Scherzer fans 11 Angels for 12th victory
The Tigers got behind an 11-strikeout performance from Max Scherzer in a 6-4 win on Thursday night at Angel Stadium in a potential American League postseason preview.
Soria ready to embrace seventh-inning role
Joakim Soria, who was acquired by the Tigers on Wednesday, had filled the closer's role in Texas, but he'll see the majority of his action in the seventh inning in Detroit, and that's fine with the veteran reliever.
Tigers pay the price to get Soria
Tigers president/general manager Dave Dombrowski asked former Texas teammates Ian Kinsler and Joe Nathan for their thoughts on Joakim Soria while he was weighing trade options and got rave reviews on the veteran reliever who was acquired by Detroit on Wednesday.
Tigers not counting on help from Hanrahan
Joel Hanrahan signed with the Tigers in May, less than a year after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and team president/GM Dave Dombrowski said Thursday the club isn't counting on the veteran right-hander to return the big leagues this year.
Are you ready for a battle? It's Hoyer vs. Manziel at Browns camp
There are a few traditions that have grown, organically and probably accidentally, from early training camp practices in this new era of the Cleveland Browns. One is the tradition of the quarterback battle, one that's too often become a battle of attrition rather one that's crowned a winner who's gone to win much of anything.