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Tigers go all in with trade for Price

Austin Jackson stood in centerfield, the last person in Comerica Park to know that he had been traded. On Thursday afternoon, the Detroit Tigers took a bold, stunning step, basically pushing all their chips to the center of the table, trying to win the World Series this fall by trading away Jackson, pitcher Drew Smyly […]

Tigers hold off Rockies

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers held off a late rally by the Colorado Rockies Friday night at Comerica Park to escape with a 4-2 victory. After a scoreless first four innings, Detroit finally broke through in the bottom of the fifth after a single by Bryan Holaday and a double by Eugenio Suarez put runners […]

White Sox top Tigers

DETROIT — That was one wild scene in the seventh inning, even before Austin Jackson’s career with the Detroit Tigers came to an end by him being pulled from centerfield in the middle of an at-bat in Thursday’s 7-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Jackson and left-handed pitcher Drew Smyly, who allowed 11 hits […]

Tigers acquire Price from Rays

DETROIT — Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski has again pulled off a stealth blockbuster transaction. In 2007, with no chatter about it beforehand, he acquired Miguel Cabrera from the Florida Marlins. Last fall, with no buzz leading up to it, he sent Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers for Ian Kinsler. Moments before Thursday’s […]