mlb http://michiganradio.org en Detroit Tigers win Game 5 in Oakland, will play Boston in the American League Championship series http://michiganradio.org/post/detroit-tigers-win-game-5-oakland-will-play-boston-american-league-championship-series <p>The Detroit Tigers are on their way to the American League Championship series.</p><p>The Tigers defeated the Oakland A&rsquo;s last night to win their American League Division Series playoff. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Tigers pitching ace Justin Verlander dominated last night&rsquo;s game in Oakland.</p><p>Verlander struck out 10 Oakland batters on the way to a 3-0 Tigers win.&nbsp;</p><p>The Tigers will now play the Boston Red Sox for the right to play in the World Series. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 03:46:49 +0000 Steve Carmody 14811 at http://michiganradio.org Detroit Tigers win Game 5 in Oakland, will play Boston in the American League Championship series Detroit Tigers outlast NY Yankees to win Game 5, move on to ALCS http://michiganradio.org/post/detroit-tigers-outlast-ny-yankees-win-game-5-move-alcs <p>Don Kelly and Delmon Young hit first-inning home runs, Doug Fister and the Detroit bullpen held on and the Tigers edged the New York Yankees 3-2 Thursday night to win the deciding Game 5 of the AL playoff series.</p><p>The Tigers escaped jams all game and advanced to the AL championship series against Texas.</p><p>Jose Valverde shut down the Yankees in the ninth as the Tigers eliminated New York in the division series for the second time in six seasons.</p> Fri, 07 Oct 2011 03:56:12 +0000 The Associated Press 4482 at http://michiganradio.org Detroit Tigers outlast NY Yankees to win Game 5, move on to ALCS Tigers fall to Yankees in season opener http://michiganradio.org/post/tigers-fall-yankees-season-opener <p>The Detroit Tigers started off their 2011 season on a cold, dreary day in&nbsp;New York. The disappointing day ended in a disappointing 6 to 3 loss to the Yankees.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Associated Press report recounts the game&#39;s highlights:</p><blockquote><p><span lang="EN">Curtis Granderson hit a go-ahead homer leading off the seventh inning and Mark Teixeira had a three-run shot off </span><span lang="EN">Justin Verlander, lifting New York over the Detroit Tigers 6-3 </span><span lang="EN">Thursday in the first regular-season game played in the Bronx in </span><span lang="EN">March. </span><span lang="EN">CC Sabathia pitched six workmanlike innings, Derek Jeter added a </span><span lang="EN">sacrifice fly in the seventh using his new stride-less swing and </span><span lang="EN">Mariano Rivera, wearing his socks high for perhaps the first time, </span><span lang="EN">earned his first save and 560th of his career. </span><span lang="EN">Newcomers Russell Martin and Rafael Soriano did their part as </span><span lang="EN">the Yankees got off to a quick start on a gray, blustery, 42-degree day.</span> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 20:29:24 +0000 Steve Carmody 1873 at http://michiganradio.org