It was not the same superlative performance as last week's one-hitter, but Justin Verlander leads the way in the Tigers' win over Royals.
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Ian Kinsler homers, drives in 3 as #Tigers top Royals in series opener.
Justin Verlander threw his fifth consecutive quality start, and Ian Kinsler homered and drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Tuesday night.
Low five for a high-flying home run! #Tigers
While Daniel Norris and Anibel Sanchez are unlikely to make a dramatic effect on this season, their return could have big implications for the future.
Good luck finding a team that got a bigger boost when rosters expanded than the Kansas City Royals, who along with the usual September call-ups welcomed Alex Gordon back from the disabled list an
With rosters expanding past 25 players on September 1, left-handed pitcher Kyle Ryan and catcher Bryan Holaday will join the Tigers in Kansas City.
Tigers drop far in Power Rankings
Detroit fell four spots in our rankings after being swept by the Blue Jays over the weekend and going 1-6 overall last week. Where is the team slotted now? Find out here
Chalk it up to bad luck
Justin Verlander was three outs away from his third no-hitter before Chris Iannetta hit a double on the chalk to deny the Tigers right-hander from joining elite company. Unluckiest players of 2015
With the calendar turning to September, ESPN's baseball analysts look into their crystal balls and predict the teams that will ultimately reach the postseason.
Atlanta's Shelby Miller, who has gone 0-10 in his last 18 starts despite a 3.24 ERA, is MLB's unluckiest player. Who else makes the list?
Detroit faces reality
Age and money constraints caught up to the Tigers this season, contributing to their drastic fall in the AL Central standings. What moves can be made to avoid disaster in Detroit? What disappointing teams can learn (Insider)
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Sometimes life gets you down. Happiness is a choice. Think good thoughts. #justkeeplivin
Jose Iglesias makes a sweet play in the #Tigers matchup with the Blue Jays.
Edwin Encarnacion homered for the fourth time in two days, Josh Donaldson also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the struggling Detroit Tigers 9-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
FINAL: Blue Jays 9, Tigers 2
Four more Toronto HRs powered the Jays to a 3-game sweep of the Tigers. Toronto hit 11 HRs in the series, as 6 different players hit dingers. Edwin Encarnacion followed his 3-homer Saturday with another HR Sunday. Box score
Russell Martin gets in on HR fest
Martin hit Toronto's 4th HR of the game, of the 2-run variety, to give the Blue Jays a 6-0 lead over the Tigers. Toronto has 6 hits on the day, 4 being HRs. Martin is the 6th different Blue Jay to hit a home run (for 11 HRs total) in the 3-game series. Follow live
Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion connected in the first inning against Detroit, homering for the third straight at-bat.
We love seeing #Tigers fans in Toronto!
Jose Iglesias leaps over a runner at 2nd base in the #Tigers loss to the Blue Jays Saturday.
Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and tied a Toronto record with nine RBI as the AL East-leading Blue Rays routed the Detroit Tigers 15-1 Saturday.
Historic day for Edwin Encarnacion as he homers 3 times and ties a Blue Jays record by hitting 9 RBI in a game. Jays top Tigers, 15-1.
Ian Kinsler just keeps hitting. #Tigers
Blue Jays' Goins scores from 2B on sac fly
Toronto added to its lead when Ryan Goins scored from second base on a Josh Donaldson fly ball when Detroit CF Anthony Gose lost track of how many outs there were. The Blue Jays lead 6-1 heading into the fifth. Follow live
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