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2013-06-17 12:12:32

Beaumont-led, national study seeks answers After three years of research, a multicenter, national research study led by Beaumont orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, Joseph Guettler, M.D., may have some answers as to why youth baseball pitching injuries continue to rise despite the implementation of nationally recommended pitching limits. In fact, serious pitching injuries requiring surgery have skyrocketed with one estimate reporting serious throwing injuries are occurring...

2009-06-26 23:24:08

Miguel Tejada started one Houston rally in the third and finished one in the eighth Friday, bringing the Astros a 5-4 victory over Detroit. The Tigers jumped to a quick 4-0 lead before Houston began clawing its way back to a second straight victory. Although the Astros are in fifth place in the National League Central and are three games below .500, they are only four games behind division co-leaders St. Louis and Milwaukee. Tejada doubled in a run in the third and scored later in the inning...

2009-06-08 17:11:34

Brandon Inge's RBI single in the ninth Monday lifted Detroit to a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox in the first game of a doubleheader. Inge finished with two RBI, and Adam Everett added two hits and an RBI for the Tigers. Detroit starter Armando Galarraga gave up three runs on seven hits and four walks in 6 2/3 innings. Joel Zumaya (3-0) got the win despite giving up a game-tying homer in the eighth. Scott Linebrink (2-3) gave up the winning run and took the loss, Chicago's sixth in its...

2009-05-22 20:48:48

Rick Porcello allowed a run over six innings Friday and Detroit won its eighth straight game by hanging on in the ninth to down Colorado 4-3. The 20-year-old Porcello (5-3), who made his major league debut April 9, won his fourth consecutive start. He gave up six hits and struck out three before turning things over to the bull pen. Ryan Perry retired six batters in a row and Joel Zumaya picked up his first save despite a major struggle in the ninth. Zumaya walked Brad Hawpe to open the inning...

2009-05-02 19:07:11

Curtis Granderson hit a two-run homer in a three-run eighth Saturday to power the Detroit Tigers to a 9-7 win over the Cleveland Indians. Adam Everett hit a grand slam homer for the Tigers, who stopped a three-game losing streak. Ryan Raburn, Magglio Ordonez and Carlos Guillen each had RBIs for Detroit. Joel Zumaya (1-0) earned the win with a scoreless eighth inning. Fernando Rodney allowed two hits in the ninth, but still got his fifth save. Detroit starter Zach Miner gave up six hits and...

2009-03-29 12:47:33

Detroit Tigers said Sunday pitchers Dontrelle Willis and Joel Zumaya will start the 2009 season on the team's disabled list. On their Web site, the Tigers said Willis, a former 22-game winner, was placed on the DL with an anxiety disorder and the hard-throwing Zumaya has a sore right shoulder. Willis said his diagnosis came after followup blood tests. Doctors told him the condition is treatable and that they'll start him on a regimen. This is not depression, he said. This is something where...

2008-07-30 21:00:06

By John Lowe and Jon Paul Morosi, Detroit Free Press Jul. 30--CLEVELAND -- The Tigers today traded catcher Ivan Rodriguez straight up to the New York Yankees for relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth. Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski portrayed three causes for the deal. First off, Rodriguez can be a free agent after this season. Secondly, the club believes Brandon Inge is ready to succeed Rodriguez as the No. 1 catcher for the rest of this season. "Brandon Inge is ready...


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