Jose Valverde recorded the game's final out with the potential tying run on second Friday to preserve Detroit's 2-1 victory over Texas.
Mark Reynolds delivered a pinch-hit, tie-breaking single in the 10th inning Sunday, completing the Cleveland Indians' 4-3 comeback win over Detroit.
Alex Avila hit a two-run homer with one out in the ninth Friday to bring Detroit a 4-3 victory over Houston.
Omar Infante went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI Saturday, powering the Detroit Tigers to a 7-4 interleague victory over Atlanta.
A grounder off the bat of Torii Hunter turned into a game-changing error Wednesday and boosted the Detroit Tigers to a 7-5 victory over Kansas City.
Former closer Jose Valverde will make a return to Detroit after agreeing to one-year contract with the Tigers Wednesday.
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Relief pitcher J.J. Putz has agreed to a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Diamondbacks through 2014, the team announced Monday.
Delmon Young hit a tie-breaking, 12th-inning double Saturday and Detroit took Game 1 of the American League Championship Series 6-4 over the New York Yankees.
Coco Crisp climaxed a three-run, ninth-inning rally with an RBI single Wednesday to give Oakland a 4-3 win over Detroit that evened their playoff series.