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LOOK: Detroit Tigers release 2019 projected Opening Day depth chart

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Winter is not yet officially upon us but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start looking ahead towards the 2019 Major League Baseball season. For those of us in the Motor City, that means Detroit Tigers baseball!

Excited yet?

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Well, though it’s always fun to begin a new baseball season, when you see the Tigers projected Opening Day depth chart, your excitement will likely be tempered a bit.

As you can see below, the 2019 Detroit Tigers are going to have a heck of a time winning baseball games.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nation, what are your early thoughts about the 2019 Tigers? Is the roster shown above good enough to compete for an American League Central title or are they a team that could end up losing 100 games?

Remember, the depth chart listed above is not close to being set in stone as the team is still expected to sign a veteran starting pitcher along with a starting shortstop.

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REPORT: Detroit Tigers zeroing in on free agent shortstop

There is little question about it, 2019 will likely be another rough year for the Detroit Tigers. In fact, do not be surprised if their final record ends up worse than it was this past season when they finished 64-98 in the American League Central.

General manager Al Avila has made it clear that the team is focused on rebuilding and blowing big money in free agency is not something that will not be happening anytime soon.

But that does not mean the team will not be active in free agency as they will look to add a few players here and there.

One position the Tigers will focus on adding in free agency is a shortstop as Jose Iglesias is moving on.

According to a report from Jon Morosi, the Tigers have narrowed their shortstop wishlist down to four players.

To read the rest of the report, please feel free to click on the link below.

https://detroitsportsnation.com/detroit-tigers-news/ddrysdale/report-detroit-tigers-zeroing-in-on-free-agent-shortstop/11-2018/198767/

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BREAKING: Detroit Tigers announce SP for Easter Sunday

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According to the Detroit Tigers, lefty Daniel Norris will get the start on Easter Sunday. It will be his first start of the 2019 campaign.

In three appearances this season, Norris has posted a 4.32 ERA with four strikeouts in 8.1 innings of work.

NOTE: Saturday’s game has been postponed due to inclement weather.

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REPORT: Detroit Tigers seem to have something special planned for Steve Yzerman

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Steve Yzerman has officially been announced as the next Executive VP and General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings.

That took place earlier at Little Caesars Arena which means Yzerman probably is looking for something to do for the remainder of the evening, right?

Well, it sounds like the Detroit Tigers have him covered.

According to Tony Paul of the Detroit News, it “looks like” Yzerman will be throwing out the first pitch before tonight’s game between the Tigers and the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park.

The Tigers even have a uniform ready for The Captain.

Nothing has been officially announced but it looks like Yzerman will indeed be throwing out the first pitch before tonight’s game.

LOOK: Detroit Tigers honor Red Wings’ Steve Yzerman on scoreboard

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LOOK: Detroit Tigers honor Red Wings’ Steve Yzerman on scoreboard

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On Friday, the Detroit Red Wings held a 3 p.m. press conference, officially announcing Steve Yzerman as their next Executive VP and General Manager.

Earlier this morning, news broke that Yzerman was coming home and that has certainly been the talk of the town.

As you can see in the photo below, the Detroit Tigers are welcoming Yzerman back to the Motor City via a picture on their scoreboard.

This is real, folks! Our Captain has returned home!

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