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Detroit Tigers Rookies Dressed Up Like Lingerie Football League Players

The Detroit Tigers gave their rookies a little bit of initiation/hazing this past weekend and it’s pretty funny. Nothing like getting your rookies dressed up for a lingerie football league game to stay relaxed coming into the home stretch of the season. Quite possibly the greatest rookie dress up EVER!! #tigersrookies pic.twitter.com/UMIU968eZ7 — Justin Verlander […] The post...
Via Diehardsport
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Make Rookies Dress Up As Lingerie Football Players, Win Hazing In Baseball This Year

The Detroit Tigers successfully proved that not all hazing is bad hazing when they made their rookies dress up like lingerie football players and play a game of two-hand touch before boarding a plane to Minnesota this weekend. Rookie hazing seems to be an annual event in baseball every September, and there are usually some good ideas – though I don’t know if I’ve seen one...
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Leadoff: Motown turns to Verlander to keep the Central lead

The Detroit Tigers (82-66) take on the Cleveland Indians (76-71) in the season finale of this American League Central rivalry. The Tigers have already clinched the season series over the Indians, holding a 10-8 record against the Tribe in 2014. The Tigers currently hold only a 0.5 game lead in the A.L. Central going into play today over the Royals and a 5.5 game lead over the Indians...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Avila’s homer lifts Tigers to 5-4 win over Cleveland

http://themajors.net/detroit/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/mlbtv_cledet_36231305_1200K.mp4 As the Royals led the Red Sox comfortably the Tigers were in danger of losing their half-game lead over Kansas City trailing Cleveland by a run in the bottom of the 8th with two outs. That was until Alex Avila, whose become incredibly clutch sent a 3-2 pitch from Bryan Shaw out over the right...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Roundup: Tigers Control First, J.D. Becoming Clutch, Sanchez Update

The Detroit Tigers have been trailing in the AL Central race for what seems like an eternity. The Tigers have been able to chip away at Kansas City’s lead in the division in the past few weeks thanks to solid play and more consistent wins, the Royals on the other hand have struggled over the past few weeks with a low scoring offense and error prone play. This has led to the Royals...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Avila uses backstop netting as trampoline to make catch (VIDEO)

If you thought that netting behind home plate was only there to protect fans from wayward foul balls, don't tell Alex Avila.The Detroit Tigers catcher used the web-like backstop as his own personal trampoline Friday night to make a sensational leaping catch in the fifth-inning against the Indians.Coincidentally, the Tigers also bounced back into first place of the AL Central...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Official Video: Tigers catcher Alex Avila made a Spider-Man catch like you've never seen before

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila leaps into the netting behind home plate for a sensational Spider-Man grab in the 5th inning vs. the Cleveland Indians.Your browser does not support iframes.Avila, J.D. Martinez, and David Price helped the Tigers pass the Royals for first place in the AL Central, downing the Tribe 7-2.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Avila jumps into screen for sweet catch

Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is doing everything he can to keep the Tigers in the hunt for the AL Central crown. In the fifth inning of Friday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians, he chased down a foul ball hit by Indians OF Mike Aviles. He dived and made the catch. But in doing so, he hit into the safety net, bounced...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Back in driver’s seat in AL Central

With a win over the Cleveland Indians last night and the Kansas City Royals losing to the Boston Red Sox, the Detroit Tigers find themselves in a position they haven’t been in since August 11th; first place in the AL Central. The real questions is though, can they hold the lead? Yes, it is only a half of a game lead, but it is still the lead. With a team that is loaded with talent...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Phil Coke exits with back spasm

Detroit Tigers reliever Phil Coke did not have a good evening on Wednesday, as James Schmehl of MLive.com reports. The left-hander had already put two Royals on without recording an out when he experienced a back spasm while trying to field an Eric Hosmer bunt.The Royals first baseman reached to load the bases, and Coke came out of the game to be replaced by Al Alburquerque. Schmehl...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miguel Cabrera throws ball to Megatron in stands

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera always has fun when he’s on the diamond. When he’s not crushing home runs and racking up RBIs, he’s making his teammates and everyone around him laugh. Tuesday’s game against KC was no different. Megatron was in the house for the AL Central matchup at Comerica Park, along with Matthew Stafford, Joe Fauria, Reggie Bush and others. So...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander distracted as bee buzzes in his face (Video)

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander had to contend with a bee buzzing around the mound during the opening moments of Monday night's start against Kansas City.Multiple times, Verlander found himself having to step off the mound as he was about to throw a pitch because the bee was getting right into his face. It was a strange sight, considering the bee had a lot of open space...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Joe Nathan, Joakim Soria, Anibal Sanchez

Three Detroit Tigers pitchers who are dealing with injuries appear to be on the mend.  Closer Joe Nathan is experiencing elbow tenderness, but will most likely avoid the disabled list.  Relief pitcher Joakim Soria threw 25 pitches today and starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez is slowly rehabbing with hopes to possibly return to the rotation this season.Joe Nathan has been dealing...
Via MLB Injury News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Was David Price pitching with a foreign substance on his cap?

David Price rebounded from arguably his worst outing of the season (in which he gave up nine consecutive hits which lead to eight earned runs) by pitching a gem on Monday night. He helped the Tigers rout the Indians, 12-1. And he did it by going seven innings and giving up only one earned run in the AL Central matchup. But was he pitching with a foreign substance on his hand...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander, Upton targeted in nude photo cell phone hack

Alleged nude photos of Kate Upton and boyfriend Justin Verlander were leaked online Sunday as part of a massive celebrity photo leak. The alleged nude photos show the Detroit Tigers ace and supermodel girlfriend naked in a bathroom standing side-by-side in profile with the mirror. Upton, who has twice appeared on the cover of Sports […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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