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Blue Jays’ rally falls short in 8-6 loss to Tigers

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes bobbles a grounder hit by Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler, before throwing him out at first base during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 3, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

DETROIT (AP) — For one inning Friday night, the Toronto Blue Jays appeared to have baseball’s best offense.

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Tigers let go relievers Chamberlain, Gorzelanny

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have designated veteran relievers Joba Chamberlain and Tom Gorzelanny for assignment and activated catcher Alex Avila off the disabled list.

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Implosion scheduled for hotel; part of hockey arena project

A scale model shows the proposed Red Wings hockey arena hockey and local area plan with mixed use buildings and parking garages Monday, June 29, 2015 at the preview center for "The District", the new entertainment corridor Olympia Entertainment plans to create around the new hockey stadium, located inside Comerica Park.  (Elizabeth Conley/The Detroit News via AP)

DETROIT (AP) — Crews will implode a vacant, 13-story historic hotel to make way for the construction of a new Detroit Red Wings hockey arena.

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Longtime Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68

In this Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007 file photo, former Detroit Lions tight end Charlie Sanders stands with his bronze bust during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Sanders played 10 seasons in the NFL. The Detroit Lions say Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has died at age 68, Thursday, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Phil Long, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit’s blue-collar roots.

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Liriano lead Pirates to 8-4 win, sweep of Tigers

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Francisco Liriano pitched seven shutout innings in a rare victory over the Detroit Tigers as the Pittsburgh Pirates finished a three-game sweep with an 8-4 win on Thursday afternoon.

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