McCann, Miggy power Tigers’ sweep of Astros

Miguel Cabrera crushes a pitch over the wall in left-center that brings in Cameron Maybin and pads the Tigers’ lead to 10-0 in the 7th Keuchel (6-11) took the mound with an 11-inning scoreless streak against the Tigers, and three runs allowed over 22 2/3 innings vs. Detroit since 2014. He gave up twice that many runs in the first, including a grand slam to his former catcher at the University of Arkansas, James McCann . Miguel Cabrera homered twice to go with four RBIs. The seven runs off Keuchel in five innings were one shy of his season […]

Tigers not concerned with Tribe’s trade for Miller

Scott Braun talks with Ken Rosenthal about the Andrew Miller trade from the Yankees to the Indians DETROIT — The Tigers’ clubhouse was still waking up Sunday from the dream ending to Saturday night’s walk-off win against the Astros. The news of Cleveland’s overnight trade for closer Andrew Miller — and the vetoed deal for catcher Jonathan Lucroy — did little to dampen their mood. "It certainly makes them a better team," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. "It will most likely have an impact on our division. That being said, we’re 1-11 even without [Miller] against the Indians, so […]

Iglesias’ baserunning instincts maturing

Jose Iglesias beats out an infield single in the 9th to bring home the winning run, the Astros challenge and the call is confirmed DETROIT — Jose Iglesias has been a pretty big catalyst for the Tigers’ resurgence in the second half of the season. Iglesias really began to turn up the heat in Detroit’s recent road sweep of the Red Sox when he went 5-for-13, including a big home run to give the team momentum in the first game. Iglesias’ success continued into the weekend series against the Astros with hits in each of the first two games, […]