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Haase, Tigers win 7th straight, finish sweep of Rangers

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to a season-best seven games by topping the slumping Texas Rangers 7-5 on Thursday. Zack Short and Victor Reyes also homered for the Tigers, who completed a four-game sweep.

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Haase, Tigers win 7th straight, finish sweep of Rangers

Robbie Grossman powers Tigers past Twins in Game 1

Robbie Grossman belted a solo homer to lead off the first inning to send the host Detroit Tigers to a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Twins in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. The switch-hitting Grossman hit right-handed and blasted a home run into the bullpen in left-center field.

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Robbie Grossman powers Tigers past Twins in Game 1

Grossman homers as Tigers blank Twins 1-0

DETROIT (AP) - Robbie Grossman hit a leadoff homer and four Detroit pitchers combined on a two-hitter, leading the Tigers to a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the opener of a split doubleheader on Saturday. José Ureña started for the Tigers and pitched three innings of two-hit ball before departing due right groin tightness.

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Grossman homers as Tigers blank Twins 1-0

Twins score 9 unanswered runs as Tigers lose 3rd straight

The Minnesota Twins fought back from a four-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 9-4 on Saturday afternoon at Target Field in Minneapolis. The Twins (38-50) can complete a four-game sweep of the Tigers (40-50) in Sunday’s series finale. After the Tigers’ built a 4-0 lead, the Twins scored two in the sixth, three in the seventh and four in the eighth.

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Twins score 9 unanswered runs as Tigers lose 3rd straight

Twins rally for third straight win over Tigers, 9-4

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jorge Polanco hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 9-4 Saturday. Alex Kirilloff also homered for Minnesota to put the Twins on the board in the sixth. Luis Arraez drove in two insurance runs with an eighth-inning single.

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Twins rally for third straight win over Tigers, 9-4

Tigers option Matt Manning to Toledo following start, bring back veteran lefty

The Detroit Tigers optioned rookie right-hander Matt Manning to Triple-A Toledo following his start on Friday. Manning is likely to be brought back up after the All-Star break, and Hinch said he could start in the series against Texas on July 19-22. The move will create space for the Tigers to activate veteran lefty Derek Holland from the 10-day injured list on Saturday.

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Tigers option Matt Manning to Toledo following start, bring back veteran lefty

Tigers overcome Gallo’s 2 homers to top Rangers 5-3

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had a go-ahead RBI infield single as a pinch-hitter for Detroit right after previously unbeaten All-Star pitcher Kyle Gibson left with the bases loaded, and the Tigers went on to beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Wednesday. Kyle Funkhouser (3-0) worked two scoreless innings after starter Casey Mize, the former No.

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Tigers overcome Gallo’s 2 homers to top Rangers 5-3

Castro, Schoop drive in 3 each, Tigers beat Indians 9-4

CLEVELAND (AP) - Harold Castro and Jonathan Schoop each drove in three runs, powering the Detroit Tigers past the Cleveland Indians 9-4 in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday night. Castro's two-out single off Bryan Shaw (2-3) in the fifth inning scored Nomar Mazara and broke a 4-4 tie.

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Castro, Schoop drive in 3 each, Tigers beat Indians 9-4

Astros hit 2 homers off Michael Fulmer to beat Tigers, 3-2

DETROIT — Michael Fulmer gave up two home runs in the sixth inning as the Houston Astros came back to beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday night at Comerica Park. The Tigers (33-44) and Astros (48-29) split the doubleheader.

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Astros hit 2 homers off Michael Fulmer to beat Tigers, 3-2

Schoop, Rogers drive in 3 apiece, Tigers beat Cardinals 8-2

DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Schoop and Jake Rogers each drove in three runs, leading the Detroit Tigers to an 8-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Schoop homered and Rogers hit a two-run double in Detroit’s six-run fourth inning. Tigers starter Tarik Skubal allowed two runs on four hits and four walks in 4 2/3 innings.

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Schoop, Rogers drive in 3 apiece, Tigers beat Cardinals 8-2

A.J. Hinch says umps overreacted in forcing Casey Mize to switch gloves

Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch said Wednesday that he was seeking clarification from Major League Baseball on a surprisingly narrow issue: What colors are acceptable for baseball gloves? Tigers starting pitcher Casey Mize was forced to change gloves on Tuesday night after home plate umpire John Tumpane rules that Mize’s glove — described as charcoal or dark gray — was too light.

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A.J. Hinch says umps overreacted in forcing Casey Mize to switch gloves

In Kyle Funkhouser, Detroit Tigers may have found pitching asset from an unlikely source

"Really good job, man," said Cabrera, a likely future Hall of Famer and the veteran leader of a youth movement within the organization. "Way to attack. You've been good for us. Keep up the good work." Funkhouser delivered 2⅔ scoreless innings, allowing one hit and one walk.

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In Kyle Funkhouser, Detroit Tigers may have found pitching asset from an unlikely source

Funkhouser expected to start as Detroit hosts Chicago

Chicago White Sox (40-24, first in the AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (26-38, fourth in the AL Central) Detroit; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Carlos Rodon (5-2, 1.96 ERA, .87 WHIP, 88 strikeouts) Tigers: Kyle Funkhouser (0-0, 2.70 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 14 strikeouts)

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Funkhouser expected to start as Detroit hosts Chicago

A.J. Hinch glad 3-ball walk didn’t come back to bite Tigers: ‘I wouldn’t have slept last night’

And the Detroit Tigers manager wasn’t thrilled by the slip-up. “That’s obviously our fault on the bench,” Hinch said. “It’s embarrassing.” Tigers reliever Kyle Funkhouser was facing Urshela with one out in the sixth inning of a 1-1 game.

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A.J. Hinch glad 3-ball walk didn’t come back to bite Tigers: ‘I wouldn’t have slept last night’

Yes, Gio Urshela really did draw a walk on 3 balls Friday night vs. Tigers

DETROIT — Sure, social media has its flaws, but there were about a dozen Twitter users who quickly realized what no one at Comerica Park seemed to notice on Friday night: New York Yankees third baseman Gio Urshela walked on only three balls in the sixth inning.

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Yes, Gio Urshela really did draw a walk on 3 balls Friday night vs. Tigers

Tigers place Derek Holland on IL, call up pitcher from taxi squad

The Detroit Tigers placed left-handed pitcher Derek Holland on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder strain prior to Thursday afternoon’s series finale at Boston against the Red Sox.To take his spot, the club recalled right-hander Kyle Funkhouser, who was traveling with the team as a member of the taxi squad.

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Tigers place Derek Holland on IL, call up pitcher from taxi squad