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J.D. Martinez homer lifts Tigers to win over Astros

DETROIT (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and Alfredo Simon pitched seven strong innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 6-2 Friday night. 443 more words

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J.D. Martinez Homer Lifts Tigers To 6-2 Win Over Astros

DETROIT (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and Alfredo Simon pitched seven strong innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 6-2 Friday night. 455 more words

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Fred Lynn had a game tomorrow

At this very moment, I’m not watching baseball. The Red Sox are hosting the Angels at Fenway Park and apparently Mike Napoli has already hit a home run, but I don’t think watching a game is in the cards for tonight. 817 more words

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Video: J.D. Martinez hits three-run homer in 6-2 win over Astros

DETROIT — Alfredo Simon doesn’t overpower opposing hitters, as much as he confuses them.

Using an assortment of pitches that included a curveball that didn’t even register on the Comerica Park radar gun, Simon allowed two unearned runs in seven innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Friday night. 672 more words

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David Price Shows Off New Cleats From Calvin Johnson [PHOTO]

By Dan Jenkins
@DanTJenkins

It’s always nice to see Detroit athletes from different sports getting along.

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was nice enough to give Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price a pair of cleats, even though they may a size or two too big. 58 more words

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Verlander Will Throw Simulated Game Tuesday

By Ashley Dunkak
@AshleyDunkak

DETROIT – After throwing an up-and-down bullpen Thursday, Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander has been scheduled to pitch a simulated game Tuesday, manager Brad Ausmus said. 382 more words

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#32 - Kirk Gibson, RF

Kirk Gibson provided one of the more iconic moments of the 1984 season when he homered off of Goose Gossage in Game 5 of the World Series, putting the Detroit Tigers well on their way to finishing off the San Diego Padres. 114 more words

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