Baseball: World Baseball Classic-USA at Japan

WATCH: Team USA goes for first ever gold medal in WBC tonight vs. Puerto...

In case you have not been tuning in to any sort of baseball this month, you would be missing out on potential history. Tonight, the...
MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

Why JaCoby Jones should start in center field for the Detroit Tigers

As of today, there are two weeks left until Opening Day, that unofficial/official holiday all baseball fans look forward to each spring. And, given...
MLB: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins

The clock is ticking on the Tigers’ four “optional” players this spring

Spring training. It's pointless, right? Oh, but on the contrary. The baseball preseason serves many purposes. Among those is for the fringe major league players...
MLB: Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies

Tigers send 6 to minors, 46 remain in camp

This morning the Tigers optioned RHP Sandy Baez to Single-A Lakeland, as well as RHP Warwick Saupold toTriple-A Toledo. Along with these moves, they additionally...

UPDATE: J.D. Martinez to undergo CT scan on Friday for injured foot

  (03.20.17 @ 5:30 P.M. ET): MLB.com Tigers reporter Jason Beck says that J.D. Martinez will be receive more evaluation on his foot sprain later...
MLB: Spring Training-Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers

J.D. Martinez exits spring training game with apparent ankle injury

The Tigers were going split-squad on Saturday. The team that was playing (home) in Lakeland included outfielder J.D. Martinez. Unfortunately, Martinez could not finish the...
MLB: Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies

EDITORIAL: Detroit Starting Pitching – Give Youth A Chance

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not...
MLB: Spring Training-Pittsburgh Pirates at Detroit Tigers

JUST IN: Miguel Cabrera leaves WBC game with back tightness

Can the World Baseball Classic be done with, already? The injuries have been mounting for teams with players playing in the WBC, and late...

United Shore Professional Baseball League announces managers for 2017 season

Following a very successful inaugural season, those involved with the United Shore Professional Baseball League have been working hard to make sure that year two...
MLB: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins

Per Brad Ausmus, Francisco Rodriguez feeling ‘fine’ after scary moment at WBC

A frightening report yesterday indicated that Detroit Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez was injured at the World Baseball Classic. According to Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, Detroit fans can relax about...
MLB: Spring Training-New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers

Breaking: Detroit Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez injured at WBC

The World Baseball Classic is awesome. It brings together some of the best baseball players in the world to compete to see who is...
MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

Ausmus mum on the center field position

As Spring Training nears the midway point, the Detroit Tigers are no closer to deciding on who will replace Cameron Maybin in center field. Stop me...
MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

LOOK: Justin Verlander has message for fans worried about Spring Training

It happens each and every year. Some fan base gets either too high or too low after a couple of weeks of Spring Training...
MLB: Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals

BREAKING: Jose Iglesias leaves game with apparent injury

Today in Grapefruit League action, the Detroit Tigers took on the Philadelphia Phillies. During the game starting shortstop Jose Iglesias slid head first into home plate and caught a...
MLB: Spring Training-Pittsburgh Pirates at Detroit Tigers

2017 Detroit Tigers projected Opening Day roster [UPDATE]

2016 did not quite end up how the Detroit Tigers and their fans had hoped. With a Wild Card spot in play, the Tigers...
MLB: Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers

Pudge Rodriguez now in Hall of Fame, ready for ‘steroid era’ players to join...

Pudge Rodriguez was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame this year. An extremely popular catcher during his playing days, Pudge received only 76%...
MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

Michael Fulmer sprains ankle, will miss playing time

In a bit of unwelcome news from spring training, Detroit Tigers starter Michael Fulmer has been bitten by the injury bug. https://twitter.com/evanwoodbery/status/838420045529219072 Brad Ausmus told Chris McCosky of the Detroit...
MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers

Justin Verlander: ‘Test me everyday’

Justin Verlander returned to form with a vengeance last season, falling just shy of the AL Cy Young Award. Verlander, also, isn't one to...
MLB: Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies

Detroit Tigers bring back ‘Sweet Lou’ Whitaker

"Sweet" Lou Whitaker played 2,390 games over 19 seasons with the Detroit Tigers. During that time he was named American League Rookie of the...
MLB: Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies

Tigers ink Cuban infielder Luis Valdes to a minor league deal

The Detroit Tigers made a rare international signing on Wednesday, one that should immediately help the middle infield depth in the minors. They have agreed...

Wait, what? Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos no longer ‘Nick’

Hey, baseball fans, what is the name of the Detroit Tigers starting third baseman? If you answered "Nick Castellanos" you are incorrect. On Monday, the...
MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

Anibal Sanchez becomes United States Citizen

Today, even though his team lost to the Baltimore Orioles in the Grapefruit League opener, Anibal Sanchez still came out a winner. Sanchez was among 123 immigrants that became...
MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

Tigers announce promotional giveaway schedule for 2017

The Detroit Tigers are just beginning their spring training game schedule, but Comerica Park is already gearing up for their promotional giveaways for this...
MLB: Spring Training-Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers

Christopher Ilitch: ‘The apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree’

There has been some angst among fans of the Detroit Tigers. The thought was that the team would shedding payroll and enter another rebuilding phase,...
MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

Dan Dickerson sees bright future for Tigers

This morning upon arriving at Joker Merchant Stadium, radio play-by-play announcer (and one of the best in the game, in my opinion) Dan Dickerson,...
MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

Tyler Collins out with lat injury, lineup for today

Spring Training has claimed its first casualty, Tyler Collins. Reports came out today that Collins suffered a lat strain, "up near the armpit, while...
MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

LOOK: Detroit Tigers reveal patch they will wear to honor Mike Ilitch

When Mike Ilitch passed away, we knew it was just a matter of time before the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers would reveal...

Today, the ‘voice of the turtle’ is heard again [LISTEN]

Today Grapefruit League action begins, which means "the voice of the turtle is heard in our land." Each year, as the Spring Training games...
MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

J.D. Martinez does not want to hit second for Tigers, but Nick Castellanos does

The Detroit Tigers opened up their slate of spring scrimmages on Thursday against annual opener Florida Southern. Hitting second in the lineup was designated hitter Victor...

Matt Manning, Christin Stewart sit atop the list of top prospects for Tigers

When the Tigers took a nose dive in 2015, it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Trading away assets mid-season ultimately allowed...
MLB: Oakland Athletics at Detroit Tigers

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers Spring Training pitching rotation revealed

Are you ready for some baseball, Tigers fans? On Thursday, the Detroit Tigers play their annual exhibition game against Florida Southern before opening Grapefruit League...
MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

Brad Ausmus: Justin Upton will not bat second to start 2017

Detroit Tigers outfielder Justin Upton had a rollercoaster year in 2016. Slumping offensively for much of the season, Upton did get it turned around after...
Jim Joyce Galaraga Perfect Game that wasn'y

MLB Umpire Jim Joyce retires

In Major League Baseball news this morning, umpire Jim Joyce has officially retired from professional baseball. https://twitter.com/Buster_ESPN/status/834340232225026050 MLB.com reports that Joyce served as an umpire for 29 years. Over...
MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

MLB approves new intentional walk rule

It's been a rather precarious day in the discussion between the Major League Baseball Commissioner's office and the Player's Union. First, Union chief Tony...
MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers

Numbers indicate that base running for the Tigers improved last season

I guess when you rank near the bottom in something, there's only one to go, right? Well that's pretty much the Detroit Tigers in a...
MLB: New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays

Tigers’ Mikie Mahtook’s father died nearly 23 years ago, but his memory remains

When the Detroit Tigers made the decision to trade Cameron Maybin this offseason, it was obvious there would be a battle in Spring Training to...
MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

Miguel Cabrera talks Ilitch, milestones, Tigers’ title chances and boxing in the off-season

Spring Training is underway in Lakeland, Florida, and no one seems to be more excited than Miguel Cabrera. This year marks Cabrera's tenth Spring...

Tigers add Daniel Muno and Matt Murton on minor league deals

Spring training is in full swing now with the full Detroit Tigers roster at camp in Lakeland, Florida. Always a good opportunity for young players to...
MLB: Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers

Could Omar Infante be a contender to play CF for the Tigers?

When the Tigers signed veteran infielder and former Tiger Omar Infante to a minor league deal back in December, the widely-believed thought was that he...

Don Kelly returns to Tigers as a scout and assistant to player development

Don Kelly is back, baby! Okay, not on the field, though. Don Kelly has rejoined the Detroit Tigers as a pro scout and assistant to...
MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

Anthony Gose in Spring Training as non-roster invitee

Centerfielder Anthony Gose has had his share of challenges with the Detroit Tigers. After Gose was assigned to the Toledo Mud Hens last season, he had problems assimilating...
MLB: Detroit Tigers at Seattle Mariners

WATCH: Brad Ausmus, bullpen pitchers say Detroit has more pitching depth than last year

Spring training is underway for the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, Florida. Pitchers and catchers have reported and are participating in workouts. Detroit did not make...

Jim Leyland advised Justin Verlander to skip WBC

When making his decision whether or not to participate in the upcoming 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC), Detroit Tigers ace pitcher Justin Verlander took counsel from a familiar...
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Catcher James McCann looks to rebound offensively in 2017 [VIDEO]

Last season, Detroit Tigers catcher James McCann had an off year at the plate. Not only did his batting average drop from .264 in...

Experts say Tigers miss playoffs in 2017, vary on total number of wins

The Detroit Tigers have begun Spring Training workouts, and the predictions for how they'll fare this season are rolling in. Unfortunately for fans in the...

Brad Ausmus on 2017 Detroit Tigers: ‘This is for Mr. I’

Mike Ilitch was not only the owner of the Detroit Tigers, but he was also a fan. Just like us, he wanted nothing more...
MLB: New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers

Former Detroit Tiger Kirk Gibson gives thoughts on potential location of Mike Ilitch statue

It's just a matter of time before a statue of Mike Ilitch is created. The only question is, where will it be located? Maybe...

Mike Ilitch “Biggest Tigers fan around” says JP Morosi

"Mike Ilitch was the biggest Tigers fan around," J.P. Morosi said this evening on MLB Network. It's tough to put into words just what...

Detroit Tigers/baseball world reacts to Mike Ilitch’s passing

Following the passing of Detroit Tigers owner Mike Ilitch, the baseball world began an immediate outpouring of grief, condolences, and well wishes to the...

Possible rule changes coming to MLB

This week Major League Baseball proposed a series of rule changes that will affect the pace and action of the game. The two rules...