Ian Kinsler surprises Tigers prospect with a gift

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler is going into his tenth year in Major League Baseball and will make $14 million this season. The four-time All-Star player has not forgotten about where he once was and he proved that by giving Tigers prospect Wynton Bernard a gift he will never forget. Earlier in the week, … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: Victor Martinez returns, Picture Day in Lakeland, Cespedes shows off speed

Saturday brought a rainy day to Lakeland, Florida and the Detroit Tigers were forced to hold their workouts indoors. That being said, the rain did not stop the Tigers from holding their annual Picture Day. In addition, making his first appearance at Spring Training was a certain Tigers designated hitter. V-Mart is in the House … Read more

Ausmus says Tigers bullpen beginning to take shape

The Detroit Tigers bullpen has been a source of much consternation and debate over the past few years. In fact, many Detroit fans and baseball prognosticators have cited the bullpen as a main reason for the Tigers falling short during their playoff runs. Shoring up the relief pitching has been a major goal of the … Read more

Cespedes wants to play in Detroit for a long time

Detroit outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has not even played his first game with the Tigers, but says he wants to play here for a long time. The slugger also thinks the Tigers are in the league’s upper echelon heading into the 2015 season. “I think Detroit, in this moment, is one of the best teams in the league,” … Read more

Detroit Tigers Promotional Days

Are you looking for a good day to take the family to a game this summer?  Or just a fun day/night game in the city?  Here are the Tigers 2015 promotional days.  They have 31 promotional days throughout the season and 16 different fireworks displays showed after every Friday and Saturday night home game throughout … Read more

Drew Smyly criticizes MLB’s system of signing foreign players

Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Drew Smyly was in the news this week, but it didn’t have anything to do with his play on the field at the start of Rays Spring Training. It all started with this tweet reacting to the Boston Red Sox free agent signing of 19-year old Cuban sensation Yoan Moncada: https://twitter.com/SmylyD/status/569936561418039296 This kind … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: Week 2 Begins In Lakeland

Fire up Detroit Tigers fans! The Boys of Summer started their second week of spring training in Lakeland, Florida today. Plenty of activity from Florida to be aware of, so let’s get started. Pictures From Florida Let’s just start with a quick picture post of some action shots of team workouts. These are of value not … Read more

Tigers Manager Brad Ausmus Joins the Twitter Universe

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has officially gone back to the future as he has created his own Twitter account. The second year manager figured it was time, though he does not sound to excited about it. “Twenty-first century, I’ve got to move on. I can’t get stuck in the stone age,” Ausmus said. He … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: A Week Into Spring Training

Hey Detroit Tigers fans, can you believe that the spring training has already been going on for a week? Yeah, me neither. Must be nice to be down in Florida right now. Today marks the second day of full-squad workouts for the Tigers. Here is what to catch up on from the day down in Lakeland. … Read more

Player Profile: Anthony Gose

Player: Anthony Gose Born: August 10th, 1990, Bellflower, CA Position: Center field  Bats/Throws: L/L Drafted: Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd round of the 2008 amateur draft, 51st overall.   Career Highlights: 5 years in minors after being drafted directly out of High School. Traded 2 different times before landing with the Tigers, and once for Roy Oswalt. Stole over 69 bases twice in the … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: Day 6 in Lakeland

✔️ Pitchers✔️ Catchers✔️ Full Squad#BaseballIsBack pic.twitter.com/VI4SFAGKuu — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) February 24, 2015 Day 6 in Spring Training started out very busy in Lakeland. Today is the first full-squad practice of the new season, film crews are filming a David Price commercial, and a familiar face re-signed with the Tigers; reliever Joba Chamberlain.  It appears that … Read more

Is J.D. Martinez a One Hit Wonder or the Real Deal?

Last season, much to everyone’s surprise, J.D. Martinez burst on the scene with the Tigers having a career year.  Martinez’s numbers were all career highs after being cut during Spring Training by the Houston Astros.  Martinez had career stats of .251/.300/.387 with 24 home runs in 252 games and was projected for 2014 to have … Read more

Tigers are Making some Changes with Alex Avila

Detroit’s backstop is started out with a different look this season.  Alex Avila is back behind the plate, but he is making some changes to his approach of the game.  Avila is now sporting a new goalie style hockey mask instead of his usual face mask and helmet.  He is also changing up his catching … Read more

Player Profile: Alex Wilson

Player: Alex Wilson Born: November 3rd, 1986, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Position: Pitcher Bats/Throws: R/R Drafted: By the Boston Red Sox in the 2nd round of 2009 amateur draft. Career Highlights:  6 years in the minors spanning four different levels of minor league baseball spent mostly as a starter. 30 wins and 6 saves at the minor league levels with 396 … Read more