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Detroit Tigers Vs. Seattle Mariners Series Preview: Close of Homestand Will Tell Tigers’ Direction
July 20th, 2015 at 11:35 AM
Both the Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners are on the outside looking in of playoff contention in the American League. ***VIDEO1*** Each team needs to get hot quickly, and needs to find a reason to feel good about their chances and make a run. That makes the four game series the teams...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Seattle Mariners Series Preview: Brief West Cost Trip Helps Close Out First Half
July 6th, 2015 at 8:51 PM
Though consistency has been hard to find for the Detroit Tigers in nearly all forms, the one thing the team has done is manage to find victories on the road with relative ease during the first half of the season. ***VIDEO1*** Somehow, struggling Detroit's collected 19 road victories this season to only...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Chicago Cubs Series Preview: Old Rivals Meet for the First Time Since 2012
June 9th, 2015 at 4:58 PM
The Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs have played in four World Series historically, and now as interleague series go, have a fantastic and feisty rivalry. ***VIDEO1*** For the first time since 2009, those feelings will be rekindled in Michigan, as he teams will meet again during the regular season at Comerica Park....

Detroit Tigers Vs. Chicago White Sox Series Preview: Dissapointing Teams Collide in Key Series
June 5th, 2015 at 12:49 PM
The Detroit Tigers are in need of a win, while the Chicago White Sox are attempting to climb out of their own early-season hole in the Central Division. ***VIDEO1*** Such things might not set up a battle of epic proportions for the baseball nation to watch, but in the region, all eyes...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Milwaukee Brewers Series Preview: Struggling and Surging Teams Set to Collide
May 18th, 2015 at 2:16 PM
This week, the Detroit Tigers are caught in between baseball's version of a rock and a hard place. ***VIDEO1*** That hard place is the 13-25 Milwaukee Brewers, who come in losers of their last two series yet still remain dangerous to a squad like Detroit, who is picking up a bit of...

Detroit Tigers’ Biggest Test in 2015 Will Come from Kansas City Royals, not Cleveland Indians
April 14th, 2015 at 4:32 PM
This past weekend, the Detroit Tigers made an important early statement in dominating and sweeping the Cleveland Indians on the road. ***VIDEO1*** The Indians, after all, were coming off an offseason in which they strangely became Sports Illustrated cover darlings. They had their ace Corey Kluber slated to pitch. The team had...

2015 Season Predictions: Detroit Tigers Make Playoffs, but Will Fail to Reach World Series
April 4th, 2015 at 11:47 AM
Plenty of things have changed around baseball prior to the 2015 season. Free agents have signed, trades have been made, and nobody's roster looks quite the same as it did six months ago. ***VIDEO1*** Change can be a very good and exciting thing, especially for a team like the Detroit Tigers that...

Reports: Detroit Tigers Strike Three-Team Deal, Aquire Starting Pitcher Shane Greene
December 5th, 2014 at 11:44 AM
For a few weeks, the tea leaves have been pointing to some form of trade activity from the Detroit Tigers, and on Friday morning, that came to a head. ***VIDEO1*** As has been reported by Sweeny Murti of WFAN, the Tigers have reportedly struck a three-team deal with the New York Yankees...

Three Key Lessons the Detroit Tigers Can Learn from the San Francicso Giants
October 30th, 2014 at 10:13 AM
Wednesday night, the San Francisco Giants won their third World Series in the last five years, beating the Kansas City Royals in an epic game seven battle. ***VIDEO1*** The Detroit Tigers, meanwhile, were eliminated weeks ago, meaning they have plenty of lessons they can learn from the recent champions on how to...

Detroit Tigers’ Darnell Coles Departs to Become Milwaukee Brewers Hitting Coach
October 24th, 2014 at 9:08 AM
One change that the Detroit Tigers didn't figure to see this offseason was with regards to the coaching staff, most of whom were figured to return for year two under now-seasoned boss Brad Ausmus. ***VIDEO1*** Scratch one name off that list, though, as assistant hitting coach Darnell Coles is departing Detroit to...

The Tale of the Tape: Baltimore Orioles Vs. Detroit Tigers Preview Position by Position
October 1st, 2014 at 1:41 PM
The Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers will compete in the ALDS on Thursday night. On paper, the matchup looks fairly even, but there are several areas where one side and the other have clear advantages. ***VIDEO1*** Today, we break down the series by looking at everything in total. Where might the Tigers...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: Pressure Intensifies as Division Chase Becomes More Interesting
September 27th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
DETROIT---In some ways, the plight of the 2014 Detroit Tigers isn't unlike that of the 2009 squad. ***VIDEO1*** That year, all Detroit had to do to edge Minnesota out in the final week of the season was win. Up three games with four to go, the Tigers hit an oil slick, failed...

Detroit Tigers Clinch Playoff Birth, Arguably Have Chris Sale’s Meltdown to Thank
September 25th, 2014 at 4:10 PM
DETROIT---Before they slept on Wednesday night, the Detroit Tigers already knew their fate. They were heading back to the playoffs for the fourth straight year thanks to a loss by the Seattle Mariners. ***VIDEO1*** However, that fate was probably known a lot sooner during the afternoon, say, after the seventh inning of...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: Tigers Trying to Stay Hot Amidst Biggest Series of the Season
September 9th, 2014 at 4:21 PM
The Detroit Tigers opened up their version of statement week in a big way, beating the Kansas City Royals 9-5 behind a powerful, potent offensive attack and solid pitching from Justin Verlander. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday night, game two features Max Scherzer, another Tigers ace, facing off against Jason Vargas. Detroit's now one game...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: No Escape from Rough Stretch Forcing Tigers to Work Overtime
September 6th, 2014 at 11:38 AM
The Detroit Tigers played an extra inning affair on their way out of Cleveland this week, and Friday night, they may as well have played another such game. ***VIDEO1*** Detroit lost 8-2 to the San Francisco Giants in a rain soaked affair which featured a nearly three hour delay. Before the rains...

Respect More than Just a Final Season Advertising Slogan for New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter
August 27th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
During last July's MLB All-Star game, a commercial was unveiled for Nike touting "Re2pect" as a tagline, with plenty of different people nationwide tipping their caps to the soon retiring Derek Jeter. ***VIDEO1*** No matter how beautiful the message might have been, personally, Jeter would probably reject such marketing efforts as ridiculous....

Derek Jeter’s Last Stop with New York Yankees Against Detroit Tigers Has Special Significance
August 26th, 2014 at 10:26 AM
For months, retiring New York Yankees' captain Derek Jeter has gotten the royal treatment from coast to coast exactly as he should. ***VIDEO1*** Along the way, he's received gifts, standing ovations and support from friends and rivals alike as he plays out his last season in the big leagues. This particular last...

Charting the Central Division: Detroit Tigers’ Lead Dwindling Fast with Offense, Wins Missing
August 8th, 2014 at 7:55 AM
During the season, we'll keep fans updated on the chase for the American League Central Division by charting the Detroit Tigers' competition. The Detroit Tigers have gone on the road to face some challenging competition and seen their offense disappear. The Kansas City Royals have not. This dynamic has suddenly created a...

Max’s Musings: Praising Pudge Rodriguez, While Cheering Colorado Rockies’ Young Stars
August 5th, 2014 at 8:58 AM
Max DeMara is musing on all things Detroit Tigers. This past weekend, the Colorado Rockies made a rare visit to take on the Detroit Tigers. While many fans were expecting to see the team's usual stars such as Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez, a few others stole the show. ***VIDEO1*** What the Rockies lacked...

Detroit Tigers Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Philllies Could Be Evolving into Ideal Trade Partner
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:07 PM
Another day brings another round of trade rumors pertaining to the Detroit Tigers and their quest for additions, specifically to an often shaky bullpen. ***VIDEO1*** Lately, though, while the team remains interested in names such as Joaquin Benoit and Joakim Soria, they seem to be shifting thoughts to another National League team who...