Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler fields a ball hit by Los Angeles Angels' David Freese during the third inning of a baseball game on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Late HR puts Angels past Tigers

After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself…

Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan, right, celebrates their 6-4 win with catcher Alex Avila against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Scherzer wins 12th, Tigers beat Angels

Nathan struck out the side on 12 pitches to secure Max Scherzer’s 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night in the opener of…

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera (24) shouts in celebration as he comes in to score as Arizona Diamondbacks' Miguel Montero, left, looks on during the eighth inning. (AP Photo, July 22, 2014)

Tigers fall to Diamondbacks 4-5

Torii Hunter hit a two-run single in the eighth inning, but Arizona’s Miguel Montero hit a two-run single of his own in the bottom half to l…

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Big race weekend in Berlin

The 251 lap ARCA series race has brought some of the best talent from around the country to Berlin Raceway in Marne, Mich. to leg it out for…

Javier Betancourt of the West Michigan Whitecaps. (June 17, 2014)

The sounds of Javier Betancourt

The West Michigan Whitecaps’ Javier Betancourt is solid with the bat — and he’s not too bad with the ivories, either.