The Tigers were established as a charter member of the now major league American League in 1901. They played their first game as a major league team at home against the Milwaukee Brewers on April 25, 1901, with an estimated 10,000 fans at Bennett Park.

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Detroit Tigers News from Yahoo Sports Rays are unhappy hosts for homecoming party for Tigers’ Alex Faedo

ST. PETERSBURG — Alex Faedo had a happy homecoming, after all. And the Rays had another disappointing night at the plate in a 3-2 loss to the Tigers. Making just his third big-league start, the Alonso High and University of Florida product worked impressively into the sixth inning, leaving with a 2-1 lead. There were…

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Detroit Tigers News from Yahoo Sports Castro homers in 9th, Tigers top Rays 3-2 for 4th straight

Harold Castro hit his first home run of the year with two outs in the ninth inning, a tiebreaking shot that sent the Detroit Tigers past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night for their season-best fourth straight victory. Jonathan Schoop hit a two-run homer that put Tigers rookie Alex Faedo in position for…