McCann drives in 3 as Braves beat Giants 6-3 Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and an RBI single in his third game this season after coming off the disabled list, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Thursday night to begin a four-game series between NL division leaders. More
Royals snap Braves' 10-game win streak Wade Davis pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Jeff Francoeur had a fourth-inning RBI single and the Kansas City Royals stopped Atlanta's 10-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Wednesday. More
Sources: Verlander gets record $180M deal Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on a new contract that could exceed $202 million, according to sources. Verlander's deal, which would make him the highest-paid pitcher in the game, is for seven years and worth $180 million, sources said. More
The Jeet Sheet: Jeter vs. Tigers - ESPN.com ... at his career against the Detroit Tigers, whom the Yankees open a series against on ... 2006 ALDS against the Tigers. ... 25, 2000 -- Jeter ... 08/26/2014 - 10:20 am | View Link
ALDS 2014: Orioles vs. Tigers Position-by-Position Breakdown, Predictions Few pegged the Orioles as favorites in the AL East entering the season, but they wound up running away with the division, finishing with a 12-game lead over the second-placed New York Yankees ... to an early series lead. Game 2: Detroit Tigers 5, Baltimore ... 10/1/2014 - 1:06 pm | View Link
Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles: ALDS Preview In a division that has been dominated by the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees ... This series will be a fun one to watch. The Orioles have had a magical season, but do they have what it takes to beat an experienced team like the Tigers in October? 10/1/2014 - 12:35 pm | View Link
Five reasons why the Tigers will beat the Orioles in the ALDS (and a few why they won't) They did beat up on the aging Yankees and the sinking Red Sox. There are a few advantages that they have going into this series. 1. Relief. Okay, so the Tigers bullpen has been a dumpster fire all season, and the O’s did find a solid closer in Zach Britton. 10/1/2014 - 1:23 am | View Link
Chris' Tigers-Orioles ALDS Preview Well, the Detroit Tigers did it ... but it shouldn't be the easiest series either. The Orioles lost Manny Machado and Matt Wieters to season-ending injuries and Chris Davis to a suspension. This team should be easy to beat right? Wrong. 09/30/2014 - 4:41 pm | View Link
A few notes on Orioles and Tigers in advance of ALDS Due to their playoff experience and starting pitching, some analysts will no doubt pick the Detroit Tigers to beat the Orioles in the American League Division Series. This no doubt ... They join the 1936-37 Yankees (Lou Gehrig 49 and Joe DiMaggio 46 ... 09/29/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
2002 American League Division Series The 2002 American League Division Series (ALDS), the opening round of the 2002 American League playoffs, began on Tuesday, October 1, and ended on Sunday, October 6 ... 10/1/2014 - 12:16 pm | View Website
The Official Site of The Detroit Tigers | tigers.com: Homepage Not since May have the two opponents in the upcoming ALDS seen each other, and much has changed in that time for both clubs. More 09/30/2014 - 7:48 pm | View Website
2006 AL Division Series Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats; Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS; Jeremy Bonderman: 1: 0: 0: 0: 0: 0: 0: 0 ... 09/30/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Website
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2011 American League Division Series Participants . On September 16, the Detroit Tigers clinched the AL Central title, becoming the first team of the season to qualify for the ALDS. It is the Tigers ... 09/29/2014 - 7:35 pm | View Website
When Mike Trout asked Albert Pujols for advice on his playoff debut, the veteran slugger with two rings told baseball's best young player to keep the same swing that finally got the Los Angeles Angels back into the October spotlight.
The reunion with quarterback Alex Smith is the big story line for the Chiefs’ visit Sunday, but the 49ers will be reconnecting with another former first-round pick they have traded to Kansas City: wide receiver A. J. Jenkins.
In his 20 games with Kansas City, he has 12 catches for 146 yards and no touchdowns.
Baldwin, another disappointing former first-round pick, is a free agent after he had three catches for 28 yards last year.
Safety Antoine Bethea was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week after he had seven tackles, a forced fumble and an interception to lead a suffocating defensive effort in a 26-21 win over the Eagles.
The nine-year veteran also helped keep Philadelphia’s offense scoreless with his knowledge of their high-octane, no-huddle attack.
Defensive tackle Demarcus Dobbs drilled running back LeSean McCoy for a 4-yard loss on a sweep left.
Arizona says infielder Chris Owings will have shoulder surgery.
The Diamondbacks said in a news release Wednesday that the decision was made after Owings received a second opinion and surgery on the posterior labrum will be performed by Dr.