The Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox have never previously met in the playoffs. Both teams are led by super sluggers in Miguel Cabrera and David Ortiz.
Max Scherzer escaped a major jam in relief and the Detroit Tigers rallied past the Oakland Athletics 8-6 on Tuesday to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.
The Mets complete the homestand with a four-game series against the Phillies before heading to Washington this weekend. The Mets have gone 5 and 7 against both of these division rivals so far in 2013.
Miguel Cabrera hit a mammoth homer and the Detroit Tigers polished off a three-game sweep of the New York Mets with an 11-3 victory Sunday.
Scherzer joined Rube Marquard in 1912 and Roger Clemens in 2001 as the only pitchers to win 19 of their first 20 decisions in a season.
The Mets host the NL East-leading Braves and the AL Central-leading Tigers this week. The Mets are 6 and 7 so far this season against Atlanta, going 3 and 4 in the games played at Citi Field.
Former Yankee Chad Curtis faces up to 15 years in prison after a jury in West Michigan found him guilty Friday on charges that he inappropriately touched three teenage girls.
Out of everyday players, Gardner has been the Yankees’ MVP in an unusual season.
“It’s not like you forget how to pitch in a week,” manager Joe Girardi said after Sunday’s 5-4 walk-off win against the Detroit Tigers. “He just had a bad week.”
Brett Gardner was the hero on Sunday as he blasted a walk-off homer as the Yankees topped the Tigers.
A-Rod connected on Justin Verlander’s second pitch of the second inning Sunday for his 648th career homer.
Miguel Cabrera homered and had three hits, Torii Hunter drove in four runs, leading the Tigers to a 9-3 victory over the Yankees on Saturday.
Alex Rodriguez drew loud boos in his return home and the Yankees overcame Miguel Cabrera’s crushing home run off Mariano Rivera, beating Detroit 4-3 in 10 innings Friday night.
Alex Rodriguez is “super excited” for Friday night, though he has to be aware of the reception that likely — OK, definitely — awaits in the Bronx.
When visiting his long-time opponents during road trips, Rivera has been meeting with players, coaches and the individuals behind the scenes to say his goodbyes. Check out our top Mo-ments…