Daniel Norris was as effective as he has been all year in his last start. The next step for the Detroit Tigers left-hander is to get a win before the season ends. Norris will have two more shots at that, including the finale of a four-game series against Kansas City on Sunday afternoon.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 2:12 am
A 16-year MLB career came to a close Saturday, as Victor Martinez walked off the field for the Detroit Tigers after one last hit. The way he got that hit, however, wasn’t exactly representative of his career. In his first and final plate appearance on Saturday against the Kansas City Royals, the 39-year-old knocked a chopper that perfectly found the soft spot of the infield of a heavy shift.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 12:42 am
This time, the Kansas City Royals had enough hitting and pitching. Ian Kennedy pitched three-run ball into the eighth inning, and the Royals stopped a five-game slide by holding off the Detroit Tigers for a 4-3 win on Friday night. Alex Gordon had three hits for the Royals, who hit four homers in 11-8 loss in the series opener.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 3:42 am
Victor Martinez announced he will play one last game at Comerica Park in Detroit on Saturday before retiring this weekend. Detroit Tigers slugger Victor Martinez will play one final game before he calls it quits on his long MLB career — and he wants that last game to be at Comerica Park. Martinez will play his last MLB game before retiring on Saturday when the Detroit Tigers host the Kansas City Royals, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 10:12 pm