Battery mates provide spark, Tigers split twin bill

Buck Farmer allowed three singles and struck out a career-best 11 in six shutout innings, earning his first major league win in the Tigers’ 4-3 victory over the White Sox.


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Tigers top White Sox in Farmer’s career day

Buck Farmer set a career high with 11 strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings, helping the Tigers gain a split in Saturday’s doubleheader with a 4-3 victory over the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. The White Sox won the opener, 3-0, with Tyler Danish picking up his first career win in his first big league start.

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Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame pitcher and U.S. senator, dead at 85

FILE PHOTO — Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jim Bunning throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 5 of Major League Baseball’s World Series in Philadelphia, October 27, 2008. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine/File Photo (Reuters) – Jim Bunning, who showed much of the same combativeness as a U.S. congressman as he had during his Hall of Fame career as a deceptive pitcher in baseball’s major leagues, died at the age of 85, his son said on Saturday. "Heaven got its No 1 starter today. Our lives & the nation are better off because of your love & dedication to family," read […]

Hamstring strain lands Kinsler on 10-day DL

Ian Kinsler makes a diving stop up the middle and flips to second for the forceout, taking a hit away from George Springer in the 3rd CHICAGO — The Tigers have been hit hard by their schedule this week, wrapping up the weekend with four games in the span of about 48 hours. However, their biggest blow from this two-city road trip won’t be from a lack of sleep. Detroit will be without a major cog in its lineup and middle infield, as the club placed second baseman Ian Kinsler on the 10-day disabled list with a left hamstring […]

Tigers fall in G1 despite Fulmer’s 8-inning CG

Tyler Danish might not have been quite as dominant as his mound counterpart, Michael Fulmer, but the rookie still pitched well enough to claim his first big league victory in a 3-0 White Sox win over the Tigers during Game 1 of a doubleheader Saturday at Guaranteed Rate Field.

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