt to work his way back into the Tigers' rotation. Instead, he found his way into a real game Sunday, and his three innings of relief could earn him a start in a must-win game in the season's final weekend.
9/25/2016 | V-Mart's slam jump-starts Tigers' rally
Victor Martinez hit his fifth career grand slam in Sunday afternoon's 12-9 loss to the Royals at Comerica Park, helping the Tigers cut a 7-0 deficit to 7-4.
9/25/2016 | Boyd allows first four KC batters to hit for cycle
One day after the Royals spoiled the Tigers' playoff pursuit by rallying off closer Francisco Rodriguez, they put up their offensive onslaught at the start. Kansas City's first four batters combined to hit for the cycle off Detroit starter Matt Boyd in a four-run first inning in Sunday's 12-9 Tigers loss at Comerica Park.
9/25/2016 | Tigers fall to Royals, drop 1 1/2 out of WC
A day after the Royals slowed the Tigers' playoff pursuit with a five-run rally in the ninth, they did their damage at the start, putting up a four-run opening inning Sunday and adding on from there before withstanding a furious Tigers comeback attempt for a 12-9 win at Comerica Park.
9/25/2016 | Maybin says Tigers should enjoy playoff race
The Tigers' clubhouse was near silent after Saturday's stunning loss to the Royals. Many players had left by the time Cameron Maybin returned to his locker.
9/25/2016 | Division, Wild Card in play as Tribe visits Tigers
The Tigers have dominated the Indians over the past few seasons, but Cleveland has turned the tables this year. Now, the Tribe rolls into the Motor City with a chance to clinch an American League Central title outright in enemy territory.
9/25/2016 | Iglesias, Tigers mourn Fernandez's passing
A somber mood draped over the Tigers' clubhouse Sunday with the baseball world in mourning following the tragic passing of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez.
9/24/2016 | K-Rod takes blame for not closing out KC
Francisco Rodriguez was still in full uniform as reporters waited to talk with him Saturday. He sat at his locker, trying to collect his thoughts, to process what had happened.
9/24/2016 | Tigers' Norris delivers another solid start
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus often says that about all that a manager can ask of his starter is to give his team a chance to win. Daniel Norris did just that Saturday at Comerica Park, allowing two earned runs over 5 2/3 innings in the Tigers' 7-4 loss against the Royals.
9/24/2016 | Castellanos could return by end of next week
While the Tigers regained their double-play combination in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Royals with Jose Iglesias' return to the starting lineup from a bruised right thumb, the final injured Tigers regular -- Nick Castellanos -- is creeping closer to a return to game action.
9/24/2016 | Tigers keeping Fulmer on regular rest
Coming off his first win in more than a month, Tigers rookie right-hander Michael Fulmer is scheduled to make his next start on regular rest, manager Brad Ausmus announced Saturday.
9/24/2016 | Tigers' Boyd, KC's Volquez meet in crucial finale
Left-hander Matt Boyd takes center stage in Sunday's series finale between the Tigers and Royals at Comerica Park as Detroit tries to inch closer to a postseason berth. While Boyd faces the Royals for the second time this season, right-hander Edinson Volquez heads to the mound to take on the Tigers for the fourth time.
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