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Position to Position, Detroit Tigers Looking Much Healthier Thus Far in 2016
January 22nd, 2016 at 5:27 PM
Injuries became a big talking point for the 2015 Detroit Tigers. Just how big? ***VIDEO1*** Consider the fact that at times, the Tigers were without one or more of Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, Jose Iglesias, Shane Greene, Daniel Norris, Anibal Sanchez, Justin Verlander at the same time. The amount of manpower lost...

Detroit Tigers’ Move to Nab Jordan Zimmermann Another Early Offseason Win
November 30th, 2015 at 11:23 AM
In his first offseason as general manager, Al Avila has wasted no time getting busy. In the span of two weeks, he's changed his Detroit Tigers dramatically. ***VIDEO1*** Sunday, the Tigers struck a deal with starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann, formally of the Washington Nationals on a reported 5-year, $110 million dollar deal....

Ken Rosenthal: Detroit Tigers Should Be Pursuing David Price or Zach Greinke
November 17th, 2015 at 1:41 PM
It's been a quiet start to the offseason for the Detroit Tigers, who have only been mentioned in the same breath as a few second-level free agent pitchers. ***VIDEO1*** Given their immense need, though, and the fact that they intend to sign some pitchers anyway, there's at least one analyst who isn't...

Al Avila Expects Detroit Tigers Buget to Be Restrictive Despite Targeting Starters
November 6th, 2015 at 12:43 PM
The Detroit Tigers are still going to do business the way they have, albeit with a bit of a tighter budget. ***VIDEO1*** General manager Al Avila spoke Thursday on the MLB Network, and outlined his approach to spending, saying while the team is targeting two new pitchers, the budgeting might be different...

Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera Meets Lionel Messi While on Vacation in Europe
October 23rd, 2015 at 9:51 AM
The Detroit Tigers aren't in the playoffs, but that doesn't mean their players aren't still rubbing elbows with some of the best athletes in the world. ***VIDEO1*** Detroit first baseman Miguel Cabrera enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime recently, getting to meet up with soccer superstar Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona. Cabrera,...

Detroit Tigers’ Positional Review and Preview: Starting Pitcher Edition
October 12th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
Detroit Tigers positional review looks at the past while gazing toward the future Arguably, the biggest reason for the failures of the 2015 Detroit Tigers revolved around the struggles of the starting pitching staff. ***VIDEO1*** The team couldn't get outs with consistency and didn't get the type of starts they needed to sustain...

2015 Detroit Tigers’ Positional Grades: Despite Injuries, Team Finishes Below the Curve
October 6th, 2015 at 1:09 PM
The Detroit Lions put the wraps on their 2015 season, and now the final grades are beginning to come in. ***VIDEO1*** Instead of going player by player, position groups get the look and the grades for a season that started off hot and gradually became a bigger struggle by the bitter end....

Chattin’ Cats Season in Review: 2015 Detroit Tigers Had Everything Go Wrong That Could
October 5th, 2015 at 11:59 AM
The Detroit Tigers put the wraps on their 2015 season Sunday with a 6-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox. ***VIDEO1*** The final series of the year was a perfect indication of how things went for the team throughout the season. The Tigers lost two games to Chicago in ugly, frustrating fashion,...

Anibal Sanchez to Miss Rest of 2015 Season, but on Track for Return in 2016
September 17th, 2015 at 11:09 AM
In his return off the disabled list Wednesday, Daniel Norris pitched well, keeping the Detroit Tigers in the game early. ***VIDEO1*** Though he was on a pitch count and departed in the fourth inning, Norris only allowed one hit and one run while striking out four. It was a solid showing, and...

Daniel Norris Has a Chance to Get Jump on 2016 for Detroit Tigers Wednesday
September 16th, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Daniel Norris, the Detroit Tigers' shiny prize from the David Price trade, hasn't been seen on a mound since August following an oblique strain. ***VIDEO1*** That will change Wednesday, as Norris will get the start Anibal Sanchez was supposed to get before shoulder tightness flared up, effectively ending his season. Sanchez will...

Detroit Tigers Injury Notes: Anibal Sanchez, Daniel Norris and Victor Martinez Healing
September 9th, 2015 at 4:54 PM
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have been without two key pitchers for a few weeks in Daniel Norris and Anibal Sanchez. ***VIDEO1*** Soon, that might change. Wednesday afternoon, Sanchez threw a 40 pitch bullpen session, and said he felt good after the fact. The righty had been struggling with inflammation in the...

Kyle Lobstein Can’t Solve Detroit Tigers’ Pitching Woes Now, but Can Help Future
September 4th, 2015 at 10:59 AM
Ironically, enough the last time Kyle Lobstein was a pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, he had made two starts in rapid succession against the Cleveland Indians, winning both times. ***VIDEO1*** At the time, the trajectory of the season was very different. Lobstein was filling in for the injured Justin Verlander at the...

Is a Rag-Tag Rotation Better than a Super Rotation? Detroit Tigers Will Soon Find Out
August 21st, 2015 at 3:56 PM
For the last handful of years, the Detroit Tigers have chased baseball immortality to the bitter end, spending big money in their pursuit of a title. ***VIDEO1*** The real lynch pin of this endeavor has been seen within investments to their pitching staff. The Tigers shelled out a massive contract to Justin...

Injuries Now Pressuring Detroit Tigers’ Ever-Thinning Starting Rotation
August 21st, 2015 at 10:23 AM
Thursday night, the Detroit Tigers got a big boost from starter Alfredo Simon, who pitched a one-hitter as his team beat the Texas Rangers 4-0. ***VIDEO1*** Considering the news from earlier in the day, it was a significant development. Hours before, the Tigers placed Anibal Sanchez and Daniel Norris on the disabled...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Texas Rangers Preview: Surging Rangers Starting to Make Run Entering Detroit
August 20th, 2015 at 12:03 AM
Weeks ago, the Texas Rangers were left for dead in the wild card standings. Stunningly, they've begun to crawl out of their funk. ***VIDEO1*** After making a key deal at the trade deadline, the Rangers have been revived, and have won six out of their last ten games in the standings, helping...

Anibal Sanchez’s Next Two Starts Will Be Telling for Detroit Tigers
August 18th, 2015 at 7:24 PM
As out of whack statistics go, Anibal Sanchez is having a career year. ***VIDEO1*** Uncharacteristically, Sanchez has allowed 28 home runs for the Detroit Tigers this season. That's nearly double the amount he allowed combined from his last two years with the team (13). Sanchez is also likely to threaten breaking his personal...

Chattin’ Cats Week in Review: Mental Lapses Continue to Haunt Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus
August 17th, 2015 at 12:00 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. At this point of a 162 game season, if a team hasn't figured out how to play situational baseball, they're probably more than a lost...

Ian Kinsler Propels Detroit Tigers to Walkoff, Series Win Against Kansas City Royals
August 6th, 2015 at 5:33 PM
DETROIT --- Was in the presence of a rally squirrel that pulled the Detroit Tigers through offensive doldrums and an erratic day of pitching? ***VIDEO1*** Maybe not specifically, but the way things have gone for the Tigers this season, they'll take the help in any way they can possibly get it, especially...

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: Detroit Tigers Need More than a Few Good Days to Contend
July 27th, 2015 at 10:25 AM
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. Up again, down again. The Detroit Tigers just can't seem to get out of their own way, even in critical weeks. ***VIDEO1*** With the trade deadline just...