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3 Biggest storylines heading into the 2017 MLB playoffs

Unfortunately for fans of the Detroit Tigers, the team is absent from the Major League Baseball playoffs for a third consecutive season. That could...

LOOK: Detroit Tigers release their 2018 schedule

The Detroit Tigers announced their schedule for the 2018 regular season on Tuesday and there are some key things to take away from the...

WATCH: Tigers vote on most popular nickname in the clubhouse

As the Detroit Tigers are looking to have a little fun with "Players Weekend" taking place in MLB. Check out the video below as the team...

WATCH: Nick Castellanos rips inside-the-park home run

Let's face it, the Detroit Tigers are not good. At 54-70 on the season, tonight's 13-4 defeat at the hands of the Evil Empire...

Wrinkle in new MLB CBA could accelerate trade talks involving Justin...

Unless you have been living under a rock for the better part of a month now, you already know that Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin...

LOOK: Tigers and MLB reveal ‘Players Weekend’ uniforms to be worn...

Later this month, all 30 Major League Baseball teams will be sporting some very nifty uniforms as part of their inaugural "Players Weekend." The...

WATCH: The funniest dugout antics in baseball

Baseball players learn to get along with each other and have fun really quick, from the starting of spring training in mid-February all the...

HIGHLIGHTS: Last week in baseball featured plenty of “highway robbery” catches

Home runs often bring jubilant joy to both players and fans in baseball. They're one of if not the most exciting plays in the...

FLASHBACK: Ernie Harwell gives Hall of Fame speech in 1981

"That one is long gone!" "It's two for the price of one!" "Straight down Woodward." Those were just a few of the trademark phrases courtesy of the late...

FLASHBACK: Al Kaline deliver Hall of Fame induction speech in Cooperstown

It's a special week in Major League Baseball, as three more all-time greats to play the sport will join a fraternity unlike any other. 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...

LOOK: MLB Pipeline updates list of top 30 prospects for Tigers

As the inevitable selling of assets and restocking of the farm system continues for the Detroit Tigers, chatter about prospects is buzzing more than...

Ian Kinsler voted the Tigers ‘Heart and Hustle Award’ winner

There's certain players in every sport that seem to just stick about above the rest when it comes to their work ethic and the...

Justin Upton named to American League All-Star team

The Detroit Tigers now have multiple All-Star representatives for next week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Outfielder Justin Upton has been named to the...

MLB ASG Update: Miguel Cabrera continues to slide in first base...

Two weeks ago, Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was the leading vote-getter at first base in the American League for the 2017 MLB All-Star...

WATCH: Mr. Met gives Mets fans the finger, no longer allowed...

It's not easy being a New York Mets fan right now. The team is 23-28 and they sit 9.5 games back in their division...

Justin Verlander moved up in Detroit Tigers rotation

Justin Verlander has been moved up in the Tigers rotation for their weekend series against the Chicago White Sox. Verlander was scheduled to pitch...

LOOK: Tigers helmet gets awesome Tiger-themed paint job

Tigers fans and even the most general baseball fan familiar with odd quirks and nuances about teams know that Detroit offers some uniqueness to...

Journey to the Majors: Trying out for the USPBL

I don't play baseball. At least, I haven't in many years. Aside from some short Little League stints a decade ago and a little...

Game Day Thread: New day, same story: K-Rod blows the 9th,...

Detroit Tigers (15-15) vs. Oakland Athletics (14-17) First Pitch: 4:05 PM EST Stadium: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California Weather: Sunny, High 69 Degrees Media: Fox Sports Detroit/ 97.1 The Ticket Tigers Lineup: Andrew...

Game Day Thread Game 29: K-Rod blows the save, Oakland Walks...

Detroit Tigers (15-14) vs. Oakland Athletics (13-17) First Pitch: 9:05 pm EST Stadium: Oakland Coliseum | Oakland, California Weather: Mostly Sunny, High 60 degrees, Winds WNW 16 MPH Media: Fox Sports Detroit...

Game Day Thread: Fulmer and Adduci lead the way as Tigers...

Detroit Tigers (15-13) vs. Oakland Athletics (12-17)  First Pitch: 10:05 pm EST Stadium: Oakland Coliseum | Oakland, California Weather: High 60 degrees, 0% chance of precipitation, wind WNW 19 mph Media: Fox...

GOTTA SEE IT: Cat rushes onto field, climbs Marlins home run...

Did an alley cat just turn into a rally cat? Tuesday night in Miami, a cat found its way onto the field during the...

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...

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...

MLB Spring Training will be shorter in 2018

Professional baseball maintains a very busy regular season game schedule. To try to ease the burden on players, the MLB will shorten Spring Training...

New study suggests jet lag impacts game performance of baseball players

Leave it to Major League Baseball, the ultimate 'number crunching' sport, to study the effect of jet lag on athletic performance. A new study from...

WATCH: Pudge hits walk off home run

Earlier tonight Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. While in Detroit he was a fan favorite, to say...

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 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....

EDITORIAL: MLB ban on smokeless tobacco setting a dangerous precedent

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

Breaking down the details of the new CBA agreed upon by...

With just a little more than three hours to spare before the existing collective bargaining agreement, Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and head of...

MLB may face work stoppage as CBA expiration nears

The hot stove is burning hot and has been since the end of the World Series. That will reach its peak come next week...

REPORT: Tigers, Dodgers discussing Kinsler trade

According to Jon Morosi of MLB Network and FOX Sports, the Los Angeles Dodgers have discussed a possible deal for Tigers 2nd baseman Ian...

Detroit Tigers Trade Rumors: Social Round Up

There is a lot of buzz out there tonight about potential trade targets on our beloved Detroit Tigers, and some names being tossed around...

4 Detroit Tigers up for Gold Glove Awards

It's no secret that the Detroit Tigers did not reach their team goals for 2016. With the AL Central Champion Cleveland Indians squaring off in...

Tim Tebow signs minor league deal with New York Mets

When former NFL player Tim Tebow decided he was going to hold a tryout for all 30 MLB teams in an attempt to make...

WATCH: Justin Verlander endures rain delay in unique fashion

Wednesday's series finale between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox didn't start at the original slotted time. The game was delayed due to...

Miguel Cabrera nominated as Detroit Tigers’ representative for 2016 Roberto Clemente...

The Roberto Clemente Award is an award that has been given out annually since 1971 in MLB to the player that 'best exemplifies the game of baseball,...

ON THIS DAY: Cal Ripken Jr. surpasses Lou Gehrig as MLB’s...

There are just some MLB records that have their own place in history, a place that people could possibly threaten to dethrone, but will...

Detroit Tigers to send scout to Tim Tebow’s workout

Should Detroit Tigers fans prep themselves for Tebow Time? According to the Detroit Free Press, director of amateur scouting Scott Pleis said someone from...

ON THIS DAY: First ever Sports Illustrated issue is published in...

Ranging from the world of College Football to the diamonds of Major League Baseball, Sports Illustrated has become an extremely iconic 'sports based' magazine....

3 reasons why the Detroit Tigers will win the AL Central

To even be talking about something like this is very soothing being a fan of the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers have quietly brought themselves...

Shane Greene is an X-Factor in the bullpen for the Detroit...

After struggling mightily in the early part of the 2016 MLB campaign for the Detroit Tigers, pitcher Shane Greene has seen his elevated ERA...

Make Baseball Great Again: 5 Ways to Fix America’s Pastime

It sure is good to have the boys of summer back in action once again. Ever since Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred was elected to...

On This Day: Detroit Tigers retire Hal Newhouser’s #16

Better known as 'Prince Hal', Hal Newhouser was one-of-a-kind. The way he went about his business on a day-to-day basis captured the respect of...

MLB, NHL to begin streaming live games on Twitter

Fans will soon be able to watch baseball and hockey games on Twitter. Twitter announced that it will begin live-streaming games from the NHL and...

Sports Illustrated baseball writer sees Miguel Cabrera as being Hall of...

Jay Jaffe, who is a contributing baseball writer for Sports Illustrated, took a look at 12 current MLB players who are under the age...

On This Day: Ty Cobb records his 4,000th career hit

Widely regarded as one of the greatest players to ever step foot on a baseball diamond, Ty Cobb was a one-of-a-kind player. His intrusive...

Grammarly ranks MLB fan bases by rules of language

I don't think I've ever been so nervous about publishing an article! The folks over at Grammarly did a study on the writing habits...

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