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Martinez, Wilson/Avila Trades: Return Prospects Performance

Let’s face it, the 2017 season is over for the Detroit Tigers. Now it’s time to focus on some of the prospects the clubhouse...

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...

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers call up multiple players following trade with Cubs

If you have not heard by now, the Detroit Tigers have traded Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to the Chicago Cubs for minor league infielders...

Getting to know your newest Tigers: Jeimer Candelario and Isaac Paredes

Late Sunday night news broke that the Tigers had made a trade with the Chicago Cubs. The Tigers sent LHP Justin Wilson and back up catcher Alex...

REPORT: Tigers deal Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to Cubs

After reports of a deal surrounding Tigers closer Justin Wilson becoming imminent, it has finally come to fruition. https://twitter.com/Lynn_Henning/status/891866733514039298 This season, Wilson has pitched 40.1 innings for...

Baseball insider says the Tigers need to trade Alex Avila now

We're just days away from Monday's Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. More teams are starting to figure out if they are buyers or...

5 Teams that make the best trade partners for the Tigers...

The Detroit Tigers have a number of opposing clubs lined up to make potential deals regarding various players. However, nothing has really come to...

RUMOR: Rockies scouting Alex Avila and Justin Wilson

Multiple teams have thrown their name into the hat when it comes to various assets the Detroit Tigers have, as the team looks to...

The Section 313 Podcast: Tigers trade J.D. Martinez, who’s next?

https://soundcloud.com/aj-reilly-563444199/section313ep1 Show Highlights: J.D. Martinez Trade (:27-13:07) Who's next to go? (13:08-23:40) Tigers August Outlook (23:41-29:31) Welcome to the inaugural Section 313 podcast. We have taken...

Deep Breathing and Perspective for Detroit Tigers fans at the All...

It’s no secret that the Detroit Tigers have had a disappointing first half of the season. As one of the loudest cheerleaders for the...

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...

Section 313, Seat No. 12 – 5 Biggest surprises from the...

Section 313 Seat No. 12   Hello and welcome back to Section 313, today we're in Seat No. 12. It's been a few weeks since we last...

5 Teams that make the best trade partners for the Tigers

With each passing day in July, fans of the Detroit Tigers becoming increasingly intrigued with not necessarily who will be traded, but more so when said assets...

Alex Avila’s concussion test question from Brad Ausmus will make you...

Playing catcher at any level of baseball is not an easy job to do. Not only do you have to crouch down over 100...

REPORT: Cubs have checked in on availability of Justin Verlander

It was reported just a couple days ago that the Chicago Cubs inquired about Tigers catcher Alex Avila, who is having a career year....

RUMOR: Teams showing interest in Alex Avila

One of the bright spots for the Detroit Tigers this season has been the play of Alex Avila. His stat line of .315 BA, .431 OBP,...

5 Tigers most likely to get traded, if the team sells

The longer the season goes on for the Detroit Tigers, in the fashion they have been playing as of late, the more they will...

5 Detroit Tigers who deserve All-Star consideration

Originally published 5/31/17 The Detroit Tigers (24-28) are not off to a good start so far during the 2017 campaign. They are currently in fourth...

MUST SEE: Detroit Tigers hit back-to-back-to-back home runs against Rangers

On Saturday night against the Texas Rangers, the Detroit Tigers pulled off a feat they had not accomplished since 2013 by hitting back-to-back-to-back home...

Game Day Thread: The Tigers held off the Indians to take...

Detroit Tigers (6-3) vs. Cleveland Indians (4-5) Box Score via MLB.com First Pitch: 7:10 EST Stadium: Progressive Field, Cleveland Weather: High 58 degrees, 20% chance of rain according to...

Why the Detroit Tigers should sign Mike Napoli

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

Former Tiger Jarrod Saltalamacchia is officially gone [Video]

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has signed a free agent deal and will be playing baseball elsewhere in 2017. According to several reports today, Salty will be playing...

Tigers catcher James McCann says he is in ‘the best shape...

One can safely argue that based on the concrete numbers, Tigers catcher James McCann went through a sophomore slump in 2016 after having a relatively...

LOOK: Detroit Tigers Alex Avila lands 585-pound swordfish

Fish stories are usually pure legend, for Alex Avila at least he has proof: https://twitter.com/emilywaldon2080/status/818587955413405697 Well done, Alex.

Why the Detroit Tigers will regret trading Cameron Maybin

Back on November 3, the Detroit Tigers traded away center fielder Cameron Maybin, for prospect Victor Alcantara. Back then it was part of the...

Flashback: Alex Avila does his best ‘Spiderman’ impression with amazing catch...

Yesterday the Tigers re-signed a familiar face in Alex Avila. Enjoy one of this more "super-human" plays during his first stint in the Old...

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...

Justin Upton stays scorching hot, homers in 11th to give Tigers...

On the heels of a huge series victory on the road in Kansas City, the Tigers took their show to the south side of...

Five-year summary of the AL Central, 2016 predictions

Despite the fact that the American League Central Division has been perceived as one of the weaker divisions in baseball over the years, the...

Norris and Greene healthy and ready for 2016

The Detroit Tigers battled many health issues last year. Justin Verlander, Victor Martinez, Alex Avila, Joe Nathan, and Miguel Cabrera all missed time for injuries that come from playing sports for...

DSN’s Most Memorable Moments of 2015

With the calendar soon flipping to 2016, 'tis the season to reflect on some of the most memorable moments of 2015. The DSN staff and...

James McCann calls in to MLB Network’s Hot Stove [VIDEO]

It was unquestionably a disappointing 2015 campaign for the Detroit Tigers. But not everything was all bad. Tigers rookie catcher James McCann got to showcase his talents,...

Player Profile: Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Player: Jarrod Saltalamacchia Born: May 2, 1985, in West Palm Beach, FL Position: Catcher/First baseman Bat/Throw: Switch/R Drafted: 1st round (36th overall) pick by Atlanta Braves in 2003 amateur...

Alex Avila on Tigers: I can’t wait to kick their butts

Alex Avila, who happens to be the son of Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila, played with the Tigers since 2009 before the team...

Alex Avila signs one year deal with White Sox

Alex Avila knew that his run with the Tigers was probably over at the end of the season. Today, that became reality. Avila has  signed a one-year, $2.5...

McCann named Tigers ROY by Detroit Broadcasters Association

James McCann has been awarded the Tigers Rookie of the Year award by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association after a strong first Major League...

Alex Avila may not re-sign with Tigers

Since 2009 the Detroit Tigers have enjoyed the steady play of Alex Avila behind home plate. However, in 2016, that may not be the case. Tigers GM Al Avila,...

2015 Detroit Tigers final report card – Infielders

The final two months of the regular season for the Detroit Tigers has been rather painful to watch for fans, because they made the bold...

Key dates: A look ahead to the Tigers offseason schedule

The 2015 season for the Detroit Tigers came to close Sunday afternoon with a shutout of the Chicago White Sox on the south side of the...

Five moves to fix the Tigers in 2016

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and...

Editorial: Tigers continue to mystify

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...

Tigers call up Bryan Holaday, Kyle Ryan

The Detroit Tigers have announced a couple roster moves, now that the month of September is here. https://twitter.com/DetroitTigersPR/status/638741308463554560 Pitcher Kyle Ryan has appeared in ten games and made...

James McCann: The future is now for the Tigers catcher

Dear Al Avila, I am sorry to say, but I think that it may be time for you to let your son Alex Avila go...

Financially strained Tigers may already have their left fielder for 2016

The Detroit Tigers continue to lumber along as the season winds down. With 44 games remaining on the 2015 schedule, they find themselves four games...

Just how bad is the Tigers bullpen?

The Detroit Tigers lost their third consecutive game Tuesday night, losing the middle game of a three-game set to the Kansas City Royals. Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez...

Profiling the Tigers: Who is most likely to be traded?

With the 4pm Friday afternoon trade deadline closely approaching, and general manager Dave Dombrowski vowing to "reboot" as opposed to "rebuild", we are likely to see some...

Are the Mariners looking at Alex Avila?

The second half of the baseball season resumes Friday following the All-Star break. Teams have a little over two weeks until the trade deadline,...

Alex Avila make amazing diving catch into stands [Video]

On Friday night, Miguel Cabrera was injured while running to second base. On Saturday, he was placed on the DL which left Alex Avila...

UPDATED: Tigers place Miguel Cabrera on 15-day DL

Prior to today's 4th of July game against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Detroit Tigers have placed first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 15-day DL with a...

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