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.
9/24/2016 | KC's 5-run 9th drops Tigers from WC position
What looked like another step in the Tigers' charge toward the American League playoffs became a potentially costly stumble in the ninth, courtesy of a Royals rally reminiscent of last year. Eric Hosmer's go-ahead three-run homer punctuated a five-run ninth off Francisco Rodriguez, propelling Kansas City to a 7-4 win Saturday in front of a stunned Comerica Park crowd.
9/23/2016 | Fulmer changes things up, flusters Royals
If he hadn't already, Michael Fulmer solidified his American League Rookie of the Year Award candidacy on Friday night with seven innings of one-run baseball in the Tigers' 8-3 win over the Royals.
9/23/2016 | Ordonez returns to Detroit for '06 anniversary
Far removed from his days of patrolling right field at Comerica Park and winning batting titles, Magglio Ordonez now has a little more responsibility. He is the mayor of the Juan Antonio Sotillo Municipality in eastern Venezuela. He also owns the baseball team Caribes de Anzoategui of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League. Ordonez took time to step away from his busy life to visit Comerica Park as a part of the Tigers' 10-year anniversary celebration of the 2006 American League Championship team.
9/23/2016 | Iglesias is day to day with bruised right hand
Just when the Tigers crept a step closer to full health with the return of second baseman Ian Kinsler, they lost the other end of their double-play duo when shortstop Jose Iglesias bruised his right hand on a bizarre play in Friday night's 8-3 win.
9/23/2016 | Tigers working Rondon into late-inning spots
The last time Tigers reliever Bruce Rondon pitched in a big game at Target Field with a postseason race in the balance, he helped clinch an American League Central title, striking out the middle of the Twins' lineup in order in the eighth inning on Sept. 24, 2013.
9/23/2016 | Tigers continue playoff chase against Ventura, Royals
The heat is on as the Tigers continue their American League Wild Card chase against the Royals on Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park. Detroit maintained its half-game lead over Baltimore for the second Wild Card spot with an 8-3 win in the series opener.
9/23/2016 | Tigers maintain 2nd WC with 5th straight win
The Tigers' transition from pursuer to pursued in the American League Wild Card race went swimmingly on Friday night. Victor Martinez, Justin Upton and Cameron Maybin all homered off Danny Duffy to provide an early lead for Michael Fulmer, who struck out nine Royals over seven innings for his first win in five weeks with an 8-3 victory at Comerica Park.
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