Detroit Tigers place Eduardo Rodriguez on restricted list

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The Detroit Tigers made the decision to option pitcher Elvin Rodriguez to the Triple-A affiliate Toledo Mud Hens after a particularly poor outing in Friday’s loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, surrendering eight earned runs in just 4 1/3 innings. It certainly wasn’t the start he was hoping for after allowing 10 earned runs in … Read more

Al Avila explains why Matt Manning was removed from rehab start

Al Avila

The Detroit Tigers got more bad news today, as pitcher Matt Manning departed his rehabilitation start with Detroit’s Triple-A affiliate Toledo Mud Hens after just 49 pitches. However, the good news is that he didn’t aggravate his shoulder inflammation that caused him to be placed on the IL last month. He simply didn’t feel well. … Read more

Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila gives shoutout to team owner Chris Ilitch

Al Avila

The Detroit Tigers have a new face in the clubhouse in the form of outfielder Austin Meadows, having acquired him from the Tampa Bay Rays in a deal that saw Isaac Paredes and a draft pick head back to the Rays. And for Tigers general manager Al Avila, he was sure to thank team owner … Read more

Spencer Torkelson lauds Miguel Cabrera while being heartbroken for Riley Greene

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The news that fans of the Detroit Tigers were hoping to see has been confirmed. Spencer Torkelson, the 2020 No. 1 overall draft pick, will in fact be on the Opening Day roster when the Tigers take on the division rival Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on April 8. “Our intent is to have … Read more

Al Avila comments on chances Spencer Torkelson and Riley Greene will be with Detroit Tigers on Opening Day

Al Avila

Will Spencer Torkelson and Riley Greene be on the Detroit Tigers Opening Day roster? That is a question that we cannot wait to have an answer to as Torkelson and Greene are the Tigers’ top two prospects and we cannot wait to see them play at Comerica Park. On Thursday, Tigers GM Al Avila spoke … Read more

Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila releases statement on death of first base coach Kimera Bartee

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On Tuesday morning, the Detroit Tigers tweeted out the devastating news that first base coach Kimera Bartee had passed away at the age of 49. Following the announcement, Tigers GM Al Avila said Bartee’s “spirit will never be forgotten.” From Detroit Free Press: “All of us in the Tigers baseball family were shocked and saddened,” … Read more