Miguel Cabrera or Tony Stark? How Long Will Iron Man Last?

Okay Detroit Tigers fans, before you read on, I’d like you to do one thing for me. Go find every piece of and every kind of wood near you and frantically knock on it like there is no tomorrow. Go ahead… I’ll give you a minute or two. Finished? Okay good. Now understand as I … Read more

Player Profile: Kyle Lobstein

Player: Kyle Lobstein Born: August 12th, 1989, Flagstaff, AZ Position: Pitcher Bats/Throws: L/L Drafted: By the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2nd round of the 2008 amateur draft.   Career Highlights: 6 years in minors spanning five different levels of Minor League baseball 52 Minor League wins with 702 strikeouts in 811 innings Went 13-7 with 148 strikeouts and 52 walks in 2013 … Read more

Justin Verlander confident of a comeback season

Just four seasons ago, Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander was named the American League’s MVP after going 24-5 with a 2.40 ERA and 250 strikeouts. During that season he also tossed his second career no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays. Last year, unfortunately, was a far cry from the MVP year. Verlander went 15-12 with … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: Day 2 in Lakeland

The boys in the Old English D are just getting underway at Spring Training down in Lakeland, Florida. Many of the Detroit Tigers pitchers will be very eager to show the coaches and management what they can bring to the table, and perhaps make a push to get on the big league team. Still very much … Read more

Player Profile: Alfredo Simon

Player: Alfredo Simon Born: May 8, 1981 (Age: 33) Position: Starting Pitcher Bats/Throws: R/R Drafted: July 9, 1999 by the Philadelphia Phillies (as Carlos Cabrera) Career Highlights: Originally signed in Minor Leagues as ‘Carlos Cabrera’ and claimed to be 21 months younger than his actual age. Career Major League Stats ERA 3.44 W-L 32-28 Strike … Read more

Tigers get Miguel Cabrera Special Treadmill to Aid Recovery

The Tigers have finally found Miguel Cabrera a special gravity defying treadmill to complete his final stages of recovery from ankle surgery.  However for good or bad the treadmill was found at the NFL combine.  Cabrera and the Tigers will have to wait until next week when it can be shipped from the combine in Indianapolis … Read more

Brad Ausmus not worried about outside predictions

Spring training is officially underway for the Detroit Tigers, which means that questions and predictions about the team will be flowing like honey. Many baseball analysts are already predicting that the Tigers will not win the division for the 5th year in a row. This is something that does not bother manager Brad Ausmus because … Read more

Player Profile: Shane Greene

Player: Shane Greene Born: November 17th, 1988, Clermont, FL Position: Pitcher Bats/Throws: R/R Drafted: By the New York Yankees in the 15th round of the 2009 amateur draft.   Career Highlights: 6 years in the minors spanning six different levels of Minor League baseball. 29 Minor League wins with 509 strikeouts in 562 innings. Went 12-10 with 137 strikeouts and only 30 walks in … Read more

Bruce Rondon Beginning to Throw Pain Free

Good news for Tigers fans today.  Reports are that Bruce Rondon is pain free after Tommy John surgery last March 2014. “I feel good,” Rondon said. “Really good.” Rondon has been down at Tigertown rehabbing, where he is entering the last stage of Tommy John rehab.  If you recall Rondon was going to be a … Read more

POLL: Vegas lists Tigers O/U At 84.5 – What do YOU think? Vote Now

The Las Vegas oddsmakers have spoken and if they are correct the Detroit Tigers have their work cut out for them if they want to win a 5th consecutive American League Central title. According to RJ Bell of Pregame.com, LVSuperbook has the over/under for Tigers wins set at 84.5, not exactly a “run away with … Read more

Smyly Poised For Big Year In Tampa, Tigers Still Looking Strong

This past July, the Tigers sent Drew Smyly to Tampa Bay as part of a trade that brought David Price to Detroit. While Price contributed admirably to the Tigers in their postseason run last season, Smyly seemed to be very comfortable in his new home with the Rays. David Schoenfield at ESPN reported this stat line … Read more

Is It Now Or Never For Tigers’ Closer Joe Nathan?

Other than being the goaltender for the Detroit Red Wings, or the quarterback for the Detroit Lions, having the role as the closer for the Detroit Tigers is the most scrutinized job in the city. With the 2015 season right around the corner, Joe Nathan is once again the holder of that job, at least for … Read more