Collins trusts process, becomes better hitter

Tyler Collins crushes a ball deep to right-center field for a three-run home run, scoring Jose Iglesias and Ian Kinsler to extend the lead DETROIT — The ripple effects of Miguel Cabrera ‘s return from the disabled list Tuesday sent John Hicks back to Triple-A Toledo, Nicholas Castellanos back to the second spot in the order and Tyler Collins back down in the lineup. But if Collins continues to hit the way he has the past week and a half — for most of the season, really — the Tigers will reap the benefits. While Hicks and fellow callup […]

Tigers activate Miggy from DL, option Hicks

Miguel Cabrera takes BP, fields ground balls and runs the bases as he prepares to return from the DL on May 2 DETROIT — The final swing Miguel Cabrera took in early batting practice Monday afternoon was an exclamation point: Yes, he’s ready to return. Cabrera sent a drive over the big wall in right-center field, dropped his bat and clapped his hands. It’s the kind of swing the Tigers have missed in their lineup for the past week and a half while Cabrera was on the 10-day disabled list with a right groin strain. On Tuesday, they’ll get […]

2017 NFL Draft: Analyzing every pick by the Steelers, Bengals, Ravens and Browns

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Tyler Collins’ 3-run homer helps Tigers top Indians 7-1

Cleveland Indians’ Austin Jackson, right, leaves the field with manager Terry Francona, left, and trainer Jeff Desjardins against the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Monday, May 1, 2017. Jackson was removed after hitting a single. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have figured out how to beat the Cleveland Indians after failing miserably against them last year. Tyler Collins hit a three-run homer and Daniel Norris gave up only one run, helping Detroit beat Cleveland 7-1 on Monday night. The Tigers took two of three in Cleveland last month […]