Miguel Cabrera drives in 4 as Tigers top Royals, 5-1
DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera had two hits and drove in four runs to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night at Comerica Park. Jeimer Candelario followed with a louder, 382-foot double to the left-center field gap to score Cabrera. pic.twitter.com/E5JKYuVjDO — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) September 25, 2021“I felt like Jordan out there,” Baddoo said with a laugh. Tigers outfielder Victor Reyes left the game in the sixth inning with right groin tightness. BOX SCOREUp next: The Tigers wrap up their three-game series with the Royals on Sunday at 12:10 p.m. Tigers right-hander Wily Peralta (4-3, 3.04 ERA) will face Royals lefty Kris Bubic (5-6, 4.80).mlive.com
Jays beat Yanks for 8th straight, 1/2 game back in wild card
Bo Bichette thumped a leadoff homer in the first inning and singled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 42nd homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays held off the skidding New York Yankees 6-4 for their eighth straight win.
Tigers catcher Jake Rogers undergoes Tommy John surgery
Detroit Tigers catcher Jake Rogers has undergone Tommy John surgery and will miss all or nearly all of the 2022 season, manager A.J. With Rogers out, Eric Haase has served as the Tigers’ primary catcher. Looking ahead to 2022, the absence of Rogers could prompt the Tigers to seek another catcher on the trade or free-agent market. Although it’s unusual for catchers to undergo Tommy John surgery, it isn’t unprecedented. “I can’t comment on his surgery and I have no idea how it went, but he went through Tommy John and came back and is having a historical season,” Hinch said.mlive.com
Tigers squander 6-run lead, fall to Royals 9-8
The Detroit Tigers got a big three-run home run. The Tigers squandered a six-run lead, falling to the Royals 9-8 Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals scored five more to take the lead in a seventh inning that included a three-run homer by Carlos Santana. Candy - and we can’t stress this part enough - CRUSH pic.twitter.com/Wxvmvf2rt5 — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) July 25, 2021The Tigers rallied in the ninth inning when pinch-hitter Eric Haase doubled and Akil Baddoo followed with his ninth home run of the season. pic.twitter.com/DCV6b0MRQE — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) July 25, 2021Cabrera had two sacrifice flies on Saturday, giving him 1,770 RBIs in his career, passing David Ortiz for 20th place in MLB history.mlive.com
Pérez joins Ohtani, Mancini, Alonso, Story in Home Run Derby
Kansas City catcher Salvador Pérez will join Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels, Trey Mancini of the Baltimore Orioles, Pete Alonso of the New York Mets and Trevor Story of the Colorado Rockies in the All-Star Home Run Derby at Denver’s Coors Field on July 12.
Royals make official Dozier deal for $25 million, four years
– The Royals made official their $25 million, four-year contract with third baseman Hunter Dozier on Monday, ensuring that another member of their young foundation is under club control for the foreseeable future. And we want that to happen in Kansas City.”AdDozier's deal replaces a $2.72 million, one-year contract he agreed to on Dec. 2. He gets a $1 million signing bonus and will earn $2.25 million this year, $4.5 million in 2022, $7.25 million in 2023 and $9 million in 2024. The Royals have a $10 million option for 2025 with a $1 million buyout. Ad“Hunter is willing to do whatever is necessary to help the team win,” Moore added.
Freeman among trio of Braves on All-MLB first team
Freeman easily won the NL MVP award Thursday, Nov. 12, topping off a trying year that saw him become so ill with COVID-19 he prayed please dont take me. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)NEW YORK – National League MVP Freddie Freeman was one of three Atlanta Braves selected to the All-MLB first team on Wednesday night. San Diego had two players on the top team: shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. and third baseman Manny Machado. AL MVP José Abreu of the Chicago White Sox was the first baseman on the second team, which also included Philadelphia catcher J.T. Realmuto, Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe, Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager and Indians third baseman José Ramírez.
Tigers Fall To The Royals 8-7
Salvador Perez hit a three-run home run, Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-7 on Thursday night. Franco’s eighth homer of the season put the Royals ahead in a game between two teams eliminated from postseason play. “They took advantage of it with the big three-run homer. Royals starter Kris Bubic allowed four runs, eight hits, and three walks over 4 2/3 innings, striking out five. ROYAL RETIREMENTBefore the game, Royals OF Alex Gordon announced his retirement following this season.detroit.cbslocal.com
Singer shuts down Tigers in Kansas City’s 4-0 win
DETROIT – Brady Singer was stellar for a second straight start, allowing two hits in six innings, and the Kansas City Royals blanked the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Wednesday night. The rookie right-hander struck out the first five Detroit hitters and retired the first 10. Detroit stranded two runners against him in the fourth, and that's as close as the Tigers came to scoring. TRAINER’S ROOMRoyals: Kansas City put RHP Matt Harvey (right lat strain) on the 10-day IL. Detroit rookie Casey Mize (0-1) takes the mound Thursday night when the Tigers open a series with Cleveland.
After beating cancer, KC's Hill won't let COVID-19 stop him
Not long ago, Royals pitcher Tim Hill was wrapping up eight brutal months of chemotherapy to treat colon cancer. The biopsy came back positive for colon cancer, the same disease that claimed his father when Hill was just 17 years old. With the support of the Royals, Hill began to build back his strength. Those factors left Hill wondering whether he should step on the field when baseball resumed or stick to the sideline, knowing they increased the risk of complications should he contract COVID-19. Some of it seems over-the-top when you first look at it, but when you start seeing people test positive, you see maybe it's necessary.
Yankees closer Chapman has COVID-19, mild symptoms
NEW YORK Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has tested positive for the coronavirus and is experiencing mild symptoms. Chapman threw a bullpen session Tuesday, and Boone wouldn't comment on whether the left-hander had been at Yankee Stadium since. We adhere to all the contact tracing things. The list now includes the 32-year-old Chapman, a six-time All-Star with 273 career saves, including 37 last season when he had a 2.21 ERA. Britton has been an elite closer in this game for a long time," Boone said.