The Tigers shelled Indians ace Corey Kluber in the first game of a four-game slate at Progressive Field, so for Game 2 on Tuesday, the Indians will send their ace-of-the-moment, Carlos Carrasco, to the hill.
Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez each homered off Corey Kluber in the first three innings on Monday, paving the way for Detroit's 12-1 victory in Cleveland.
The Tigers continue to be very cautious with right-hander Anibal Sanchez, who has been on the disabled list since Aug. 9 with a major strain of his right pectoralis.
Steven Moya's first day in the big leagues got off to a great start when he arrived in the Tigers' clubhouse on Monday.
Miguel Cabrera returned to the Tigers' lineup on Monday afternoon, serving as their designated hitter against the Cleveland Indians. He hit a two-run homer in the first inning of Detroit's 12-1 win, and added a solo shot in the eighth.
Power-hitting right fielder Steven Moya and pitcher Kyle Lobstein are among seven young prospects the Tigers will add to the roster for the final month of the season.
The Tigers committed three errors in the first two innings, and four total, in Sunday's finale against the White Sox and went down to a 6-2 defeat at U.S. Cellular Field. Starter Rick Porcello gave up six runs, but just three were earned, over 6 2/3 innings.
The White Sox posted a second run in the first inning Sunday against the Tigers after successfully challenging the third out on a force play at second base.
Joakim Soria appears to be getting close to throwing off a mound in his effort to rehab from the left oblique strain that landed him on the disabled list three weeks ago.
After Miguel Cabrera left Saturday night's game a sore right ankle, the Tigers slugger was out of the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the White Sox.
Left-hander Kyle Ryan tossed six shutout inning in his Major League debut and recorded his first win as the Tigers earned a split of Saturday's doubleheader with an 8-4 victory over the White Sox. Ian Kinsler had a pair of hits and three RBIs.
The Tigers lost a replay challenge Saturday night when manager Brad Ausmus tried to appeal an out call on Andrew Romine's ground ball leading off the sixth inning.
Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera left the nightcap of Saturday's day-night doubleheader against the White Sox after trying to beat out a ground ball in the fourth inning.
Max Scherzer allowed six runs (five earned) over 6 2/3 innings on Saturday, as the Tigers lost Game 1 of their doubleheader with the White Sox, 6-3, at U.S. Cellular Field.
For the second time in 24 hours, the Tigers had to cut a reliever who seemed to be in line for a September callup. This time, it was right-hander Justin Miller, who was designated for assignment on Saturday morning to make room for Kyle Ryan on the 40-man roster.
Justin Verlander escaped a bases-loaded jam in his opening inning on Friday night with a 96-mph fastball past Tyler Flowers for a called third strike, which was a big deal for a pitcher whose velocity has been scrutinized all season.
The Tigers capitalized on some sloppy play by the White Sox in a five-run fourth inning and cruised to a 7-1 victory behind Justin Verlander on Friday night in Chicago. Verlander allowed one run on nine hits, striking out eight, over seven innings as Detroit closed the gap on first-place Kansas City to a half-game.
Jose Ortega looked like an upside reliever in the Tigers system not that long ago, a hard-throwing, high-strikeout reliever who had flashes of nasty stuff. His Major League stints, however, have been less impressive. Ortega was designated for assignment on Friday.
Kyle Ryan grew up near the Tigers' Spring Training complex in Florida, and his family has ties to Michigan, so he'll make his Major League debut Saturday night in Chicago in front of a large group of family and friends.
Evan Reed said Friday he was able to concentrate solely on baseball once his legal situation reached a resolution last week. Now, he's hoping to make the best of another chance to find a role in Detroit's bullpen.
With uncertainty surrounding Anibal Sanchez's return from a strained right pectoral muscle, the Tigers were in serious need of another starter to give them a fighting chance at success in that rotation spot. Kyle Lobstein filled that role splendidly on Thursday.
The Tigers' need for an extra reliever this weekend for four games in three days against the White Sox meant a return to the Major Leagues for Evan Reed.
Kyle Lobstein went six strong innings in his big league starting debut and Alex Avila crushed a walk-off hit in the ninth as the Tigers downed the Yankees, 3-2, on Thursday at Comerica Park.
Tigers officials spent nearly an hour Thursday morning in discussions in the coaches' conference room at Comerica Park about a spot starter for Saturday. They ended up deciding on a guy who wasn't even in big league camp in the spring.
Joakim Soria continues to stretch out his throwing program in his rehab from a left oblique strain, but the Tigers have no timetable on his return.
The Tigers could get some long relief help for the stretch run if Luke Putkonen continues to progress.
David Price had to figure his run of historic bad luck had reached its pinnacle last week, when he became the first pitcher in the last century to throw a one-hitter with neither an earned run nor a walk and still lose. Then came the third inning Wednesday night in an eventual 8-4 Tigers loss to the Yankees at Comerica Park.
On Wednesday, Dr. James Andrews confirmed the initial diagnosis of Anibal Sanchez's right pectoral strain, according to Tigers manager Brad Ausmus.
In the seventh inning Tuesday, second baseman Ian Kinsler made perhaps the most impressive play of the Tigers' 5-2 win. Ichiro Suzuki had what looked to be a sure base hit, but Kinsler took it away from him after a diving stop and a throw from his knees.
Any chance the Tigers had of pulling off a trade for Astros closer Chad Qualls officially expired Wednesday afternoon, when the 48-hour window for the two teams to work out a deal passed.