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Verlander Shuts Down A's

Posted 10.10.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched another Game 5 gem in Oakland while carrying a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrer...

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...

A's Get Even With Walk-Off Win

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.06.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For much of the season, Stephen Vogt caught Sonny Gray with Triple-A Sacramento. Neither could have pictured pairing up on su...

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...

Tigers Tap Scherzer For Game 1

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.01.2013 | Sports

DETROIT — DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer will start Detroit's AL division series opener Friday night at Oakland, with star Justin Verlander follo...

Tigers Cap Comeback With Walk-Off Homer

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 10.29.2013 | Sports

DETROIT — Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting Detroit over the Oakland Athletics 7-6 Thursday and boos...

What's Up With JV?!

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers are almost certainly going to be playing in October. Whether Justin Verlander decides to reclaim his status as staff ace...

WATCH: Big Cabrera Homer Not Enough For Detroit

AP | Posted 10.27.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera did his usual thing, coming up with another big homer for the Detroit Tigers. This time, their pitching let them down. ...

The Incredible Austin Jackson

AP | MICHAEL WAGAMAN | Posted 04.14.2013 | Detroit

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Austin Jackson had four hits, homered and drove in three runs, Torii Hunter added two doubles and a triple, and the Detroit Tigers ...

Tigers End Oakland's Streak

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 06.14.2013 | Detroit

OAKLAND, Calif. — Prince Fielder homered for the second straight game, Torii Hunter hit his first clout since joining Detroit to help back Justi...

So Much For That Lead

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 04.13.2013 | Detroit

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Max Scherzer was in Detroit's clubhouse and had a good view of Ramon Santiago's near home run in the 12th inning. The Tigers' righ...

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...

Tigers' Star Not Getting Pulled Like A-Rod

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

Tigers manager Jim Leyland made one thing clear before even touching on the topic of tough postseason moves: "I'm not going to pinch hit for Cabrera."...

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...

Coco's Catch Robs Prince

Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

Dang! What a catch! With the Oakland Athletics fighting to avoid elimination at the hands -- and arms and bats -- of the Detroit Tigers, Coco Cris...

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 Lead Tigers Through 6 Innings In Game 3

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Coco Crisp made a leaping grab in center field to rob Prince Fielder of a likely home run and back Brett Anderson's scoreless start...

Verlander Overpowers A's

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

DETROIT — Justin Verlander threw a fastball that caught a bit too much of the plate, allowing Oakland's Coco Crisp to lead off the game with a s...

A's Rookie vs. Tigers Stars

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) — One team has the reigning MVP and another player who just won the Triple Crown. The Oakland Athletics will try to coun...

Preview: Tigers vs. A's

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports

A look at the best-of-five American League division series between the Oakland Athletics and Detroit Tigers: ___ Schedul...

Defensive Woes, Poor Pitching Lead To Tigers' 12-4 Loss

AP | Posted 09.21.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Austin Jackson usually doesn't make a lot of mistakes in the field for the Detroit Tigers. He had a key miscue on Thursday against Oakland....

A's Avoid Sweep

AP | Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- The Oakland Athletics avoided a three-game sweep, yet still came out on the losing end. Seth Smith homered, doubled and drove in four runs...

Verlander's Six Textbook Innings Make The Grade Against A's

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 11.20.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera homered, Omar Infante drove in three runs and Justin Verlander pitched six scoreless innings to help the Detroit Tigers...

Tigers Pummel A's

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 09.19.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera homered twice, including an eighth-inning grand slam, and the Detroit Tigers had no trouble overcoming an early injury to ri...