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Chattin’ Cats Week in Review: Brad Ausmus Needs Managing Balance for Detroit Tigers
May 25th, 2015 at 9:14 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. This past week, the Detroit Tigers finished out a tough home stand, losing two of three games to the Milwaukee Brewers, and struggling to a...

MRI Reveals No Structural Damage for Detroit Tigers’ Jose Iglesias; Kyle Lobstein to DL
May 24th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
DETROIT --- For some reason, be it his execution on the field or calm personality, Jose Iglesias has a black injury cloud that seems to follow him every day. ***VIDEO1*** Saturday, the Detroit Tigers' shortstop had another scare when he bumped knees with massive Houston Astros' first baseman Chris Carter on the...

Breakfast with Brad: Within Bullpen Management, Brad Ausmus Can Walk Tightrope for Detroit Tigers
May 22nd, 2015 at 9:58 AM
"Breakfast With Brad" provides a morning look inside the mind of Detroit Tigers' manager Brad Ausmus. Thursday afternoon, the Detroit Tigers seemed to have a regulation win against the Houston Astros in the bag. ***VIDEO1*** David Price had pitched well into the sixth inning, and the team had finally gotten the kind of...

Tyler Collins Keeping Head Above Water Well in Second Stint with Detroit Tigers
May 21st, 2015 at 11:27 AM
DETROIT --- Every game has pivotal moments, but Wednesday night's came in the eighth inning before Nick Castellanos even stepped to the plate. ***VIDEO1*** With the Detroit Tigers trying desperately to find runs and a big hit after a strange three game power outage, young Tyler Collins stepped to the plate with...

Nick Castellanos Catches Big Hit for Detroit Tigers, Helping to End Their Three Game Skid
May 20th, 2015 at 11:51 PM
DETROIT --- All the Detroit Tigers have needed lately has been one hit to break things open. They didn't manage to get one until late Wednesday night from Nick Castellanos. ***VIDEO1*** Castellanos accounted for four RBI and plated the lead runs in the eighth inning with a triple, and Detroit kicked a...

Detroit Tigers Badly Need to Get Inconsistent Starter Anibal Sanchez Back on Right Track
May 20th, 2015 at 10:57 AM
Entering Tuesday night's contest, the Detroit Tigers had reason to feel good about starter Anibal Sanchez. ***VIDEO1*** Five days earlier, Sanchez had turned in a masterpiece against the Minnesota Twins, going eight strong innings while only allowing a run and five hits while racking up nine strikeouts. The command and control was...

Milwaukee Brewers Chase Inconsistent Anibal Sanchez with Three Homers; Win in Blowout Fashion
May 19th, 2015 at 10:36 PM
DETROIT ---- Bad things come in threes, the saying goes, and the Detroit Tigers found that out the hard way on Tuesday night. ***VIDEO1*** The Milwaukee Brewers crushed back-to-back-to-back home runs in the third inning and overpowered Anibal Sanchez. Detroit, meanwhile, stranded the first runner of the inning three times, en route...

Victor Martinez Seeming Destined for Disabled List as Tyler Collins Joins Detroit Tigers
May 19th, 2015 at 12:59 PM
Even after taking a series off, Victor Martinez still didn't look right. That much was clear on Monday night, and the Detroit Tigers might finally be compelled to make a move designed to help him out. ***VIDEO1*** Left-handed outfielder Tyler Collins was promoted from Triple-A Toledo Tuesday. That news was first reported...

Was Shane Greene’s Elbow Discomfort Caused by Batting? If So, It’s Another Argument for NL DH
May 16th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
Early in 2015, the Detroit Tigers have had all kinds of problems keeping pitchers healthy. ***VIDEO1*** So when Shane Greene had to depart Friday night's win over the St. Louis Cardinals early with a mild ulnar neuritis---or tingling sensation in the fingers stemming from the elbow region---there were likely many nervous moments...

Alex Avila Will Avoid Surgery on Knee, Preparing Him for Uncertain Return in 2015
May 14th, 2015 at 9:57 AM
Wednesday afternoon, the Detroit Tigers had an announcement to make about the recovery of injured catcher Alex Avila. ***VIDEO1*** Instead of pursuing surgery, Avila will begin a treatment program for his injured knee. The decision was made thanks to a determination by a doctor at the DMC, and was revealed just hours...

Minnesota Twins Wallop Detroit Tigers, Continuing Their Offensive Struggles
May 13th, 2015 at 11:22 PM
DETROIT --- Early in his Detroit Tigers' career, Kyle Lobstein has been steady enough to not get roughed up. He had a bad night Wednesday, and with the offensive struggles of the team continuing, that was bad news. ***VIDEO1*** Lobstein was overwhelmed early by the Minnesota Twins and the Tigers couldn't muster...

Shane Greene Still Needs to Find His Middle Level of Consistency for Detroit Tigers
May 12th, 2015 at 11:19 AM
Sunday night, Shane Greene was back to looking like his old self again for the Detroit Tigers. ***VIDEO1*** His old nearly flawless self. After giving up a pair of hard-hit doubles early, Greene settled in against the Kansas City Royals and collected a nearly incomprehensible streak of ground balls. By the time the...

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: Expect Close Battles Between Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals
May 11th, 2015 at 12:37 PM
Welcome to Talkin' Tigers, 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 and Kansas City Royals have now played a total of seven games in two weeks, and the results of those contests are...

Jose Iglesias Held Out of Lineup for Fourth Game in a Row with Groin Tightness
May 10th, 2015 at 6:38 PM
The Detroit Tigers are trying to buy some extra time for Jose Iglesias to rest his ailing groin. ***VIDEO1*** As a result, the team is holding Iglesias out for the fourth day in a row as the Tigers get set to take on the Kansas City Royals on Sunday Night Baseball. Starting...

With a Positive Day, J.D. Martinez Trying to Rediscover Hitting Groove for Detroit Tigers
May 10th, 2015 at 9:47 AM
When a baseball player is mired in an 0-25 slump, he's looking for positives in whatever way he might be able to find them. ***VIDEO1*** So Saturday, when J.D. Martinez ripped a ball into right field in his first at-bat against the Kansas City Royals for a single, there was likely a...

Inconsistent Anibal Sanchez Hit Hard Again as Kansas City Royals Thump Detroit Tigers
May 9th, 2015 at 4:50 PM
DETROIT --- A baseball game can't end after the first pitch, but when Alcedes Escobar ripped the first offering he saw from Anibal Sanchez into the seats Saturday, a tone had been sufficiently set for the rest of the afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** The Royals scored six times in the first four innings of...

Breakfast with Brad: Letting Joba Chamberlain Finish Eighth an Obvious Mistake for Brad Ausmus
May 7th, 2015 at 9:28 AM
"Breakfast With Brad" provides a morning look inside the mind of Detroit Tigers' manager Brad Ausmus Early in 2015, the Detroit Tigers' bullpen has been doing an adequate job of getting needed outs in big spots, and the manager has done a decent job of putting them in a position to...

As Shane Greene’s Struggles Continue, Will Detroit Tigers Soon Need to Consider a Toledo Stint?
May 6th, 2015 at 10:58 AM
Considering Shane Greene's recent run of tough starts, Tuesday night was actually a mild improvement for the pitcher. ***VIDEO1*** The struggling righty gave up five runs in only 2.2 innings pitched while walking four. He threw 57 pitches in not making the middle innings, and prevented the Detroit Tigers from staying in...

Detroit Tigers Start Andrew Romine, Allowing Jose Iglesias Time to Rest Groin
May 5th, 2015 at 7:39 PM
Detroit Tigers' shortstop Jose Iglesias has a new ailment, but it has nothing to do with his previously injured shins. ***VIDEO1*** Iglesias has a tight groin, and starting in his place will be Andrew Romine as the Tigers open up a three game series against the Chicago White Sox. Previously, Iglesias was...

Detroit Tigers’ Pitcher Justin Verlander Plays Catch Tuesday, Trending in Right Direction
April 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Detroit Tigers' injured ace Justin Verlander has accompanied the team on their current road trip, and though he's not doing anything aggressively, he's not just sitting around, either. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, Verlander played some catch in the outfield at Target Field before Detroit's evening loss to the Minnesota Twins and tested out his...