Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports WE DID IT. WE REALLY DID IT. Tonight, the Detroit Tigers were the biggest underdog in Major League Baseball since 2005, per ESPN. In fact, per Anthony Fenech, the Astros closed as -600 favorites against Detroit. They haven’t lost in Houston in nearly one month (their last loss at Minute Maid Park coming on July 23), they had Justin Verlander on … [Read more...] about Tigers 2, Astros 1: THE GREATEST UPSET IN BASEBALL HISTORY
Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Detroit Tigers (37-86) at Houston Astros (81-46) Time/Place: 8:10 p.m., Minute Maid ParkSB Nation site: Crawfish BoxesMedia: Fox Sports Detroit, , fuboTV, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio NetworkPitching Matchup: LHP Daniel Norris (3-10, 4.82 ERA) vs. RHP Justin Verlander (15-4, 2.81 ERA) … [Read more...] about GameThread: Tigers vs. Astros, 8:10 p.m.
Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB photos via Getty Images Mize’s regular season is done after 109 1⁄3 innings, but the work is not. The Detroit Tigers will shut down top prospect Casey Mize for the remainder of the 2019 regular season, according to MLB.com’s Jason Beck. Mize threw 109 1⁄3 innings across two minor league levels this year, most of them far too dominant for his … [Read more...] about Tigers shut down Casey Mize for remainder of 2019 season
Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports Detroit Tigers (37-85) at Houston Astros (80-46) Time/Place: 8:10 p.m., Minute Maid ParkSB Nation site: Crawfish BoxesMedia: Fox Sports Detroit, fuboTV, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio NetworkPitching Matchup: RHP Spencer Turnbull (3-11, 3.55 ERA) vs. RHP Aaron Sanchez (5-14, 5.79 ERA) … [Read more...] about GameThread: Tigers vs. Astros, 8:10 p.m.
Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB photos via Getty Images Kody Clemens gets promoted, Blaine Hardy successfully receives his PRP injection, Matt Manning’s pitches, and more. Every day that passes is one less day left of baseball for fans to enjoy. This impending reality will have a substantial effect on how various major league clubs shuffle their farms systems and prepare for … [Read more...] about Links: Kody Clemens promoted to Double-A Erie
Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports Hey man, I’m just here for the VerHagen. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I’m excited for a game of Tigers baseball. Today, aces will square off on the mound, as the two-headed monster of Daniel Norris and Drew VerHagen will take on the American League Cy Young award favorite and Detroit Tigers legend Justin Verlander. There isn’t a ton to be … [Read more...] about Game 125 Preview: Tigers at Astros
Scores, news, and notes from around the Detroit Tigers’ farm system for Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Toledo Mud Hens, Indianapolis Indians (postponed) The Hens will send Kyle Funkhouser (3-6, 7.50 ERA) to the mound on Wednesday at 5:35pm ET in game one of a doubleheader. The two clubs were rained out on Tuesday night. Erie SeaWolves 1, Richmond Flying Squirrels 1 (suspended) Matt … [Read more...] about Flying Tigers sweep Hammerheads behind a bunt ‘home run’
Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images Turnbull gave up back-to-back home runs to start and it didn’t get better. The Detroit Tigers came close to beating the Houston Astros on Monday, but in game two of the series, the Astros were able to get to Spencer Turnbull early, drive up his pitch count, and knock him out after just three innings. Despite a lead-off home run from Victor … [Read more...] about Astros 6, Tigers 3: Home runs turn the game on Turnbull
Scores, news, and notes from around the Detroit Tigers’ farm system for Monday, August 19, 2019. Toledo Mud Hens 12, Indianapolis Indians 4 (box) The Hens bats were hot from the start, and they won easily with another strong outing from Tim Adleman. Indianapolis took an early lead with a solo shot in the top of the first inning, but the Hens roared right back, scoring five in … [Read more...] about Anthony Castro impressive again in a SeaWolves’ loss
Tigers DH Miguel Cabrera delivers a sign from the dugout. | Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports A closer game never felt so far away. A pair of Tigers home runs after some ejection drama made for a close game, but the Houston Astros rode 14 strikeouts to edge out a win in Texas, 5-4. Newly re-acquired Detroit starter Edwin Jackson came in sporting a 2.38 ERA with the Tigers in 11 … [Read more...] about Tigers 4, Astros 5: Cabrera, Gardenhire ejections spark almost-rally, near-non-loss