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How good was Zimmermann? He needed just 67 pitches to get through the six frames. And after a leadoff single by Andy Dirks on the second pitch of the game, Zimmermann set down the next 18 batters he faced — 13 of them on ground-ball outs.
Derek Jeter crumpled to the dirt, his season suddenly over and his future uncertain.
With his beefy frame and prodigious power, Prince Fielder doesn't look like a player who can simply blend into a lineup.
Built to win a World Series this year, the Detroit Tigers came close.
Jim Leyland's career in professional baseball got a jolt when the franchise that gave him his start offered him another shot.
Way back in spring training, Hunter Pence hit a wicked grounder that smacked Miguel Cabrera in the face. A few months later, Pablo Sandoval launched a bases-loaded triple off Justin Verlander in the All-Star game.
Max Scherzer capped a stupendous stretch for Detroit's starting rotation, and the Tigers advanced to the World Series for the second time in seven years by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the American League Championship Series.
Prince Fielder was born in 1984, the last time Detroit won the World Series.
Prince Fielder stood with a smile and recalled his earliest memories of old Tiger Stadium, when he would hang out at the ballpark where his father hit so many massive home runs.
With Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera in the middle of the lineup, the Detroit Tigers look ready for a season of slugging at Comerica Park.
The Detroit Tigers responded to a jarring injury with an audacious move.
Tim Lincecum asked San Francisco for $21.5 million in arbitration, just shy of the record for a player, and the Giants offered him a club-record $17 million Tuesday on a dizzying day when 80 players agreed to contracts.
Tigers star Victor Martinez could miss the entire 2012 season after injuring his left knee during offseason conditioning.
Tigers star Victor Martinez has injured his left knee and is likely to miss most of the 2012 season.
One moment, Justin Verlander and the Tigers were on the verge of watching their season slip away.
"This year was weird, but at the end I'm going to tell you: It was the best year of my life," Martinez said. "I got the time that I never had before to spend with my family, my kids. I was able to go to bed and wake up with them every single day. I don't think anything's going to beat that."
"We get a timeline coming out of that," he said.