The playoff races took a twist when Detroit shortstop Jhonny Peralta and Texas outfielder Nelson Cruz were suspended 50 games by the MLB in the Biogenesis drug case.
Justin Verlander held Texas hitless until the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers backed their ace with three home runs in a 5-0 victory over the Rangers on Sunday.
Max Scherzer’s unbeaten run ended Saturday night when the Texas Rangers tagged the Detroit All-Star with his first loss of the season, defeating the Tigers 7-1.
David Murphy put Texas ahead with a three-run home run, and the Rangers spoiled a three-homer game from Miguel Cabrera with an 11-8 victory against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night.
Miguel Cabrera went 3 for 4 with a go-ahead double in the sixth inning to back Rick Porcello and lift the Detroit Tigers over the Texas Rangers 2-1 Friday night in a matchup of division leaders.
Less than 24 hours after he left Yu Darvish in the game to pitch 130 pitches, the Rangers manager Ron Washington joined 105.3 The Fan’s Ben & Skin to recap the game and give us some insight into his process.
Geovany Soto knocked out the Detroit ace with a three-run homer that capped a seven-run inning as the Rangers earned a 10-4 victory against the Tigers on Thursday night.
The hard-throwing right-handers from Detroit and Texas will meet Thursday night in a billing that really hasn’t been matched in Arlington since Nolan Ryan and Roger Clemens faced off at old Arlington Stadium in 1989
The 22-year-old right-hander dominated three levels of the minors last year, earning Detroit’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year Award.
The Texas Rangers asked about Detroit Tigers right-handed pitcher Rick Porcello on Monday, according to ESPNNewYork.com’s Adam Rubin.
Josh Hamilton, as you may have heard, is now with the Angels. Former Angels player Torii Hunter, as you may have heard, is now with the Tigers.
Giants catcher Buster Posey and Tigers infielder Miguel Cabrera were named the Most Valuable Players for the National League and American League on Thursday.