LOOK: Former Detroit Tigers relief pitcher suspended 50 games

One thing is for sure, as long as there is money involved in athletics, there will always be a number of players who will do whatever is necessary to get to the top, even if it means breaking the rules. Embed from Getty Images According to MLB writer Jason Beck, former Detroit Tigers reliever Angel Nesbitt, who … Read more

Despite Upton’s immediate appeal, Avila’s best offseason work was with bullpen

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. Tigers GM Al Avila has been busy this offseason. Since taking … Read more

Tigers reliever Angel Nesbitt being optioned to Toledo

Earlier on Friday, the Detroit Tigers announced that starter Shane Greene would be sent to down to the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens after he struggled in his last outing on Wednesday vs. the Chicago Cubs. Reliever Ian Krol was promoted as the corresponding move. With Tigers starter Justin Verlander set to make his season debut on Saturday against the Cleveland … Read more

Series recap: Tigers salvage game in series loss to Chicago

The Detroit Tigers closed out their 10-game road trip Thursday afternoon against the Chicago White Sox. They came into the series with a 4-3 record on the road trip, having taken two of three from the Minnesota Twins, and winning the latter two games of the 4-game set against the Kansas City Royals. Despite the series loss and a .500 road trip, there is a lot to take away from this series on the south side of Chicago.

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Could Angel Nesbitt be the answer for Detroit’s bullpen?

The latest bullpen disaster on Wednesday night has left the Detroit Tigers searching for answers. With Joakim Soria setting franchise records from the closer spot, Detroit could be looking for a replacement for Joba Chamberlain in the set up spot. One possible solution could be rookie Angel Nesbitt. Nesbitt was signed by the Tigers as … Read more

Six reasons why the Detroit Tigers 6-0 start is no fluke

The Detroit Tigers just finished off back-to-back sweeps of the Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians to start off the 2015 campaign. With a 6-0 record the Tigers are off to a great start, but is their early dominance a sign of things to come or just some early season wishful thinking?

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Tigers News and Notes: Commanding win vs. Twins, Nathan and JV to DL, Hardy and Lobstein called up

Game 2 of 162 for the Detroit Tigers was on Wednesday, continuing their 3-game series with the Minnesota Twins. Opening day on Monday was a well played game for the Tigers and second-year manager Brad Ausmus, blanking the Twins, 4-0 behind a beauty of a start from starting left-hander David Price. They continued their early winning ways on Wednesday, pounding Minnesota by a final score of 11-0. We also have news on two important pitchers for Detroit heading to the disabled list, and two pitchers called up from Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens.

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Offensive onslaught! Tigers defeat the Twins 11-0

A wise man once said you cannot have an undefeated season unless you win your first two games. That’s exactly what the Detroit Tigers have done as they beat up the Minnesota Twins 11-0 on Wednesday afternoon to move their record to 2-0. This is the first time in the history of the team they started off a season with back to back shutouts.

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2015 Detroit Tigers Season Preview; Predictions included

Photo by Keith Allison
Photo by Keith Allison

Are you ready for some baseball? Spring is here, at least according to the calendar, which means it’s time for another season of Detroit Tigers baseball. Will Justin Verlander have a much needed bounce back season? Will Joe Nathan return to his old form? Can Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez stay healthy for the long haul? Those are just a few questions that the Tigers must answer if they want to win a fifth consecutive American League Central crown.

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Tigers News and Notes: Final Cuts, Nathan’s Numbers, and more

Spring Training is winding down for 2015 and we couldn’t be more excited here at Detroit Sports Nation. We’ve got all the news from Florida as the Detroit Tigers prepare to head north to Michigan for the regular season.

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What Justin Verlander and Bruce Rondon heading to the DL means for the Tigers

It was announced on Thursday morning by the Detroit Tigers that both Justin Verlander and Bruce Rondon will begin the 2015 Major League Baseball season on the disabled list. What does this mean for the Tigers moving forward as they look to win their fifth consecutive American League Central title?

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Tigers news and notes: Tigers fall to Pirates, Verlander update, bullpen rounding out

In today’s edition of Detroit Tigers‘ news and notes, we discuss the Tigers falling to the Pittsburgh Pirates, an update on Justin Verlander’s health, as well as how a couple of bullpen arms are making their case for the Opening Day roster.

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