Detroit Tigers

Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

The Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers face off in Chicago for game two of their series at US Cellular Field. The Tigers are -150 favorites over the White Sox with an over/under run total set at 8. The Chicago White Sox are hanging on in the AL Central as they are still rebuilding but at the same time they are also contending. Jose Abreu hit a home run, Gordon Beckham had three hits, and Adam Eaton and Conor Gillaspie had two hits each as the White Sox scored six runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher hector Noesi allowed seven hits and four runs while striking gout five over 5.2 innings to get the win and go to 2-4 for the season and Ronald Belisario earned his sixth save. For Tuesday’s game the White Sox start John Danks who got the win in his last start. For the season Read More

Baltimore Orioles vs. Detroit Tigers

The Baltimore Orioles and the Detroit Tigers face off on Tuesday in Baltimore in game two of their series. The Orioles are -120 favorites over the Tigers with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Baltimore Orioles lead the AL East but on Monday they couldn’t must enough offense to defeat the AL Central leading Tigers. Steve Clevenger had three hits and Manny Machado and Adam Jones each added hits as the Orioles scored one run on six hits. Starting pitcher Bud Norris allowed four runs on five hits while striking out seven over 7.2 innings to take the loss and fall to 2-2 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Orioles start Ubaldo Jimenez who has won his last two starts. For the season Jimenez has allowed 43 hits and 21 earned runs while striking out 34 over 40 innings for a 2-4 record and a 4.72 ERA. Read More

Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers

The Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers face off on Friday in Kansas City in game one of their AL Central series between the top two teams in the standings. The Royals are -150 favorites over the Tigers with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The Kansas City Royals are hoping this is the year they break through and make it back to the post season but they know the Central Division title goes through Detroit. The Royals are 8-4 at home this season, 5-5 in their last two games, and two games behind the Tigers in the standings. As a team the Royals are hitting .261 with Eric Hosmer hitting .299, Omar Infante hitting .289, and Alcides Escobar hitting .286. As a team the Kansas City pitching staff has an ERA of 3.20 with the starters at 3.10 and the bullpen at 3.46. For game one against Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Detroit Tigers

The San Diego Padres and he Detroit Tigers face off on Friday at Petco Park in game one of their interleague series. The Padres are -110 favorites over the Tigers with an over/under run total set at 6.5. The San Diego Padres are coming off of a win but they are in fourth place in the NL West. The Padres are 1-2 at home this season and they are three games out in the division race. Yasmani Grandal leads San Diego averaging .368, Everth Cabrera is hitting .333, and Chris Denorfia is averaging .286. The padres pitching staff has an ERA of 3.27 with the starters at 3.49 and the bullpen at 2.89. For game one against the Tigers the Padres start Andrew Cashner who is still looking for his first win of the year. For the season Cashner has allowed nine hits and three earned runs while striking out Read More

Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

The Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers face off in Detroit for game four of the 2013 ALCS with the Red Sox leading the series two games to one. The Tigers are -130 favorites over the Red Sox with an over/under run line of 7. The Boston Red Sox didn’t get a ton of offense on Tuesday but they didn’t need it as strong pitching carried them in game three of the ALCS in Detroit. Mike Napoli hit a home run that accounted for all of the scoring and Jacoby Ellsbury, Jonny Gomes, and Stephen Drew had hits as the Red Sox had four hits in all. John Lackey put forth an outstanding pitching effort allowing four hits and striking out eight over 6.2 innings to get the win and Koji Uehara earned the save. For Wednesday’s game four the Red Sox start Jake Peavy who is 12-5 on Read More

Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers face off on Tuesday in Detroit for game three of their ALCS with the series knotted at a game each. The Tigers are -140 favorites over the Red Sox with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The Boston Red Sox appeared to be headed to game three down two games to zero and but some late inning heroics and they got the come from behind win with the series knotted up at a game each. David Ortiz hit a game tying grand slam home run, Dustin Pedroia had two hits, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia had the game winning RBI as the Red Sox scored six runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Clay Buchholz didn’t have his best stuff allowing eight hits and five runs while striking out six over 5.2 innings to not factor in the decision and Koji Uehara got the Read More

Oakland A’s vs. Detroit Tigers

The Oakland A’s and the Detroit Tigers face off on Monday in Detroit as they play game three of their ALDS series. The Tigers are -160 favorites over the A’s with an over/under run total of 7. The Oakland A’s the two games in Oakland with the Tigers losing their home field advantage but with the series tied at a game each they can seize control with a win in this one. On Saturday Yoenis Cespedes and Seth Smith each had two hits and Josh Donaldson and Josh Reddick added hits as the A’s scored just once on eight hits. Starting pitcher Sonny Gray allowed four hits and struck out nine over eight scoreless innings but it was Grant Balfour who got the win pitching a perfect ninth inning. For Monday’s game the A’s start Jarrod Parker who is 12-8 with a 3.97 ERA for the season and 1-2 with Read More

Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

The Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers face off on Monday in Chicago in an A.L. Central matchup. The Tigers are -145 favorites over the White Sox with an over/under run total set at 7. This has been a bad season for the Chicago White Sox and there isn’t much of a silver lining except that this team will get a lot younger look going forward. The White Sox are 1-9 in their last 10 games, 32-34 at home this season, and they are in last place in the A.L. Central. As a team the White Sox are hitting .250 with Avisail Garcia hitting .320, Alexei Ramirez hitting .284, and Alex Rios hitting .277. For game one against the Tigers the White Sox start Chris Sale who is 10-12 with a 2.97 ERA on the season and 1-1 with a 4.43 ERA in his last three starts. The Detroit Read More

Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics

The Detroit Tigers and the Oakland A’s face off on Monday in Detroit in a game between two teams with their sights set on the post-season. The Tigers are -165 favorites over the A’s with an over/under run total set at 8. The Detroit Tigers are having their way with the AL Central and they also have the best record in the AL. The Tigers are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 41-23 at home this season, and they have a six game lead in the division. As a team, the Tigers are hitting .282 with Miguel Cabrera hitting .360, Jhonny Peralta hitting .305, and Torii Hunter hitting .303. As a team the Tigers pitching staff has an ERA of 3.49 with the starters at 3.41 and the bullpen at 3.68. For game one against the A’s, the Tigers start Anibal Sanchez, who has won his last four decisions. For Read More

Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals face off on Sunday in Detroit as they close out their weekend series. The Tigers are -191 favorites over the Royals with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The Detroit Tigers are running away with the American League Central and they have done it by dominating against the teams in their division. On Saturday Miguel Cabrera had two hits including his 39th home run, Price Fielder had two hits including a home run, and Victor Martinez and Omar Infante each had two hits as the Tigers scored six runs on 12 hits. Starting pitcher Doug Fister allowed 10 hits but just three runs while striking out six over 6.1 innings to get a no decision as Joaquin Benoit got the win to go to 3-0 on the season. For Sunday’s game the Tigers start Max Scerzer who is looking like the Read More