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Detroit Tigers Deal Jefry Marte to Los Angeles Angels for Infielder Kody Eaves
January 27th, 2016 at 3:16 PM
The Detroit Tigers made an under the radar move on Wednesday afternoon, swapping a pair of minor league infielders. ***VIDEO1*** Heading from Detroit to the Los Angeles Angels was 24 year-old first baseman Jefry Marte. Going back to the Tigers was Kody Eaves, a 22 year old infield prospect. Eaves spent last season...

Report: Detroit Tigers Interested in Dealing for Colorado Rockies’ Left-Handed Outfielders
January 12th, 2016 at 9:37 PM
A few days after the Detroit Tigers were rumored to be chasing free agent outfielders, it appears the team is also kicking around the trade market. ***VIDEO1*** Late Tuesday afternoon, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports revealed that the Tigers were amongst the teams talking to the Colorado Rockies about their outfielders. This...

Restocked Pitching Depth Meant Detroit Tigers Could Afford to Deal Kyle Lobstein
December 21st, 2015 at 3:49 PM
Last season, the Detroit Tigers faced a major crisis within their rotation, which meant they needed as many healthy options as possible to eat innings. ***VIDEO1*** Enter Kyle Lobstein, who did a decent job of steadying the ship until Justin Verlander's return. Detroit needed a pitcher like Lobstein last season, because organizational...

Detroit Tigers Score Left-Handed Relief Help with Clever Trade for Justin Wilson
December 9th, 2015 at 7:57 PM
Don't like spending money? Then don't become one of baseball's owners or general managers. ***VIDEO1*** The predicament facing all of those folks on day three of baseball's Winter Meetings has never been more evident. In the league today, it's either spend or get spent, and that's particularly true with regards to pitching. Now,...

Detroit Tigers’ Bright Move to Land Francisco Rodriguez, Cameron Maybin Starts Offseason Right
November 23rd, 2015 at 11:36 AM
The Detroit Tigers needed a closer and an outfielder, two tricky moves to fill in this particular offseason market. ***VIDEO1*** Instead of panicking, though, they simply went out and made two creative moves. Though it wasn't a high-priced, big dollar trade to nab a pitcher like Aroldis Chapman or Andrew Miller, the team...

Detroit Tigers Deal Ian Krol, Gabe Speier for Outfielder Cameron Maybin
November 20th, 2015 at 6:17 PM
Cameron Maybin has officially come full circle. ***VIDEO1*** The 28 year old outfielder, once dealt in exchange for Miguel Cabrera, will get to play for the Detroit Tigers after all. Friday, Detroit acquired Maybin from the Atlanta Braves for a package of pitchers, Ian Krol and Gabe Speier. Maybin played three years for...

Detroit Tigers Land Francisco Rodriguez in Deal with Milwaukee Brewers
November 18th, 2015 at 1:56 PM
The Detroit Tigers made acquiring a closer a top priority this offseason, as evidence by the fact they had discussions about plenty on the open market. ***VIDEO1*** It didn't take long for them to land their man, who ended up being Francisco Rodriguez from the Milwaukee Brewers. Detroit surrendered infielder Javier Betancourt...

Dixon Machado’s Development Puts Pressure on Detroit Tigers This Offseason
October 28th, 2015 at 1:23 PM
It's common for fans of teams eliminated from the playoffs to give up on following the nuances of their baseball team in the month of October. ***VIDEO1*** With that in mind, here's a look at how Detroit Tigers' shortstop Dixon Machado is faring as he continues to play in the Venezuelan Winter...

Dave Dombrowski’s Five Best Trade Deadline Deals with the Detroit Tigers
August 3rd, 2015 at 9:48 PM
At the end of last week, the Detroit Tigers put the capper on the 2015 non-waiver trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** This season was a bit different than most in the Motor City, as the team reverted back to their seller days, shipping away some big name talent in exchange for unproven players for...

Chattin’ Cats Week in Review: Motivation Will Be Compelling Reason to Watch Detroit Tigers
August 3rd, 2015 at 2:05 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 both won and lost in compelling fashion last week. ***VIDEO1*** There were very few games that could be described as boring, as the Tigers...

Detroit TIgers Deal Yoenis Cespedes to New York Mets for Michael Fulmer, Luis Cessa
July 31st, 2015 at 5:55 PM
The Detroit Tigers had to move Yoenis Cespedes if they wanted to have a fair chance to retain his services during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** It took until nearly the 4 p.m. deadline on Friday afternoon, but it finally happened. Cespedes was sent to the New York Mets in exchange for pitchers Michael...

Detroit Tigers Deal Joakim Soria to Pittsburgh Pirates for JaCoby Jones
July 30th, 2015 at 8:59 PM
After moving David Price earlier in the day, the biggest question for the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon became who would be next. ***VIDEO1*** Just before the Tigers took the field to take on the Baltimore Orioles, the answer came when Detroit shipped closer Joakim Soria to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange...

Detroit Tigers Trade David Price to Toronto Blue Jays for Daniel Norris, Two Pitchers
July 30th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
Less than 24 hours after saying he would talk trade, Dave Dombrowski managed to strike a blockbuster deal centered around David Price. ***VIDEO1*** Thursday afternoon, Dombrowski shipped Price to the Toronto Blue Jays for Daniel Norris, Jairo Labourt and Matt Boyd. The deal, which seemed to come out of nowhere, was first...

Options Help Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Dodgers Look Like Match for David Price
July 30th, 2015 at 9:32 AM
In the next 40 hours, there will be plenty of rumors about where the Detroit Tigers might choose to ship David Price. ***VIDEO1*** Big name teams from both coasts and even Canada will line up, all to get a chance to speak with Dave Dombrowski about acquiring a man who pitched the...

Detroit Tigers Trade Deadline Rumor Chart: Mike Leake on the Radar Should Team Buy
July 28th, 2015 at 3:24 PM
From now until July 31, we'll keep tabs of what moves the Detroit Tigers might be looking to make at the non-waiver trade deadline. It's three days before baseball's non-waiver trade deadline, and the Detroit Tigers apparently still don't know exactly what they'll be up to. ***VIDEO1*** Recent rumors have the Tigers as...

Five Advantages of the Detroit Tigers Becoming Sellers During the Impeding Trade Deadline
July 22nd, 2015 at 5:21 PM
DETROIT --- The Detroit Tigers remain in wait-and-see mode as it relates to the upcoming trade deadline on July 31. ***VIDEO1*** Technically, the Tigers aren't out of the wild card race at only four games back, so as long as the team has a pulse, don't expect them to go into fire...

Detroit Tigers Trade Deadline Rumor Chart: According to Report, Tigers Likely to Sell
July 21st, 2015 at 9:37 PM
From now until July 31, we'll keep tabs of what moves the Detroit Tigers might be looking to make at the non-waiver trade deadline. Following the All-Star break, the Detroit Tigers have gotten off to a modest 2-2 start, which hasn't helped them make up ground in their playoff pursuit. ***VIDEO1*** As a...

Detroit Tigers Trade Deadline Rumor Chart: Reliever Steve Cishek Enters the Picture
July 14th, 2015 at 5:50 PM
From now until July 31, we'll keep tabs of what moves the Detroit Tigers might be looking to make at the non-waiver trade deadline. Week two of the rumor chart brings little clarity for the Detroit Tigers, who are on the outside looking in of the wild card picture and also...

Detroit Tigers Trade Deadline Rumor Chart: Early on, Pitching Becomes Team’s Main Focus
July 6th, 2015 at 1:00 AM
From now until July 31, we'll keep tabs of what moves the Detroit Tigers might be looking to make at the non-waiver trade deadline. As the Detroit Tigers struggle to find a level of consistency on the field, the rumors will begin to fly about the players that might help them...

Consistent Starting Pitching Remains Biggest Stumbling Block for the 2015 Detroit Tigers
June 24th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
Walking around the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, it becomes obvious how important pitching is in baseball. ***VIDEO1*** Every championship team has had folds of great starting pitching. The examples are obvious through the generations, and patrons can follow them sequentially on the walls as they trace the title...