Category: ‘Outfielders’

JaCoby Jones flashes power, shows why Detroit Tigers kept him around
April 4th, 2017 at 9:20 PM
The Detroit Tigers didn't seem to have one center fielder to start the season, but when camp broke, the team came to Chicago with JaCoby Jones in tow. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, as the team finally got their season off to a start against the Chicago White Sox, Jones proved why the Tigers kept...

Outfield to Relief? Detroit Tigers Make Desperation Move with Anthony Gose
March 29th, 2017 at 4:20 PM
Back in 2014, the Detroit Tigers knew they would need a center fielder, so they swung an offseason deal for Anthony Gose with the Toronto Blue Jays. ***VIDEO1*** Gose, most figured, was merely a solid prospect in need of another chance. Out of town went Devon Travis, a promising second base prospect....

Quicker Start Could Be Expected for Detroit Tigers’ Justin Upton in 2017
March 20th, 2017 at 4:02 PM
The Detroit Tigers made a splashy free agent signing last winter in Justin Upton, but the outfielder struggled through the spring and almost half of the season. ***VIDEO1*** This year, that might not be the case. Upton has already gotten going this spring, hitting .273 with four home runs and 11 RBI....

Detroit Tigers seeing struggles out of center field early in spring camp
March 7th, 2017 at 1:20 PM
The Detroit Tigers knew they would have questions in center field this spring entering into the season. ***VIDEO1*** So far, nobody between Tyler Collins, Mikie Mahtook and JaCoby Jones has stepped up to grab the job just yet. The Tigers were hoping that one of those players would have done so by...

Detroit Tigers roster preview: Outfield edition
February 14th, 2017 at 1:23 PM
The Detroit Tigers made arguably their biggest change of the offseason in their outfield very early on this offseason. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers shipped away regular center fielder Cameron Maybin to the Los Angeles Angels, but didn't make any other dramatic changes despite some persistent rumors. Now, they come into the season with largely...