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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...

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...