Detroit Tigers rookie Akil Baddoo is ‘not afraid’ to catch opponents sleeping

Throughout the history of baseball, there is one thing that all great base stealers have in common and Detroit Tigers rookie OF Akil Baddoo has that trait. He is not afraid. On Sunday, during the Tigers 6-5 win over the Chicago White Sox, Baddoo took advantage of third baseman Jake Burger, who was making his … Read more

AJ Hinch shows faith in Akil Baddoo and Baddoo makes him proud vs. Astros [Video]

With the Detroit Tigers trailing the Houston Astros 1-0 in the seventh inning of Sunday’s game, rookie Akil Baddoo was scheduled to come to the plate to face LHP Brooks Raley. Heading into the at-bat, Baddoo had been just 3-for-27 against left-handed pitchers so some wondered if Tigers manager AJ Hinch would call on Eric … Read more

Detroit Tigers OF Akil Baddoo’s catch had 5% probability

Detroit Tigers outfielder Akil Baddoo had an impressive catch last night against the Seattle Mariners, robbing Mitch Haniger of what would likely have been a two-run double. And what’s more is that the catch had a mere likelihood of happening – 5%, to be exact. Baddoo, who covered 72 feet in 3.8 seconds, actually reached … Read more

Dan Dickerson’s radio call of Akil Baddoo’s most recent home run is music to our ears

On Tuesday night, Detroit Tigers rookie Akil Baddoo did it again by hitting yet another home run. This one, which was Baddoo’s fourth of the young season, came in the third inning against the Houston Astros. Watching Baddoo’s home run on Bally Sports Detroit is one thing but when you couple it with the great … Read more

Tigers rookie sensation Akil Baddoo hits 450 ft bomb vs. Astros [Video]

We have another Akil Baddoo sighting! The roookie Detroit Tigers outfielder added another chapter to the incredible story of his young MLB career by absolutely crushing a home run against the Houston Astros. The ball sailed 450 feet with an exit velocity in excess of 109 MPH: This is an absolute bomb. pic.twitter.com/HZcFNObYHz — Chris … Read more

Detroit Tigers release lineup for Saturday matchup vs. Indians

The Detroit Tigers will be looking to get back to the .500 mark when they face the Cleveland Indians in the middle game of a 3-game set later tonight after suffering a 4-1 setback last night. Pitcher Tarik Skubal will take the mound, and he’ll be facing Cleveland’s Aaron Civale. Tigers rookie OF Akil Baddoo … Read more

Tigers rookie Akil Baddoo follows up first career triple with perfect throw from outfield [Video]

It has been one heck of a week so far for Detroit Tigers rookie outfielder Akil Baddoo and the magic continued for him on Wednesday against the Minnesota Twins. Watch as Baddoo hits the first triple of his career in his first at-bat of the day. New day, new milestone for @AkilBaddoo. He records his … Read more

Dan Dickerson’s call of Akil Baddoo’s walk-off single will fire you up for the night [Video]

In case you missed it, Detroit Tigers rookie OF Akil Baddoo kept the fairy tale start to his rookie campaign going by hitting a walk-off single on Tuesday to give the Tigers a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Twins. The only thing that makes Baddoo’s hit even better is watching it while listening to Dan … Read more

Akil Baddoo’s walk-off single wins game for Tigers in bottom of 10th [VIDEO]

We are starting to really like this guy. Akil Baddoo followed up his historic weekend by hitting a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning this afternoon against the Minnesota Twins, giving Detroit the win: Baddoo.Walks off against his former team.Y'know what? You CAN script this. The writer?Akil himself.#DetroitRoots pic.twitter.com/8McFZaIVCZ — Bally Sports … Read more

Did AJ Hinch just make his first glaring mistake with his lineup for matchup vs. Twins?

On Tuesday, Casey Mize will be making his season debut when the Detroit Tigers host the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. The Tigers will be looking to right the ship after losing 2-straight, including a 15-6 loss to the Twins on Monday afternoon. Just moments ago, the Tigers released their starting lineup and as you … Read more