Hessman sets minor league home run record (1:25)
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Minor leaguer sets homer record with No. 433

Mike Hessman, an infielder for Triple-A Toledo in the Detroit Tigers' system, became the career home runs leader for U.S.-based minor leagues Monday, hitting his 433rd in the seventh inning.

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Silver lining in Tigers' stormy week

With Detroit reportedly selling - no, buying - no, selling - David Price, Yoenis Cespedes and Joakim Soria left town. Tigers fans at least saw newcomer Daniel Norris pitch well Sunday. MLB Power Rankings

Fulmer has a future with Detroit

Former Mets farmhand Michael Fulmer could be joining Detroit's rotation by this time next year. With an upper-90s fastball, Fulmer should have a future as a starter for the Tigers. Top deadline prospects (Insider)


Sunday's Top Five: Norris' stellar debut

Daniel Norris took a three-hitter into the eighth inning of his Tigers debut, earning the win over the Orioles and landing him among Sunday's top performers Sunday's Top Five

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Tigers add young lefty at the deadline

Daniel Norris was shipped from Toronto to Detroit as part of the deal that sent David Price to the Blue Jays. The Tigers have wasted no time in inserting their new 22-year-old into the rotation. Top deadline prospects (Insider)

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Tigers' deadline reboot was aggressive

Despite standing just 3.5 games back for the second AL wild-card spot Wednesday night, the Tigers were aggressive sellers. Olney: Trade deadline recap (Insider)

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Debut goes accordingly for Norris

Trade deadline acquisition Daniel Norris made a nice impression in his first Tigers' start, a 6-1 victory over the Orioles. Norris allowed one run in 7.1 innings and J.D. Martinez helped with a 3-run HR. Box score


Tigers pile it on Ubaldo Jimenez

Jimenez's rough afternoon began with a J.D. Martinez 3-run shot in the 1st. Detroit just added 3 more in the 5th to push its lead to 6-1 and cut Jimenez's start short. Follow live

The Detroit recipe: Power + pitching

J.D. Martinez clocked HR No. 29 in the 1st, a 3-run shot, and SP Daniel Norris' first three innings as a Tiger have been all zeros. Detroit leads 3-0. Follow live

Last-minute Dombrowski still a winner

Detroit didn't have the prospects to swap for solid starters, but GM Dave Dombrowski's late moves with Yoenis Cespedes and David Price yielded good returns. GM deadline grades (Insider)

Martinez adds to homer total

J.D. Martinez smashed a 3-run homer in the top of the 1st, giving the Tigers a 3-0 lead in Baltimore. Martinez has 29 HR on the season, trailing only the Angels' duo of Mike Trout (32) and Albert Pujols (30). Follow live

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Van man to make Tigers debut

Daniel Norris, the key piece for Detroit in the David Price trade, pitches today (1:35 p.m. ET) vs. the Orioles. The blue chip prospect with a $2 million signing bonus lived out of his VW van this offseason. Free spirit


#Orioles top Tigers 6-2 behind Gausman's 7.0 strong innings and homers from Joseph and Machado. #Birdland


Final: Orioles 6, Tigers 2

Manny Machado earned this rest as the Orioles' 3B homered for the 2nd straight game and combined with Caleb Joseph (2-for-3, HR, 3 RBIs) to power Baltimore to its 7th win in 8 games. Box score


Machado homers again, O's extend lead

For the 2nd straight night, Manny Machado went deep against the Tigers -- this one landing in Baltimore's bullpen. It's Machado's 23rd homer of the season and the Orioles lead 6-2 in the 7th. Follow live

Tigers with more options moving forward

Trading away David Price and Yoenis Cespedes will make Detroit a worse in 2015, but the return could make the franchise better in 2016. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)

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Cespedes: Tigers trading me not 'smart'

New Met Yoenis Cespedes told ESPN Deportes' Marly Rivera he found out about the move via TV and said about the Tigers: "I don’t think it was a good decision to throw in the towel this early. There’s still a lot of baseball to be played." 'I feel no pressure'

Tigers GM: Starting pitching not deep

Dave Dombrowski traded away three of Detroit's top players, and it's because he didn't think the Tigers could win a title: "However you would like to say it, unless you are in a position to win a world championship -- that's where we are at this time. In my heart, I didn't think we were there with the club."

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2761st
On Base Percentage.3322nd
Slugging Percentage.4315th
Earned Run Average4.4526th
Quality Starts4922nd


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