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There’s No Reason Detroit Tigers Shouldn’t Enter into the Bidding for Starter Jon Lester
November 27th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
The Detroit Tigers have quite a few interesting situations at hand in their starting rotation. ***VIDEO1*** Justin Verlander and Anibal Sanchez are each locked in for the foreseeable future, while David Price and Rick Porcello each have one more year until free agency discussions begin. Outside the first two, there are decisions...

Miami Marlins Have Interest in David Price and Rick Porcello, but Who Could Detroit Tigers Target?
November 26th, 2014 at 10:47 AM
Yesterday afternoon, another rumor slipped free regarding the Detroit Tigers and two of their starting pitchers that appear to be on the trading block. ***VIDEO1*** According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Miami Marlins have interest in David Price and Rick Porcello, a few pitchers who have been rumored to be...

Detroit Tigers Rumors: Could Boston Red Sox Be Evolving into Detroit’s Perfect Trade Partner?
November 25th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
The Detroit Tigers might still be looking for outfield help, and after a pre-holiday shopping spree, the Boston Red Sox have plenty to give. ***VIDEO1*** Does this turn both teams into ideal trade partners in the weeks ahead? According to Tony Paul of the Detroit News, it just might, as Boston has...

Detroit Tigers Need to Find Additional Outfield Upgrade Before the Season
November 24th, 2014 at 9:14 AM
The Detroit Tigers are two weeks away from the start of baseball's winter meetings and the team hasn't yet added another outfielder. ***VIDEO1*** Many will read that as confidence in younger players like Steven Moya and Tyler Collins. it seems, though, that Detroit will make another addition as the offseason goes on...

Detroit Tigers Rumors: is Starting Pitcher Rick Porcello Now Available on Trade Market?
November 21st, 2014 at 10:43 AM
As the rumors continuously swirl about the Detroit Tigers' interest in perhaps making more trades, a new name quietly surfaced on Thursday night. ***VIDEO1*** Rick Porcello, Detroit's on-again, off-again starting pitcher, could be available on the open market. ESPN's Buster Olney hinted at that, and also named Doug Fister, Ryan Zimmermann, Mat...

Report: Detroit Tigers Could Target Houston Astros’ Catchers in Trade
November 20th, 2014 at 2:37 PM
Its been rumored for about a week that the Detroit Tigers weren't necessarily dead-set on bringing back Alex Avila in 2015, despite picking up his player option. ***VIDEO1*** On Thursday, that fact might have been made clear again when word leaked out from Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports that the Tigers...

Detroit Tigers Possess Young Relievers That Must Start to Make an Impact
November 20th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
The Detroit Tigers are embroiled in an interesting predicament when it comes to filling out their bullpen. ***VIDEO1*** A few new veteran pieces need to be added, but there are plenty of young options that are quickly rising through the system. Angel Nesbitt, a player that was protected by the Tigers from the...

If Detroit Tigers Must Decide Between Max Scherzer and David Price, It Won’t Be Easy Choice
November 19th, 2014 at 10:54 AM
As baseball's offseason continues its winding and unpredictable road, a fork seems to be developing in the distance for the Detroit Tigers. ***VIDEO1*** Should the team re-sign elite hurler and staff ace Max Scherzer and trade fellow ace David Price, or let Scherzer walk and anoint Price the next headliner of the...

In a Strange Free Agency Market, Could Max Scherzer Return to the Detroit Tigers?
November 18th, 2014 at 10:32 AM
Entering the offseason, the consensus was that the Detroit Tigers could not re-sign both Victor Martinez and Max Scherzer, their big-ticket free agents. ***VIDEO1*** It's November 18, and Martinez is already back in Detroit on a new contract. Might Scherzer soon follow suit? According to his agent, Scott Boras, there's been no...

Detroit Tigers Exercise Alex Avila’s Option, but How Long Will He Actually Stay?
November 17th, 2014 at 3:19 PM
In addition to the bullpen and the outfield, catcher has become a significant offseason question mark for the Detroit Tigers, given the fact that Alex Avila was in limbo. ***VIDEO1*** Monday, the position was in limbo no longer. Detroit announced they were planning to exercise Avila's one year, $5.4 million dollar option,...

Detroit Tigers’ Bullpen Still Needs to Add More Pieces to Thrive in 2015 Season
November 17th, 2014 at 10:53 AM
On Friday, after the pomp and circumstance of announcing the return of Victor Martinez subsided, Dave Dombrowski took time to speak about another important aspect of team improvement. ***VIDEO1*** That area, of course, was the Detroit Tigers' bullpen. In 2014, Detroit's highly-publicized meltdowns helped pave the way for plenty of scrutiny. But...

For Detroit Tigers, not Signing Victor Martinez Would Have Been the Biggest Gamble
November 15th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
When the Detroit Tigers made the signing of designated hitter Victor Martinez official at a press conference Friday afternoon, it became clear that the reunion moment was actually months in the making. ***VIDEO1*** Martinez wanted to return. He never truly wanted to consider playing anywhere else. In fact, he told GM Dave...

Detroit Tigers Re-Sign Releiver Joel Hanrahan to One-Year Contract
November 14th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
When the Detroit Tigers signed Joel Hanrahan last May, they hoped he might provide the bullpen with a boost after undergoing Tommy John surgery. ***VIDEO1*** That never happened, as Hanrahan wasn't able to recover in time to play a significant role for the Tigers down the stretch. There's a silver lining for the...

With Victor Martinez Back, the Time is Now for Detroit Tigers to Go for a Championship
November 14th, 2014 at 9:11 AM
Wednesday night brought the good news that many Detroit Tigers' fans hoped to see, as designated hitter Victor Martinez signed an extension and returned to the team. ***VIDEO1*** That means Martinez will likely finish his career in the Motor City as a member of the Tigers. It also keeps open the possibility...

Detroit Tigers Send Devon Travis to Toronto Blue Jays for Anthony Gose
November 13th, 2014 at 10:26 AM
The Detroit Tigers don't like to waste time making news. Just hours after bringing back Victor Martinez, the team quickly worked to fill their void in centerfield. ***VIDEO1*** Anthony Gose is coming to Detroit from Toronto, and infielder Devon Travis, a day after being named the best prospect in Detroit's system, is...

Reports: Detroit Tigers Re-Sign Victor Martinez to Four-Year, $68 Million Dollar Deal
November 12th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
Ever since baseball's offseason began, there was a sentiment that the Detroit Tigers didn't want to lose Victor Martinez, and that the hitter himself might want to return to the team he was most comfortable playing for. ***VIDEO1*** Though there were a few suitors from north of the border and the pacific...

Melky Cabrera Could Become Free Agency’s Outfield Solution for Detroit Tigers
November 12th, 2014 at 10:11 AM
The market for free agent outfielders is largely meager, but one available name that's sure to get plenty of attention is Melky Cabrera. ***VIDEO1*** The 30 year-old hit .301 for the Toronto Blue Jays last season with 16 home runs, and has bounced back since his steroid suspension. Power, production, and switch...

Detroit Tigers Rumors: Could Philadelphia Phillies’ Marlon Byrd Be Potential Right Field Answer?
November 11th, 2014 at 5:51 PM
Considering their recent history of inaction, file this one in the "seeing is believing" category, but the Philadelphia Phillies are apparently trying to "blow their team up" during this offseason. ***VIDEO1*** The recipient of one of their difference-makers could be the Detroit Tigers, who will likely find themselves in need of a...

Market for Victor Martinez Heating up as Toronto Blue Jays, Seattle Mariners Join Detroit Tigers
November 11th, 2014 at 9:05 AM
Only one day of baseball's General Managers Meetings are complete, and there's already been a signing and multiple rumors trickling out. ***VIDEO1*** Though very few rumblings have involved the Detroit Tigers specifically, one of the most important discussions of the entire offseason has begun to take shape about Victor Martinez, a big-ticket...

A Three Point Plan for Detroit Tigers’ Success at General Managers Meetings
November 10th, 2014 at 10:18 AM
Even though baseball's offseason officially began on November 2nd, the fireworks as far as rumors go likely won't start in earnest until this week. ***VIDEO1*** That's because at the General Managers Meetings, which begin Monday, executives get to talk to each other in close proximity in order to set forth a plan...