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Mike Ilitch’s five best moves with the Detroit Tigers
February 13th, 2017 at 2:39 PM
Friday evening, the baseball world was heartbroken to learn about the passing of Detroit Tigers' owner Mike Ilitch. ***VIDEO1*** Over the years, Ilitch worked hard to field a competitive baseball team in Detroit, doing a great job of making bold moves and restoring the roar to a franchise which had stumbled through...

Detroit Tigers tweet photo of custom made Wayne Gretzky jersey
February 10th, 2017 at 1:46 PM
Thursday, it surfaced on an interview with the Dan Patrick Show that NHL legend Wayne Gretzky grew up dreaming of playing shortstop for the Detroit Tigers. ***VIDEO1*** It didn't take long for the Tigers to respond in their own special way. After news of Gretzky's interview hit the mainstream, Detroit picked up...

Wayne Gretzky: If not hockey, I wanted to play shortstop for Detroit Tigers
February 9th, 2017 at 10:55 AM
Wayne Gretzky's hockey career certainly ended up alright, but if he wasn't a hockey player, he had a nice backup plan. ***VIDEO1*** Gretzky, who grew up playing baseball and loving the game just as much, had other aspirations thanks to his fanhood of the Detroit Tigers as a kid. Talking on Thursday's...

Detroit Tigers Roster Preview: Infield edition
February 8th, 2017 at 4:53 PM
The Detroit Tigers will kick off spring training in a short amount of time, and until then, we're taking a look at where the roster stands. ***VIDEO1*** Despite the threat of plenty of change in the infield over the offseason, nothing happened. The team kept their core intact, not trading a difference...

ESPN writer wonders if Victor Martinez is MLB’s worst baserunner — ever
February 2nd, 2017 at 4:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- Victor Martinez was on second base 13 times when a single was hit to the outfield. If you watched Detroit Tigers baseball games in 2016, you probably don't have to guess how many times Martinez scored. Zero. It's numbers like that that prompted ESPN writer Sam Miller to wonder...