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Better Know Your Organization: Drew Storen Takes the Nationals/Expos Quiz

Aug 21 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The Nationals have plenty of tests to pass as they aim to return to the postseason.    So here's a tip: If they can follow ace student Drew Storen with the No. 2 pencil, consider them October favorites. Storen, you see, is the latest graduate from my summer-long seminar, Better Know Your Organization. Torii Hunter took the Tigers' Test in April. I popped a Cubs Quiz to Anthony Rizzo in May. ...
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Martinez walked in 11th inning, Tigers beat Rays

Aug 19 2014 11:01pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Detroit Tigers found a way to win a wild, long game against Tampa Bay. Victor Martinez drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk during a three-run 11th inning and the Tigers beat the Rays 8-6 on Tuesday night. Ian Kinsler opened the 11th with a triple off Grant Balfour (1-5), a flare to right that got past a diving Kevin Kiermaier. Torii Hunter walked and Miguel Cabrera was intentionally walked before Martinez got his free pass. "We did what we ha ...
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Martinez walked in 11th inning, Tigers beat Rays

Aug 19 2014 11:01pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Detroit Tigers found a way to win a wild, long game against Tampa Bay. Victor Martinez drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk during a three-run 11th inning and the Tigers beat the Rays 8-6 on Tuesday night. Ian Kinsler opened the 11th with a triple off Grant Balfour (1-5), a flare to right that got past a diving Kevin Kiermaier. Torii Hunter walked and Miguel Cabrera was intentionally walked before Martinez got ...
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Martinez walked in 11th inning, Tigers beat Rays

Aug 19 2014 11:01pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Detroit Tigers found a way to win a wild, long game against Tampa Bay. Victor Martinez drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk during a three-run 11th inning and the Tigers beat the Rays 8-6 on Tuesday night. Ian Kinsler opened the 11th with a triple off Grant Balfour (1-5), a flare to right that got past a diving Kevin Kiermaier. Torii Hunter walked and Miguel Cabrera was in ...
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Boston's Bullpen Cop Gets Honored with Bobblehead at Fenway Park

Aug 19 2014 11:17am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Boston police officer Steve Horgan became an icon during last year's MLB postseason, and now, the Red Sox have immortalized him with a bobblehead. Last October, bullpen cop Horgan threw his arms in the air when David Ortiz tied Game 2 of the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers with an eighth-inning grand slam. The Red Sox won the game 6-5 and eventually won the series in six games before going on t ...
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WATCH: Famous Red Sox bullpen cop gets own bobblehead

Aug 18 2014 10:58pm CDT | Source: Yardbarker: MLB

We all remember the iconic scene from Game 2 of the 2013 American League Championship Series.  5-1 Tigers, bases loaded, and Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz lifts the ball to DEEP right field.  Detroit Tigers OF Torii Hunter seems to have a bead on the ball, then slams into the short wall in front of the Red Sox bullpen and crashes over.  It’s gone, tie game 5-5 (and the Tigers never recovered).  And there is Boston Police Officer Steve Horgan raising his arm in triumph. ...
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Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating Top 150 Big Board with 1 Month to Go

Aug 17 2014 9:36am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

With the 2014 baseball season nearing the end, the fantasy version of the sport still needs all kinds of attention, lest we fickle fantasy team owners get frustrated and cranky. And that just isn't good for anyone. With that in mind, it's time for an update of the Big Board, which focuses on evaluating players' values over the rest of the season. Below is a ranking of the top 150 players from now until the end of September. With opinions ...
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Max Scherzer's 14-K Outing Shows How Irreplaceable He Is to Tigers

Aug 14 2014 5:16pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

On Thursday afternoon, Max Scherzer came to the Detroit Tigers' rescue. In arguably his best start of what has been yet another fantastic season, Scherzer fired eight scoreless innings with a season-high 14 strikeouts over a season-high 121 pitches to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-2. In doing so, Scherzer, a free agent at season's end, showed the Tigers just how much they need him—both now and in ...
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Scherzer fans 14 in Tigers’ win over Pirates

Aug 14 2014 3:29pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

DETROIT — Max Scherzer struck out 14 batters in eight shutout innings, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. Scherzer (14-4) took another step toward a second straight American League Cy Young Award, holding Pittsburgh to three hits and two walks. Since June 22, Scherzer is 6-1 in 10 starts with a 1.78 ERA and 85 strikeouts as opposed to only 52 hits. Scherzer’s performance and a homer from J.D. Martinez gave the Tigers a much-needed sweep of the s ...
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