Breaking: Tigers Bring Back Al Alburquerque

According to a tweet from Jon Heyman at CBS Sports, the Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms with Al Alburquerque. Al Alburquerque settles at $1.725M plus 12.5K for 75 appearances #tigers — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) January 24, 2015 In 2014 the right hander appeared in 72 games as a reliever for The Motor City Kitties. He … Read more

Baseball legend Ernie Banks dead at 83

Chicago Cubs legend and baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks has died, according to multiple reports. The club confirmed the sad news on Friday night. [pullquote]He was a pioneer in the major leagues. And more importantly, he was the warmest and most sincere person I’ve ever known.[/pullquote]A statement released by the team really captures how important … Read more

Dombrowski Likes Rotation Moving Forward Despite Loss Of Scherzer

Detroit Tigers president, CEO, and GM Dave Dombrowski has been bombarded with questions this offseason with regards to his pitching staff. The two biggest and most obvious members of the rotation were David Price and now Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer. On Wednesday, the 2013 AL Cy Young award winner was formally introduced as a member of the Nats, after … Read more

Mr. Scherzer Goes To Washington…….To Win

Max Scherzer was officially introduced as a member of the Washington Nationals at a press conference Wednesday. After his initial introduction, he was asked why he left Detroit behind and he replied: “It’s pretty easy. It’s one (reason). Winning,” he said. “This team is capable of winning, and winning a lot, when you look at the … Read more

Tigers Open Up To Media At Comerica Park

As TigerFest is taking place this coming Saturday, January 24, many Tigers made their way out to Comerica Park today and spoke with some media about what they’ve been up to in the off season, as well as what to expect during the 2015 season. Jose Iglesias said he would be 100 percent for spring … Read more

Dombrowski Continues To Shoot Down David Price Rumors

As rumors continue to swirl through the baseball world whether the Detroit Tigers will trade David Price, or hold on to their new number one starter, Dave Dombowski continues to shoot the rumors down.  Yesterday he told Chris McCosky of the Detroit Free Press, “I will tell you, we never had any trade discussions about David Price this winter,” … Read more

TigerFest 2015 Kicks Off This Saturday, January 24

The 2015 rendition of TigerFest takes place this Saturday, January 24 at Comerica Park. Gates open at 11:00 A.M as the Detroit Tigers offer a plethora of options and activities for Tiger fans of all ages. Some of the highlights include book readings for the kids by numerous Tiger players, a hitting and pitching clinic … Read more

For Love of the Game? Only in the Movies

With Max Scherzer recently signing a $210 million contract with the Washington Nationals to play baseball for 7 years, fans are once again left shaking their heads, and wondering about what this game has become.  How many players are really playing mainly because they love the game, and how many are just in it to … Read more

Tigers Bowing Out of Shields Sweepstakes?

When the Washington Nationals made it official that they had signed Max Scherzer to a 7 year, $210 million contract, many thought that Detroit Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski would turn his attention to signing right-hander James Shields.  Apparently this is not the case, as Dombrowski denied any involvement. The Tigers GM told Jason Beck … Read more

Detroit Tigers Announce Non-Roster Spring Training Invitees

The Detroit Tigers Media Relations Department has released the names of non-roster Spring Training invitees. The #Tigers will invite 17 non-roster players to major league camp this spring: 7 pitchers, 4 catchers, 4 infielders and 2 outfielders. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) January 20, 2015 The personnel rundown is as follows: Pitchers Alberto Cabrera (RHP) Rafael Dolis (RHP) … Read more

Max Scherzer Is Set For Life

The news broke in the middle of the night. Shortly after 12:00 am, Max Scherzer was confirmed as the newest piece of the Washington Nationals‘ pitching rotation. The numbers weren’t immediately clear, but it was clear that Scherzer was about to get paid. Boy, did he get paid. He got paid roughly $66 million more … Read more

Don Kelly Signs Minor League Deal with Miami

Long time Detroit Tigers utility man Don Kelly has signed a minor league deal with the Miami Marlins tonight. The deal also includes an invite to Spring Training. Don Kelly has signed a minor-league deal with the Marlins. Includes an invitation to spring training. — anthony fenech (@anthonyfenech) January 19, 2015 Last season, Kelly hit … Read more