Even further, the event’s “spiritual” significance has long worn thin. Competitions between East and West or National and American leagues used to be fierce, as each conference had its own identity and relished bragging rights accompanied by a win in an All-Star matchup.
After a dramatic two-game split in Boston, the Detroit Tigers return home for a crucial Game 3 in the first of three consecutive games to be played at Comerica Park. Despite a late-game collapse in which Detroit allowed five Boston runs over the final two innings of Sunday’s Game 2 loss, a combined one-hitter from […]
Through the first three games of the postseason, the Tigers’ offense looked defeated against the AL West champion Oakland Athletics. But, for one game, it all seemed to change. Jhonny Peralta was the answer Tuesday night for Detroit. After singles by Prince Fielder and Victor Martinez to start the fifth inning, Peralta blasted a three-run […]
Anibal Sanchez was the AL’s top pitcher during the regular season with an ERA of 2.57. On Monday, the visiting Oakland A’s didn’t seem to take notice. Oakland hopped on Sanchez for eight hits and six runs in only 4 1/3 innings en route to a crucial 6-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game […]
Jarrod Parker (12-8, 3.97) vs. Anibal Sanchez (14-8, 2.57) After a dramatic split of two pitching duels in Oakland, the ALDS comes to Detroit on Monday, where the hometown Tigers turn to Anibal Sanchez for a pivotal Game 3. Sanchez’ regular season 2.57 ERA was tops in the American League. He’s a leading candidate for […]