Max Scherzer led the Tigers past the Yankees with eight innings of shutout ball yesterday, striking out nine along the way. It was the second consecutive win for the Tigers, who already trail the Indians by 7.0 games in the AL Central. Here's the latest out of Detroit…
- Manager Jim Leyland told Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports that he's relieved to have Victor Martinez back in the lineup, since the Tigers acquired him to hit behind Miguel Cabrera.
- In a piece for the Detroit Free Press, Jamie Samuelsen praises GM Dave Dombrowski for developing pitchers, but questions the Tigers' development of position players since 2002, when Dombrowski took over as GM.
- Brennan Boesch told Steve Kornacki of MLive.com that Hall of Famer Al Kaline passed along some valuable insight this week. Kaline, who made more than 7,000 outs in his big league career, told Boesch not to be afraid of failure at the plate.