WATCH: A tribute to Mark “the Bird” Fidrych

The summer of 1976 introduced the city of Detroit and Detroit Tigers fans to a brand new sensation: Mark “The Bird” Fidrych. Just a rookie that season, “The Bird” captivated audiences everywhere, fans and players alike, with his quirky antics, gangly frame, and dominating arsenal. “The Bird” made his Major League debut on April 20th of the 1976 season, … Read more

Detroit Lions sign former Atlanta Falcons Tight End

Today the Detroit Lions announced the signing of former Atlanta Falcons tight end Levine Toilolo. Lions signing veteran TE Levine Toilolo to one-year deal, per source. Veteran spent last five years with Falcons. — Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) March 28, 2018 After the release of former first-round pick, Eric Ebron, and the signing of former Seattle Seahawk tight end Luke Wilson the Lions … Read more

Section 313, Seat No. 20: Projecting the Detroit Tigers lineups, rotation

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers

We currently sit just over 24-hours away from the first pitch being thrown on the 2018 Detroit Tigers season. A season that will be filled with plenty of memories created for families around the ballpark as we watch our team struggle through the first year of a rebuild. Sure the names and faces on the roster may … Read more

Former Detroit Lion Tahir Whitehead heading to the west coast

In what has been a whirlwind beginning to free agency, the Detroit Lions have made their fair share of moves, and have also chosen to allow other players to walk — most notably former first-round pick, Eric Ebron. According to Pro Football Rumors, another player the Lions didn’t re-sign is linebacker Tahir Whitehead. It's official: the #Raiders have … Read more

Detroit Tigers release injured pitcher Travis Wood

The Detroit Tigers have released Travis Wood, who tore his ACL this past week. The #Tigers on Wednesday gave LHP Travis Wood his unconditional release. The #Tigers have 57 players remaining in Major League camp. — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) March 8, 2018 Wood was coming into Lakeland trying to make the team on a minor league … Read more

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers trim roster to 59

In a move that surprises no one, the Detroit Tigers have sent three of their young prospects from the Major League camp over to their Minor League one. First-round draft pick Alex Faedo, infielder Sergio Alcantara, and pitcher Paul Voelker were all sent to Minor League camp this morning. Prior to today’s game, the Tigers have reassigned RHP’s … Read more

The State of the Detroit Tigers farm system with Emily Waldon

The most exciting thing about the Detroit Tigers these days are discussions surrounding their talent in the minor leagues. Every fan continues to spout the common refrain that, “this team is going to lose 100 games this season,” or even worse, “I can’t wait to watch the Triple-A Detroit Tigers take the field this season.” While … Read more

Section 313, Seat No. 19: Victor Martinez would do best to keep his mouth shut

Communication is a two-way street. One cannot deny this. It is especially important for a new Major League manager to make as many connections to his veteran players as soon as possible once hired. By all accounts, Ron Gardenhire has done a very good job of taking on his new role as the Detroit Tigers … Read more

Detroit Tigers’ players taking Ron Gardenhire’s advice…literally

It’s always awkward walking into a new job. I’d imagine that it’d be even more awkward when you become the “leader” of an established group of people. A Major League manager has to come into Spring Training looking to win the affections and trust of his new ball club, while at the same time trying … Read more

LOOK: Tigers’ graduated prospect top 30 in MLB

The name of the game in Major League Baseball these days is prospects. With numerous outlets releasing their top 100 prospects, it’s hard to get away from the news about these “green” ballplayers. But, for some players who spent most of their time in the Minor Leagues for a season, and came up in the … Read more

OFFICIAL: Matt Patricia named the new head coach of the Detroit Lions

The worst-kept secret in all of football was who the next coach of the Detroit Lions would be. Plain and simple, it’s Matt Patricia. After the firing of Jim Caldwell, many looked to Patrica as the only option for the Lions, and since he’s been donned the savior of the franchise. The announcement was made official Monday … Read more

WATCH: Matthew Stafford makes appearance in ‘NFL 2018: A Bad Lip Reading’

Just in time for Sunday’s Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles, the 2018 “A Bad Lip Reading” video for the NFL was released. We are sure there are some moments from the Super Bowl that could make this video but we will have to settle for clips from the season. If … Read more

ESPN’s Keith Law shows no love to Detroit Tigers farm system

Prospects. Prospects. Prospects. That’s all Detroit Tigers fans have been hearing since the fire sale that began last season. And recently each media outlet has given out their top-100 prospect list. In one list, the Tigers had three players selected as top-100, with recently acquired Franklin Perez coming in at #35. Also on the Baseball America list where Alex Faedo (50) and Matt … Read more