10 Years ago today, the Detroit Tigers acquired Miguel Cabrera

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

Going into the Winter Meetings in 2007, the Detroit Tigers were looking to upgrade their team after finishing 88-74 in the regular season and missing the playoffs a year after playing in the World Series. It was December 4 of that year would be the day that the Tigers acquired a franchise player who would change the … Read more

After bold May proclamation, Justin Verlander gets one final shot to build Cy Young case

After a strong finish to an injury shortened 2015 season, many believed that Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander had finally returned to the form that made him a Cy Young winner and AL MVP winner. There were hopes that Verlander would once again be the ace that Detroit needed in their questionable rotation. Unfortunately, things did not start out that way … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 138, Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

Detroit Tigers (75-62) at Chicago White Sox (65-72) Where: U.S. Cellular Field; Chicago, IL First Pitch: 8:15 PM EST Weather: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket Probable Pitchers: Matt Boyd (5-2, 4.00 ERA) vs. Miguel Gonzalez (2-6, 4.05 … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 134, Detroit Tigers @ Kansas City Royals

DETROIT TIGERS (72-61) at KANSAS CITY ROYALS (69-64)

FIRST PITCH: 8:15 PM EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 73°F • Clear • 0% PoP

TV/RADIO: FSD/97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Anibal Sanchez (7-13, 5.92 ERA) vs. Danny Duffy (11-2, 3.01 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

  1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
  2. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
  3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
  4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
  5. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
  6. Justin Upton (R) LF
  7. JaCoby Jones (R) CF
  8. James McCann (R) C
  9. Erick Aybar (S) 3B

Kansas City Royals

  1. Paulo Orlando (R) RF
  2. Cheslor Cuthbert (R) 3B
  3. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B
  4. Kendrys Morales (S) DH
  5. Salvador Perez (R) C
  6. Alex Gordon (L) LF
  7. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
  8. Jarrod Dyson (L) CF
  9. Raul Mondesi (S) 2B

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After an off year, meaningful September baseball finds its way back to the Motor City

Meaningful games in September. It’s what every MLB team and MLB fan base hopes to see once the calendar flips from August to September. Only a handful of clubs get to experience the adrenaline rush that is the stretch run of the baseball season. Last season, the Detroit Tigers were sitting on the sidelines watching … Read more

Tigers use walk-off sacrifice fly to sweep White Sox with 3-2 win

The Detroit Tigers came into play today looking to sweep the Chicago White Sox behind the arm of Justin Verlander. The game featured a marquee pitching matchup between Verlander and Chris Sale, and they both came with their best stuff. The Tigers were able to rally late and walk off to sweep the series with a 3-2 win. Here … Read more

Mike Everitt latest to show that umps use power to make the show about them

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 be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. When fans purchase tickets to a ball game, they do so … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 128, Los Angeles Angels @ Detroit Tigers

Los Angeles Angels (54-73) at Detroit Tigers (68-59) Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI First Pitch: 7:10 PM EST TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket Weather: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind. Probable Pitchers: Ricky Nolasco (4-11, 5.22 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (13-7, 3.38 ERA) Lineups Los Angeles 1. Kole Calhoun (L) RF 2. Mike Trout (R) CF … Read more

Jose Iglesias officially activated from DL, Alex Presley designated for assignment

The short rehab assignment for Jose Iglesias has officially come to an end and he is ready to join the Tigers on the field once again. It was reported yesterday that Iglesias is back in Detroit, and he will see action tonight in the Tigers game against the Los Angeles Angels. Tigers SS Jose Iglesias said he … Read more

Sanchez pitches seven strong innings, Tigers offense breaks out in 8-3 win over Minnesota

After earning a series split with the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park over the weekend, the Tigers hit the road and traveled to Minnesota to take on the Twins. Coming into tonight’s game, the Tigers were 7-2 against the Twins in 2016. Behind a quality start from Anibal Sanchez, the Tigers won 8-3 to move to 8-2 … Read more

Michael Fulmer roughed up, offense goes silent again in Tigers 10-2 loss to Red Sox

After a come from behind victory yesterday afternoon, the Tigers turned to rookie sensation Michael Fulmer to try and string together a couple of key wins. Instead, Fulmer and the bullpen got roughed up and the Tigers got routed 10-2. Here is how it broke down tonight: 1st-3rd Innings: Fulmer got off to a rough start in … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 122, Boston Red Sox @ Detroit Tigers

Boston Red Sox (67-53) at Detroit Tigers (64-57) Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI First Pitch: 7:10 PM EST TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket Weather: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello (16-3, 3.30 ERA) vs. Michael Fulmer (10-3, 2.25 ERA) … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 119, Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

Kansas City Royals (58-60) at Detroit Tigers (63-55) Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI First Pitch: 7:10 PM EST Weather: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket Probable Pitchers: Danny Duffy (9-1, 2.82 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (12-6, 3.42 ERA) Lineups Kansas City 1. Paulo Orlando … Read more