Jim Leyland

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 13: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers walks back to the dugout against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Leyland On Postseason Rotation: ‘This Is The Best I’ve Ever Had’

When facing the Detroit Tigers, hitters get the joy of facing an All-Star Game starter and likely Cy Young winner; a former MVP and Cy Young winner; and an ERA champion.

10/17/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 12: Fans look on following Game One of the American League Championship Series, the Detroit Tigers defeated the Boston Red Sox 1-0 at Fenway Park on October 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Home Field Only an Advantage to St. Louis, Unkind to Boston in LCS Matchups

The St. Louis Cardinals win back-to-back home games started by Los Angeles aces Zack Grienke and Clayton Kershaw, while Boston gets no-hit for eight-plus innings in losing to the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.

10/13/2013

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Tigers Offense Finally Finds Groove, Helps Stave Off Elimination

Powerful as it is, the Detroit Tigers offense sometimes hits the skids. It might blow the doors off an opposing defense, or it might suffer through a prolonged scoreless streak.

10/09/2013

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Scherzer On His Stellar Eighth Inning: ‘That’s The Stuff You Dream Of’

If Max Scherzer had not locked up every vote for the American League Cy Young already, he probably converted any remaining doubters with his gutsy performance as a reliever Tuesday.

10/08/2013

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Jhonny Peralta Could See Some Time Back At Shortstop This Series

With flashy plays and overall solid defense, Jose Iglesias quickly made Detroit Tigers fans forget all about suspended shortstop Jhonny Peralta, at least in the field.

10/07/2013

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Roster Choices Help Cover For Miguel Cabrera’s Injury

Miguel Cabrera has lifted the Detroit Tigers all season long, and going into the playoffs, the Tigers look focused on lifting Cabrera as he plays through injury.

10/04/2013

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Tigers Relying On Bruce Rondon To Bolster Back Of Bullpen

The 22-year-old right-hander dominated three levels of the minors last year, earning Detroit’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year Award.

03/07/2013

Manager Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy. (Jeff Gross/Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Two ‘Old Salts’ To Manage World Series

The World Series match-up between the Giants and Tigers features two managers, Bruce Bochy and Jim Leyland, with a lot of post-season experience.

10/24/2012

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Daily Madden: A’s Finale Offers Playoff Appetizer

If the A’s win their last game of the season against the Texas Rangers at the Coliseum Wednesday afternoon, they’ll be the champions of the AL West.

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