Detroit Tigers

Caleb Begley - May 18, 2022

When it comes to pitching, 300 wins is the equivalent to 500 home runs; or, at least, this is what a certain school of thought espouses. It is the gold standard, the pinnacle of what any pitcher can accomplish. Winning 300 games involves a lot of dedication and a lot of practice. It means showing […]

detroit tigers acquire austin meadows
Jim Marshall - Apr 5, 2022

The Detroit Tigers acquired Austin Meadows in a surprise trade from the Tampa Bay Rays. To get Meadows, the Tigers sent infield prospect Isaac Paredes and a 2022 competitive round-B draft pick. The latest move by the Tigers aims at lifting the team back to content. Plus, it will bolster Detroit’s lineup as one of […]

spencer torkelson
Matt Graves - Apr 2, 2022

Detroit Tigers Spencer Torkelson is on the Opening Day roster. Per Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free Press, the team made it official this afternoon. He will serve as the team’s first baseman, with Miguel Cabrera serving as the DH. The 22-year old is the fourth-ranked prospect according to MLB Pipeline. The promotion comes just […]

Spencer Torkelson
Jim Marshall - Mar 22, 2022

Spencer Torkelson is ready for the majors, and Detroit Tigers fans are hoping it happens in 2022. The former first-overall pick out of Arizona State in the 2020 MLB Draft will be given a chance to earn a spot on the big-league roster. Distinguished College Career Torkelson had a distinguished college career at Arizona State. […]

Tarik Skubal
Jim Marshall - Mar 13, 2022

Detroit Tigers pitcher Tarik Skubal is ready for 2022. The left-hander will be relied on as one of the team’s dedicated arms for the season. Skubal is also looking to improve over last season, as he struggled with his command and trusting his stuff. Although, he did improve as the year went on. Plus, Skubal […]

Tigers Rangers

Tigers 6, Rangers 2 (This game was the result of a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the Texas Rangers All-Time Team against the Detroit Tigers All-Time Team. This game did not actually happen.) A six-run seventh inning, one that saw three-run home runs from both Alan Trammell and Hank Greenberg, propelled the […]

Tigers All-Time Team
Matt Graves - Feb 26, 2022

The Detroit Tigers have one of the most storied franchises in baseball. With a team with a rich history, their all-time team looks outstanding. It features one of the best all-around hitters in baseball history. Plus, there is a great mix of power and range amongst the players selected for this team. In fact, Detroit […]

Javier Baez Tigers
Jeremy Breland - Nov 30, 2021

There was some late action Monday night into early Tuesday morning as Javier Báez is now off the board. The 28-year old shortstop is heading to the Detroit Tigers on a six-year deal worth $140 million. Per MLB insider Ken Rosenthal, the deal includes an opt-out after 2023 and a limited no-trade clause. Javier Báez […]

Bob Taenaka - Nov 19, 2021

The Detroit Tigers made their second significant move this off-season today.  They have signed left-handed starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez to a five-year deal reported to be worth at least $77 million. This signing is on the heels of a trade/extension for Gold Glove catcher Tucker Barnhart from Cincinnati two weeks ago.  It is consistent with […]

Eduardo Rodriguez
Matt Graves - Nov 15, 2021

Eduardo Rodríguez has a new home with the Detroit Tigers. The 28-year old will ink a five-year deal worth at least $77 million. Furthermore, the contract comes with a no-trade clause and performance bonuses. There’s a guarantee of $28 million in the first two years of his contract with $49 million left on the deal […]

Jim Marshall - Aug 24, 2021

Since May 7, the Detroit Tigers are 51 and 42—and are believing in themselves. Their young starters, the bullpen, the hitting, and even their defense and stolen bases have improved. All of this is showing signs of a brighter future for this club. Changes Not Overwhelming The changes the Tigers have made since April have […]

Miguel Cabrera
Matt Graves - Aug 22, 2021

Miguel Cabrera hit his 500th career home run against the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday afternoon. This made him the 28th player to reach the milestone. To get there, Cabrera hit a home run off Steven Matz in the top of the sixth. Fans of the Detroit Tigers began to keep a close eye on the […]

Jim Marshall - Jun 22, 2021

Detroit Tigers pitcher Matt Manning made his MLB debut on June 17. The right-hander pitched five innings, allowing two runs and striking out three. While he took the loss, he gives the Tiger fans hope that he, along with the other young Tiger pitchers, can compete sooner rather than later. Arrival to the Tigers Manning’s […]

Jim Marshall - May 17, 2021

The Detroit Tigers fans have a new favorite in Akil Baddoo after he started his MLB career in grand style. Baddoo gives the fans a reason to be positive for the future. Remarkable Start Baddoo’s remarkable start certainly caught everyone by surprise. In his opening at-bat on April 4, he homered against the Cleveland Indians. […]

Spencer Turnbull
Jim Marshall - Apr 14, 2021

Detroit Tigers pitcher Spencer Turnbull is ready to return and he is close to being back from his COVID-19 absence to start the 2021 season. It comes a time when the starting staff just suffered an injury— Julio Teheran was added to the IL with a shoulder strain. As of this posting, he will miss […]

2021 Detroit Tigers
Jim Marshall - Mar 30, 2021

Detroit Tigers fans have been asked to show extreme patience while the organization rebuilds its baseball team from the farm system all the way to the big-league club. Will the 2021 Detroit Tigers be any better? Consistent in Losing The Tigers have been remarkably consistent over the past four seasons. Too bad it’s been in […]

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Scoreless Outing

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Nate Miller - May 18, 2022

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Nate Miller - May 18, 2022

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