MLB teams looking to avoid unwanted affiliations, bad venues and poor facilities could be driving the agenda, but how would it work?
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On the field and in the stands, how players and others react to MLB's newly juiceless baseballs off the bat tells a story.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Tonight, the Yankees will face an opposing starting pitcher who won a Cy Young Award for the 12th time in 18 postseason road games since 2011 (6-11): Zack Greinke and Justin Verlander in the 2019 ALCS at Houston, David Price in the 2018 ALDS at Boston, Justin Verlander (2x) and Dallas Keuchel in the 2017 ALCS at Houston, Corey Kluber (2x) in the 2017 ALDS at Cleveland, Max Scherzer and Verlander in the 2012 ALCS at Detroit, Rick Porcello and Verlander in the 2011 ALDS at Detroit.
The most promising moment for the Detroit Tigers this year may have occurred far away from Comerica Park -- or any other major league field.
The Astros, Yankees and Dodgers clearly were up to the task all season, but which teams were pleasant surprises and which ones disappointed?
Tim Anderson became the third Chicago White Sox player to win an American League batting title, finishing at .335 after going 0 for 2 in a season-ending 5-3 win over the worst-in-the-majors Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
Reynaldo Lopez is hoping his strong finish to a disappointing season can be a preview of better days ahead.
Reynaldo Lopez tossed five-hit ball into the ninth inning, Eloy Jimenez and Danny Mendick homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 7-1 on Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader.
The doubleheader between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox scheduled for Friday night was rained out, and as a result the teams will play only 161 games this season.
Detroit (46-112), already assured of the big leagues' worst record and next year's top draft pick, finished 22-59 at Comerica Park with a 10-4 loss to the Twins on Thursday.
Jonathan Schoop hit Minnesota's record 300th home run, Willians Astudillo also went deep and the AL Central champion Twins rallied past the Detroit Tigers 10-4 Thursday to move within one victory of giving the major leagues four 100-win teams for the...
Randy Dobnak allowed one hit in six sparkling innings to lead Minnesota to a 5-1 victory over Detroit, and the Twins clinched the AL Central title when Cleveland lost to the White Sox later Wednesday.
Willians Astudillo and Eddie Rosario fueled a four-run seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins overcame an injury to starter Jake Odorizzi to beat the Detroit Tigers 4-2 Tuesday night and move closer to an AL Central title.
Ely Hydes, the fan who wound up with the home run ball hit by the Angels' Albert Pujols for his 2,000th career RBI on May 9, has donated it to the Hall of Fame in memory of Hydes' late son.
Teams such as the A's, Rays and Nationals are about to earn an invitation to October, but credit these players for getting them there.
The Royals, Orioles, Tigers and Marlins have each lost 100 games this year. On the other side, five teams have a shot of hitting the 100-win mark.
Willi Castro hit his first major league homer, one of four connections by the Detroit Tigers in a 6-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
Tim Anderson homered in a three-run fifth inning, and the Chicago White Sox went on to a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.
Eloy Jimenez hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, and Yoan Moncada also went deep for Chicago as the White Sox breezed to a 10-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
No team in the division era had defeated a single opponent 18 times in one year until Cleveland finished its latest thumping of Detroit. Here's how the record-setting disparity unfolded.
Mike Clevinger pitched six shutdown innings, Franmil Reyes homered in his return to the lineup and the Cleveland Indians moved into a tie for the second AL wild card with a 7-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
A Belieber? Keith Law was not. Here's how Cleveland's breakout pitcher and other surprising stars have outperformed expectations.
Yasiel Puig hit an RBI single off the top of the right field wall with two outs in the 10th inning and the Cleveland Indians kept up their playoff push, beating the Detroit Tigers 2-1 Wednesday night.
Adam Plutko pitched six effective innings, rookie Oscar Mercado homered and the Cleveland Indians beat Detroit 7-2 on Tuesday night for their 15th straight victory against the Tigers.
Jordy Mercer hit a two-run homer in the first inning, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Monday to split a four-game series between the teams with the worst records in the major leagues.