In response to the DVD/Blu-ray release of the latest Robocop reboot, June 3 has officially been declared Robocop Day. To celebrate, Robocop will appear at Comerica Park and throw the first game pitch for the Detroit Tigers.
The Detroit Tigers continued their winning ways with a 9-3 victory over the NY Yankees in MLB action on Saturday. The victory was the 17th in the teams last 19 games and its opened a 7.5 games lead in the AL Central.
The Detroit Tigers are on a role as the hottest team in the American League as they won their 12th straight game on Thursday night with a convincing 10-3 win on the road over the Cleveland Indians.
San Francisco -
After winning by 4-3, the San Francisco Giants emerged as the 2012 World Series champions. Excited fans took to the streets of San Francisco; but, things turned chaotic which warranted police response.
As the first game of the 2012 World Series takes over San Francisco tonight, I'm confident the Detroit's big bats and sharp pitching will dominate the Giants to help them win their first MLB championship since 1984. The city of Detroit needs this win.
With just over two weeks to go in the Major League Baseball regular season, plenty of teams remain in the hunt for a playoff spot - particularly in the American League, where each division is still up for grabs.
The New York Times is reporting that Delmon Young of the Detroit Tigers has been suspended by Major League Baseball for 7 games. Young was arrested last weekend in Manhattan and charged with second degree aggravated harassment.
Tigers starting pitcher Doug Fister pitched eight innings and aside from giving up a run in the first inning, the right-hander shut down the Blue Jays the rest of the way. He had nine strikeouts while giving up seven hits and two walks leaving the Jays to strand eight runners on base.
Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta (centre) celebrates his three-run home run with his teammates Brennan Boesch, Ryan Raburn and Delmon Young in the second inning. That was all the offence the Tigers would need as the visitors avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre
File photo: Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder looks up in frustration after popping up a ball in the infield while Blue Jays catcher Jeff Mathis eyes the ball as well. The Tigers slugger struggled and went 0-for-4 on the afternoon
The Detroit Tigers need more victories - and soon - if they hope to unseat the Chicago White Sox atop the AL Central.