Tagged: ‘Detroit’

Quicker Start Could Be Expected for Detroit Tigers’ Justin Upton in 2017
March 20th, 2017 at 4:02 PM
The Detroit Tigers made a splashy free agent signing last winter in Justin Upton, but the outfielder struggled through the spring and almost half of the season. ***VIDEO1*** This year, that might not be the case. Upton has already gotten going this spring, hitting .273 with four home runs and 11 RBI....

Tigers cut Warwick Saupold, former Spartan A.J. Achter
March 20th, 2017 at 11:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Tigers optioned right-handed pitcher Warwick Saupold to Triple-A Toledo on Monday morning, highlighting a series of moves the team made before playing the New York Mets. Former Michigan State standout A.J. Achter, a right-handed pitcher and non-roster invitee, was also cut on Monday. Saupold, 27, made four relief...

Behind plate, Brad Ausmus wants brains more than brawn
March 16th, 2017 at 2:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** LAKELAND -- When Grayson Greiner and Austin Green were reassigned to minor-league camp on Wednesday as part of the Detroit's Tigers' second round of cuts, it left four catchers in the big-league clubhouse. It also made it fairly easy to guess 2017 assignments. James McCann and Alex Avila, the Tigers'...

Detroit Tigers ‘could consider’ trading shortstop Jose Iglesias
March 14th, 2017 at 9:43 PM
The Detroit Tigers made a surprising move a few years back to nab up and coming shortstop Jose Iglesias. ***VIDEO1*** Could they make just as surprising of a move to now trade Iglesias a few years later? According to Tony Paul of The Detroit News, that's something to watch for the future. Paul...

It’s time for the Detroit Tigers to move on from Anibal Sanchez
March 13th, 2017 at 7:07 PM
The definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. ***VIDEO1*** With this in mind, it's clear that the Detroit Tigers are more than certifiably insane on one account. The Tigers keep trotting Anibal Sanchez out to the mound expecting things to change, and Sanchez continues...