Tigers minor league All-Star team

This season, MiLB.com is perusing through the minor league system of all thirty Major League Baseball organizations, to see who stood out the best and who has the most promise moving forward. Coming into the 2015 season, the Detroit Tigers had the worst farm system according to ESPN’s Keith Law. When the season started to … Read more

Dixon Machado looking impressive in Winter League

To many, the Detroit Tigers‘ season is thankfully over, and that is a major relief after a struggle in 2015 and a disappointing finish in the basement of the American League Central division. The team suffered quite a bit of injuries throughout the year and ultimately could not overcome them. Due to this they never could … Read more

2015 Detroit Tigers final report card – Infielders

[tps_header] The final two months of the regular season for the Detroit Tigers has been rather painful to watch for fans, because they made the bold decision to sell some parts at the trade deadline, ultimately defining their season as a major disappointment and preparing for 2016. Despite it being a season to forget for many, … Read more

Key dates: A look ahead to the Tigers offseason schedule

The 2015 season for the Detroit Tigers came to close Sunday afternoon with a shutout of the Chicago White Sox on the south side of the Windy City. For a majority of Tigers fans, it is a relief that the pain and stress is all gone until next April when they begin the 2016 campaign in South Beach … Read more

Detroit Tigers finish in bottom 10 – but that’s good!

With the loss to the Chicago White Sox Saturday night, the Detroit Tigers have locked up a last place finish in the American League Central division, the first time they’ve found themselves in the basement at season’s end since 2008. The head-scratching disappointment in 2015 has also earned them a spot in the bottom third of Major … Read more

Five moves to fix the Tigers in 2016

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. [tps_header] The 2015 campaign for the Detroit Tigers has been a disappointment … Read more

Tigers’ players support discipline of Bruce Rondon

On Tuesday, rather surprising news broke from the Detroit Tigers that manager Brad Ausmus and General Manager Al Avila together agreed to send home relief pitcher Bruce Rondon for the remainder of the season due to a “lack of effort”. Rondon had been given the closer role back in early August as part of a grooming project for … Read more

RUMOR: Are the Tigers going to hire Ron Gardenhire? One source says yes

Prior to the 2014 season, the Detroit Tigers lost one of the best managers in baseball when Jim Leyland decided to retire. In his place, the team went out and hired former catcher Brad Ausmus to take the helm and try to lead the Tigers to that elusive World Series title. While his first season in Detroit produced a division … Read more

Editorial: Tigers continue to mystify

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. Try describing the Detroit Tigers 2015 season in one word. Disappointing? Yes. … Read more

Financially strained Tigers may already have their left fielder for 2016

The Detroit Tigers continue to lumber along as the season winds down. With 44 games remaining on the 2015 schedule, they find themselves four games under the .500 mark, 15.0 games back of the first place Kansas City Royals in the American League Central division and 4.5 games back for the second wild card spot in the … Read more

Brad Ausmus: Love him or hate him, he may not be going anywhere

Brad Ausmus has been calling the shots as the Tigers manager since November 3, 2013. Since that day the Tigers have won 146 games, while losing 133 games. After the team finished 92-70 in his first year, in which they won the American League Central division, the Tigers would go on to be swept out … Read more

BREAKING: Tigers release Dombrowski of contract

Less than a week after the start of a “reboot”, the Detroit Tigers made a significant move by releasing General Manager Dave Dombrowski of his contract. Dombrowski’s contract was set to expire at the end of the season. Al Avila will be named General Manager and executive VP of baseball operations. Al Avila is new #Tigers GM. Dave Dombrowski … Read more