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As American League Stocks up, Detroit Tigers Would Be Wise to Consider Quick Move on Upgrades
July 6th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Sometimes, even though a person doesn't need groceries, a quick trip to the supermarket can still be beneficial. Every July, that's the case for the Detroit Tigers, who routinely don't look like they need much prior to the trade deadline, but are consistently no less needy under the surface. In 2014,...

Rejuvenated, Motivated Ian Kinsler Making Major Impact Atop Detroit Tigers’ New Batting Order
April 15th, 2014 at 3:40 PM
It's time for a blind statistics test. Player A has a .302 batting average, one home run, four RBI's and two stolen bases. Player B, meanwhile, is hitting .176 with no home runs, three RBI's and a miserable .263 slugging percentage. ***PHOTO1*** Player A and B, of course, are Ian Kinsler and...

Bruce Rondon Will Miss 2014 with Tommy John Surgery; Detroit Tigers Make Move at Shortstop
March 21st, 2014 at 5:47 PM
Something must be in the water within the Ilitch-Holdings organization, because the Detroit Tigers, much like their Detroit Red Wings counterparts on the ice, are now on their own impossible run of devastating injuries. ***PHOTO1*** Bruce Rondon, counted on to play a major role in the bullpen, was shelved Friday for the season...

With Impassioned Interview, Ian Kinsler Proves He Can Be Missing Championship Link for Detroit Tigers
March 4th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
Ian Kinsler made headlines by speaking to ESPN The Magazine and, ahem, questioning his former employer the Texas Rangers. No matter how strange the outburst may have seemed, Kinsler proved he oozes passion, which is the most important variable for the Detroit Tigers in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Speaking with ESPN's Robert Sanchez in a lengthy...

Robbie Ray’s Tuesday Performance for Detroit Tigers Shows Why Patience Best on Doug Fister Trade
February 26th, 2014 at 2:03 PM
Even though the Detroit Tigers' move to ship starter Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals is over three months old, that doesn't stop many from considering the transaction one sided. Despite that, one performance from Robbie Ray proved patience will be best served with this deal. ***PHOTO1*** Though others are coming around,...