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As American League Stocks up, Detroit Tigers Would Be Wise to Consider Quick Move on Upgrades
July 6th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Sometimes, even though a person doesn't need groceries, a quick trip to the supermarket can still be beneficial. Every July, that's the case for the Detroit Tigers, who routinely don't look like they need much prior to the trade deadline, but are consistently no less needy under the surface. In 2014,...

Seeking to Boost Bullpen, Detroit Tigers Sign Reliever Joel Hanrahan to One-Year Contract
May 2nd, 2014 at 1:03 PM
Hampered most by a weakened bullpen early in 2014, the Detroit Tigers made a move to improve things official on Friday, signing rehabbing reliever Joel Hanrahan, formally of the Boston Red Sox, to a one-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** "We're very happy he joined us," Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said in a conference...

Latest Call-Up Should Represent Last Chance for Detroit Tigers’ Shortstop Danny Worth
April 21st, 2014 at 3:16 PM
The Detroit Tigers have tried a number of band-aids to compensate for the loss of Jose Iglesias. First, it was Steve Lombardozzi. Then, Andrew Romine. Alex Gonzalez fit in as well. None have made the desired impact. ***PHOTO1*** Now, Sunday, things returned full circle, as Detroit called up Danny Worth, who'll be...

Miguel Cabrera’s Overriding Talent Helps Warrant Expensive, Lengthy Contract
March 28th, 2014 at 10:21 AM
Once upon a time, Al Kaline was widely referred to as "Mr. Tiger" thanks to his undying devotion to the Detroit Tigers and their home city. ***PHOTO1*** If Kaline was Mr. Tiger, call Miguel Cabrera "Mr. Detroit," especially after he reportedly agreed to one of the biggest contracts in baseball on Thursday. Cabrera's...

Bruce Rondon Will Miss 2014 with Tommy John Surgery; Detroit Tigers Make Move at Shortstop
March 21st, 2014 at 5:47 PM
Something must be in the water within the Ilitch-Holdings organization, because the Detroit Tigers, much like their Detroit Red Wings counterparts on the ice, are now on their own impossible run of devastating injuries. ***PHOTO1*** Bruce Rondon, counted on to play a major role in the bullpen, was shelved Friday for the season...

Detroit Tigers Targeting Seattle Mariners’ Nick Franklin as Jose Iglesias Replacement?
March 17th, 2014 at 2:24 PM
The Detroit Tigers had a rough weekend off the field with injury troubles, and news that shortstop Jose Iglesias is soon headed to the disabled list with leg stress fractures has brought speculation about who might soon be replacing the elite shortstop in the middle of the infield and bottom of...

With Impassioned Interview, Ian Kinsler Proves He Can Be Missing Championship Link for Detroit Tigers
March 4th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
Ian Kinsler made headlines by speaking to ESPN The Magazine and, ahem, questioning his former employer the Texas Rangers. No matter how strange the outburst may have seemed, Kinsler proved he oozes passion, which is the most important variable for the Detroit Tigers in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Speaking with ESPN's Robert Sanchez in a lengthy...

Robbie Ray’s Tuesday Performance for Detroit Tigers Shows Why Patience Best on Doug Fister Trade
February 26th, 2014 at 2:03 PM
Even though the Detroit Tigers' move to ship starter Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals is over three months old, that doesn't stop many from considering the transaction one sided. Despite that, one performance from Robbie Ray proved patience will be best served with this deal. ***PHOTO1*** Though others are coming around,...

Detroit Tigers Betting on Healthy, Effective Joba Chamberlain Turning Over New Leaf in 2014
February 9th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
Though an offseason of change has left the Detroit Tigers rife with question marks at plenty of positions, quietly the biggest, most important issue this season could be the contributions of Joba Chamberlain in the bullpen. ***PHOTO1*** Wednesday, Dave Dombrowski spoke at the Detroit Sports Broadcasters' Association's annual Tigers luncheon, and was...

Detroit Tigers’ Ace Justin Verlander Completes Surgery, Could Miss Season’s Start
January 24th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Justin Verlander, the right handed starter and 2011 AL Cy Young Winner and MVP, went under the knife this month for core surgery. ***PHOTO1***  The surgery was announced earlier this month after Verlander was injured during winter conditioning. At that time, the Tiger’s front office fully anticipated that Justin would be good...

Jim Leyland, Jhonny Peralta, and Octavio Dotel in; Delmon Young and Jose Valverde Out
October 30th, 2012 at 3:58 PM
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland, along with shortstop Jhonny Peralta and reliever Octavio Dotel, will be calling Comerica Park their home for at least one more season.  Leyland was given a one-year extension on his contract through 2013, and it sounds like he couldn't be happier. ***PHOTO1*** "Detroit is a tremendous baseball...

Fan Mail: Time for Detroit Tigers’ Fans to Move on, Ryan Raburn or Jim Leyland
July 8th, 2011 at 7:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Got an interesting article sent to me today that I really wanted to put on here. Eric Nuechterlein from Grand Rapids, Michigan sent me the following thoughts regarding Jim Leyland and Ryan Raburn.  This article might seem harsh to some readers, but as a lifelong die-hard Tigers fan I have...

Detroit Tigers Set a Season High in Hits…Again
June 8th, 2011 at 5:18 PM
The Detroit Tigers upped their season high in hits for the second night in a row, recording 20 hits in Tuesday night's 8-1 win over the Texas Rangers. The Tigers had set a season high of 18 hits the previous night. The win is the Tigers' seventh win in their...