AJ Hinch provides less than optimistic update on RHP Michael Fulmer

Detroit Tigers RHP Michael Fulmer is dealing with a case of fatigue, and according to team skipper A.J. Hinch, he’s still unavailable. Fans may have noticed that Fulmer, who has transformed into one of the team’s key bullpen pitchers, was not available during last night’s tight game against the Chicago White Sox. It was the … Read more

AJ Hinch provides update on RHP Spencer Turnbull

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull only lasted four innings and 56 pitches last night against the Chicago White Sox before departing with forearm tightness. After the game, a thrilling 9-8 in which the Tigers came up short, Hinch provided an update on Turnbull’s health. “It’s muscular in nature so that’s a positive sign,” Hinch … Read more

AJ Hinch recalls working out with Phil Mickelson with Toledo Mud Hens

Legendary golfer Phil Mickelson became the oldest person to win a major with his PGA Championship title on Sunday in a historic performance. He also once worked out with the Detroit Tigers Triple-A affiliate Toledo Mud Hens in 2003 shortly after a PGA Tour event in 2003 in the hope of pitching one of their … Read more

AJ Hinch says Spencer Turnbull is back to business against Indians after no-hitter

Detroit Tigers pitcher Spencer Turnbull became the 6th pitcher in Detroit Tigers history to toss a no-hitter earlier this week, the 8th such occasion that a player wearing the Old English D has accomplished the historic feat. He’ll take the mound tonight for the first time since his no-hitter, and will be facing the division … Read more

Tigers skipper AJ Hinch reacts to Spencer Turnbull throwing no-hitter

Detroit Tigers pitcher Spencer Turnbull threw the 8th no hitter in Detroit Tigers history tonight against the Seattle Mariners, earning nine strikeouts while walking just a pair of batters. It’s the first no-hitter in Tigers history since Justin Verlander did so in May of 2011, just over a decade ago. “We saw history tonight,” said … Read more

Jeimer Candelario leaves game vs. Cubs with knee contusion

The last thing that the Detroit Tigers need to deal with right now is more injuries. Unfortunately, that’s the case. 3B Jeimer Candelario was struck by a pitch just under his right knee, and hobbled around before being met by head athletic trainer Doug Teter and skipper A.J. Hinch; he’d soon leave the game. Jeimer … Read more

Spencer Turnbull says Tigers are ‘a good team’ after sweep of Royals

The Detroit Tigers have themselves a four-game winning streak following today’s 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals, giving them the sweep over their division rivals and their longest winning streak of the season. It was largely pitching that gave Detroit success against Kansas City, including today’s outing from Spencer Turnbull. He went 6 1/3 … Read more

AJ Hinch says Tigers aren’t completing plays after latest loss

The struggling Detroit Tigers offense showed signs of life against the Boston Red Sox, scoring nine runs on 14 hits. However, the outcome was a familiar and disappointing one – a loss. Detroit was felled by Boston 12-9 this afternoon at Fenway Park, dropping their overall record to 9-23, good for worst in the Majors. … Read more

Tigers manager AJ Hinch gives optimistic update on Matthew Boyd

Detroit Tigers pitcher Matthew Boyd left last week’s game against the Chicago White Sox with left knee tendinitis. And after a series of tests in New York, it appears as though he’s ready to return. Manager A.J. Hinch gave an optimistic update on Boyd’s status during an interview on MLB Network Radio earlier today, in … Read more

Tigers manager AJ Hinch discusses Miguel Cabrera’s struggles

The Detroit Tigers are mired in a frustrating funk right now that’s seen them drop 14 of their past 16 games, combined with a maddeningly slumping offense. Miguel Cabrera‘s .125 batting average might make you re-read the stat line to make sure you read correctly, but he’s hardly the only Tigers batter who isn’t producing. … Read more

AJ Hinch says Casey Mize knows what it takes to be an elite starter

Detroit Tigers pitcher Casey Mize admitted to being quite disappointed in himself after his most recent start against the Chicago White Sox, in which he allowed three runs in six innings. However, manager A.J. Hinch would hear none of it. “That’s pretty harsh on himself,” Detroit Tigers manager AJ Hinch said. “I didn’t know he … Read more

AJ Hinch says the team has Miguel Cabrera’s back

It’s safe to say that Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera took issue with what he took as accusations from the Chicago White Sox that his team was engaged in sign stealing. He was seen jawing with Chicago’s Nick Madrigal during the 6th inning while Robbie Grossman was on second base. During a Zoom media meeting … Read more

AJ Hinch says Tigers don’t need to be galvanized after sweep by Royals

The sad story just won’t seem to end. The Detroit Tigers were swept in their four game series this afternoon, dropping a 3-2 decision at Comerica Park to the Kansas City Royals. They’ve now lost 10 of their last 11 games while scoring a combined 20 runs. Their record now stands at 7-16, their worst … Read more

AJ Hinch reveals how Detroit Tigers can end losing skid

The Detroit Tigers have dropped nine of their past ten games that have seen their offensive numbers completely dry up. At 7-15, their record is considerably worse than through 22 games last season when they featured a surprising 12-12 mark. According to manager A.J. Hinch, the only people who can end their streak of futility … Read more