AJ Hinch: ‘Everything that could go wrong, did go wrong’

The good feelings of sweeping A.J. Hinch‘s former squad in Houston are all but a distant memory right now. The Detroit Tigers followed up brooming the Astros by getting swept themselves in Oakland by the Athletics, which included two straight shutout losses. Today’s game ended especially with disappointment, following a missed fly ball in the … Read more

AJ Hinch addresses lack of offense following 2nd straight shutout loss

The good feelings of the Detroit Tigers sweeping the Houston Astros earlier in the week have all but evaporated as they’ve dropped the first three of four games against the Oakland Athletics. What’s worse, they’ve been blanked in the past two in a row. Detroit’s offense wasn’t able to get anything going for the second … Read more

AJ Hinch provides health updates on Miguel Cabrera, Nomar Mazara

The Detroit Tigers remain without two pieces of their team as they gear up for the third of four games today against the Oakland Athletics, and will be looking to salvage what’s left of it after dropping the first two contests. Both Miguel Cabrera and Nomar Mazara have been absent from the lineup after suffering … Read more

Detroit’s AJ Hinch discusses 2nd straight blowout win over his former team

This was the kind of game that Detroit Tigers fans were hoping to see from their team. Five – count them – five home runs against the Houston Astros powered them to a second consecutive blowout victory and their second series victory of the season, officially making it a successful return for former Astros manager … Read more

AJ Hinch gets standing ovation in first game back in Houston [Video]

Tonight officially marks the return of former Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch to Minute Maid Park, where he went Hinch was 481-329 over five seasons along with the 2017 World Series title. The fans in attendance made their feelings known for Hinch prior to the game: A nice tribute and loud ovation for A.J. Hinch … Read more

AJ Hinch has good news regarding Miguel Cabrera’s injury

The Detroit Tigers got some good news on the injury front this afternoon. Manager A.J. Hunch provided a promising update on Miguel Cabrera: Mild left biceps strain for #Tigers veteran Miguel Cabrera. AJ Hinch called it good news. — Evan Petzold (@EvanPetzold) April 12, 2021 Since hitting his 488th career home run on Opening Day, … Read more

Wilson Ramos says Detroit Tigers need more energy after sweep by Indians

After a quick 2-0 start to the 2021 season, the Detroit Tigers have been victorious in just one of the following seven. They now sit at 3-6 following a sweep at the hands of the division rival Cleveland Indians. In addition to their offense going stagnant, Detroit wasn’t helped by two critical throwing errors by … Read more

AJ Hinch credits Twins after they throw out Tigers players twice at home plate

The Detroit Tigers had their chances this afternoon against the Minnesota Twins, but came up short in a 3-2 loss that set them back to the .500 mark on the young season. Despite a strong start from pitcher Matthew Boyd, the Twins scored twice in the 6th inning in what would prove to be the … Read more

Tigers skipper AJ Hinch gives encouraging update on pitching coach Chris Fetter

The Detroit Tigers are five games into their 2021 schedule with the finale of their three-game tilt against the Minnesota Twins set to be played this afternoon at Comerica Park. But one key member of the team has been missing thus far due to a positive COVID-19 test. New pitching coach Chris Fetter, who was … Read more

AJ Hinch praises Akil Baddoo after 1st career HR in MLB debut

Though the Detroit Tigers weren’t able to pull off the sweep against the Cleveland Indians this afternoon, there was a pretty movie-esque moment during the course of the afternoon. Rookie outfielder Akil Baddoo blasted the first ever pitch he faced in the Majors, joining a select group of Tigers players in team history to homer … Read more

AJ Hinch explains why he nearly used pinch-hitter for Miguel Cabrera

Well, we certainly don’t want to cause any alarm amongst Tigers fans who are pleased with their team’s 2-0 start, but team skipper A.J. Hinch offered an explanation as to why slugger Miguel Cabrera wasn’t going to be hitting late in today’s game. According to Hinch, Cabrera’s “whole body” was suffering from cramps, which is … Read more

AJ Hinch discusses first win as Detroit Tigers manager

It was a snowy affair at Comerica Park this afternoon for the Detroit Tigers’ Opening Day victory over the division rival Cleveland Indians. Miguel Cabrera picked up his 1st home run of the season and Gregory Soto picked up the save, holding off Cleveland for the 3-2 victory in 31 degree weather. For Hinch, it … Read more

AJ Hinch explains decision to name Grayson Greiner as Tigers backup catcher

The final roster for the Detroit Tigers for the fast-approaching 2021 season is taking shape, and one order of business has been decided. One of the key pieces from the Justin Verlander trade will have to wait his turn with the Tigers, as Grayson Greiner has officially won the backup catchers job behind Wilson Ramos. … Read more

AJ Hinch says Miguel Cabrera is ‘arguably the best’ 1B on Tigers

While Detroit Tigers DH Miguel Cabrera‘s days as an every day first baseman are over, he’s stated that he’d like more time at the position. And if manager A.J. Hinch‘s comments today are any indication, he may get his wish. Hinch stated that Cabrera is arguably the “best” 1B that on the roster: A.J. Hinch … Read more

AJ Hinch has some fun while doing play-by-play for Miguel Cabrera rundown play [Video]

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has a place waiting for him in Cooperstown at the Baseball Hall of Fame when his playing career ends. But until then, we’re still fortunate to be able to see him don the Old English D. In fact, new Tigers skipper A.J. Hinch had a humorous suggestion as to Cabrera’s … Read more