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Morning Sports for Wednesday, May 14th

Morning Sports for Wednesday, May 14th: MLB: Tigers Miguel Cabrera’s three-run, two-out homer in the ninth inning lifted the Tigers to a 4-1 victory over the Orioles Tuesday night. The blast was possible only because a video replay showed that Rajai Davis had safely stolen second base… after having initially …

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Morning Sports for Tuesday, May 13th

Morning Sports for Tuesday, May 13th: MLB: Norris Plunks Hunter; Tigers Plunk Orioles Rick Porcello earned his sixth win of the season, as the Tigers beat the Orioles 4-1 Monday night. Porcello scattered five hits over six innings. His only real challenge came in the second… when he gave up …

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Morning Sports for Monday, May 12th

Morning Sports for Monday, May 12th: MLB: Tigers Falter Late, Fall to Twins Robbie Ray pitched six shutout innings in his second major-league start… but the Tigers wound up losing 4-3 to the Twins on Sunday. Detroit led 3-0 when Ray left the game… but Minnesota scored once in the …

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Morning Sports for Sunday, May 11th

Morning Sports for Sunday, May 11th: MLB: Tigers Blast Twins The Tigers erupted for six runs in the second inning… and cruised to a 9-3 victory over the Twins Saturday afternoon. Miguel Cabrera powered the big inning with a three-run homer. Victor Martinez added another three-run blast in the seventh …

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Morning Sports for Saturday, May 10th

Morning Sports for Saturday, May 10th: MLB: Tigers Lose Second Straight Phil Hughes shut down the Tigers over seven strong innings, as the Twins beat Detroit Friday night 2-1. Tigers’ starter Justin Verlander matched Hughes pitch for pitch until Minnesota broke through for two runs in the seventh. Detroit’s only …

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Morning Sports for Friday, May 9th

Morning Sports for Friday, May 9th: MLB: Tigers’ Win Streak Ends The Tigers’ eight-game win streak ended yesterday, with a 6-2 loss to the Astros. Detroit got off to a promising start when Nick Castellanos doubled home Austin Jackson in the second inning, and Victor Martinez hit his seventh home …

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Morning Sports for Thursday, May 8th

Morning Sports for Thursday, May 8th: MLB: Tigers Win Eighth Straight Rick Porcello earned his fifth win of the season, as the Tigers edged the Astros 3-2 last night. Porcello gave up a run in the third. He left the game after allowing another in the seventh. Joba Chamberlain came …

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Morning Sports for Wednesday, May 7th

Morning Sports for Wednesday, May 7th: MLB: Ray Wins Debut, as Tigers Pound Astros Robbie Ray worked out of a first inning jam… then cruised into the sixth inning, as the Tigers beat the Astros 11-4. In his first major-league start, Ray gave up five hits, and struck out five. …

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Morning Sports for Tuesday, May 6th

Morning Sports for Tuesday, May 6th: MLB: Tigers Blank Astros The “new look” Tigers struck again last night… and edged the Astros 2-0. The Tigers manufactured the winning run in the seventh inning. Andrew Romine’s first sacrifice bunt of the season moved Nick Castellanos to third base. Rajai Davis singled …

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Morning Sports for Monday, May 5th

Morning Sports for Monday, May 5th: MLB: Tigers Sweep Royals Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning yesterday, as the Tigers completed a sweep of their series against the Royals with a 9-4 victory. Billy Butler’s single broke up no-hit bid… and K-C spoiled the shutout with three …

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