Miguel Cabrera Is Apparently 2x NL MVP Too

Oh boy… If you got your hands on a Miguel Cabrera bobblehead tonight at the Tigers – Mariners game, consider yourself holding a collectors item. The Tigers wanted to honor Miggy, the back-to-back American League MVP winner with his own bobblehead of him holding the MVP trophies. One minor detail though….. the small plaques that the … Read more

Tigers Reunite With Ajax for 3-Game Weekend Series

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers (65-54; 2nd in AL Central) will see a very familiar face manning center field during their three game set against the Seattle Mariners (65-55; 3rd in AL West), beginning on Friday. Austin Jackson will be back in action at Comerica Park, taking the field he defended for Detroit since 2010. … Read more

The Swami Speaks Out! The Tigers = Bad News Bears

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. This may be a hard pill for many to swallow. The … Read more

Scherzer’s 14 K’s Leads Tigers Past Pirates

With a team struggling, and a bullpen with more questions than answers, the Tigers leaned on one of the aces of their pitching staff to put them in a position to win. Max Scherzer came out yesterday and did what you would expect out of the reigning CY Young winner by striking out 14 batters, … Read more

Tigers Bats Back Farmer’s Debut

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers’ bats finally heated up in game three of the four game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. A game in which Buck Farmer, a rookie who was throwing in Class A ball a few weeks ago, made his MLB debut. Leading the offensive charge, Nick Castellanos and Victor Martinez both had … Read more

8/13 Game Day Preview: Pirates at Tigers

Who: Pittsburgh Pirates (64-55; 2nd NL Central) at Detroit Tigers (63-54; 2nd AL Central) Where: Comerica Park — Detroit, MI When: Wednesday August 13th at 7:08pm TV / Radio: FOX Sports Detroit / 97.1 FM The Ticket Weather: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 … Read more

Swami’s Top 50 Tigers of All-Time Part 2

[tps_header]There have been 1,592 players that have worn the Olde English D for the Tigers. Narrowing that number down to only 50 was a hard task. My parameters excluded anyone who did not wear the uniform for at least four seasons. They also had to have some level of contribution in batting or pitching. Each … Read more

Tigers Keep Reeling, Fall 4-2

The Detroit Tigers are currently in free fall mode, with the latest blow coming last night as they fell 4-2 to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Poor hitting has been the main culprit for the Tigers for most of the road trip, though pitching was their downfall the past three games. For the third straight game, the … Read more

8/12 Game Day Preview: Tigers at Pirates

What: Detroit Tigers (63-53; 2nd AL Central) at Pittsburgh Pirates (63-55; 2nd NL Central) Where: PNC Park — Pittsburgh, PA When: Tuesday August 12 — 7:05pm TV / Radio: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB Network / 97.1 The Ticket Weather: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around … Read more

Verlander Departs After One Inning With Shoulder Soreness

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander departed tonight’s game after throwing 40 pitches and giving up five runs, four of them earned. Verlander allowed the first two Pirates hitters to reach base before getting a strikeout of Russel Martin for the first out of the inning. It was all downhill for Verlander after that as … Read more

Tigers Make Flurry of Moves Following 19 Inning Marathon

Following their 19 inning disastrous marathon against the Blue Jays on Sunday, the Tigers knew they would need to make plenty of moves surrounding their exhausted pitching staff. With Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria out with injuries and Joe Nathan scheduled to be “unavailable”, Detroit relied on the arms of Pat McCoy and Blaine Hardy … Read more