Will Miguel Cabrera get No. 500 at home? He’ll get another chance today.
David Ortiz’s experience is a reminder that Miguel Cabrera -- currently at 498 -- could reach the famed number at any moment. Cabrera might normally get a day off on Thursday, because it’s a day game after a night game, but that is of course off the table for the moment. Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera watches from the dugout against the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. 200: With Tigers, Aug. 23, 2009 vs. 400: With Tigers, May 16, 2015 vs. Cardinals pitcher Tyler Lyons in St. Louis (video)mlive.com
Harper homers, Phils split with Mets after Nola ties K mark
Bryce Harper blew kisses at a booing crowd to punctuate his home run, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 in eight innings for a doubleheader split after Aaron Nola matched a long-standing major league record with 10 straight strikeouts in the opener.
Yanks star Stanton off to strong start after smashing finish
Trevor Williams went five innings in his fourth start, allowing a run on three hits. Austin Gomber made his fourth start for Colorado, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out four in 4 1/3 innings. Dylan Cease made his second start, allowing three hits and three walks in 3 2/3 scoreless innings. Matthew Boyd made his fourth start, allowing one run on four hits and a walk in four innings, striking out five. Tyler Anderson went five innings in his fourth start for Pittsburgh, giving up one run on two hits.
Amazin' at-bat: Mets' Guillorme draws 22-pitch walk vs Hicks
“I don’t even think I’ve had a 13 pitch at-bat in my career.”Hicks was scheduled to pitch one inning. Carlos Martínez worked four innings in the start for St. Louis, allowing two runs and five hits. Pittsburgh starter Steven Brault allowed three runs on five hits and a walk in three innings. YANKEES 5, BLUE JAYS 1New York starter Deivi García gave up one hit and an unearned run in three innings. Dean Kremer allowed a run on three hits, walked two and struck out four in the start for Baltimore.
AFC champion Chiefs arrive in Tampa day before Super Bowl
TAMPA, Fla. – Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs have touched down at the Super Bowl. The AFC champions arrived in Tampa on Saturday, flying into town a day before they defend their title against the hometown Buccaneers. After spending the week at home, they’ll stay Saturday night at the team hotel — as they usually do for home games. The team had no further comment Saturday after releasing a statement Friday night saying it was in the information-gathering process. Ad“We’re going to be ready to roll come Super Bowl day,” safety Tyrann Mathieu said.
After detour to Japan, ex-Tiger back in the big leagues
Left-handed pitcher Matt Moore, who last pitched in the big leagues with the Detroit Tigers in 2019, has signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. Moore, 31, signed a one-year deal with the Tigers before the 2019 season but made just two starts before suffering a season-ending injury. Moore left his start on April 6, 2019, after three innings when he felt a mild pop in his knee. Moore went to Japan in 2020, where he pitched well for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks, helping his club win the Japan Series. He also pitched for the San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers before signing with Detroit.mlive.com
#HenneThingIsPossible as Chiefs look toward AFC title game
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne celebrates after a run during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. – The 35-year-old journeyman quarterback that made the two plucky plays in the final minutes of regulation that helped get the Kansas City Chiefs into the AFC championship game was fortunate to even be on the team. “It was almost a flip of the coin,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said this week. And three years later, he had the opportunity to reward the Chiefs for their faith in him. Mahomes got the Chiefs fans everywhere tweeting “HenneThingIsPossible.”“I talk to Chad basically every morning, I think.
In voting to impeach, SC's Rice acknowledges political risk
Rice on Wednesday was one of only 10 House Republicans to join Democrats in voting to impeach the president. I have supported him in voting,” Rice said. Rice represents South Carolina’s 7th District, an area including Myrtle Beach that has voted heavily for Trump. “It is a remarkably high hurdle to make that argument, when you have, in Tom Rice, a guy that supported Donald Trump 94% of the time," Whetsell said. “My first reaction was, gosh, Tom Rice is not running again," Moore said, citing Trump's high base of support in Rice's district.
Checking in with ex-Tigers heading to Asia in 2021 (and those already there)
It’s the hot-stove season in Asia, too, and many former Detroit Tigers are cashing in. With only a handful of slots on each team designated for foreign players, clubs in Japan, Korea and Taiwan can afford to be choosy. Carpenter will be among the foreign pitchers replacing ex-Tigers Warwick Saupold and Chad Bell, who pitched for the Hanwha Eagles in Korea in 2019 and 2020. Other former Tigers of note:* Hard-throwing right-handed reliever Reed Garrett (2019) is likely to return to Japan for another season in 2021. Left-handed starter Matt Moore, who pitched briefly for the 2019 Tigers before getting hurt, won a championship during his first year in Japan.mlive.com
Too soon? Georgia draws next class of White House hopefuls
Georgia would like a few moments of presidential campaign time. The state has fast become a stage for the cast of possible Republican presidential candidates after President Donald Trump's defeat. Meanwhile, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley has sent a flurry of fundraising emails coaxing rank-and-file Republicans to bankroll the Georgia runoff campaigns. “Until there is a cure for Trumpism, the 2024 Republican presidential hopefuls will remain as frozen as a COVID vaccine,” Tyler quipped. For Democrats, there’s less future presidential intrigue to blend into the Georgia campaign.
Donor cash surges to Harrison, the Democrat taking on Graham
FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2019 file photo, Democrat Jaime Harrison, who is seeking to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, speaks to Democrats gathered at the Spratt Issues Conference in Greenville, S.C. U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has been outraised for the first time by his Harrison, Democratic challenger, in a record-breaking quarterly period that sets up a multimillion-dollar grudge match leading into the general election. Harrison announced late Wednesday, April 14, 2020, that he took in $7.36 million in the first three months of 2020, a figure his campaign said brought his total, overall fundraising to nearly $15 million. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File)
Donor cash surges to Harrison, the Democrat taking on Graham
It also dwarfs the $10 million figure Harrison previously told The Associated Press he thought necessary to win. Harrison and the groups backing him argue that Graham, a Trump critic turned close ally, is too easily influenced by the president. Trump's popularity in South Carolina is a significant challenge for the groups working against Graham. His group has paid for jarring ads portraying Graham as a “parasite.”“You voted for Lindsey Graham before, but this is really the first race where you get to vote for Lindsey Graham where you know, really, who he is," Schmidt said during a recent meeting with AP reporters. “South Carolina Republicans always show up at game time,” Moore said.
Democrats in conservative S.C. see opportunity for gains
(AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File)COLUMBIA, S.C. There's an unusual feeling emerging among Democrats in South Carolina: energy. But Democrats insist the GOP's grip on this Deep South state is weakening. "People wanted to see Kamala on the ticket, and the Democratic voters in South Carolina got what they preferred.Of course, South Carolina is still a Republican state. 'Matt Moore, a former South Carolina Republican Party chair, said he is skeptical that Democrats will win statewide races this year. But he acknowledged the gains that have helped Democrats in other states in the South could eventually spill into South Carolina.
No hoopla: Virus upends Trump, Biden convention plans
Ill probably do mine live from the White House, Trump said, but he also said it was not locked in. If I use the White House, we save tremendous amounts of money for the government in terms of security, traveling," he said. Biden has been on the convention stage twice as the vice presidential nominee for Barack Obama. Those kinds of effects and approaches could be repeated even without a traditional convention stage in an arena or stadium. Four years later, he walked out to a full outdoor stadium a remarkable scene in the annals of presidential conventions in Denver.
No hoopla: Virus upends Trump, Biden convention plans
Roy Cooper, a Democrat, who wouldnt guarantee the state would lift restrictions on large crowds like the scenes inside a presidential convention arena. Ill probably do mine live from the White House, Trump said, but he also said it was not locked in. Biden has been on the convention stage twice as the vice presidential nominee for Barack Obama. Those kinds of effects and approaches could be repeated even without a traditional convention stage in an arena or stadium. Four years later, he walked out to a full outdoor stadium a remarkable scene in the annals of presidential conventions in Denver.
Chiefs' Mahomes to start against Titans, barring setbacks
KANSAS CITY, MO Patrick Mahomes will start for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, just over two weeks after the quarterback's season was jeopardized by a dislocated kneecap. Mahomes never missed a practice after hurting his knee on a Thursday night against Denver. It turned out there was no structural damage, and it became a waiting game to see when Mahomes would take the field. He practiced on a limited basis the first week before being ruled out against Green Bay. He was limited against last week before being inactive against Minnesota.
Butker's late FGs help Chiefs rally past Vikings, 26-23
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Kris Boyd (38) tackles Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman (17) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. Kirk Cousins threw for 220 yards and three touchdowns for the Vikings (6-3), though he struggled to deal with the Chiefs' blitzes late in the game. "This was a great win, a great team win," Hill said. This is great, especially against a great team like this that has got a great quarterback, great coach, great team, period. Kansas City visits the Titans next Sunday.
Forget Tesla, thieves are targeting powerful cars and pickups
Teslas may be the most talked about cars on the road, but they are not the hottest models with auto thieves. In fact, new data shows the top targets are powerful gas-powered cars and pickup trucks. "None of the models on the most-stolen vehicle list are cheap," said Matt Moore, vice president for the Highway Loss Data Institute, which tracks insurance loss statistics. The manufacturer's suggested retail price for a 2018 Hellcat was $64,295, according to the auto website Edmunds. The average transaction price for many of the most popular pickup trucks is now well over $40,000.cnbc.com
Breaking down just how bad the Detroit Tigers' free agent signings have turned out this season
DETROIT Father's Day brought an end to another long weekend in a summer of long weekends for Detroit Tigers fans. Matt Moore of the Detroit Tigers walks off the mound after retiring the side against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on March 31, 2019, in Toronto, Canada. Tyson Ross of the Detroit Tigers is pulled from a game against the Kansas City Royals during the second inning at Comerica Park on May 4, 2019, in Detroit. Gordon Beckham of the Detroit Tigers bats against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 28, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland. (Will Newton/Getty Images)The best free agent signing for the Tigers this season has turned out to be Gordon Beckham -- let that sink in.