ON DECK: Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Angels

Finishing out their west-coast road trip, the Detroit Tigers (56-42, 1st in AL Central) will head over to take on the Los Angeles Angels (59-40, 2nd in AL West)  in a four-game set. Arguably two of the top three teams in the majors, this may have the feeling of a playoff-preview rather than a typical … Read more

Game Recap 7-21 @ D-backs

The Detroit Tigers kicked off their West Coast road trip with a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks last night to improve their MLB best road record to 29-16. Justin Verlander pitched 6 2/3 innings of three run baseball to earn his ninth win of the season and MLB record 13th interleague win in as … Read more

Bullpen Key to Tigers World Series Hopes

With a 6.5-game lead in the American League Central heading into the MLB All-Star break, the Detroit Tigers look to be in solid position to win their fourth straight division pennant. But despite their regular season success in recent years, and 6/1 odds in futures wagering to win the 2014 World Series, the Tigers have … Read more

Wiser Investment: Porcello or Scherzer?

This offseason, Detroit will likely be forced to part with one of their starting five. As the Tigers reach the midway point, it’s not too early to begin thinking of a solution to this dilemma. Rick Porcello and Max Scherzer both have incredible value in very different senses, so which one is a wiser pick? … Read more

On Deck: at Astros

Riding high after their sweep of the Texas Rangers, the Detroit Tigers head south to Houston to continue their tear through the Lonestar State. Heading into the Friday night opener, the Tigers (43-32) are on a 7 game winning streak and have a 4 1/2 game lead in the AL Central division. While the Astros … Read more

Player Profile: J.D. Martinez

Player: JD Martinez Born: August 21, 1987; Miami, FL Position: Left Fielder Bats/Throws: R/R Drafted: 20th round of 2009 draft by ##houston astros   Career Highlights: Major League debut on July 30, 2011 Career has spanned 4 seasons in the majors with the Houston Astros and now ##detroit tigers. Has bounced between the Minor Leagues and Majors. Highest batting average … Read more

On Deck: at Rangers

The #tigers head to #texas for a big 3-game weekday series against the Texas #rangers. Heading into Tuesday’s opener, the Tigers are 1st in the American League Central with a record of 40-32. Meanwhile, the Rangers are near the bottom of the American League West standings, with a 35-40 record. Here’ s how the two … Read more