Category: ‘Players’

Erick Aybar Wastes Little Time Making a Big Impact for Detroit Tigers
August 19th, 2016 at 1:45 PM
When Erick Aybar joined the Detroit Tigers earlier this week, many immediately downplayed his addition. ***VIDEO1*** Aybar was only hitting .242 with the Atlanta Braves, and looking further and further away from the All-Star, Gold Glove caliber player he was with the Los Angeles Angels. Quickly, though, Aybar has come into his own...

Erick Aybar Represents Solid Upgrade For Detroit Tigers, But Will It Be Enough?
August 17th, 2016 at 1:13 PM
The Detroit Tigers made a midseason trade after all, dealing with the Atlanta Braves for infielder Erick Aybar on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** Going the other way in the deal were struggling Mike Aviles, who's Detroit career can only be summed up as a disaster and young catcher Kade Scivicque, drafted last year by...

Detroit Tigers Lose to Kansas City Royals; Also Lose Miguel Cabrera to Biceps Injury
August 15th, 2016 at 10:34 PM
DETROIT --- The Detroit Tigers lost more than just a game on Monday night. ***VIDEO1*** Sure, the Tigers flailed and failed against the Kansas City Royals losing 3-1, but the real story was the abrupt mid-game loss of Miguel Cabrera to a biceps strain injury. Cabrera exited the game in the fifth inning...

Chattin Cats’ Week in Review: Casey McGehee’s Addition Pays Dividends for Tigers
August 15th, 2016 at 1:45 PM
Welcome to Chattin' Cats, a weekly piece recapping the most important talking point from the week before about the Detroit Tigers while taking a look ahead. The Detroit Tigers figured at some point they would need Casey McGehee to play a role in 2016. ***VIDEO1*** That's why the team didn't give up on...

Jose Iglesias Heads to Disabled List as Detroit Tigers Blown Out in Series Opener
August 13th, 2016 at 10:48 AM
The Detroit Tigers simply can't catch a break with regards to the injury bug, and it could be a reason they fade down the stretch. ***VIDEO1*** Prior to Friday night's game, Jose Iglesias was sent to the disabled list with a hamstring injury, which means Dixon Machado is coming back to the...