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Detroit Tigers Scouting Report in Sports Illustrated
March 24th, 2017 at 8:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** As Opening Day approaches, the Detroit Tigers along with the rest of the 29 MLB teams received their predictions from scouts in the latest edition of Sports Illustrated. The Detroit Tigers were predicted to finish the season in second place behind the Cleveland Indians in the AL Central, but in seventh...

Justin Verlander ready to hit ground running as 2017 season draws near
March 24th, 2017 at 7:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Justin Verlander says that he's further along now than he was at this point last spring. His competitiveness appears to be in midseason form, but he does recognize that it's still only spring training. Need proof? Verlander lost a 12-pitch duel against Atlanta Braves slugger Freddie Freeman...

Justin Verlander, Nicholas Castellanos shine in Tigers’ 2-1 loss to Braves
March 23rd, 2017 at 8:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Generally, spring-training boxscores are not very helpful. Nor are they reliable if you're trying to glean something about a team or player. Sometimes, though, raw numbers do not lie. Nor does the eye test. The Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander and Nicholas Castellanos are passing their Grapefruit League...

Detroit Tigers Lineup for 3/23/2017 Spring Training Game
March 23rd, 2017 at 5:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** Detroit Tigers baseball returns on Thursday. Per a tweet from Detroit's official Twitter account, we know what the team's lineup will look like for Thursday's contest. Detroit Tigers players continue to make encouraging progress in Grapefruit League play. While wins and losses don't matter as much in Spring Training, it is nonetheless...

Tigers Gameday: Justin Verlander looks to keep rhythm in TV game vs. Braves
March 23rd, 2017 at 2:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Detroit Tigers fans were able to watch on TV as Ian Kinsler helped Jim Leyland-managed Team USA clinch the World Baseball Classic championship Wednesday night. Tonight, Tigers fans can watch Justin Verlander try to build upon what's been a strong spring for the ace right-hander. Verlander will...