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Detroit Tigers’ Outfielder Rajai Davis Upbeat Despite Uncertain Status Regarding Injury
September 28th, 2014 at 11:57 AM
DETROIT---Sunday morning, Rajai Davis was upbeat about his chances of competing in game one of the American League Division Series. ***VIDEO1*** That was a change from Saturday night, when cloudy uncertainty complicated things after Davis suffered a grade one pubic symphesis strain and left the game. He was replaced by Ezequiel Carerra,...

Detroit Tigers Receive Good News on Health of Injured Shortstop Jose Iglesias
September 11th, 2014 at 4:53 PM
Since April, shin troubles have sidelined Detroit Tigers' shortstop Jose Iglesias. Wednesday, the team finally got some news about Iglesias's long-term health, and it it was positive. ***VIDEO1*** Iglesias was cleared for normal offseason activities, and his recovery is currently fully on track. No additional surgery will be needed for the shortstop....

Miguel Cabrera’s Ankle Injury Cause for Significant Detroit Tigers Concern in Weeks Ahead
August 31st, 2014 at 10:00 AM
The Detroit Tigers have pulled back even in the Central Division and also have a nice cushion in the wild card race after splitting a day-night doubleheader Saturday with the Chicago White Sox. ***VIDEO1*** However, that doesn't seem to be the biggest bit of holiday weekend news coming out of the Windy...

Anibal Sanchez’s Arm Setback Could Force Detroit Tigers to Consider Rotation Upgrades, Too
August 27th, 2014 at 4:26 PM
DETROIT---Injury news that the Detroit Tigers figured would get better by September got a whole lot worse on Tuesday with word that Anibal Sanchez is facing a setback with his injured right arm. ***VIDEO1*** While throwing on Monday, Sanchez felt pain in his right arm that according to the pitcher, felt like...

Justin Verlander’s Health Provides a Welcome Bit of Good News for Tumbling Detroit Tigers
August 13th, 2014 at 9:16 AM
While the Detroit Tigers lost again on Tuesday night to the Pittsburgh Pirates in similar, mind numbing fashion, they still won the day overall with the good news regarding Justin Verlander's right arm. ***VIDEO1*** After leaving Monday's game with shoulder tightness, an MRI showed no structural damage, meaning Verlander will once again avoid...

Detroit Tigers Add Kevin Whelan, Ian Krol and Justin Miller; Option Blaine Hardy and Pat McCoy
August 11th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
The Detroit Tigers' messy bullpen situation is starting to take on a decidedly "As the World Turns" feel late in the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** After a rash of injuries and inconsistencies as well as an ugly 19 inning affair against the Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit is looking for fresh reinforcements as much...

Detroit Tigers Send Injured Pitchers Anibal Sanchez, Joakim Soria to Disabled List
August 10th, 2014 at 12:39 PM
It's been a tough weekend north of the border for the Detroit Tigers against the Toronto Blue Jays, and the team has sustained a pair of injuries on the road that will make things even tougher in the weeks ahead. ***VIDEO1*** Starter Anibal Sanchez and reliever Joakim Soria are both headed to...

Anibal Sanchez’s Injury Shows Why Even The Detroit Tigers Can Never Have Enough Pitching
August 9th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
Somehow, some way, the Detroit Tigers managed to squeak by the Toronto Blue Jays Friday night in a game they had looked destined to lose early on. ***VIDEO1*** With their offense non-existent again, the Tigers pounded out three runs in the ninth to surprise Toronto closer Casey Janssen and win the game 5-4....

With All-Star Game Home Run Through Discomfort, Miguel Cabrera Shows His Durability is Unmatched
July 16th, 2014 at 10:17 AM
Though Mike Trout deserved to take home MVP honors, arguably, Miguel Cabrera's All-Star Game was just as good as Trout's if not better considering the circumstances as a whole. ***VIDEO1*** Just prior to clubbing a scorching line drive home run off Adam Wainwright in the first inning, the Detroit Tigers' first baseman revealed that he...

Andrew Romine’s Tough Night Defines Detroit Tigers’ Current Shortstop, Lineup Woes
June 4th, 2014 at 3:17 PM
First, it was personal frustration bubbling over in the form of a few nasty words said under the breath. Then, it was the slam of a helmet after a strikeout, a sign of anger that things just weren't going the right way. ***PHOTO1*** Andrew Romine had a rough Tuesday night at the...

Robbie Ray Has Earned Shot for Detroit Tigers in Anibal Sanchez’s Absence
April 28th, 2014 at 11:05 AM
Injuries in baseball, while a grim misfortune of an intense day to day grind, present fantastic opportunities for others. Just ask Lou Gehrig, who utilized such a scenario to help turn Wally Pipp's name into a verb. ***PHOTO1*** Nobody is suggesting the same situation will play out with the Detroit Tigers and their suddenly...

Latest Call-Up Should Represent Last Chance for Detroit Tigers’ Shortstop Danny Worth
April 21st, 2014 at 3:16 PM
The Detroit Tigers have tried a number of band-aids to compensate for the loss of Jose Iglesias. First, it was Steve Lombardozzi. Then, Andrew Romine. Alex Gonzalez fit in as well. None have made the desired impact. ***PHOTO1*** Now, Sunday, things returned full circle, as Detroit called up Danny Worth, who'll be...

As Long as Detroit Tigers’ Core Stars Stay Healthy, Team Will Contend in 2014
March 22nd, 2014 at 5:09 PM
The Detroit Tigers sustained another tough injury on Friday losing Bruce Rondon, but there was a silver lining amongst more clouds gathering, and it had to do with realization and perspective. ***PHOTO1*** Simply, Rondon isn't Joe Nathan, nor is he Joba Chamberlain or Justin Verlander. As vital as Jose Iglesias is, he's not...

Bruce Rondon Will Miss 2014 with Tommy John Surgery; Detroit Tigers Make Move at Shortstop
March 21st, 2014 at 5:47 PM
Something must be in the water within the Ilitch-Holdings organization, because the Detroit Tigers, much like their Detroit Red Wings counterparts on the ice, are now on their own impossible run of devastating injuries. ***PHOTO1*** Bruce Rondon, counted on to play a major role in the bullpen, was shelved Friday for the season...

Detroit Tigers Targeting Seattle Mariners’ Nick Franklin as Jose Iglesias Replacement?
March 17th, 2014 at 2:24 PM
The Detroit Tigers had a rough weekend off the field with injury troubles, and news that shortstop Jose Iglesias is soon headed to the disabled list with leg stress fractures has brought speculation about who might soon be replacing the elite shortstop in the middle of the infield and bottom of...

Without Healthy Jose Iglesias Long-Term, Detroit Tigers Could Be in Bigger Trouble
March 15th, 2014 at 9:28 PM
The troubling injury news keeps mounting for the Detroit Tigers, who may have learned Saturday that their shortstop Jose Iglesias will be shelved most of the 2014 season with the nagging shin injury that's hampered his spring training. ***PHOTO1*** Both ESPN's Jim Bowden and Jon Heyman of CBS Sports have reported that...

Detroit Tigers Should Work Jose Iglesias Back into the Mix So He’s Ready for Opening Day
March 10th, 2014 at 2:12 PM
Another week begins with more frustrating injury news as it relates to the Detroit Tigers, who keep taking more hits on the field. This one comes to the infield, as shortstop Jose Iglesias simply cannot overcome shin issues and may be shelved long enough to miss opening day. This injury bug...

Detroit Tigers Right to Ride Things Out in Left Field After Injury to Andy Dirks
March 7th, 2014 at 10:09 AM
The Detroit Tigers were dealt a significant injury blow this week with the news that left fielder Andy Dirks sustained a back injury, would require surgery and be out the first three months of the season. ***PHOTO1*** On the field, it was important for Dirks to stay healthy and prove early he...

What to Expect from Detroit Tigers’ Left Field Candidates to Replace Injured Andy Dirks
March 5th, 2014 at 11:55 AM
The Detroit Tigers took their first major injury hit of the season late on Tuesday, with the announcement that Andy Dirks would miss the first three months of the season after having back surgery. ***PHOTO1*** For a team that was counting on Dirks to be healthy and productive this season, the news...

Alex Avila and Anibal Sanchez Both on the DL
June 17th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
Breaking News - According to Detroit Tigers reporter Rod Allen, Anibal Sanchez and Alex Avila have both been placed on the Disabled List. No official report from the team on how long or exactly what their injuries are. Sanchez has had shoulder soreness prior to Saturday's game but returned to...