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Detroit Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer threw a scoreless ninth inning to save a 5-2 win over the White Sox on Sunday. Fulmer allowed one hit in the frame.

Fantasy Impact: Fulmer opened the year as a starter but he flourished after shifting into a bullpen role. He wraps the 2021 season with a 5-6 record, 2.97 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 14 saves, and 73 strikeouts across 69 2/3 innings of work.

Category: Game Recaps


Detroit Tigers left-hander Tyler Alexander allowed one run over six innings in a 5-2 win over the White Sox on Sunday. Alexander struck out four and walked two.

Fantasy Impact: Alexander turned in a productive season which saw him make 41 appearances, 15 of which were starts. He finishes with a 2-4 record, 3.81 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, and 87 strikeouts over 106 1/3 innings of work.

Category: Game Recaps


Detroit Tigers right-hander Matt Manning threw five scoreless innings in a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Saturday. Manning struck out seven and walked one.

Fantasy Impact: Manning had an up-and-down season but he finished it off on a positive note. The rookie hurler was once a highly-regarded prospect in the Detroit pipeline, setting him up for some post-hype breakout appeal in 2022. He wraps his 2021 season with a 4-7 record, 5.80 ERA, 1.51 WHIP, and 57 strikeouts over 85 1/3 innings.

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Detroit Tigers outfielder Robbie Grossman went 2-for-3 with a run, an RBI, and a steal in a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: Grossman is hitting .280 over the past seven games. He heads into the final game of the regular season with a .239 average, 23 homers, 88 runs, 67 RBI, and 20 steals.

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Detroit Tigers infielder Willi Castro went 1-for-3 with a steal in an 8-1 loss to the White Sox on Friday.

Fantasy Impact: Castro and his teammates ran wild on Yasmani Grandal, stealing four total bases off of the Chicago catcher. Castro is hitting .215 with nine homers, 55 runs, 38 RBI, and eight steals on the year.

Category: Game Recaps


Detroit Tigers first baseman Jonathan Schoop went 1-for-4 with a steal in an 8-1 loss to the White Sox on Friday.

Fantasy Impact: Schoop is hitting .279 with 22 homers, 85 runs, 84 RBI, and two steals on the year. He's batting .379 over his past seven games.

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Detroit Tigers outfielder Akil Baddoo went 1-for-3 with a walk, a run, and a steal in an 8-1 loss to the White Sox on Friday.

Fantasy Impact: Baddoo has been active on the basepaths of late, stealing a base in three straight contests. On the year, he's hitting .258 with 13 homers, 59 runs, 54 RBI, and 17 steals.

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Detroit Tigers right-hander Wily Peralta allowed five runs (two earned) over six innings in an 8-1 loss to the White Sox on Friday. Peralta struck out three and walked three in the outing.

Fantasy Impact: Peralta's record dropped to 4-5 on the year. He wraps up his 2021 campaign with a 3.07 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, and 58 strikeouts over 93 2/3 innings of work.

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Niko Goodrum homers twice

Fri, Oct 1st 6:03am EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Detroit Tigers infielder Niko Goodrum went 2-for-3 with two homers and four RBI in a 10-7 win over the Twins on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: Goodrum hit a solo shot in the third inning and a three-run shot in the fourth. He is now hitting .216 with nine homers, 39 runs, 33 RBI, and 14 steals across 282 at-bats in 2021.

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Detroit Tigers left-hander Tarik Skubal struggled in a 10-7 win over the Twins on Thursday. Skubal allowed five runs in 3 1/3 innings while striking out one and walking one.

Fantasy Impact: Skubal allowed three homers in the start, including a three-run shot to Josh Donaldson. The young southpaw finishes his 2021 season with an 8-12 record, 4.34 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, and 164 strikeouts over 149 1/3 innings of work.

Category: Game Recaps


Casey Mize takes ninth loss

Thu, Sep 30th 5:47am EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Detroit Tigers right-hander Casey Mize allowed three runs over four innings in a 5-2 loss to the Twins on Wednesday. Mize struck out four and did not walk a batter.

Fantasy Impact: Mize gave up a three-run homer to Jorge Polanco in the first inning but calmed down after that. The right-hander finishes his 2021 campaign with a 7-9 record, 3.71 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, and 118 strikeouts over 150 1/3 innings of work.

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Detroit Tigers outfielder Daz Cameron went 3-for-3 with a walk, two runs, and an RBI in a 5-3 win over the White Sox on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Cameron is hitting .202 with three homers, 13 runs, 11 RBI, and five steals over 84 at-bats. He's heating up at the plate, hitting .278 over his past seven contests.

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Detroit Tigers outfielder Victor Reyes went 4-for-4 with a double, a run, two RBI, and a steal in a 5-3 win over the White Sox on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Reyes turned in an excellent afternoon, picking up hits in all four of his at-bats. The veteran outfielder is batting .250 with nine doubles, five homers, 26 runs, 22 RBI, and five steals over 204 at-bats.

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Miguel Cabrera (back) is absent from Tuesday's lineup against the Twins.

Fantasy Impact: Cabrera left Monday's game with back tightness and isn't quite ready for Tuesday's matinee. He should be considered day-to-day for now.

Category: Injury Updates


Alex Lange earns a save

Tue, Sep 21st 6:01am EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Detroit Tigers right-hander Alex Lange threw a scoreless ninth inning to save a 4-3 win over the White Sox on Monday.

Fantasy Impact: Lange picked up the first save of his career. The rookie has a 0-2 record, 4.26 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, and 35 strikeouts over 31 2/3 innings of work.

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Detroit Tigers right-hander Kyle Funkhouser threw a scoreless ninth inning to save a 2-0 win over the Rays on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Funkhouser worked around one hit in the contest. The veteran has been solid out of the bullpen for the Tigers, posting a 7-3 record, 3.25 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, one save, and 57 strikeouts over 63 2/3 innings of work.

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Detroit Tigers catcher Dustin Garneau went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in a 2-0 win over the Rays on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Garneau went deep in the seventh inning to give the Tigers an insurance run. He has been swinging a hot bat of late, hitting three homers in his last four games. Overall, Garneau is batting .261 with six homers, eight runs, and nine RBI over 46 at-bats.

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Eric Haase hits solo homer

Sun, Sep 19th 11:23pm EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Detroit Tigers outfielder Eric Haase went 1-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk in a 2-0 win over the Rays on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Haase went deep in the fourth inning to give the Tigers their first run of the game. The 28-year-old is batting .231 with 22 homers, 45 runs, 56 RBI, and two steals over 312 at-bats.

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Detroit Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario went 1-for-3 with a three-run homer and a walk in a 4-3 win over the Rays on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: Candelario's first-inning homer got the Tigers off to a fast start in the win. He is hitting .273 with 16 homers, 72 runs, and 65 RBI on the year. Candelario is hitting just .231 over the past seven games but he has four homers in that span.

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Detroit Tigers left-hander Gregory Soto got the final five outs in a 4-1 win over the Reds on Sunday. Soto struck out two and walked one.

Fantasy Impact: Soto earned the save, his 18th in 19 chances. He has a 6-3 record, 3.07 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, and 71 strikeouts over 58 2/3 innings of work this year.

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