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Report: Detroit Tigers Have Had Discussions with Toronto Blue Jays Regarding Dioner Navarro
February 9th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
The Detroit Tigers don't know what will happen to Victor Martinez, and as a result, they might prefer all their bases to be covered in case Martinez needs plenty of time to heal his injured knee which will soon go under the knife. ***VIDEO1*** From that perspective, Monday afternoon's rumor, courtesy of...

MLB Hot Stove: St. Louis Cardinals Could Sign Max Scherzer or Deal for Tigers’ David Price
January 8th, 2015 at 3:46 PM
Thus far, the market for free agent pitcher Max Scherzer matches the winter weather across most of the country. ***VIDEO1*** Frigid. Thursday morning, however, a new hot rumor emerged courtesy of Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi. The St. Louis Cardinals could be on the hunt for a top-end starter, and might...

New Addition Profiles: Alex Wilson an Under the Radar Addition to Detroit Tigers’ Bullpen
December 30th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
The Detroit Tigers have been busy adding players the last two months. We're profiling all the new blood coming to the Motor City. After a miserable 2014 year from the bullpen, most people were counting on the Detroit Tigers to make few big moves to solve the problem. ***VIDEO1*** Instead of doing that,...

New Addition Profiles: Yoenis Cespedes Improves Detroit Tigers’ Outfield Defense, Adds Thump
December 28th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
The Detroit Tigers have been busy adding players the last two months. We're profiling all the new blood coming to the Motor City. In early December, rumors and rumblings had Yoenis Cespedes getting traded to the Detroit Tigers for Rick Porcello before any deal was officially done or discussed. ***VIDEO1*** As such, it...

Detroit Tigers Must Hope Shane Greene Can Become Effective Rick Porcello Replacement
December 22nd, 2014 at 7:49 PM
Arguably, the biggest trade the Detroit Tigers made this offseason had little to do with dealing for Yoenis Cespedes or parting with a prospect haul for Alfredo Simon. ***VIDEO1*** Quietly, unheralded Shane Greene, acquired in a three-team trade with the New York Yankees earlier in December, holds all the cards. Cespedess should...

Inside the Numbers: Detroit Tigers Need Alfredo Simon to Be a Major Innings Eater in 2015
December 13th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
Very quietly, the biggest gamble the Detroit Tigers took at this week's winter meetings may have had nothing to do with dealing for impending free agent Yoenis Cespedes. ***VIDEO1*** Trading Eugenio Suarez and Jonathan Crawford, two highly-regarded prospects, for 33 year-old pitcher Alfredo Simon is that gamble. Simon is a pending...

Given Stable Clubhouse, Yoenis Cespedes Could Flourish with Detroit Tigers
December 12th, 2014 at 10:15 AM
Oftentimes, it's not fair to judge a book by its well-traveled, somewhat damaged looking cover. ***VIDEO1*** The Detroit Tigers traded for Yoenis Cespedes Thursday, and naturally, there are questions beginning to arise. Why would the Oakland Athletics abruptly deal Cespedes mid-season for Jon Lester? After a brief stint with the Boston Red...

Detroit Tigers Deal for Cincinnati Reds’ Alfredo Simon, Give up Eugenio Suarez
December 11th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
With a significant hole in the rotation caused mostly by a deal centered around Rick Porcello, the Detroit Tigers had to act quick to recoup starting pitching. ***VIDEO1*** Fortunately for them, the Cincinnati Reds had plenty they were willing to give, and quickly agreed on a deal that sent Alfredo Simon to...

Detroit Tigers Deal Rick Porcello to Boston Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Two Pitchers
December 11th, 2014 at 11:35 AM
The worst-kept secret of the 2014 winter meetings was that the Detroit Tigers were interested in dealing for outfield help, and specifically, Yoenis Cespedes. ***VIDEO1*** Thursday morning, the other shoe finally dropped, as the Tigers finally struck a deal with the Boston Red Sox for Cespedes. Going the other way is pitcher...

With Jon Lester Now Off the Market, Other Dominos Could Soon Fall for Detroit Tigers
December 10th, 2014 at 11:46 AM
Even though the Detroit Tigers never made a play for Jon Lester, their offseason plans were always hitched to what the pitcher would eventually decide to do. ***VIDEO1*** Lester finally made up his mind Wednesday, signing with the Chicago Cubs for six years and $155 million dollars. That signing is good news...

Detroit Tigers Rumors: Could Team Target Atlanta Braves’ Justin Upton Instead of Yoenis Cespedes?
December 9th, 2014 at 10:51 AM
After one day of the winter meetings, the Detroit Tigers seem particularly likely to chart an inactive course considering the lack of smoke coming from their camp. ***VIDEO1*** Monday's only major revelation was courtesy of Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com, and a simple admission that the Tigers and Boston Red Sox had in...

Detroit Tigers: Five Things to Watch as Baseball’s Winter Meetings Kick Off This Week
December 8th, 2014 at 11:52 AM
Baseball's winter meetings are a time when most offseason dealings happen. Considering the Detroit Tigers' needs and some recent chatter, that figures to be the case for the team in 2014. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers, fresh off a deal for pitcher Shane Greene on Friday, head into San Diego with plenty of options...

Deal for Shane Greene Should Open Detroit Tigers for Business at Winter Meetings
December 6th, 2014 at 10:28 AM
The Detroit Tigers might not have made the acquisition of Shane Greene a top priority, but the fact that they did speaks volumes about their offseason direction. ***VIDEO1*** Friday morning, Detroit struck with precision to nab Greene from the New York Yankees in a three-team trade. Going the other way to the...

Five Pitchers the Detroit Tigers Could Target from the Boston Red Sox
December 4th, 2014 at 11:39 AM
Until Wednesday, the specifics of a potential Rick Porcello and Yoenis Cespedes trade were merely conjecture, but a national name helped bring the talks into much clearer focus. ***VIDEO1*** ESPN's Jayson Stark tweeted about a potential deal between the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox. In Stark's estimation, Cespedes himself might not...

Miami Marlins Have Interest in David Price and Rick Porcello, but Who Could Detroit Tigers Target?
November 26th, 2014 at 10:47 AM
Yesterday afternoon, another rumor slipped free regarding the Detroit Tigers and two of their starting pitchers that appear to be on the trading block. ***VIDEO1*** According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Miami Marlins have interest in David Price and Rick Porcello, a few pitchers who have been rumored to be...

Detroit Tigers Rumors: Could Boston Red Sox Be Evolving into Detroit’s Perfect Trade Partner?
November 25th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
The Detroit Tigers might still be looking for outfield help, and after a pre-holiday shopping spree, the Boston Red Sox have plenty to give. ***VIDEO1*** Does this turn both teams into ideal trade partners in the weeks ahead? According to Tony Paul of the Detroit News, it just might, as Boston has...

Detroit Tigers Need to Find Additional Outfield Upgrade Before the Season
November 24th, 2014 at 9:14 AM
The Detroit Tigers are two weeks away from the start of baseball's winter meetings and the team hasn't yet added another outfielder. ***VIDEO1*** Many will read that as confidence in younger players like Steven Moya and Tyler Collins. it seems, though, that Detroit will make another addition as the offseason goes on...

Detroit Tigers Rumors: is Starting Pitcher Rick Porcello Now Available on Trade Market?
November 21st, 2014 at 10:43 AM
As the rumors continuously swirl about the Detroit Tigers' interest in perhaps making more trades, a new name quietly surfaced on Thursday night. ***VIDEO1*** Rick Porcello, Detroit's on-again, off-again starting pitcher, could be available on the open market. ESPN's Buster Olney hinted at that, and also named Doug Fister, Ryan Zimmermann, Mat...

Report: Detroit Tigers Could Target Houston Astros’ Catchers in Trade
November 20th, 2014 at 2:37 PM
Its been rumored for about a week that the Detroit Tigers weren't necessarily dead-set on bringing back Alex Avila in 2015, despite picking up his player option. ***VIDEO1*** On Thursday, that fact might have been made clear again when word leaked out from Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports that the Tigers...

Detroit Tigers Send Devon Travis to Toronto Blue Jays for Anthony Gose
November 13th, 2014 at 10:26 AM
The Detroit Tigers don't like to waste time making news. Just hours after bringing back Victor Martinez, the team quickly worked to fill their void in centerfield. ***VIDEO1*** Anthony Gose is coming to Detroit from Toronto, and infielder Devon Travis, a day after being named the best prospect in Detroit's system, is...