Tigers News & Notes: Grapefuit League action, injury updates, Spring TV/radio schedule

The Detroit Tigers opened up Grapefruit League action today against the Baltimore Orioles. The game led to one of the Tigers’ players getting hurt, though the injury does not seem serious. We take a look at the game, injuries, and the Tigers spring TV/Radio schedule in today’s news and notes:

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Video: Yoenis Cespedes blasts grand slam in Grapefruit League debut

The grand slam was also put into GIF form courtesy of MLB GIFS on Twitter:

Yoenis Cespedes is starting his Detroit Tigers career with a bang. Cespedes hit an absolute bomb of a grand slam today in the Grapefruit League opener against the Baltimore Orioles. The grand slam extend the Tigers lead to 11-0 in the 4th as the Tigers would go on to dismantle the Orioles 15-2. Let’s hope this is a sign off things to come with Cespedes. No videos were available at the game today but thankfully a fan took his own for our viewing pleasure. What a beautiful sight.

Video courtesty: Joe Provost, Twitter

Tigers News and Notes: First game in the books, Injury updates, Grapefruit action tomorrow

For the first time since their season-ending sweep at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles last October, the Detroit Tigers got back into competitive play. As always, they played their first tune-up game against the Florida Southern Moccasins collegiate team prior to any Grapefruit League action, when they will start off against those pesky O’s. Let’s takeaway … Read more

Mr. Reliable: Top 5 Don Kelly Moments as a Tiger

The man could simply do it all for the Detroit Tigers. For six seasons in the Motor City, super utility man Don Kelly was certainly a must in the clubhouse for a number of reasons. He was a popular player among the Tiger faithful as well as in house for former manger Jim Leyland. Jimmy Smokes liked … Read more

Tigers GameDay: ALDS Game 3 — Orioles at Tigers

What: 2014 American League Division Series — Game 3 (BAL leads 2-0) Who: Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers Where: Comerica Park — Detroit, Michigan When: Sunday Oct. 5th at 3:37 PM ET TV / Radio Info: TBS / 97.1 FM The Ticket, ESPN Radio Latest line: DET by 1.5 Over/Under: 7.5 Live Twitter postings: @DetSportsNation   Starting Pitchers: Bud Norris (15-8, 3.65 … Read more

Brad Ausmus’ “Loyalty Program” is Killing the Tigers

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing, the same way, over and over again and expecting different results. In my book, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is the most insane man in baseball. All season long, Ausmus has labeled his relief pitchers as being a “6th inning guy”, or an “8th inning pitcher”, … Read more

Tigers GameDay — ALDS Game 2: Tigers at Orioles

What: 2014 American League Division Series — Game 2 (BAL leads 1-0) Who: Detroit Tigers (1st AL Central) at Baltimore Orioles (1st AL East) Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards — Baltimore, MD When: Friday Oct. 3rd at 12:07 PM ET TV / Radio Info: TBS / 97.1 FM The Ticket, ESPN Radio Latest line: BAL by 1.5 Over/Under: 7 Live Twitter … Read more

Tigers GameDay — ALDS Game 1: Tigers at Orioles

What: 2014 American League Division Series — Game 1 Who: Detroit Tigers (1st AL Central) at Baltimore Orioles (1st AL East) Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards — Baltimore, MD When: Thursday Oct. 2nd at 5:37 PM ET TV / Radio Info: TBS / 97.1 FM The Ticket, ESPN Radio Latest line: DET by 1.5 Over/Under: 7 Live Twitter postings: @DetSportsNation … Read more

9/28 Tigers Roundup: Postseason Schedule, Tigers Celebrate 4th Straight Central Crown

–The Tigers clinched their 4th straight American League Central Division title on Sunday afternoon in front of a sold-out Comerica Park crowd. David Price pitched 7 1/3 shutout innings and the bullpen held on strong as Detroit beat Minnesota 3-0. Ian Kinsler had a 3rd inning solo home run and added a key 8th inning … Read more

Tigers Bats Wake Up, Valverde Falters In 7-5 Walkoff Loss

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”66″]   It took a few games of questions, but the Detroit Tigers were finally able to figure out their hitting woes when they were defeated in walk off fashion by the Baltimore Orioles 7-5 tonight. The five runs were two more than the Tigers have scored in the past three games, when they were shut out in … Read more