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Nostra-Verlander? Tigers pitcher predicts 2018 roster inclusions

When the 2016 season ended, Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila shouted to the high heavens that "changes are coming." It was not long after...

WATCH: Alex Avila blasts first home run in Cubs uniform

When general manager Al Avila announced he was bringing his son back to the Detroit Tigers prior to the start of the season, not...

Al Avila on Justin Verlander trade in August: ‘I wouldn’t hold...

Although the Tigers placed ace Justin Verlander on revocable waivers Monday, general manager Al Avila doesn't seem to think that an August trade involving Verlander is likely. "I wouldn't...

JUST IN: Brad Ausmus names new closer for Detroit Tigers

As it became official that Justin Wilson had been traded to the Chicago Cubs along with Alex Avila, experts (random fans and media talking...

Whoa! Michael Fulmer has some strong advice for Tigers GM Al...

With the Major League Baseball trade deadline just days away, the rumors continue to fly when it comes to the Detroit Tigers and who...

Brad Ausmus not expecting Tigers to make any more trades

Earlier this week, the Detroit Tigers made the first of what fans expect (and perhaps want) to be several moves, dealing slugger J.D. Martinez to...

Al Avila sheds some light on Michael Fulmer trade speculation

As it started to become apparent that the Detroit Tigers were likely to be sellers at the MLB trade deadline, many names started being...

Dear Al Avila and Chris Ilitch: J.D. Martinez MUST remain a...

Gentlemen, On behalf of Detroit Tigers fans around the world, I have some advice I would like to give to you before it's too late. First...

Editorial: I don’t trust Al Avila to rebuild OUR Detroit Tigers,...

Trust - firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. I have to admit, when it comes to life, and especially sports,...

Why Michael Fulmer trade talks are just a bunch of hot...

The news came down yesterday that the Chicago Cubs were no longer interested in Justin Verlander, but were interested in listening to offers involving Michael Fulmer and...

Hold your horses, this rebuild for the Tigers won’t be as...

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Report: Justin Verlander expected to enter trade market soon

Currently sitting 34-43, the Detroit Tigers are 6.5 games out of the lead in the American League Central, and 6.5 games out of a...

Lynn Henning: Brad Ausmus was never in danger of being fired

On Sunday night, the Detroit Tigers ended their 8-game skid with a come from behind win over the San Diego Padres. With the victory,...

Dear Detroit Tigers: Please leave Brad Ausmus and Al Avila in...

Before getting started, let me begin by saying a couple of things. First, this is a piece I've thought about writing for some time now...

Brad Ausmus, Al Avila continue to add fuel to the fire...

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5 moves the Detroit Tigers MUST make NOW to save their...

It's June and the Detroit Tigers are off to a 25-28 start, three games behind the Minnesota Twins for first place in the American...

Who will be Detroit’s next major sports champion?

Originally published on 5/9/17 Only 13 cities in North America have a team in all four major professional sports, 14 if you want to include...

Why the Tigers should take a flier on Leonys Marin

Veteran outfielder Leonys Martin was designated for assignment today by the Seattle Mariners. Any team may claim him on their 40-man roster during the...

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,...

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...

‘Leaner and younger club’ remains Tigers GM Al Avila’s goal

Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila joined MLB's Hot Stove to talk about the team's future, and shed some light on why the offseason...

Editorial: Why THIS Detroit Tigers team needs to make one last...

Editorial: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Detroit Sports Nation The Detroit Tigers...

Al Avila compares Brad Ausmus’ demeanor to Joe Torre

Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila raised some eyebrows when he likened skipper Brad Ausmus to Joe Torre, the former manager of the New...

Detroit Tigers Al Avila says team will not be above luxury-tax...

Following the 2016 season, Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila made it known he would be cutting payroll substantially moving forward. Other than trading...

Why the Detroit Tigers should sign Mike Napoli

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Why 2017 is Brad Ausmus’ last chance to prove himself

Detroit Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus enters his fourth year at the helm - but his seat is getting warmer and warmer. The Tigers have not...

New Detroit Tigers outfielder Mikie Mahtook leads charitable foundation

Mikie Mahtook is now a member of the Detroit Tigers. Tigers GM Al Avila acquired Mahtook from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for either a player to...

Dates announced for 2017 Detroit Tigers Caravan

It's that time of year again, Nation. The Detroit Tigers have finalized and announced the dates for the 2017 Tigers Winter Caravan. The promotional tour...

Per Tigers GM Al Avila, Detroit still looking at free agent...

Ever since the trade of Cameron Maybin in the offseason, fans have been wondering who will be patrolling center field for the Detroit Tigers in 2017. DSN...

Report: Dodgers expected to re-consider Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler

A report from Evan Woodbery of MLive.com came out today saying that Ian Kinsler may be back on the Dodgers radar as a trade candidate, after discussion...

Tigers GM Al Avila: ‘Ownership has not told me to dump...

As the winter months roll on by and spring training gradually draws near, it is looking more and more likely that the Detroit Tigers will...

Projecting the 2017 Detroit Tigers Opening Day roster

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

It looks like the band will be back for the Detroit...

No matter how you frame it, the 2016 season was a failure for the Detroit Tigers after they finished 86-75, 8.0 GB the Cleveland...

JUST IN: Tigers bring back C Alex Avila with one-year deal

The Detroit Tigers announced today that they have signed a familiar face. They're bringing back catcher Alex Avila on a one-year deal, according to...

Could the Tigers bring back Alex Avila or Brayan Pena to...

After a surprisingly uneventful Winter Meetings, the Detroit Tigers are still left with a lot of questions and little answers right now. They appear to...

Detroit Tigers leave Winter Meetings completely inactive, and that’s fine

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Report: Anibal Sanchez is drawing interest from other teams

All of a sudden, it is day three of the MLB Winter Meetings and the Detroit Tigers are having difficulties moving any players like they...

Could the Tigers strike gold in the Rule 5 Draft?

One part of the annual Major League Baseball Winter Meetings that gets often overlooked in the eyes of fans is the Rule 5 Draft....

Report: Tigers appear to be “not as motivated” to make moves...

The Detroit Tigers coming into this 2016 off-season were easily one of the more intriguing and talked-about teams in the sport, because of the initial...

Report: Mets have “some interest” in Tigers OF J.D. Martinez

With the annual Major League Baseball winter meetings taking place next week in Maryland, the hot stove is going to start to burn a...

Tigers’ Al Avila has talked to Verlander, Cabrera, Kinsler about possibility...

One thing seems certain, the Detroit Tigers will cut payroll this offseason, even if it means dealing some of the biggest stars on the...

Detroit Tigers trade rumors: It seems that nobody is safe

When the 2016 regular season ended, the Detroit Tigers were once again on the outside looking in as far as the MLB Playoffs go....

Report: Tigers fielding calls on Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander

Fans of the Detroit Tigers will be on the edge of their respective seats as the team is now reportedly open for business and seemingly...

Twitter reacts to Cameron Maybin trade, Francisco Rodriguez return

Cameron Maybin and Francisco "K-Rod" Rodriguez were key pieces to the Detroit Tigers team in 2016. After today, only one of them will play 2017 in a...

It sounds like Tigers OF J.D. Martinez could be on the...

On Tuesday, Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila made it pretty clear that one of his offseason goals is to cut payroll, though he...

Memo to Al Avila: Please follow the attached blueprint this offseason

The 2016 Detroit Tigers were in the hunt for a wild card spot right up until the final weekend of the season, but as...

Tigers GM Al Avila: ‘Changes are coming’

Tuesday very well could have marked a new era for the Detroit Tigers, one that will not consist of throwing their money around at the...

Al Avila admits that original hiring of Brad Ausmus was a...

On Wednesday afternoon, Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila announced that Brad Ausmus would be back for a fourth season as the Tigers manager,...

5 Biggest Takeaways from 2016 Detroit Tigers

The curtain has come down on another baseball season. Hard to imagine, feels like they just had Opening Day in South Beach not that...

Detroit Tigers made right move by standing pat at trade deadline

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