Michigan holds first spring game under new coach Jim Harbaugh

With Michigan State in the Final Four and the Detroit Tigers preparing for Opening Day, it doesn't seem as if it's football season in Michigan.Except when the fans have a chance to...

Tigers' Justin Verlander to go on DL for first time in his career

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is headed to the disabled list for the first time in his major league career.The Tigers said Thursday...

Race for spot in Braves' rotation heats up

...gave up just one hit and one walk over the last five innings of the Braves' 4-2 Grapefruit League win over the Detroit Tigers.Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was pleased to see Foltynewicz stay calm and get the next batter after Miguel Cabrera's...

Next start is uncertain for Tigers' Verlander

...morning for the first time since leaving a start with a cramp in his right tricep, but it remained unclear when the Detroit Tigers ace would pitch again.Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Verlander did some light tossing at the team's spring training...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Bates' ?'Me and Conway' ?is worth listen

...commissioner of baseball, Kenesaw Mountain Landis came to Augusta in March of 1922 to visit with Ty Cobb and the Detroit Tigers team who were in Augusta for spring training at Warren Park. It would be his only visit to Georgia as commissioner...

Braves split-squad's drop two games

Atlanta Braves split-squad teams were defeated 3-1 by the New York Mets and 12-6 by the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.

Braves' Wandy Rodriguez struggles in first outing

...more comfortable with myself."Ace right-hander Julio Teheran will start for the Braves today when they visit the Detroit Tigers.Dillon Gee allowed two runs in two innings and Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 4 for 4 and scored a run, leading the New...

Miller solid in outing; Detroit's Martinez happy to be playing

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Braves starter Shelby Miller went five innings with one earned run, four hits, one walk and four strikeouts in Atlanta's 5-3 win over the Detroit Tigers. Victor Martinez returned to the Detroit that's all the slugger cared about.

Major League Baseball adjusts rules in effort to speed up game

...average time of nine-inning games has increased to a record 3 hours, 2 minutes last year, up from 2:33 in 1981.Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander says the change will be tougher on batters than pitchers."I hope it screws up their whole...

Max Scherzer, Jon Lester will be under a microscope after signing huge contracts with new teams

...pitchers that are older and thinks that all of them are going to be years of investment that are at the highest rate," Detroit Tigers president Dave Dombrowski said. "You expect some type of decline and adjustment that takes place."Pitchers and...