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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...

Inside the Numbers: Detroit Tigers’ Offense Has Also Fallen Apart at a Critical Time
July 29th, 2015 at 11:38 AM
Lately, the woes of the Detroit Tigers' pitching staff have made headlines, but equally as brutal has been the team's penchant for going cold with the bats. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday night, the Tigers failed to back up David Price again, scoring only two total runs in an ugly 10-2 loss to the Tampa...

Detroit Tigers Trade Deadline Rumor Chart: Mike Leake on the Radar Should Team Buy
July 28th, 2015 at 3:24 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. It's three days before baseball's non-waiver trade deadline, and the Detroit Tigers apparently still don't know exactly what they'll be up to. ***VIDEO1*** Recent rumors have the Tigers as...

It’s Time the Detroit Tigers Faced Facts: They’re not True Contenders in 2015
July 28th, 2015 at 11:26 AM
Monday night, it was a familiar story. Curt Casali, a mostly unknown player, homered twice for the Tampa Bay Rays, who defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-2. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers' pitching was sporadic at best, as were the efforts of the offense. If ever there could be a crushing and telling baseball loss...

Buck Farmer Returns to Detroit Tigers’ Rotation as Shane Greene Sent to Bullpen
July 27th, 2015 at 8:21 PM
Between Alfredo Simon and Shane Greene, it's been clear that another shoe was set to drop as it related to the Detroit Tigers' rotation. ***VIDEO1*** Monday afternoon, it finally dropped, helped likely by Greene's rough start on Sunday night at Fenway Park against the Boston Red Sox. The Tigers called up Buck...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Tampa Bay Rays Series Preview: Do or Die for Both Wild Card Hopefuls
July 27th, 2015 at 1:58 PM
Realistically, the Detroit Tigers' matchup against the Tampa Bay Rays comes at a perfect time this week. ***VIDEO1*** Both teams are on the outside looking in of the wild card chase, and both are trying to decide whether or not they're truly buyers before this week's trade deadline arrives. For weeks, contests...

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...

With Detroit Tigers’ Influences, Hall-of-Fame Weekend a Bright Moment for Michigan
July 26th, 2015 at 7:30 PM
The Detroit Tigers didn't get a player into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015, but considering all the Michigan influences hanging around Cooperstown over the weekend and enjoying special moments, good luck convincing folks otherwise. ***VIDEO1*** First on Saturday, there was Michigan native Tom Gage, a former Tigers' beatwriter from the...

Alfredo Simon Might not Save Detroit Tigers’ Season Alone, but He Can Make It More Interesting
July 26th, 2015 at 10:18 AM
The grim reaper has been hanging around the Detroit Tigers lately, but Saturday afternoon, he gave them another stay of execution. ***VIDEO1*** With a loss to the Boston Red Sox, the Tigers would have sustained three defeats in a row at a key time. They would have fallen three games below the...

David Price Clearly Deserves Better than Detroit Tigers Have Given Him
July 24th, 2015 at 11:13 AM
It's been nearly a year since David Price was traded to the Detroit Tigers in a move that stunned the baseball world. ***VIDEO1*** In the aftermath of the deal, most figured the Tigers would easily come out ahead in the short term. They'd have 1 1/2 years of one of the best...

Detroit Tigers’ Offense Goes Cold in Extra-Inning Defeat Against Seattle Mariners
July 23rd, 2015 at 6:27 PM
DETROIT --- One step forward, one step back. That's becoming the story of the 2015 Detroit Tigers. ***VIDEO1*** After taking what seemed to be a meaningful jump on Wednesday night, the Tigers fell apart on Thursday afternoon, failing to back David Price offensively in an ugly extra inning loss that led to...

Ian Kinsler’s Resurgence Atop Batting Order Helping Drive Detroit Tigers’ Offensive Depth
July 23rd, 2015 at 11:47 AM
DETROIT --- Lately, Ian Kinsler is driving the Detroit Tigers' energy bus, both literally and figuratively. ***VIDEO1*** In need of someone to both spark the offense and set the tone, Kinsler has loudly accepted the challenge. This is the case so much so that Kinsler has won several games for the Tigers...

Nick Castellanos’ First Career Grand Slam Powers Detroit Tigers’ Win Over Seattle Mariners
July 22nd, 2015 at 11:13 PM
DETROIT --- After blowing a lead the night before, the Detroit Tigers looked angry Wednesday, and determined not to do it again no matter how similar the circumstances of the game may have felt. ***VIDEO1*** Nick Castellanos provided the big blow with his first career grand slam in a rocking third inning...

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: According to Report, Tigers Likely to Sell
July 21st, 2015 at 9:37 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. Following the All-Star break, the Detroit Tigers have gotten off to a modest 2-2 start, which hasn't helped them make up ground in their playoff pursuit. ***VIDEO1*** As a...

Ian Kinsler’s Heroics Provide Detroit Tigers One More Chance at a Season Turning Point
July 21st, 2015 at 10:15 AM
Monday night, the Detroit Tigers beat the Seattle Mariners, but it certainly wasn't a pretty victory. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers battled back, getting a pair of massive home runs from Ian Kinsler and quality pitching from the bullpen to help in a late 5-4 victory over Seattle. Considering how things were going most...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Seattle Mariners Series Preview: Close of Homestand Will Tell Tigers’ Direction
July 20th, 2015 at 11:35 AM
Both the Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners are on the outside looking in of playoff contention in the American League. ***VIDEO1*** Each team needs to get hot quickly, and needs to find a reason to feel good about their chances and make a run. That makes the four game series the teams...

Chattin’ Cats Week in Review: Bruce Rondon’s Return to Form Key for Detroit Tigers’ Bullpen
July 20th, 2015 at 10:09 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 weekend, the Detroit Tigers made their second half return and the results looked much like what had happened during the first half. ***VIDEO1*** The offense was...

Offensively, Detroit Tigers Margin of Error Also Razor Thin During Second Half
July 19th, 2015 at 10:18 PM
When people think about what the Detroit Tigers need to do in order to make a playoff run, better pitching is usually an easy first idea. Considering the statistics, it's also a good one. ***VIDEO1*** But what about the offense? It hasn't seemed that glaring of an issue with Detroit scoring runs upon runs...