Matt Manning aims to make Detroit Tigers out of Spring Training

Detroit Tigers 2016 1st round selection Matt Manning is slated to make his Grapefruit League debut on Wednesday, and he’s hoping that it’s a springboard to bigger and better things in 2021. He’ll be looking to make the team right out of Spring Training and make his MLB debut, something that was put out of … Read more

RHP Drew Hutchinson signs with Detroit Tigers

On Sunday afternoon, the Detroit Tigers started off their 2021 Spring Training slate by defeating the Philadelphia Phillies 10-2 in Lakeland, FL. Following the game, the Tigers announced they have signed RHP Drew Hutchinson, who happens to be a Lakeland native, to a Minor League contract. Hutchinson will join the Tigers mini-camp in Lakeland. The … Read more

Spring Training tradition includes Ernie Harwell reciting ‘Voice of the Turtle’ [Video]

Today marks the Detroit Tigers‘ Spring Training opener for the 2021 season. This, of course, means that it is time for the late, great Ernie Harwell to give us his rendition of “Voice of the Turtle.” For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone The flowers appear on the Earth The … Read more

AJ Hinch releases Detroit Tigers pitching rotation for rest of week

As you have likely heard by now, Tyler Alexander will start the Detroit Tigers first Spring Training game of 2021 when the take on the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon. While speaking to the media on Sunday morning, Tigers new manager released the pitching rotation for the next five days. As you can see, Kyle … Read more

AJ Hinch reveals first lineup as manager of Detroit Tigers

On Sunday afternoon, the Detroit Tigers will open up their 2021 Spring Training slate when they take in the Philadelphia Phillies. Just moments ago, AJ Hinch released his first lineup as manager of the Tigers and as you can see, Miguel Cabrera will not be starting. Tigers today pic.twitter.com/Lc4hQ9euBo — Chris McCosky (@cmccosky) February 28, … Read more

Top 10 Greatest Detroit Tigers in franchise history

The Detroit Tigers have one of the most storied histories in all of professional sports. Over the years, the Tigers have had many great players, including some that have gone on to the Baseball Hall of Fame. In fact, they have a couple of players on their team now that will likely challenge for the … Read more

Miguel Cabrera discusses his health and offseason training

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera will go down as one of the all-time greats, both in team history and in League history. He’s on the verge of two additional milestones: 3,000 career hits and 500 career home runs. He’s currently at 2,866 and 487, respectively. “I hope we can do both. I hope we can … Read more

AJ Hinch says he will ease Detroit Tigers DH Miguel Cabrera into first base

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Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera will be turning 38 years of age later this year, and you can bet the team is keeping close tabs on his health. According to skipper A.J. Hinch, the plan will be to limit his defensive workload. “We’re monitoring him and watching him,” Hinch said. “He’s got a program to … Read more

Spencer Torkelson suffers injury; Detroit Tigers announce starting pitchers for first 2 games

According to Detroit Tigers manager AJ Hinch, the club’s top prospect Spencer Torkelson will miss a few Spring Training games after he cut his index finger, requiring him to get stitches. Spencer Torkelson injury, from manager AJ Hinch: "Spencer Torkelson will be limited. He cut his finger last night at his house. Small cut on … Read more

AJ Hinch says ‘This isn’t a movie’ when talking about his message to Detroit Tigers

Though the entire team was not in attendance to do some COVID and Visa issues, the Detroit Tigers held their first ‘full-squad’ workouts on Monday in beautiful Lakeland, Florida. Leading the way was new Tigers’ manager, AJ Hinch, who is being given a second chance after serving a suspension for his connections to the sign-stealing … Read more

A.J. Hinch says Spencer Torkelson will play exclusively 3B in Spring

The Detroit Tigers selected phenom Spencer Torkelson with the 1st overall pick in last year’s MLB Draft, and selected him with as a third baseman. Of course, Torkelson had previously played first base. But it looks as though his new position is set. In fact, manager A.J. Hinch confirmed as much: Also: A.J. Hinch said … Read more

AJ Hinch reinforces Jake Rogers top priority with Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have reported to Lakeland, FL for Spring Training, and the regular season is just around the corner. As new team skipper A.J. Hinch sorts through the particulars of building his roster, one position of note for fans to watch is that of catcher. The team is still searching for their full-time solution … Read more

RHP Julio Theheran signs minor-league deal with Detroit Tigers

Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila has remained busy, adding yet another arm for competition in Spring Training. They’ve signed RHP Julio Teheran to a minor league deal: Julio Teheran signs with the #Tigers, source confirms @JonHeyman report. It’s a minor league deal with an @mlb camp invite. @MLBNetwork — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) February 20, … Read more