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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...

Dave Dombrowski Says Detroit Tigers Will ‘Reboot’ and Start Taking Offers for Top Players
July 29th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
Wednesday afternoon, Justin Verlander pitched like himself and the Detroit Tigers got timely hitting in a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. ***VIDEO1*** Still, neither variable was enough to delay the inevitable. Dave Dombrowski said after the game that the team will now listen to trade offers for top players like...

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...

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...

Brad Ausmus, Dave Dombrowski Share Equal Culpability for Detroit Tigers’ Bullpen Meltdowns
July 22nd, 2015 at 9:34 AM
"I would do nothing different at all," Brad Ausmus said Tuesday night after mismanaging his bullpen in a game his Detroit Tigers had to have against the Seattle Mariners. ***VIDEO1*** Instead of changing pitchers in an ugly eighth inning and swapping out Neftali Feliz, Ausmus left the beleaguered pitcher in, and he...

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...

2015 Detroit Tigers’ First Half Report Card: Outfielders Excel While Pitching Badly Fails
July 13th, 2015 at 4:06 PM
The Detroit Tigers have struggled through the first half, blasting out to a quick start but eventually falling behind and in some cases falling completely flat. ***VIDEO1*** At 44-44, there's been numerous reasons for their inconsistency and outright struggle at times. The lineup is producing fairly consistent results, but the pitching staff...

Buy or Sell? Answer is Obvious with Detroit Tigers’ Pitching Still the Biggest Problem
July 8th, 2015 at 12:17 PM
As the Detroit Tigers continue to play what essentially amounts to .500 baseball, what is the team's major problem? ***VIDEO1*** It's certainly not the offense, at least not lately. Since June 7, the Tigers are batting .304 and scoring nearly 5.6 runs per-game, showing they might be hitting their stride. Without Miguel...

Detroit Tigers Banking on Jeff Ferrell to Shake up Bullpen with Youthful Exuberance
July 5th, 2015 at 11:22 AM
Lately, the Detroit Tigers' bullpen isn't exactly getting the job done. ***VIDEO1*** From the solid-looking Bruce Rondon and Joakim Soria on down, the team has been struggling at getting outs in the later innings after far exceeding their expectations earlier this season. After Joba Chamberlain's recent string of meltdowns and the struggles of...

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...

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...

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...

Shane Greene’s Economical Approach Helping Him Excel Early with Detroit Tigers
April 15th, 2015 at 10:35 AM
It's early in his Detroit Tigers' career, but Shane Greene is already two for two and has made quite a name for himself along the way. ***VIDEO1*** For the second straight start, Greene was near perfect in shutting down the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday night. He coasted through the lineup allowing only three...

Ian Krol and Angel Nesbitt Make Detroit Tigers, Set to Round Out Bullpen
April 3rd, 2015 at 11:33 AM
The Detroit Tigers put the finishing touches on their roster Friday prior to next Monday's opening game. ***VIDEO1*** Considering prior moves, the only thing left to do was figure out who would be occupying the final spots in the bullpen. Heading north with the Tigers will be lefty Ian Krol and the...

Detroit Tigers’ Title Window May Be Getting More Limited, but It’s not Yet Completely Closed
March 30th, 2015 at 10:41 AM
With an aging core, folks are viewing 2015 as a big year for the Detroit Tigers. Many feel it's either now or never as it relates to winning a World Series. ***VIDEO1*** While the clock is, in fact, ticking on this group to accomplish that achievement soon, it's not impossible or inconceivable...

Underrated Anthony Gose Could Key Detroit Tigers’ Entire Offensive Operation in 2015
March 5th, 2015 at 3:14 PM
Anthony Gose was perhaps the most unceremonious addition the Detroit Tigers made in the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** It's not everyday big press is garnered from the acquisition of a light-hitting center fielder who is traded for one of the organization's top prospects in November, and when Dave Dombrowski snagged Gose from the Toronto...

Though Detroit Tigers Have Missed on Cuban Prospects, They’ll Keep Hunting
February 26th, 2015 at 2:07 PM
Monday, the Yoan Moncada dance ended, with the Boston Red Sox securing the services of the young infielder on a $63 million dollar contract. ***VIDEO1*** Though the Detroit Tigers were involved and did their due diligence with Moncada, they eventually pulled out of the running. It was the second time in recent...

Detroit Tigers Position Preview: Outfield Reshaped in Key Spots, but Much More Sound Defensively
February 23rd, 2015 at 11:50 AM
With spring training set to begin and the baseball season just around the corner, we're previewing the Detroit Tigers position by position It's a wild experience to sit back and think about the Detroit Tigers' outfield during the past handful of years. Names have come and gone, and new players have...