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Detroit Tigers Trade Cameron Maybin, Pick Up Francisco Rodriguez’s Option
November 4th, 2016 at 1:02 PM
The Detroit Tigers wasted no time getting their offseason going on Thursday night as the MLB offseason starts to get underway. ***VIDEO1*** Cameron Maybin was the first domino to fall, as Detroit dealt the center fielder to the Los Angeles Angels for young pitcher Victor Alcantara. Immediately after the move, the Angels...

Detroit Tigers Probably Won’t Re-Sign J.D. Martinez to Extension
October 22nd, 2016 at 1:47 PM
The Detroit Tigers are about to embark on a major offseason of change, and perhaps the most significant move is set to come in their outfield. ***VIDEO1*** One of their young stars in J.D. Martinez is not likely to get a contract extension with the team this offseason, something general manager Al...

Five Detroit Tigers Likely to be on the Trading Block This Offseason
October 19th, 2016 at 3:53 PM
The Detroit Tigers are in the midst of what seems like a rebuild, so they're not likely to be major players in free agency. ***VIDEO1*** That leaves the trade market as the biggest chance for general manager Al Avila's team to reshape their roster in the weeks and months ahead and retool...

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...