The Early Lead: Detroit Tigers


Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Jim Leyland steps down as Detroit Tigers’ manager (updated)

Skipper reportedly told team of his decision after ALCS loss to Boston.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:14 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Jim Leyland

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Red Sox vs. Tigers: Anibal Sanchez, Detroit’s should-be superstar

Anibal Sanchez may often be relegated to the background, but he performs like one of the game’s best.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:52 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alcs, alcs game 5, anibal sanchez, baseball playoffs, Detroit Tigers

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Torii Hunter to Boston cop: “Help me. Then cheer, fool.”

Detroit Tigers outfielder was only kidding about his role in iconic ALCS photo. Really.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:46 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Torii Hunter

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 10/14/2013

NFL Roundup: Tom Brady leads Patriots in comeback victory over the Saints

In Week 6 of the NFL season, Brady led his team to a last-minute victory, Adrian Peterson played just days after the death of his son and the Cowboys suffered some major injuries.

By Kelyn Soong  |  04:03 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Boston Red Sox, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Tigers, injuries, joseph patterson, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 10/14/2013

David Ortiz still clutch, still going 10 years later

Ten years after the Red Sox snapped their World Series drought, David Ortiz is the last remaining link and still going strong.

By Adam Kilgore  |  10:56 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alcs, baseball playoffs, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz, Detroit Tigers

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Boston Red Sox beat Tampa Bay Rays, advance to ALCS

Just a year after the Red Sox finished last in the AL East, the team eliminated Tampa Bay in four games to advance to the ALCS.

By Kelyn Soong  |  12:08 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  american league championship series, American League Division Series, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, MLB, oakland a's, shane victorino, Tampa Bay Rays

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Jim Leyland moonwalks after Tigers clinch division (video)

Manager breaks out his dance, and a victory cigar, after emotional victory.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:05 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Jim Leyland

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Tigers OF Delmon Young pleads guilty to harassment

Seven months after he allegedly attacked a group of men while yelling anti-Semetic slurs, the soon-to-be free agent outfielder was ordered to enroll in tolerance training.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Tigers, MLB

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 10/31/2012

MLB looks to protect pitchers from line drives, prompting a debate

After Brandon McCarthy, Doug Fister and Bartolo Colon were struck by line drives, the debate begins anew about protecting pitchers.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:40 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Tigers, MLB, Washington Nationals

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Giants fans fill streets to celebrate World Series win. Also, they burn stuff.

San Francisco Giants fans let loose with a fiery street party after their team's run to victory in the World Series.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:58 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Tigers, MLB, San Francisco Giants, World Series

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Tigers pitcher Doug Fister gets hit in the head and stays in the game

Detroit's starting pitcher took a line drive off the skull but miraculously avoided injury.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:24 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Tigers, MLB

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout: Will Triple Crown seal AL MVP race?

Miguel Cabrera snapped a 45-year drought between Triple Crowns, but that may not be enough to beat Mike Trout for the AL MVP.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:37 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Tigers, MLB

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Will Tigers sit Miguel Cabrera with Triple Crown in sight?

Detroit's all-star third baseman is one game away from winning major league baseball's first Triple Crown in 45 years.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:45 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Tigers, MLB