Tagged: ‘Baseball’

Detroit Tigers Hire Lloyd McClendon as Hitting Coach
October 24th, 2016 at 12:53 PM
The Detroit Tigers dipped back into the Jim Leyland coaching tree to fill a void they had on their staff. ***VIDEO1*** After former hitting coach Wally Joyner departed the team last week, the Tigers announced on Friday that they would be hiring Lloyd McClendon to be their new hitting coach. McClendon comes over...

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...

Pressure on Al Avila as Detroit Tigers Hint They Will Start to Slash Payroll
October 18th, 2016 at 4:49 PM
The days of free spending seem to be coming to an end for the Detroit Tigers. ***VIDEO1*** Speaking Tuesday about his offseason plan to select members of the media, general manager Al Avila hinted that there would be a change in how the Tigers decide to do business moving forward. Avila admitted the...

John Lackey Could Have Helped Detroit Tigers More than Mike Pelfrey
October 17th, 2016 at 3:33 PM
As another MLB offseason gets set to begin, some interesting nuggets from the past offseason have begun to come to light. ***VIDEO1*** When the Detroit Tigers signed Mike Pelfrey to a two year, $16 million dollar contract, general manager Al Avila sold the move as something which could help the team given...