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MRI Reveals No Structural Damage for Detroit Tigers’ Jose Iglesias; Kyle Lobstein to DL
May 24th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
DETROIT --- For some reason, be it his execution on the field or calm personality, Jose Iglesias has a black injury cloud that seems to follow him every day. ***VIDEO1*** Saturday, the Detroit Tigers' shortstop had another scare when he bumped knees with massive Houston Astros' first baseman Chris Carter on the...

Detroit Tigers Getting Good Injury News on Justin Verlander, Bruce Rondon
May 20th, 2015 at 5:37 PM
Recently, the Detroit Tigers have seen their lineup bitten the injury bug. Just as fast as that has happened, however, the pitching staff has quietly started to trend in a healthier direction. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, both Justin Verlander and Bruce Rondon took steps towards making their respective comebacks, and the signs were very encouraging...

Victor Martinez Set to Embark on Most Critical Recovery Period of His Career
May 19th, 2015 at 4:35 PM
DETROIT --- It took a while for the Detroit Tigers to announce, but Victor Martinez is officially heading to the 15-day disabled list with left knee inflammation. ***VIDEO1*** Martinez had been in a state of on-again, off-again pain and frustration regarding his knee ever since starting the season. He injured the knee...

Victor Martinez Seeming Destined for Disabled List as Tyler Collins Joins Detroit Tigers
May 19th, 2015 at 12:59 PM
Even after taking a series off, Victor Martinez still didn't look right. That much was clear on Monday night, and the Detroit Tigers might finally be compelled to make a move designed to help him out. ***VIDEO1*** Left-handed outfielder Tyler Collins was promoted from Triple-A Toledo Tuesday. That news was first reported...

Was Shane Greene’s Elbow Discomfort Caused by Batting? If So, It’s Another Argument for NL DH
May 16th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
Early in 2015, the Detroit Tigers have had all kinds of problems keeping pitchers healthy. ***VIDEO1*** So when Shane Greene had to depart Friday night's win over the St. Louis Cardinals early with a mild ulnar neuritis---or tingling sensation in the fingers stemming from the elbow region---there were likely many nervous moments...

Alex Avila Will Avoid Surgery on Knee, Preparing Him for Uncertain Return in 2015
May 14th, 2015 at 9:57 AM
Wednesday afternoon, the Detroit Tigers had an announcement to make about the recovery of injured catcher Alex Avila. ***VIDEO1*** Instead of pursuing surgery, Avila will begin a treatment program for his injured knee. The decision was made thanks to a determination by a doctor at the DMC, and was revealed just hours...

Jose Iglesias Held Out of Lineup for Fourth Game in a Row with Groin Tightness
May 10th, 2015 at 6:38 PM
The Detroit Tigers are trying to buy some extra time for Jose Iglesias to rest his ailing groin. ***VIDEO1*** As a result, the team is holding Iglesias out for the fourth day in a row as the Tigers get set to take on the Kansas City Royals on Sunday Night Baseball. Starting...

Detroit Tigers Injury Notes: Alex Avila to Disabled List; David Price Dinged Up
May 9th, 2015 at 11:27 AM
Though the Detroit Tigers enjoyed an exhilarating come-from-behind 6-5 victory on Friday night over the Kansas City Royals to catapult them back into first place, it didn't come without a bit of a cost. ***VIDEO1*** Saturday, the team announced that catcher Alex Avila would be placed on the 15 day disabled list...

Kyle Lobstein’s Success Allows Detroit Tigers to Take Time with Justin Verlander
May 8th, 2015 at 10:09 AM
On Thursday afternoon, Kyle Lobstein picked up his third victory of the year in solid and fairly significant fashion. ***VIDEO1*** Lobstein pitched into the eighth inning of Detroit's 4-1 victory against the Chicago White Sox, and was the reason Detroit was able to leave town feeling good. Lobstein only allowed five total...

Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander Cleared to Throw; Should Begin Progression Slowly
May 7th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
Wednesday, in the hours before their nighttime loss to the Chicago White Sox, the Detroit Tigers did get some very good news. ***VIDEO1*** Injured ace Justin Verlander has finally been cleared to begin throwing after a clean MRI. Considering he has been raring to go for some time, prior to the game,...

Detroit Tigers Start Andrew Romine, Allowing Jose Iglesias Time to Rest Groin
May 5th, 2015 at 7:39 PM
Detroit Tigers' shortstop Jose Iglesias has a new ailment, but it has nothing to do with his previously injured shins. ***VIDEO1*** Iglesias has a tight groin, and starting in his place will be Andrew Romine as the Tigers open up a three game series against the Chicago White Sox. Previously, Iglesias was...

Reliever Bruce Rondon Throwing for Detroit Tigers, Continuing on Road to Recovery
May 1st, 2015 at 9:07 AM
The best thing about Thursday had nothing to do with the Detroit Tigers' game against the Kansas City Royals. ***VIDEO1*** In the series opener, the Tigers were blanked 8-1, getting nothing from their offense while starter Alfredo Simon had his first rough start, giving up six earned runs and nine hits. From...

Detroit Tigers’ Pitcher Justin Verlander Plays Catch Tuesday, Trending in Right Direction
April 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Detroit Tigers' injured ace Justin Verlander has accompanied the team on their current road trip, and though he's not doing anything aggressively, he's not just sitting around, either. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, Verlander played some catch in the outfield at Target Field before Detroit's evening loss to the Minnesota Twins and tested out his...

Rajai Davis Tender, but Doesn’t Foresee Groin as Long-Term Issue for Detroit Tigers
April 27th, 2015 at 6:50 PM
Monday night, as the Detroit Tigers got set to kick off their elongated road trip against the Minnesota Twins, a notable hot hand was missing from the lineup. ***VIDEO1*** Rajai Davis was left out, replaced by Anthony Gose in center field. Davis, of course, left Sunday afternoon's win over the Cleveland Indians...

Joe Nathan Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery, Ending His Season for Detroit Tigers
April 23rd, 2015 at 12:35 PM
DETROIT --- Thursday morning, the Detroit Tigers had some new news on Joe Nathan following Wednesday's abrupt exit from a rehab assignment in Toledo, and it wasn't good. ***VIDEO1*** Nathan underwent an MRI yesterday in Detroit that revealed a UCL tear and a flexor pronator tear. Thursday morning, it was announced he...

Joe Nathan Suffers Apparent Injury Setback in Toledo, Leaves Game with Arm Pain
April 22nd, 2015 at 5:41 PM
Wednesday morning, the question seemed simple if not luxurious. How would the Detroit Tigers deal with the re-emergence of Joe Nathan? ***VIDEO1*** The closer was making a rehab start with the Toledo Mud Hens attempting to come back off a right elbow flexor strain and seemed destined to find his way back...

Joe Nathan Close to Return, but Joakim Soria Has Earned Detroit Tigers’ Closer Role
April 22nd, 2015 at 11:21 AM
One injured Detroit Tigers' relief pitcher is making a comeback, but it's not Bruce Rondon just yet. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, it was revealed that closer Joe Nathan is scheduled to make a rehab appearance in Toledo on Wednesday. If all goes well with that, the reliever could be on the fast-track to traveling...

If Progress Isn’t Seen, Detroit Tigers Need to Provide Victor Martinez Rest for Ailing Knee
April 21st, 2015 at 3:05 PM
April is an unpredictable month in baseball, and not just due to what happens on the field. In an instant, the weather can go from warm to cold, and those changes can play games with the human body. ***VIDEO1*** So it's easy to see the trepidation the Detroit Tigers have with rushing...

Re-Emergence of Jose Iglesias Significant for Detroit Tigers’ Lineup, Defense
April 7th, 2015 at 10:50 AM
The Detroit Tigers played long ball on Monday afternoon, and that power was the headline grabbing reason they defeated the Minnesota Twins 4-0 on Opening Day. ***VIDEO1*** Not lost in that, though, should be the fact that speed played just as important a role in the victory. The Tigers stole three bases...

Bruce Rondon and Justin Verlander’s Injuries Add Concerns for Detroit Tigers
April 2nd, 2015 at 12:15 PM
Coming into camp, the Detroit Tigers were always going to test Bruce Rondon and Justin Verlander physically. Considering their injuries and past issues, they had to know if both would be ready to handle the grind of the season. ***VIDEO1*** Wednesday, Rondon officially flunked this early durability exam, getting scratched from his...