2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
6-10, 5th in AL Cent
A's walk it off to complete 4-game sweep of Tigers (1:05)

A's rally to beat Tigers in ninth, win eighth straight

— Matt Olson scored from second base on a fielding error by Detroit third baseman Jeimer Candelario with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Oakland Athletics past the Tigers 3-2 on Sunday for their eighth straight win.


Mize gets 1st win; Tigers beat Astros 6-2 in Hinch's return

— Rookie Casey Mize tossed seven scoreless innings for his first career win and fellow rookie Akil Baddoo homered again as the Detroit Tigers got a 6-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night in manager A.J. Hinch’s first trip to Houston since he...

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Hinch reflects on highs, lows with Astros in return

Back in Houston for the first time since the sign-stealing scandal that rocked baseball and cost him his job as Astros manager, AJ Hinch, now with the Tigers, says he has to "focus on the good things that happened here."


Indians complete sweep by beating Miggy-less Tigers 5-2

— Logan Allen recovered from a bumpy first inning to get his first win with Cleveland and the Indians completed a three-game sweep Sunday with a 5-2 win over the Detroit Tigers, who could be without slugger Miguel Cabrera for a while.


Civale coasts, Luplow drives in 5 as Indians pound Tigers

— Aaron Civale allowed just three hits while dominating Detroit over 7 2/3 innings and was backed by five home runs, including Jordan Luplow's three-run shot, as the Cleveland Indians pounded the Tigers 11-3 on Saturday night.


Reyes homers twice, Plesac strong as Indians beat Tigers

— Franmil Reyes homered twice and Zach Plesac pitched seven dominant innings after getting an early lead to give the Cleveland Indians a 4-1 win Friday night over the Detroit Tigers, who scratched starter Julio Teheran just before the first pitch.

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Tigers' Teheran (triceps) scratched from start

Detroit Tigers starter Julio Teheran felt tightness in his right triceps while warming up for Friday's game against the Indians and was shut down as a precaution.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Akil Baddoo is already a cult hero in Detroit. He homered on the first pitch he saw in the majors in his first game, hit a grand slam in his second and hit a walk-off single in his third. He was a rule 5 pick from the Twins after having Tommy John surgery early in the 2019 season. Maybe the Tigers unearthed a gem -- exactly the kind of player a rebuilding team needs to find.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.21225th
On Base Percentage.27828th
Slugging Percentage.36923rd
Earned Run Average5.1330th
Quality Starts5Tied-8th