JUST IN: Former Detroit Tigers’ pitcher signs with AL Central rival

A former Detroit Tigers‘ pitcher has decided to sign with an American League Central rival. Embed from Getty Images According to relief pitcher Alex Wilson, he has signed a contract to play with the Cleveland Indians in 2019. Well it was a fun ride @tigers but it’s time to switch gears, happy to say i … Read more

Detroit Tigers make decision on James McCann, Alex Wilson

One of the biggest decisions Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila will be forced to make this offseason is whether or not he wants to bring back catcher James McCann. Embed from Getty Images According to a report from Anthony Fenech, the Tigers have decided to non-tender McCann and right-handed pitcher, Alex Wilson. The Tigers … Read more

Flurry of Tigers’ roster moves land Jordan Zimmermann, Alex Wilson on DL

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

Yikes, Monday was not a great day for the Tigers. First, the team blew a four-run lead and lost to the Texas Rangers 7-6. After the game, it was announced that a series of roster moves will be made that will land both Jordan Zimmermann and Alex Wilson on the disabled list. Prior to tomorrow’s game, the @tigers will … Read more

Predicting the Tigers starting pitching rotation in 2018

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox

The Detroit Tigers are entering 2018 with some serious question marks around their starting pitching rotation. We are going to break down the list of candidates and make some predictions on who ends up taking the mound this year. The Tigers are coming off of a 10-year run where their starting pitching was pretty solid. … Read more

Tigers’ ace Michael Fulmer to miss next start due to elbow soreness

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox

Spring training is well underway, and the Detroit Tigers will continue their game action on Sunday when they take on the Washington Nationals. Unfortunately, it appears they will be without ace Michael Fulmer, who was originally scheduled to start. Fulmer to miss next start with elbow soreness https://t.co/BaCrhhyqO4 via @MLB — FieldDiamond (@FieldDiamond) March 3, … Read more

5 Position battles to watch closely in spring camp for the Tigers

We know that by and large, Spring Training has little meaning. But players do need to go out and get into a rhythm before Opening Day, stay healthy doing so, and perhaps most importantly for some, earn a starting role or even just a spot on the roster. Like every other team in spring camp … Read more

Detroit Tigers’ players taking Ron Gardenhire’s advice…literally

It’s always awkward walking into a new job. I’d imagine that it’d be even more awkward when you become the “leader” of an established group of people. A Major League manager has to come into Spring Training looking to win the affections and trust of his new ball club, while at the same time trying … Read more

Detroit Tigers closer role ‘Greene’s role to lose’

There are a lot of questions that come with the start of a new baseball season. With everything so up in the air, especially for the Detroit Tigers, it makes sense that one of those question marks revolves around last year’s closer, Shane Greene. Talking to reporters Thursday, new manager Ron Gardenhire had this to say about … Read more

Alex Wilson getting a chance to win fifth starter spot for the Detroit Tigers.

You can add one more name to the ring for the fifth starter spot in the Detroit Tigers’ opening day rotation. As reported earlier by Chris McCosky of the Detroit News, Alex Wilson asked Tigers brass to compete for a spot in the rotation during spring training. The starting rotation already seemed set entering spring … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: Arbitration deals, Iglesias and team still a ways apart

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers

We are currently about a month and handful of days away from the pitchers and catcher of the Detroit Tigers reporting to Lakeland, Florida for Spring Training. With the arbitration deadline set for 1 P.M this afternoon, a few moves were made this week to round out the Tigers 40-man roster. Friday’s deadline was for the arbitration-eligible … Read more