Category: ‘Players’

Detroit Tigers Make a Savvy Decision With J.D. Martinez, Lock Him Up On Two Year Deal
February 9th, 2016 at 10:45 AM
The Detroit Tigers managed to resolve their contract situation with J.D. Martinez for the short-term on Monday night. ***VIDEO1*** Detroit locked up Martinez for two seasons, and thus continued upon a recent trend in their franchise by not having to go to arbitration. The clock was ticking on a deal, and at...

Five Pitchers the Detroit Tigers May Still Consider Before Spring Training
February 8th, 2016 at 3:11 PM
The Detroit Tigers have made plenty of additions this offseason, but they might still not be done with the pitching staff. ***VIDEO1*** If Detroit was to add one more arm prior to the start of spring training to protect their starting or relief staff, who could it be? Here's some names to...

Five Detroit Tigers with the Most to Prove in Spring Training
February 2nd, 2016 at 6:08 PM
The calendar finally flipped to February, meaning the time has almost come to think about the Detroit Tigers heading to Florida for spring training. ***VIDEO1*** When the team makes the trek to Lakeland to get things going in another few weeks, which players will be facing the most pressure to make something...

Detroit Tigers Planning on Leaning on a Bevy of Young Pitchers to Get Through Season
January 29th, 2016 at 3:06 PM
Last season, the Detroit Tigers didn't have nearly enough depth in their rotation. That led to plenty of troubles early in what would become a very rocky season. ***VIDEO1*** At the trade deadline, Detroit added three pitchers to the cause in Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Michael Fulmer. Two of them pitched...

Small Moves Just as Likely to Help Detroit Tigers’ Rebound in 2016 as Big Ones
January 28th, 2016 at 11:07 AM
Asking Al Avila to pick his favorite offseason move would be like asking him to pick his favorite child. ***VIDEO1*** Nevertheless, while speaking Wednesday at the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association's annual Detroit Tigers' luncheon, Avila hinted that the backbone of Detroit's rebound could be in the glue-guys the team targeted and acquired...