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Restocked Pitching Depth Meant Detroit Tigers Could Afford to Deal Kyle Lobstein
December 21st, 2015 at 3:49 PM
Last season, the Detroit Tigers faced a major crisis within their rotation, which meant they needed as many healthy options as possible to eat innings. ***VIDEO1*** Enter Kyle Lobstein, who did a decent job of steadying the ship until Justin Verlander's return. Detroit needed a pitcher like Lobstein last season, because organizational...

Tampa Bay Rays Sock Four Home Runs, Shut Out Struggling Detroit Tigers in Series Finale
September 9th, 2015 at 10:58 PM
DETROIT -- Early on Wednesday night, the question became not how, but by how much. ***VIDEO1*** The Detroit Tigers pitching staff is giving up runs at an alarming pace, and once again, the offense wasn't able to keep up. When the Tampa Bay Rays started hitting home runs and scoring in bunches,...

Josh Tomlin Twirls Third Career Complete-Game as Cleveland Indians Down Detroit Tigers
September 5th, 2015 at 12:10 AM
DETROIT -- Though the Detroit Tigers headed back home after another trip, the results they found at Comerica Park looked awfully familiar to the ones they have seen on the road. ***VIDEO1*** Offense was non-existent against Josh Tomlin, who was dealing for the Clevleand Indians. Additionally,the pitching staff struggled to get outs,...

Detroit Tigers Promote Jeff Ferrell, Dixon Machado and Jose Valdez from Toledo
September 4th, 2015 at 4:05 PM
DETROIT -- September is only four days old, and already the Detroit Tigers have wasted no time altering the look of their roster. ***VIDEO1*** Friday, the team called up a pair of relievers from the Toledo Mud Hens in Jeff Ferrell and Jose Valdez while also adding infielder Dixon Machado. The additions...

Kyle Lobstein Can’t Solve Detroit Tigers’ Pitching Woes Now, but Can Help Future
September 4th, 2015 at 10:59 AM
Ironically, enough the last time Kyle Lobstein was a pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, he had made two starts in rapid succession against the Cleveland Indians, winning both times. ***VIDEO1*** At the time, the trajectory of the season was very different. Lobstein was filling in for the injured Justin Verlander at the...

Shane Greene Gets Chance to Close Out First Half on High Note for Detroit Tigers
July 12th, 2015 at 12:43 PM
The mystery of who will be the Detroit Tigers' starter Sunday subsided quick. ***VIDEO1*** It was announced early in the week that Shane Greene would get the ball, making his return to the Tigers for the first time since June. Greene had been sent to Toledo to work on things in the...

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...

Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander Dominates Simulated Game; Inching Toward Return
May 26th, 2015 at 9:51 PM
Even though the Detroit Tigers have been beaten down by injuries lately, they have to be encouraged by the recovery of Justin Verlander. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, prior to the Tigers' battle with the Oakland Athletics, Verlander pitched a simulated game against his teammates and was on point, going 4.1 solid innings and allowing...

Chattin’ Cats Week in Review: Brad Ausmus Needs Managing Balance for Detroit Tigers
May 25th, 2015 at 9:14 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 past week, the Detroit Tigers finished out a tough home stand, losing two of three games to the Milwaukee Brewers, and struggling to a...

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...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Milwaukee Brewers Series Preview: Struggling and Surging Teams Set to Collide
May 18th, 2015 at 2:16 PM
This week, the Detroit Tigers are caught in between baseball's version of a rock and a hard place. ***VIDEO1*** That hard place is the 13-25 Milwaukee Brewers, who come in losers of their last two series yet still remain dangerous to a squad like Detroit, who is picking up a bit of...

Alex Wilson Shows His Value with Solid Lockdown Bullpen Performance for Detroit Tigers
May 14th, 2015 at 10:50 AM
When a team is struggling to swing the bats and get consistent starts from the pitchers in their rotation, it can be tough for folks to be optimistic about anything. ***VIDEO1*** But anyone who hung around long enough during a snoozer of a blowout on Wednesday no doubt noticed a major bright...

Minnesota Twins Wallop Detroit Tigers, Continuing Their Offensive Struggles
May 13th, 2015 at 11:22 PM
DETROIT --- Early in his Detroit Tigers' career, Kyle Lobstein has been steady enough to not get roughed up. He had a bad night Wednesday, and with the offensive struggles of the team continuing, that was bad news. ***VIDEO1*** Lobstein was overwhelmed early by the Minnesota Twins and the Tigers couldn't muster...

Kyle Lobstein’s Success Allows Detroit Tigers to Take Time with Justin Verlander
May 8th, 2015 at 10:09 AM
On Thursday afternoon, Kyle Lobstein picked up his third victory of the year in solid and fairly significant fashion. ***VIDEO1*** Lobstein pitched into the eighth inning of Detroit's 4-1 victory against the Chicago White Sox, and was the reason Detroit was able to leave town feeling good. Lobstein only allowed five total...

Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander Cleared to Throw; Should Begin Progression Slowly
May 7th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
Wednesday, in the hours before their nighttime loss to the Chicago White Sox, the Detroit Tigers did get some very good news. ***VIDEO1*** Injured ace Justin Verlander has finally been cleared to begin throwing after a clean MRI. Considering he has been raring to go for some time, prior to the game,...

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: David Price, Anibal Sanchez Show Their Value to Detroit Tigers
May 4th, 2015 at 8:56 AM
Welcome to Talkin' Tigers, a weekly piece recapping the most important talking point from the week before about the Detroit Tigers while taking a look ahead. Looking a desperate situation in the face on the road, the Detroit Tigers were able to pick up three key wins this week thanks to...

Miguel Cabrera’s Three RBI Day Helps Detroit Tigers Win Series Over Cleveland Indians
April 26th, 2015 at 4:42 PM
DETROIT --- Miguel Cabrera hasn't needed to be the heartbeat of the 2015 Detroit Tigers much early on, but after his three RBI day on Sunday helped the Tigers overcome the Cleveland Indians, let there be no doubt that he still is. ***VIDEO1*** Much like they had done on Saturday, the Tigers...

Detroit Tigers Pre-Game Notes: James McCann Starts as New York Yankees Come to Town
April 20th, 2015 at 4:41 PM
DETROIT--- At 10-2 and as winners of all of their series, the Detroit Tigers just keep rolling along throughout the early part of their schedule. ***VIDEO1*** As always, there are plenty of tests lurking around the corner, and a major one will come knocking on Monday night to start a four game...

Detroit Tigers Pre-Game Notes: Justin Verlander on Disabled List but Also Starting to Heal
April 8th, 2015 at 12:18 PM
Though it might seem like ages ago thanks to one day in between games, the Detroit Tigers opened up the 2015 season with a win on Monday afternoon against the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** Now, after a quick respite, the team will take aim at a series victory as their schedule resumes and...

Detroit Tigers Make Four More Roster Cuts, Including Starter Kyle Lobstein
March 25th, 2015 at 11:20 AM
As the month of March dwindles down, reality is beginning to set in for several Detroit Tigers' prospects. ***VIDEO1*** Given their status as perennial contenders, the Tigers have a very tough roster to crack, and likely, anything less than perfection isn't going to get the job done. Sometimes, with the numbers game...