Justin Verlander is trying to stay patient while he recovers from a strained right triceps. It is a difficult task for the right-hander.
Nick Swisher bounced through the visitors clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium, giddy as a schoolboy, unable contain the smile on his face after seeing his name on the Cleveland lineup card.
Chicago 's early struggles have not subsided as offense continues to disappoint.
The Astros and Cardinals look to pad their division leads; the Red Sox pitching staff looks to get on track and might not be that far off.
Cabrera, Sanchez carry Tigers to 6-4 victory over Royals
Price throws 5-hitter as Tigers top Royals 2-1
Young throws 5 no-hit innings in Royals' 4-1 win over Tigers
Some defensive gems came from unexpected sources.
Duffy throws gem, Hosmer homers, Royals beat Tigers 8-1
Tigers closer Joe Nathan underwent season-ending Tommy John and flexor repair surgery Wednesday.
The average time of a nine-inning game is down to 2 hours, 53 minutes and 37 seconds without a single umpire having to yell at anybody, or a single fine being issued.
Miguel Cabrera's two home runs top the list as the Tigers took two of three from the Twins.
Cabrera powers Tigers past Twins 10-7 after Hughes gets hurt
Minnesota Twins right-hander Phil Hughes left his start Wednesday after five innings because of a mild strain of his left hip flexor muscle.
It's a good time to be a blogger, especially early in the season when anything can still happen. Quite a bit of digital ink is being HTMLed as members of the ESPN SweetSpot Network chime in on their favorite teams.
The defensive play of the Royals, Tigers and Indians will make or break each teams' division title hopes this season. One team is doing as expected, one is doing better, and one is doing worse.
Pelfrey sharp again in start, Twins beat Tigers 3-2
Toronto offseason addition Devon Travis has six home runs in 68 at-bats, giving the Blue Jays a force at second base.
Former Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Dodgers star Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets tops the list.
Tigers nip Twins 5-4 in series opener
Tigers @ White Sox
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