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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,...

Small-Ball Might Prove Key for Fuleing an Elongated Run for Detroit Tigers in Playoffs
September 26th, 2014 at 10:48 AM
All the noise from the Detroit Tigers' Thursday victory came from the big bats hammering a pair of home runs that became the deciding blows in a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** Still, there was a series of evens later on that shouldn't be lost amongst the noise especially as...

Rookie Tyler Collins Playing Big Role Down the Stretch for Detroit Tigers, Opening Eyes
September 21st, 2014 at 10:30 AM
Even though Torii Hunter got his Detroit Tigers on the board first Saturday with a massive home run, nobody would believe who got the biggest hit of the day. ***VIDEO1*** It was Tyler Collins, whose pinch hit, two out single provided the go-ahead margin for the Tigers, who went on to win...

J.D. Martinez Rescues Detroit Tigers Again, Provides His Biggest Clutch Home Run of Year
September 3rd, 2014 at 10:35 AM
The Detroit Tigers have gotten used to winning games thanks to J.D. Martinez home runs and hits, but in no game yet have they truly needed one more than Tuesday night's contest against the Cleveland Indians. ***VIDEO1*** Detroit had left a village (12 runners) on the bases against Indians' pitching. They had...

After Rusney Castillo Battle, Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox Could Become Ideal Trade Partners
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:36 PM
Friday, the Detroit Tigers lost out on Cuban sensation Rusney Castillo, who signed with the Boston Red Sox for an eye-popping $72.5 million dollars over seven years. By all accounts, the Tigers were the team that finished in second place for the dynamic outfield prospect. ***VIDEO1*** The signing was seen as a...

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: Detroit Tigers’ Weary Lineup Seeing Most Trouble in Outfield
August 18th, 2014 at 10:47 AM
The Detroit Tigers had another rough week with regards to plating runners. Every loss the team sustained, both in Pittsburgh and at home, was at least due in part to a lack of offensive fire power. ***VIDEO1*** Though manager Brad Ausmus was careful about doling out blame to one area or more...

Receptions for Austin Jackson, Joe Nathan Show Best and Worst of Detroit Tigers’ Fans
August 17th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
It's been an interesting week for the Detroit Tigers. Not only did the team temporarily fall out of first place, but a series of events with the fans provided an interesting juxtaposition. ***VIDEO1*** Wednesday night, closer Joe Nathan expressed his displeasure with the Comerica Park crowd booing his struggles by gesturing toward...

Detroit Tigers Rumors: Team Interest in Cuban Defector Rusney Castillo Picking Up
August 15th, 2014 at 10:01 AM
The Detroit Tigers traded away Austin Jackson in July in order to acquire pitcher David Price. Did the team do so knowing they could make a serious push for the latest big-name Cuban outfielder? ***VIDEO1*** As of today, that angle is beginning to look more possible. Outfielder Rusney Castillo, who is being...

Until Significant Slowdown, Expect Austin Jackson to Remain At Leadoff For Detroit Tigers
July 23rd, 2014 at 10:27 AM
Tuesday, the surging Austin Jackson didn't do anything to hurt his chances of staying in the leadoff spot atop the Detroit Tigers' order. Jackson was 2-5 with two runs scored in the midst of Detroit's 5-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks, which was driven by another bullpen meltdown and the inability...

Dynamic Dodger Yasiel Puig a Treat for Detroit Tigers to Watch up Close
July 9th, 2014 at 11:11 AM
Once upon a time, when someone had their first glimpse of Jackie Robinson, Joe DiMaggio or Ted Williams in person, it had to have felt a little something like Tuesday night in Detroit. ***VIDEO1*** Though Los Angeles Dodgers' right fielder Yasiel Puig didn't have a hit in his first game against the Detroit...

Without Overthinking, Torii Hunter Rediscovering Groove at Right Time for Detroit Tigers’ Offense
July 4th, 2014 at 1:23 PM
Much like a shadow, a baseball swing is a complex, ever-changing entity. it can be both long and short, appear and disappear on any given day, be peaceful and comfortable or downright frustrating to fight at times. ***VIDEO1*** But, the one thing that's certain? A shadow never truly leaves, and neither does...

Rajai Davis Raking for Detroit Tigers, Looking Like Lineup’s Missing Link of Speed and Aggression
April 25th, 2014 at 2:08 PM
When Rajai Davis signed with the Detroit Tigers last December 11th, few would have pegged him to be one of the more impactful free agent pickups over the first month of the baseball season. ***PHOTO1*** Surprise, surprise. Throughout his first 61 at-bats in 2014, Davis has been just that. Long pegged as...

Watching Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera Duel a Treat to Remember for Baseball Fans
April 20th, 2014 at 8:58 AM
Every fan of the Detroit Tigers knows what Miguel Cabrera has done at the plate the last few seasons and how impressive his feats of strength and power are. ***PHOTO1*** Farther west, however, he's got some equal, identical company. Mike Trout has been just as impressive in the wake of being edged...

Detroit Tigers Send Releiver Tyler Collins to Toledo, Call up Pitcher Justin Miller
April 18th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
After shaky starting pitching has left the Detroit Tigers' bullpen a bit ravaged, the team turned to the minor league ranks for some help on Friday afternoon prior to a weekend series with the Los Angeles Angels. ***PHOTO1*** Tyler Collins, who had been filling in at outfield positions, was optioned to Triple...

Detroit Tigers Showing Some Welcome Aggression on Bases Despite Below Average Returns
April 4th, 2014 at 10:24 PM
When Brad Ausmus took over the Detroit Tigers, the wounds were still fresh. His team was bleeding after being proven physically slow on the basepaths and mentally slow in between the bags, as well, during a tough defeat in the ALCS. ***PHOTO1*** Throughout the first three games of the 2014 season, it's clear...

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...

Detroit Tigers’ Positional Preview: Outfield Speedier, More Athletic After Only One Addition
February 18th, 2014 at 9:49 AM
With spring training set to begin and the baseball season just around the corner, we're previewing the Detroit Tigers position by position. Entering the 2013-14 offseason, the Detroit Tigers had a hole in left field and plenty of question marks. Would they make a big trade splash, go with a platoon...

Detroit Tigers Make Three Key Signs to Avoid Arbitration, Max Scherzer Among Them
January 21st, 2014 at 7:49 PM
The Detroit Tigers clubhouse took a sigh of relief this weekend as they were able to keep three keys pieces to their roster for the 2014 season. Center fielder Austin Jackson, reliever Al Alburquerque, and starter Max Scherzer have all signed new one-year contracts and avoid the need for arbitration. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson...

Detroit Tigers’ Torii Hunter Ups the Ante on Tornado Victim Donation
May 22nd, 2013 at 7:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Tigers Torii Hunter decided that his initial donation of $1,000 per home run was not enough. Since he only has one homer on the year, it wasn't enough for him to give. So he raised the stakes by a whole lot more. He is giving a flat amount...