The Great American Ball Park home-run bug bit the Tigers again. Hours after a short-porch grand slam doomed Matthew Boyd, Michael Fulmer gave up home runs on back-to-back pitches, turning a shutout bid into a Tigers' loss to the Reds on Wednesday afternoon and a sweep of the two-game Interleague series.
Detroit's Jeimer Candelario, nearly benched for Wednesday's series finale against the Reds amidst a 4-for-36 slump, sent an opposite-field loft just over the left-field fence for a first-inning solo homer. It was a lone tally at a place where runs can pile up in a hurry, but it's big for Candelario.
Johnny Barbato joined the Tigers from Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday, on the other end of Drew VerHagen's move to the 10-day disabled list with a broken nose suffered on a throw that hit him in the face covering first base Tuesday night. VerHagen was scheduled to see a doctor Wednesday afternoon to see if his […]
The Tigers have their second off-day this week before opening an American League Central clash with the division-leading Indians in Cleveland with a 7:10 p.m. ET game Friday at Progressive Field. Mike Fiers (5-3, 4.09 ERA), who has held the Tribe to two runs over 13 innings in two meetings this year, will try to […]
Nicholas Castellanos has picked up some newfound fame for his podcast with teammate Shane Greene, but he'll need a lot more attention than that to gain ground in the hotly contested All-Star balloting for American League outfielders.