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Tigers have no answers on offense, defense

The Detroit Tigers played a game Sunday afternoon that looked like a rotten onion. Layer after layer, everything was rotten, all the way to the core. Again, the main problem was the offense. The Tigers put together a string of unfocused, undisciplined at-bats in Seattle’s 8-1 victory at Comerica Park. The next layer? The defense. […]

SHARP: Tigers must keep Max Scherzer to stay competitive

It’s already assumed that Max Scherzer is gone after this season. Why? Are the Tigers suddenly gun-shy about paying superstars a maximum price on the open market? If so, they’re admitting fraudulence, operating under the guise of freely running with baseball’s big-money dogs with the understanding that the potential high reward of big-ticket ballplayers comes […]

Tigers fall to Mariners, 8-1

DETROIT — The Seattle Mariners touched Detroit lefty Robbie Ray (1-3) for two runs in the first inning and it was an uphill climb from there on Sunday in his start for the injured Justin Verlander. By winning two out of three from the Tigers, Seattle left town a half-game ahead of Detroit in the […]