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WATCH: Unlikely Hero Steps In Orioles' Come-From-Behind Win

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 12.03.2014 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Down by three runs in the eighth inning, the Baltimore Orioles had every reason to believe they could rally against the Tigers. ...

Royals Beat Angels In ALDS Game 1 On 11th-Inning Homer

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 12.02.2014 | Sports

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Mike Moustakas smacked a high fly into right field in the 11th inning, the Kansas City Royals' No. 9 hitter had no idea ...

I Saw Jim Leyland at Starbucks and It Was a Sign

Lauren Cavanagh | Posted 12.11.2013 | Detroit
Lauren Cavanagh

I have watched so much MLB TV commentary that I know all the pros think the Tigers are going all the way. And I have to say I tend to agree. I may have "quit" the Tigers some nights during the year when the hits never came, but I have never given up hope.

This Is How A's Fans Are Taunting Justin Verlander

Posted 10.11.2013 | Sports

Some Oakland Athletics fans walked into O.co Coliseum for Game 5 prepared to taunt Detroit ace Justin Verlander.. with giant images of Kate Upton's fa...

Tigers Rally To Force Game 5

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — On a night of desperation, dispute and finally, delirium, Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers kept their season alive by t...

Tigers' Ace Dominates A's

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After watching Max Scherzer breeze through a spectacular playoff opener, Detroit closer Joaquin Benoit beg...

Oops! Rays Outfielder Whiffs On Fly Ball To Set Up Red Sox Rally

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Matt Moore turned to watch a routine fly to deep right field. Then he saw it fall behind rookie Wil Myers for a ground-rule double. ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Red Sox Ride 5-Run Outburst To Win

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- BOSTON (AP) — One ball fell between two outfielders. Another took a bad hop off the Green Monster standings. One batter reached safely on ...

BENCHED

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez started the New York Yankees' biggest game of the year on the bench. After being pinch hit for in Games 3 and 4 against ...

Oakland's Thrilling Season Comes To An End

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Almost as soon as Omar Infante threw out Seth Smith to end the Oakland Athletics surprising season, despair turned to appreciation....

Joba Jinxed?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — First flying bugs, now a flying bat. When it comes to the postseason, Joba Chamberlain is jinxed....

Verlander Sends Tigers To ALCS

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Once he finally made his way to the victorious visiting clubhouse, Justin Verlander's teammates greeted him with chants of "Cy...

O's Phenom Makes MLB Postseason History

Posted 10.11.2012 | Sports

Fans at Yankee Stadium may have seen a glimpse of baseball's future before they celebrated a pair of memorable moments authored by a player whose care...

A-Rod Dropped In Lineup

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Manager Joe Girardi expects big things from Alex Rodriguez and for Derek Jeter to be in the New York Yankees' lineup regardless of h...

Joe Girardi Should Drop Alex Rodriguez In Yankees Lineup

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

A $30 million player isn't supposed to produce a .083 batting average in the third spot of your lineup during the playoffs. Nor is he supposed to hit .190 and .111 the previous two postseason series, or .133 in 2005 and 0.071 in 2006. Such is the reality, though, with the New York Yankees' heavily maligned third baseman Alex Rodriguez.

A's Come Back In 9th To Tie Series

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Justin Verlander struck out eight and the Detroit Tigers capitalized on two wild pitches by Jarrod Parker, taking a 2-0 lead over t...

A-Rod's Playoff Struggles Continue

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- For all of his home runs, All-Star accolades and huge salaries, Alex Rodriguez finds himself in a most familiar spot this season. A-Rod i...

Athletics Stay Alive

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.09.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the ...

A's Reliever Pitches Days After Death Of Newborn Son

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- Pat Neshek was overcome with emotion when he found out his teammates were taking the field wearing patches honoring his late son. "I'll be...

Ichiro Ready For October Return

AP | BY HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki has spent a decade of Octobers watching the baseball playoffs, shouting at his TV like so many fans. Ce...

Tigers Moving On To ALCS To Play Rangers

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.07.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Now the Detroit Tigers can believe anything is possible. They beat the New York Yankees in Game 5. At Yankee Stadium. Escaping jam after ...

Pinstriped Problems: Yankees Go Out With A Whimper

AP | By MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.07.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- There was Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit and Mariano Rivera's record-setting save. Another division title and the best record in the American L...

Yankees Season Ended By Tigers

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.06.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The Detroit Tigers survived a tense trip back to Bronx, with Jose Valverde and the bullpen holding on time and time again to beat the...

FIVE ALIVE

Posted 12.06.2011 | Sports

Entering the 2011 postseason, a Division Series had gone the distance of five games just 13 times since Major League Baseball introduced the Wild Card...

Beltre Powers Rangers To ALCS

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 12.04.2011 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — This is what Adrian Beltre envisioned when he signed with Texas in the offseason. Balls jumping off his bat in October, t...