Tigers manager AJ Hinch says big free-agent splash isn’t needed to win

The Detroit Tigers enter the offseason looking to build off of their surprising 2021 campaign that saw them make vast improvements under new manager AJ Hinch and post their best record since 2016. Earlier today, general manager Al Avila put things in perspective for fan expectations of the offseason when he declared the club had … Read more

AJ Hinch addresses late Detroit Tigers collapse vs. White Sox

Things were working perfectly well for the Detroit Tigers against the Chicago White Sox on the South Side on Saturday night – until they weren’t. The host White Sox rallied from a 4-0 deficit to defeat the Tigers thanks to Yoan Moncada’s two-run home run off Kyle Funkhouser in the bottom of the eighth inning. … Read more

Detroit Tigers explain their side following bench clearing incident vs. White Sox

There were some fireworks this afternoon between division rivals Detroit and Chicago at Comerica Park. Chicago’s Jose Abreu was hit by Detroit’s Alex Lange, which eventually prompted both benches to clear after Abreu slid late into 2nd base. After the game, Lange indicated that the White Sox were jawing him from their bench after the … Read more

Detroit Tigers manager AJ Hinch praises RHP Wily Peralta after victory vs. Rays

The Detroit Tigers were able to earn a series split against the contending Tampa Bay Rays thanks to a superb performance on the mound from RHP Wily Peralta. He tossed seven scoreless innings while Eric Haase and Dustin Garneau delivered solo home runs that powered Detroit to a 2-0 win this afternoon at Tropicana Field. … Read more

Detroit Tigers manager AJ Hinch provides injury update on Derek Hill

It was a scary scene earlier today at Tropicana Field when Detroit Tigers OF Derek Hill was carted off the playing field after he suffered a knee injury. He would be replaced by Victor Reyes in the outfield. For manager AJ Hinch, he doesn’t see any way around Hill avoiding a stint on the IL. … Read more

AJ Hinch explains that Miguel Cabrera ‘puts his money where his mouth is’

Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is Detroit’s nominee for the annual Roberto Clemente Award, which is given to the player who “best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field.” Manager AJ Hinch is only in his inaugural season as Tigers skipper, but he … Read more

AJ Hinch declares the Detroit Tigers ‘fight the fight’ after comeback victory

The Detroit Tigers trailed the Oakland Athletics at one point during last night’s game at Comerica Park by a 6-3 score. But as their team moniker implies, they clawed their way back into the affair. Before the night was over, they’d leave the ballpark with an 8-6 win, ending their four game losing skid. For … Read more

AJ Hinch says Tigers are fighting through ‘a lull’ after latest setback

The Detroit Tigers weren’t able to draw on any late inning magic this afternoon, dropping their series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays by a 2-1 final score. With the setback, the Tigers have now only scored 20 runs in their past eight games. For manager AJ Hinch, the team is battling what he calls … Read more

AJ Hinch discusses the one ‘horrible’ aspect of Detroit’s victory over St. Louis

It was a good night for the Detroit Tigers in St. Louis, as they continued their winning streak with a hard-fought 4-3 triumph. Not only did Miguel Cabrera get a head start on 600 career home runs by blasting No. 501, but Robbie Grossman also went yard. Meanwhile, RHP Casey Mize turned in another strong … Read more

Detroit Tigers skipper AJ Hinch discusses what he believes is unfair about MLB

The Detroit Tigers are making just their second trip to St. Louis to battle the Cardinals since 2015, and if manager AJ Hinch had his way, it would be far more often that American League and National League teams get together. Speaking with media members prior to today’s game, Hinch lamented the fact that the … Read more

AJ Hinch laments poor bullpen showing as Tigers blow 8 run lead vs. Angels

The Detroit Tigers snatched defeat from the jaws of victory this afternoon against the Los Angeles Angels, surrendering what was a 10-2 lead and ultimately falling by a 13-10 final. The Tigers would burn through six total pitchers on the afternoon after Matt Manning started the game; the bullpen did the team no favors, giving … Read more