A younger Barry Bonds would have loved MLB’s latest steroid testing decision

Freddie Freeman

Performance enhancing drugs have been a hot topic in Major League Baseball, as some of the top players in the sport’s history have been found out to have used them over the course of their career. The likes of Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, and many others have all done so. But now, a … Read more

First day on FOX: Alex Rodriguez throws football through TV [Video]

Coming out of high school, Alex Rodriquez was recruited to play both baseball and football for the University of Miami. After watching him throw a football on FOX NFL Sunday, it looks like he made the right decision to stick with baseball. Watch as A-Rod tosses a football through a TV on the set of … Read more

Cespedes for NL MVP? Not as crazy as you think

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.   On July 31st of this Major League Baseball Season, the Detroit … Read more

Baseball fan safety begins with fan cooperation

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. During Saturday night’s game between the New York Yankees and the Atlanta Braves, … Read more

Jose Iglesias: The way too early American League MVP

We knew that Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias was good, but we didn’t know that the production he is currently giving the team on both sides of the plate is MVP caliber. Don’t get me wrong, we aren’t even 50 games into this season, so yes I could be over exaggerating a bit. In reality, … Read more

On Deck: Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees

Series Preview After an up-and-down series with the the Chicago White Sox, the Detroit Tigers (10-2) host the New York Yankees (6-6) for a four game set at Comerica Park this week. Detroit is coming off an emotional set of games with the White Sox that included a walk off single by Jose Iglesias and a rough outing for Anibal Sanchez … Read more

Top 5 Greatest Shortstops in Tigers History

Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is looking like he will start at the shortstop position for Detroit when the 2015 season gets underway on April 6th. Iglesias missed all of 2014 because of shin injuries, but has been rehabbing and working hard to hopefully stay healthy by Opening Day. The Tigers faithful are really looking forward to seeing the young shortstop get back on the field so he show off his wizard-like fielding skills. The team continues to improve on defense, and having Iglesias turning double plays with second baseman Ian Kinsler will aid the Tigers in 2015 in hopes of winning a championship.

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Tigers News and Notes: Tigers/Yanks, Opening Day starter, and bacon on a stick

Wondering what’s happening with the Detroit Tigers in Florida? We’ve got you covered here at Detroit Sports Nation. All the latest news from Lakeland after the jump.

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Tigers Contracts on ESPN Writer’s “Worst Deals” List

The Tigers have one of the largest payrolls in Major League Baseball. In the past several off-seasons the Tigers have dished out humongous contracts to great players. The Tigers have built a reputation of becoming a second tier Yankees franchise that is willing to spend just about anything to keep their core players. However, with … Read more