George Sipple, Detroit Free Press

George Sipple

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  • Detroit Free Press
  • WZZM 13 On Your Side
  • USA TODAY
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • Lansing StateJournal
  • North Jersey News
  • Naples Daily News

Past articles by George:

Jordan Zimmermann's failing curve leaves Indians with 50-50 odds of hits

Without his curveball, Detroit Tigers' Jordan Zimmermann didn't give the Indians much to guess at Sunday. → Read More

Sipple: I grew up at the Free Press; now it's time to say good-bye

After more than two decades covering sports at the Detroit Free Press, sports writer George Sipple says good-bye. Here are his favorite memories: → Read More

Baseball Hall of Fame: Who'll be the next Detroit Tiger to make it?

The next Tiger to get inducted in the Hall of Fame? The case can be made for Lou Whitaker, Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera and Jim Leyland. → Read More

Alan Trammell still hopeful Lou Whitaker will join him in Hall of Fame

Detroit Tigers great Alan Trammell is still hopeful that is former teammate Lou Whitaker will eventually join him as a member of the Hall of Fame → Read More

Casey Mize's debut still undetermined in Detroit Tigers' farm system

Casey Mize, will throw a live BP in Lakeland, Fla. on Monday. It's unclear when he'll make his first start in the Tigers' farm system. → Read More

Matthew Boyd didn't make this adjustment, had his worst outing of year

Matthew Boyd has allowed 20 earned runs over past four starts, after giving up 27 earned runs over first 13 starts for Detroit Tigers → Read More

Launch angle, Goodrum's bat cost Dixon Machado spot on Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers' DFA'ing of Dixon Machado had a lot to do with Niko Goodrum's production and Machado's lack of it at the plate. → Read More

Why Detroit Tigers' Mike Fiers didn't pitch 9th despite dominating

Mike Fiers allowed 1 run on 3 hits over 8 innings on 89 pitches, but didn't see eye-to-eye with Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire → Read More

Nicholas Castellanos, Jordan Zimmermann help Tigers end skid, 9-1

Nicholas Castellanos hit a grand slam and Jordan Zimmermann allowed one run on five hits over seven innings in the Tigers' 9-1 win over the Blue Jays. → Read More

Why are Detroit Tigers still using struggling hitters like Victor Martinez?

Ron Gardenhire acknowledged the Detroit Tigers' offensive struggles. But he'll continue to use slumping hitters like Victor Martinez and JaCoby Jones. → Read More

Nicholas Castellanos eyes Royals blueprint as Tigers continue to lose

Nicholas Castellanos looks for growth, as Detroit Tigers lose 10 straight games for the first time in 15 seasons → Read More

Detroit Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio for 'insensitive comments'

The Detroit Tigers announced on Wednesday that the team has fired pitching coach Chris Bosio. → Read More

Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio for 'insensitive comments'

The Detroit Tigers announced on Wednesday that the team has fired pitching coach Chris Bosio. → Read More

Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio for 'insensitive comments'

The Detroit Tigers announced on Wednesday that the team has fired pitching coach Chris Bosio. → Read More

What's Detroit Tigers prospect Alex Faedo doing at Comerica Park?

Right-handed pitching prospect Alex Faedo is in Detroit. The Tigers have had a handful of prospects tested by the University of Michigan. → Read More

Blaine Hardy's continued success has Tigers pondering 6-man rotation

Lefty Blaine Hardy could go back to the bullpen, but the Tigers are considering keeping him in the rotation through the All-Star break on July 16. → Read More

What Jordan Zimmermann's return from DL could mean to Detroit Tigers

Why right-hander Jordan Zimmermann's first four innings Saturday mean more than a five-pitch sequence in the fifth. → Read More

Nicholas Castellanos HRs twice, Detroit Tigers clip White Sox, 7-5

Detroit Tigers blow five-run lead, retake lead against old friend Bruce Rondon to defeat the Chicago White Sox → Read More

Hicks uses power, speed to lead Tigers to 4-3 win over White Sox

John Hicks hit a solo home run and scored the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth in the Tigers' 4-3 win over the White Sox on Friday. → Read More

John Hicks helps Detroit Tigers stay ahead of Chicago White Sox, 4-3

The Detroit Tigers (34-37) beat the Chicago White Sox, 4-3, on Friday night. → Read More