REPORT: Detroit Tigers interested in signing former All-Star pitcher

As we know, the Detroit Tigers are in a full-blown rebuilding stage and expectations for the 2018 season remain low. Tigers GM Al Avila has made it clear that the team is interested in shedding payroll while building for the future at the same time. That likely means the team will not be signing many … Read more

Martinez twins lead Tigers to a 6-5 series win over Orioles

Baltimore Orioles (23-16) vs. Detroit Tigers  (20-19) First Pitch: 1:10 EST Stadium: Comerica Park, Detroit, MI Weather:  86°F • Partly Cloudy/Wind • 20% PoP Media: Fox Sports Detroit / 97.1 The Ticket Tigers Lineup: Ian Kinsler (2B) Nicholas Castellanos (3B) J.D. Martinez (RF) Victor Martinez (DH) Justin Upton (LF) Alex Avila (C) Tyler Collins(CF) Andrew … Read more

SERIES PREVIEW: Tigers need to find a groove in three-game set against Orioles

BALTIMORE ORIOLES (22-14) vs. DETROIT TIGERS (18-18) Game 1 – Wade Miley (1-1, 2.45 ERA, 43 K) vs. Matthew Boyd (2-3, 3.89 ERA, 29 K) Tuesday, May 16 @ 7:10 p.m. ET TV: Fox Sports Detroit | Radio: 97.1 The Ticket Although Matthew Boyd has gone at least six innings and allowed three earned runs … Read more

Justin Verlander ‘drops mic’ on Baltimore reporter who throws shade at AL starting pitchers

On Tuesday, the Baseball Writer’s Association of America (BBWAA) announced the finalists for the 2016 American League Cy Young Award and Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers deservedly made the cut. Joining Verlander in the final three are former Tigers starter Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox and Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians. … Read more

Watch: Miguel Cabrera brings the rain with 3-run home run as Tigers beat Indians

The Detroit Tigers are in a position where every game left on their schedule is a virtual “must win” and Wednesday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians was no exception. With the game tied 3-3 in the bottom of the fifth inning, and rain in the forecast for the foreseeable future, Miguel Cabrera stepped to … Read more

Do or Die: Projecting the remainder of the Detroit Tigers regular season

Well, it’s September 20th and the Detroit Tigers are not exactly in the position that we hoped they would be at this point of the regular season. They currently sit at 79-70, which puts them 7 GB the Cleveland Indians and 2.5 GB the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles for a Wild Card … Read more

Weekly Recap: Tigers fail to gain ground in playoff chase

The Detroit Tigers last week had a prime opportunity to really plant their flag among the American League playoff contenders with series against a White Sox club they have had success against in 2016, and an Orioles team that is neck-and-neck with Detroit for a playoff spot but also going in the wrong direction. However, a … Read more

We answer YOUR questions regarding the Detroit Tigers playoff push!

A HUGE series kicked off at Comerica Park on Friday night and our Detroit Tigers need more late-inning magic, this time from the bat of Victor Martínez, to propel Detroit to a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles and for the time being tying themselves with Baltimore for one of the two spots in the American League Wild … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 140, Baltimore Orioles @ Detroit Tigers

BALTIMORE ORIOLES (76-63) @ DETROIT TIGERS (75-64)

WHERE: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI

FIRST PITCH: 7:05 p.m. EST

TV/RADIO: FOX Sports Detroit; 97.1 The Ticket

GAMETIME FORECAST: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

PROBABLE STARTERS: Kevin Gausman (7-10, 3.58 ERA) vs. Michael Fulmer (10-6, 2.77 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Baltimore Orioles

1. Adam Jones (R) CF

2. Jonathan Schoop (R) 2B

3. Manny Machado (R) 3B

4. Chris Davis (L) 1B

5. Mark Trumbo (R) RF

6. Matt Wieters (S) C

7. Pedro Alvarez (L) DH

8. J.J. Hardy (R) SS

9. Hyun Soo Kim (L) LF

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B

2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF

3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B

4. Victor Martinez (S) DH

5. J.D. Martinez (R) RF

6. Justin Upton (R) LF

7. James McCann (R) C

8. Erick Aybar (S) 3B

9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

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Chicago’s four-run 8th inning downs Detroit, Tigers fall to White Sox 7-4

The Detroit Tigers were looking to take the three-game series from the Chicago White Sox in Wednesday afternoon’s contest. Anibal Sanchez looked to turn in a solid start and assist with keeping the Tigers in the thick of things regarding the playoff picture. Sanchez went five innings, scattered eight hits, gave up three runs and struck … Read more

No comeback this time as Tigers are shutout by White Sox 2-0

The Detroit Tigers had a great comeback win to beat the Chicago White Sox in the opening game of this three game set in Chicago. Matt Boyd was on the mound in Game 2 to face Miguel Gonzalez. Boyd has been terrific year for the Tigers with a record of 5-2 and a 4.00 ERA. Detroit began the evening tied with the … Read more

ON THIS DAY: Cal Ripken Jr. surpasses Lou Gehrig as MLB’s new ironman

There are just some MLB records that have their own place in history, a place that people could possibly threaten to dethrone, but will never fully conquer the feat. Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles stamped himself into the record books, 0n this day, back in 1995 when be surpassed New York Yankees legend … Read more

Weekly Recap: Tigers play the role of ‘Comeback Kids’ and keep pace in playoff hunt

Detroit finished the month of August and began the month of September with a very impressive and resilient 5-1 record last week, featuring a sweep of the White Sox and a desperately-needed series victory on the road in Kansas City. The ‘resilient’ factor comes in the fact that all five of their victories were of … Read more

Detroit Tigers Burning Questions: Ausmus, playoff race, team MVP’s

The month of September begins with the Detroit Tigers tied for the second American League Wild Card spot in with the Baltimore Orioles. Detroit is also 4.5 games out of first place in the AL Central behind the Cleveland Indians. Detroit Sports Nation has given us reasons not to give up on the season and an … Read more