- No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help Updated: Apr-27-15 3:10 am
DETROIT - When the Detroit Tigers signed Joe Nathan before the 2014 season, they expected baseball's active saves leader to simply keep rolling. After a few too many bad outings, they traded for a backup plan in Joakim Soria, widely considered the top reliever on the market.
- Yankees top Tigers 2-1 on McCann's RBI in 8th inning Updated: Apr-23-15 6:18 pm
DETROIT - It was 33 degrees for the start at Comerica Park, and that turned out to be perfect conditions for the pitchers.
- Tigers closer Nathan out for year with torn elbow ligament Updated: Apr-23-15 12:21 pm
DETROIT - Tigers closer Joe Nathan will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his pitching elbow.
- Giants Affeldt will listen to children about baseball future Updated: Apr-16-15 12:36 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Jeremy Affeldt will take his three children into account when it comes to making a decision on whether he keeps pitching beyond this season.
- Tigers shut down Pirates again in 1-0 victory Updated: Apr-15-15 11:27 pm
PITTSBURGH - There's nothing fancy about the way Alfredo Simon does his job. The Detroit Tigers right-hander doesn't overwhelm batters with power or baffle them with deception. Instead, Simon just rears back and throws, trusting his defense to handle the bulk of the work.
- Burnett sharp in Pirates 2-0 loss to Tigers Updated: Apr-15-15 7:20 am
PITTSBURGH - A.J. Burnett's "homecoming" was everything he could have hoped for. Except for taking a tough-luck loss.
- Tigers drop first of season in 5-4 loss to Pirates Updated: Apr-13-15 6:02 pm
- Indians returning home to ballpark makeover Updated: Apr-09-15 3:20 pm
CLEVELAND - The Indians won't believe what they've done with the place.