Before chatting with Astros SS Carlos Correa, Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about Bryce Harper's potential impact, the regression of Albert Pujols & Miguel Cabrera and the clarity of the playoff picture. Plus, Todd Radom unveils the best logo in baseball history.
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A rough week in Detroit has the Tigers, losers of seven straight, in the cellar of our rankings. It might be rough for a few years, but this team is building for a better future.
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is unlikely to have surgery for two herniated disks in his back but will be treated with anti-inflammatory injections to quell pain.
Jorge Polanco and Eduardo Escobar homered, and Minnesota beat the Detroit Tigers 10-4 on Sunday to complete a four-game sweep that moved the Twins closer to securing a wild-card berth in the playoffs.
Zack Granite hit his first major league home run, a three-run drive that capped an eight-run eighth inning for the Minnesota Twins in a 10-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.
Detroit Tigers pitcher Alex Wilson left Saturday's game against the Minnesota Twins after a Joe Mauer liner fractured his right shin.
With GM Al Avila's major rebuilding effort already underway, his next job will be to find a candidate to manage Detroit's return to respectability, with coaches like Omar Vizquel in the mix.
Max Kepler and Brian Dozier homered, Byron Buxton had three hits and the playoff-chasing Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 on Friday night.
Ausmus' tenure comes to an end
After four seasons, the Tigers and Brad Ausmus are parting ways at the end of the season. Ausmus inherited a team that made it to the ALCS, but the Tigers took a major step back under the manager, failing to win a playoff game during his time in Detroit.
The Detroit Tigers announced Friday afternoon that manager Brad Ausmus will not be back for the 2018 season. Is moving on from Ausmus the right thing for the team? How would you rate his performance as the Tigers' manager?
Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
Justin Verlander, Justin Upton and J.D. Martinez have departed, and now the Tigers have announced that Brad Ausmus will not return as manager in 2018. General manager Al Avila said the team is looking for "a new approach and a fresh start" with its next managerial hire. The Tigers are in full-fledged rebuilding mode, so it's likely they'll be looking for a developmental type as they move on from Ausmus. He posted a 312-325 record in his four seasons with the franchise.
The Tigers will not renew Brad Ausmus' contract after the 2017 season, ending the manager's four-year tenure with the franchise.
Joe Mauer and Jorge Polanco had three hits each, and the Minnesota Twins extended their lead for the American League's second wild card by beating the Detroit Tigers 12-1 on Thursday night.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
I have talked to or texted with a lot of the Puerto Rican players in MLB, and a lot of them have not heard from their families regarding the impact of Hurricane Maria. This morning, Hurricane Maria became the first category 4 hurricane to make landfall in Puerto Rico since the 1920's. After the direct hit, most of the island is without power and communication is very limited.
Daniel Mengden pitched seven scoreless innings, and Marcus Semien homered and drove in three runs, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 win and three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.
Veteran second baseman Ian Kinsler will reportedly meet "soon" with Tigers GM Al Avila to discuss his future with the rebuilding club.
Jed Lowrie hit a go-ahead grand slam against Alex Wilson, and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 9-8 Tuesday night.
Matt Olson homered, Jed Lowrie drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Monday night.
Tigers reliever Jeff Ferrell departed in the eighth inning against the A's after taking a comeback liner to the back of his head.
White Sox bring Tigers closer to their level
The White Sox know how it feels to lose a no-hit bid on the final out of the game, having suffered such an experience more than any other MLB team. By ending Matthew Boyd's hopes with two outs in the ninth on Sunday, Chicago moved Detroit into second place on that not-so-desirable list.
Buster Olney recaps all of Sunday's MLB action, including a near no-hitter for the Tigers, the Astros clinching the AL West, a big day for Joe Mauer and more.
Boyd fell one out short of a no-hitter, but his performance still was a bright moment in a miserable season for Detroit and offered a glimpse as to what he could offer the Tigers next year.
Tigers starting pitcher Matt Boyd talks with John Brickley about losing his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning but holding on for the one-hit shutout.
Detroit's Matthew Boyd was one out from a no-hitter on Sunday when the White Sox's Tim Anderson doubled. Boyd got the final out as the Tigers cruised to a 12-0 win.
Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer
Matthew Boyd has taken his no-hitter through seven, walking just one White Sox batter. He's flashing a great mix, throwing his fastball, change, slider and curve for strikes, and touching 95 with his heat.