The Tigers and Royals are separated by just 1/2 game in the AL Central, and a huge three-game series is looming.
The Tigers need Verlander to win Game 1 of the Tigers' three-game showdown with the Royals.
David Price was hit hard in a disappointing outing and the Minnesota Twins beat Detroit 8-4 Wednesday night to tighten the AL Central race ahead of the Tigers' big weekend series in Kansas City.
We take you inside the Detroit Tigers locker room to show you what it takes to get the team on the road.
Individual game tickets for Detroit Tigers potential 2014 Wild Card and American League Division Series home games at Comerica Park will go on sale Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 12 p.m.
After Martinez's homer off Glen Perkins, it looked as if the Tigers had another big ninth-inning win as they try to maintain a slim lead over the Royals in the AL Central.
Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers opened a 1 1/2-game AL Central lead by beating the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
The Tigers are looking to protect a slim lead in the AL Central with a sweep of the Indians Sunday.
Alex Avila hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers kept their slim AL Central lead, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Saturday night.
Rookie Kyle Lobstein is in line for his fourth start as the Tigers battle Danny Salazar and the Cleveland Indians Saturday night.
J.D. Martinez homered, tripled and drove in four runs, and David Price pitched into the eighth inning to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.